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Braden Shipley | Starting Pitcher

Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Age / DOB:  (22) / 2/22/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 190
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Diamondbacks agreed to terms with first-round pick RHP Braden Shipley.
Shipley, the No. 15 overall pick in this month's first-year player draft, received a signing bonus from the Snakes worth $2.25 million. The athletic right-hander out of the University of Nevada already boasts a high-90s fastball and a power curve. He can rise quickly. Tue, Jun 18, 2013 05:54:00 PM

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CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Diamondbacks are nearing a deal with first-round pick right-hander Braden Shipley.

Shipley was selected No. 15 overall in this month's First-Year Player Draft. Standing at 6-foot-3 and 190 pounds, the University of Nevada product throws in the mid-90s with his fastball while his curveball and changeup have the chance to be quality offerings.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 03:46:00 PM

Diamondbacks selected Nevada RHP Braden Shipley with the 15th overall pick.

The Diamondbacks, already pretty well loaded with young arms, get some very good value here; Shipley throws in the mid-90s, gets swings and misses with his curve and also throws a changeup. He probably won't move as quickly with the Diamondbacks as he might have in another organization, but he'll be another potential No. 2 or 3 starter for the club.
Thu, Jun 6, 2013 08:41:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Miguel Montero
2Tuffy Gosewisch
1B1Paul Goldschmidt
2B1Aaron Hill
SS1Chris Owings
2Cliff Pennington
3B1Martin Prado
2Eric Chavez
LF1Mark Trumbo
2Cody Ross
CF1A.J. Pollock
RF1Gerardo Parra
2Tony Campana
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Brandon McCarthy
2Wade Miley
3Trevor Cahill
4Bronson Arroyo
5Josh Collmenter
6Daniel Hudson
7Patrick Corbin
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Addison Reed
2J.J. Putz
3Brad Ziegler
4Oliver Perez
5Mike Bolsinger
6Joe Thatcher
7Randall Delgado
8Matt Reynolds
9Ryan Rowland-Smith
10David Hernandez