2005 Spinners’ CF Jacoby Ellsbury and RHP Clay Buchholz will play in the All-Star Futures Game during the major league All-Star weekend at AT&T Park in San Francisco.
Buchholz was a supplemental first round pick by the Red Sox in the 2005 draft. He posted a 2.61 ERA with 45 strikeouts in 41.1 innings for the Spinners. This year he has a 6-2 record with a 1.79 ERA for Double-A Portland.
Ellsbury was the Red Sox first round pick (23rd overall) in 2005. He hit .317 in 35 games for the Spinners. This year he is hitting .323 with 29 stolen bases between Portland and Pawtucket.