2014 Futures Game Rosters
Perfect Game All-American Lucas Giolito was considered the top high
school arm in the country in 2012 and now has risen to be considered
one of the top arms in the minor leagues as a part of the Washington
Nationals organization. Giolito was taken by the Nationals with the
16th overall pick in 2012 and has already proven to be a sound investment
by posting a 2.59 ERA over 87.1 innings with 9.5 strikeouts per nine
innings pitched so far in three seasons across three levels of the
will be representing not only the Nationals, but also the U.S. Team
in the 2014 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game which will be held on July
13 at Target Field as part of this year's All-Star Game festivities.
The Futures Game is one of the top events of the year to help
showcase the best minor leaguer prospects in the game and provide
them a national stage to give their teams’ fans something to look
forward to in the coming years.
the 50 players selected to play for both the US and World teams, 13
were listed on Baseball Prospectus' preseason top 101 prospect list.
is one of 13 former Perfect Game All-Americans to earn the honor of
being selected, joining Joey Gallo, Henry Owens, J.P. Crawford,
Daniel Norris, Kris Bryant, Justin O’Conner, Robert Stephenson,
Jesse Winker and Corey Seager on the U.S. Team. Carlos Correa,
Francisco Lindor, and Javier Baez will be playing for the World Team.
was named the MVP of the 2011 Classic, while Correa was selected No.
1 overall in the 2012 MLB Draft.
list that follows is the list of prospects that will be playing in
the Futures Game that are also Perfect Game alumni, as well as their
current minor league assignment and ranking in Baseball Prospectus'
preseason top 101 in parenthesis.
Bell (77), OF, High Class A Bradenton (Pirates), Florida State League
Betts, 2B/OF, Triple A Pawtucket (Red Sox), International League
Binford, RHP, High Class A Wilmington (Royals), Carolina League
Bryant (17), 3B/OF, Triple A Iowa (Cubs), Pacific Coast League
Crawford, SS, High Class A Clearwater (Phillies), Florida State
Gallo (95), 3B, Double A Frisco (Rangers), Texas League
Giolito (13), RHP, Class A Hagerstown (Nationals), South Atlantic
Harvey (58), RHP, Class A Delmarva (Orioles), South Atlantic League
Johnson, 2B, Triple A Charlotte (White Sox), International League
May, RHP, Triple A Rochester (Twins), International League
Norris, LHP, Double A New Hampshire (Blue Jays), Eastern League
Owens (69), LHP, Double A Portland (Red Sox), Eastern League
O’Brien, 1B, Double A Trenton (Yankees), Eastern League
O’Conner, C, High Class A Charlotte (Rays), Florida State League
Peterson (65), 1B/3B, High Class A High Desert (Mariners), California
Plawecki C/1B, Double A Binghamton (Mets), Eastern League
Ramsey, OF, Double A Springfield (Cardinals), Texas League
Renfroe, OF, Double A San Antonio (Padres), Texas League
Seager (44), SS, High Class A Rancho Cucamonga (Dodgers), California
Shipley (62), RHP, High Class A Visalia (Diamondbacks), California
Stephenson (22), RHP, Double A Pensacola (Reds), Southern League
Taylor, OF, Double A Harrisburg (Nationals), Eastern League
Thompson, RHP, High Class A Lakeland (Detroit), Florida State League
Winker, OF, Double A Pensacola (Reds), Southern League
Baez (4), SS, Triple A Iowa (Cubs), Pacific Coast League
Correa* (5), SS, High Class A Lancaster (Astros), California League
Lindor (6), SS, Double A Akron (Cleveland), Eastern League
Lopez, RHP, High Class A Brevard County (Brewers), Florida State
not play due to injury