Braden Shipley RUMORS & NEWS

Braden Shipley

Position RHP
Height 6'3"
Weight 190 lbs
Birthplace Medford, Oregon
Current Team University of Nevada
  • Braden Shipley a 'potential ace' for Arizona Diamondbacks at No. 15 overall

    Oregonian "After being selected No. 15 overall in the 2013 MLB draft, Braden Shipley, the University of Nevada pitcher and former North Medford High School star, is being viewed as a possible steal by the Arizona Diamondbacks. In the last three years, Shipley rapidly shot his way up the draft boards with..." December 17

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    Jim Callis @jimcallisMLB

    #Diamondbacks ink 1st-rder Braden Shipley for $2.25 mil. Great talent value at 15. Nevada RHP, 93-95 to 98, hard curve, athletic. #mlbdraft

  • Could the Red Sox draft Braden Shipley?

    Over The Monster "Kiley McDaniel of FOX Sports' has his most recent mock draft up that runs through the first 33 selections for the 2013 amateur entry draft. The Red Sox will pick seventh thanks to their abysmal 2012 campaign, and since they're currently in first place in the American League East, we can..." May 14

  • Golden Spikes Spotlight on Braden Shipley

    Baseball America "In three decades as Nevada’s head coach, Gary Powers has coached 24 future big leaguers, including six pitchers. He’s coached four second-round picks, but never a first-rounder—until now. Because Nevada junior righthander Braden Shipley is a first-round lock, with a real chance to be drafted..." May 06

2014 MLB Draft Projections

# Team Player School/Team
1 Diamondbacks Brendan Rodgers Lake Mary HS (FLA)
2 Astros Michael Matuella Duke
3 Rockies Brady Aiken Cathedral Catholic HS
4 Rangers Walker Buehler Vanderbilt
5 Astros Kolby Allard San Clemente HS
6 Twins Nathan Kirby Virginia
7 Red Sox Kyle Funkhouser Louisville
8 White Sox Dansby Swanson Vanderbilt
9 Cubs Daz Cameron Eagle's Landing Christian Academy
10 Phillies Phil Bickford Cal State Fullerton

Draft order yet to be confirmed. Pick order based on current standings.


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