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19 Baseball Factory Alumni Highlight the 2017 MLB All-Star Futures Game

The Major League Baseball All-Star Futures Game showcases the top prospects in all of baseball. Both the United States Futures team and the World Futures team are well represented by Baseball Factory Alumni in the 2017 MLB All-Star Futures Game.

This years game is set to take place on Sunday, July 9th at 4:00pm ET, at Marlins Park in Miami, Florida. The U.S. Team has 15 Baseball Factory alumni on their roster, and the World Team has four alumni on their roster as well. Of the 19 total alumni, there are six pitchers, eight infielders (three catchers), and five outfielders represented.

U.S. Team

Pitchers: 

Beau Burrows: RHP, AA, Detroit Tigers

Minor league Career: 13-9 with a 2.79 ERA over the course of three seasons with four different teams.

This Year: Advanced Single-A; 11 starts with a 1.23 ERA. Double-A; 5 starts with a 6.56 ERA

Draft: Selected 22nd overall by the Detroit Tigers in the 2015 MLB Draft.

With Baseball Factory: 2012- National Tryout, Team One Futures Series event (Both in Texas/2012); 2014 Under Armour All-America Game.

Foster Griffin: LHP, AA, Kansas City Royals

Minor League Career: 19-25 with a 4.48 ERA in 76 starts.

This Year: 9-3 with a 2.49 ERA in 16 starts between Advanced Single-A and Double-A.

Draft: Selected 28th overall by the Kansas City Royals in the 2014 MLB Draft.

With Baseball Factory: 2013 Under Armour All-America Game.

Jimmy Herget: RHP, AAA, Cincinnati Reds

Minor League Career: 8-7 with a 2.35 ERA in 104 games.

This Year: 1-3 with a 2.70 ERA in 30 games between Double-A and Triple-A.

Draft: Selected in the 6th round (175th Overall) by the Cincinnati Reds in the 2015 MLB Draft.

With Baseball Factory: National Tryout in Tampa, FL in 2011.

Brent Honeywell: RHP, AAA, Tampa Bay Rays

Minor League Career: 26-18 with a 3.03 ERA in 69 games (68 starts).

This Year: 8-8 with a 4.48 ERA in 16 starts between Double-A and Triple-A.

Draft: Selected in the 2nd round (72nd overall) by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2014 MLB Draft.

With Baseball Factory: National Tryout in Atlanta, GA in 2011; 2013 Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament.

Michael Kopech: RHP, AA, Chicago White Sox

Minor League Career: 12-12 with a 3.00 ERA in 51 games (50 starts).

This Year: 4-5 with a 3.72 ERA in 15 starts in Double-A.

Draft: Selected 33rd overall by the Boston Red Sox in the 2014 MLB Draft.

With Baseball Factory: National Tryout in Dallas, TX in 2012; 2013 Under Armour All-America Game.

Triston McKenzie: RHP, A+, Cleveland Indians

Minor League Career: 13-10 with a 2.28 ERA in 34 games (33 starts).

This Year: 6-4 with a 3.16 ERA in 15 starts in Advanced Single-A.

Draft: Selected 42nd overall by the Cleveland Indians in the 2015 MLB Draft.

With Baseball Factory: 2013 – Under Armour Fall Classic & Under Armour Memorial Day Classic; 2014 – Under Armour Memorial Day Classic; 2015 – Under Armour Southeast Championships.

Infielders:

Zack Collins: C, A, Chicago White Sox

Minor League Career: .220 BA with 16 HR and 47 RBI in 109 games.

This Year: .206 BA with 10 HR and 29 RBI in 70 games in Advanced Single-A.

Draft: Selected 10th overall by the Chicago White Sox in the 2016 MLB Draft.

With Baseball Factory: 2010 & 2011 Team One Futures Game; 2012 Team One Florida Showcase; 2012 Under Armour All-America Game.

Chance Sisco: C, AAA, Baltimore Orioles

Minor League Career: .315 BA with 21 HR and 187 RBI in 419 games.

This Year: .268 BA with 3 HR and 28 RBI in 61 games in Triple-A.

Draft: Selected in the 2nd round (61st overall) by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2013 MLB Draft.

With Baseball Factory: College PREP event in Azusa, CA, 2010.

Bo Bichette: SS, A+, Toronto Blue Jays

Minor League Career: .406 BA with 13 HR and 84 RBI in 85 games.

This Year: .399 BA with 9 HR and 48 RBI in 63 games in Single-A.

Draft: Selected in the 2nd round (66th overall) by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 2016 MLB Draft.

With Baseball Factory: 2015 Under Armour Pre-Season Tournament & Under Armour All-America Game.

Nick Gordon: SS, AA, Minnesota Twins

Minor League Career: .290 BA with 11 HR and 181 RBI in 363 games.

This Year: .306 BA with 6 HR and 43 RBI in 70 games in Double-A.

Draft: Selected 5th overall by the Minnesota Twins in the 2014 MLB Draft.

With Baseball Factory: 2012 Team One Futures Series, 2013 Under Armour Memorial Day Classic & Under Armour All-America Game.

Brendan Rodgers: SS, AA, Colorado Rockies

Minor League Career: .308 BA with 34 HR and 140 RBI in 203 games.

This Year: .379 with 12 HR and 47 RBI in 56 games in Advanced Single-A and Double-A.

Draft: Selected 3rd overall by the Colorado Rockies in the 2015 MLB Draft.

With Baseball Factory: 2013 Under Armour Futures Series event in Jupiter, FL & 2014 Under Armour All-America Game.

Outfielders:

Lewis Brinson: CF, AAA, Milwaukee Brewers

Major League Career: 31 at bats this season with 3 hits, including a triple.

Minor League Career: .284 BA with 84 HR and 306 RBI in 519 games.

This Year: .321 BA with 8 HR and 32 RBI in 50 games in Triple A.

Draft: Selected 29th overall by the Texas Rangers in the 2012 MLB Draft.

With Baseball Factory: 2011 Under Armour All-America Game.

Corey Ray: CF, A+, Milwaukee Brewers

Minor League Career: .245 BA with 9 HR and 48 RBI in 118 games.

This Year: .252 BA with 4 HR and 31 RBI in 58 games in Advanced Single-A.

Draft: Selected 5th Overall by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2016 MLB Draft.

With Baseball Factory: National Tryout, McCook, IL, 2011; & 2012 Under Armour All-America Game.

Bryan Reynolds: CF, A+, San Francisco Giants

Minor League Career: .312 with 10 HR and 68 RBI in 121 games.

This Year: .311 BA with 4 HR and 30 RBI in 65 games.

Draft: Selected in the 2nd round (59th overall) by the San Francisco Giants in the 2016 MLB Draft.

With Baseball Factory: College PREP in Germantown, TN in 2011; 2012 Under Armour Pre-Season All-America Tounament & Team One South Showcase.

Kyle Tucker: RF, AAA, Houston Astros

Minor League Career: .273 BA with 28 HR and 163 RBI in 254 games.

This Year: .279 BA with 16 HR and 61 RBI in 74 games in Triple-A.

Draft: Selected 5th overall by the Houston Astros in the 2015 MLB Draft.

With Baseball Factory: 2014 Under Armour All-America Game.

World Team

Infielders:

Tomas Nido: C, AA, New York Mets

Minor League Career: .268 BA with 22 HR and 166 RBI in 360 games.

This Year: .254 BA with 5 HR and 33 RBI in 55 games in Double-A.

Draft: Selected in the 8th round (260th overall) by the New York Mets in the 2012 MLB Draft.

With Baseball Factory: 2011 Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament and 2011 Under Armour All-America Game.

Lucius Fox: SS, A, Tampa Bay Rays

Minor League Career: .241 BA with 4 HR and 39 RBI in 138 games.

This Year: .280 BA with 2 HR and 23 RBI in 63 games in Single-A.

Draft: Undrafted

With Baseball Factory: National Tryout in Delray Beach, FL in 2012 & 2014 Under Armour Team One Showcase.

Josh Naylor: 1B, A+, San Diego Padres

Minor League Career: .279 BA with 20 HR and 132 RBI in 214 games.

This Year: .290 BA with 7 HR and 41 RBI in 67 games in Advanced Single-A.

Draft: Selected 12th overall by the Miami Marlins in the 2015 MLB Draft.

With Baseball Factory: 2014 Under Armour All-America Game.

Outfield:

Alex Verdugo: CF, AAA, Los Angeles Dodgers

Minor League Career: .310 BA with 28 HR and 202 RBI in 375 games.

This Year: .347 BA with 3 HR and 37 RBI in 71 games in Triple-A.

Draft: Selected in the 2nd round (62nd overall) by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2014 MLB Draft.

With Baseball Factory: 2013 Under Armour Southwest Championships, 2013 Under Armour All-American Pre-Season Tournament, and 2013 Under Armour All-America Game.

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