2015 Futures Game Features two DPL Alumnus

The 2015 Futures Game will feature two of the most prolific players to be produced by the Dominican Prospect League. SS Raul Mondesi Jr. and CF Manuel Margot have distinguished themselves as impact players in their respective organizations, and have performed to earn themselves a trip to Cincinnati. Raul Mondesi Jr. | Royals #1 Prospect Born: Los Angeles, California Position: SS Age: 19 DOB: 7/27/1995 Bats: S Throws: R Height: 6’1″ Weight: 165 lb Scouting grades: Hit: 60 | Power: 45 | Run: 70 | Arm: 60 | Field: 60 Modesi has developed into, what some scouts believe, is the most electric short stop in all of the Minor Leagues. Despite only being 19, Mondesi was assigned to Double-A Northwest Arkansas to begin the 2015 season where he is currently playing at -5.3 age differential.… Read More

Astros prospect Michael Feliz added to Futures Game World roster

By Scott Kornberg / Quad Cities River Bandits 06/30/2014 7:35 PM ET Quad Cities River Bandits right-handed pitcher Michael Feliz has been added to World Team roster for the 2014 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, set for Sunday, July 13, at Target Field in Minneapolis. Feliz’s selection makes the River Bandits are the only Class-A team in baseball to be represented by a current player in each of the last two All-Star Futures Games. The Azua, Dominican Republic, native is replacing Chicago White Sox prospect Francellis Montas on the World Team roster. Feliz is one of two current Midwest Leaguers selected to the game, as he joins Burlington right-handed pitcher Alfonso Alcantara on the World Team. The 21-year old Feliz was signed by the Houston Astros as a non-drafted free agent on May 19, 2010.… Read More

DPL Alumni Selected to Futures All-Star Game

Major League Baseball announced the rosters for the 2014 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, which will be played on July 13 at Target Field in Minnesota. This is the 16th annual prospect extravaganza, with the best prospects in the game divided into World and United States teams, based on players’ birthplaces. The U.S. team has won the past four Futures Games and is 9-6 overall. The game will start at 5 p.m. Eastern and be broadcast on MLB Network and MLB.com as well as SiriusXM on XM channel 89 and Sirius channel 209. Baseball America works with Major League Baseball, the Major League Baseball Scouting Bureau, MLB.com and the 30 teams to select the two 25-man rosters. Each major league organization is represented with at least one player and no more than two, and players from all full-season minor leagues are eligible.… Read More