The first six players scheduled to participate in the 2023 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game have been announced. Five of the six are top 100 prospects, two of them first round picks and two of them international signings.
The MLS team is led by Boston’s Marcelo Meyer, Seattle’s Jonathan Klass and Texas’ Owen White, while San Francisco’s Kyle Harrison, Pittsburgh’s Andy Rodriguez and Philadelphia’s Justin Crawford lead the league.
After 20 years of coordinating the US and the world at the Futures Game, this year’s event took place at T-Mobile Park in Seattle on Saturday, July 8 at 7 p.m. ET. and televised on Peacock, it will continue the NL vs. AL game that began in 2019.
Both Meyer and Harrison headline the potential yields for their organizations. Left swinging Meyer is rated as a No. 5 prospect overall and recently earned a promotion to Double-A Portland at the age of 20. And Southpaw Harrison (MLB No. 14) continues to impress as a 21-year-old at Triple-A Sacramento
Rodríguez, White, and Crawford all stand in the top three on lists of top leads for their organizations. Signed in 2018, the versatile Rodriguez (MLB No. 39) rose from High-A to Triple-A Indy last season and ranks third on the Pirates. White right-handed (MLB No. 48) has moved up through the ranks nearly every year since he was drafted in 2018 and is now the Rangers’ top prospect. Crawford (MLB No. 90), the Phillies’ 2022 first-round pick, thrived at Single-A Clearwater in his first full season of professional ball.
Clase, the international in 2018, is rated the Mariners’ No. 11 prospect and has already hit a career high in home runs (16) with his 65 games between High-A Everett and Double-A Arkansas.
The full rosters for both teams will be revealed on MLB Network at 6:15 p.m. ET.
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