Category Archives: 2016 All-Star Futures Game

South Bend slugger shines in All-Star Futures Game

South Bend Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez shone in another showcase game Sunday, less than a month after being named the Top Star in this year’s Midwest League All-Star Game. Jimenez didn’t enter the All-Star Futures Game until the 6th inning, … Continue reading

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Mejia named MWL player of the month for June

Minor League Baseball named former Lake County Captains catcher Francisco Mejia the Midwest League player of the month for June. During June, Mejia led the Midwest League in batting average (.429), total bases (60), slugging percentage (.714) and OPS (1.175, … Continue reading

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Lugnuts lefty added to All-Star Futures Game roster

Lansing Lugnuts LHP Angel Perdomo was added Thursday to the All-Star Futures Game roster for the World Team. The Toronto Blue Jays prospect replaces Jackson Generals RHP Dylan Unsworth, who is on the disabled list because of a hamstring injury. Unsworth, a Seattle Mariners prospect from South … Continue reading

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Jimenez, Mejia, Rios on All-Star Futures Game rosters

Three prospects who played in the Midwest League this year are on the World roster for the 2016 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. (None are on the U.S. roster.) Only one — South Bend Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez — currently plays … Continue reading

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