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All-Star Futures Game

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Reno Aces third baseman Matt Davidson was named the Most Valuable Player of the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game held at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, on Sunday afternoon.

 The slugger blasted a two-run home run off Athletics' right hander Michael Ynoa in the fourth inning to propel the US Team to a 3-2 advantage over the World Team. Team USA tacked on an insurance run in the eighth for a 4-2 win, the squad's fourth-straight Futures Game victory.

 Aces shortstop Chris Owings also saw some time in the game, going 0-for-2 but making an excellent over the shoulder catch on a pop out.

 Tomorrow, Davidson will participate in the 2013 IGT Home Run Derby, which will be held at Aces Ballpark. The event begins at 7:05 p.m. PT, with gates opening at 5:30 to accommodate large crowds and to provide pre-game entertainment.

 Davidson and Owings will be in the starting lineup for the Pacific Coast League squad in the 2013 Dolan Auto Group Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday night, with first pitch slated for 6:05 p.m.

 Limited tickets are still available for each event, at the Reno Aces Box Office, by phone at (775) 334-7000 or online at

 For more information, and to purchase tickets for All-Star events or any Aces home game, call (775) 334-4700. For more information, visit, follow the club on Twitter (@aceball) or like the team on Facebook.

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