Broadcast alert: Hultzen on MLB Network
If you’re looking for a sneak peak at top Mariners draft pick Danny Hultzen, mark next Saturday, Nov. 5, on your TV viewing calendar.
Hultzen and the Pirates’ No. 1 overall pick Gerritt Cole will be the starting pitchers in the Arizona Fall League Rising Stars Game that will be televised by the MLB Network at 4:10 p.m. from Surprise, Ariz.
Hultzen, the second overall pick in the draft, has started four games so far for the Peoria Javelinas with a 2.13 ERA. He will start for the West squad in the sixth-annual Rising Stars Game.
Full rosters for the game will be announced next week.
Rosters will be announced next week and former Mariners catcher and current broadcaster Dave Valle will handle color commentary for the MLB Network alongside play-by-play man Paul Severino.
Dustin Ackley played in the contest last year and the game has previously featured such future MLB stars as Ryan Braun, Jacoby Ellsbury, Hunter Pence, Andrew McCutcheon, Buster Posey, Stephen Strasburg and Eric Hosmer.