Four Canuck born Futures: Guerrero, Naylor, Soroka, Quantrill

Rosters Feature 15 Former First Round Picks; 
World Team Includes Players Representing 12 Different Countries and Territories Outside the United States
Four Canadian-born players. 
 

 
Rosters for the 2017 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game -- 4 p.m. (ET) Sunday, July 9th at Marlins Park in Miami -- have been set by Major League Baseball.

The Futures Game, now in its 19th year, features the top Minor League prospects competing in a nine-inning contest as part of All-Star Sunday.  The U.S. Team leads the all-time series, 11-7.  Last year in San Diego, the World Team defeated the U.S., 11-3, snapping a six-game U.S. winning streak. 

Major League Baseball, in conjunction with MLB.com, Baseball America and the 30 Major League Clubs, selected the 25 players currently on each team.  Each Major League organization is represented and players from all full-season Minor Leagues were eligible to be selected.

The teams feature 15 former first round draft picks (12 on U.S. Team and three on World Team, two of thhem Canadian), two players picked in Compensation Round A (both U.S. Team) and seven second round picks (six on U.S and one on World). Among the 14 first round picks, five were selected in the 2015 Draft, five in the 2016 Draft, four in the 2014 Draft and one in the 2012 Draft.

The World Team features players representing 12 different countries and territories outside the 50 United States.  The Dominican Republic is represented by 10 players, followed by Canada (4), Cuba (3) and Colombia (2). The Bahamas, Brazil, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Puerto Rico and Venezuela are each represented by one player on the World Team.

In the event of a tie, a 10th inning will be played.  The game will not go longer than 10 innings, regardless of the score.  Players and coaches will be outfitted in special SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game caps and jerseys.

As part of its live All-Star Week programming, MLB Network will exclusively televise and MLB.com will live stream the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, with Matt Vasgersian, Mike Lowell, Heidi Watney and MLB.com prospect expert Jonathan Mayo on the call live from Marlins Park.

SiriusXM, the Official Satellite Radio Partner of Major League Baseball, will provide live play-by-play coverage of the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game on MLB Network Radio (XM channel 89; Sirius channel 209) in addition to SiriusXM’s other comprehensive live coverage from Miami.  The game will also be available to SiriusXM subscribers on the SiriusXM Internet Radio app for smart phones and mobile devices and online at SiriusXM.com.

The Minor League Baseball Umpires who will work the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game are Nate Tomlinson (home plate) of the Texas League, Erich Bacchus (first base) of the Eastern League, Jason Starkovich (second base) of the Pacific Coast League and Skyler Shown (third base) of the Southern League.

The coaching staffs for the U.S. and World Team, led by managers Charles Johnson and Edgar Renteria, respectively, are as follows:

U.S. Team Manager & Coaches
Charles Johnson Manager (1997 World Champion Marlins; 587 career games with Marlins)
Ryan Christenson Third Base Coach (Manager, Nashville Sounds – OAK Triple-A Pacific Coast League affiliate)
Cliff Floyd Hitting Coach (1997 World Champion Marlins; MLB Network analyst; 637 career games with Marlins)
Al Leiter Pitching Coach (1997 World Champion Marlins; MLB Network analyst; 77 career games with Marlins)
Jerry Manuel Bench Coach (1997 World Champion Marlins coaching staff)
Jared Sandberg First Base Coach (Manager, Durham Bulls – TB Triple-A International League affiliate)
Tommy Thompson Bullpen Coach (Minor League Camp Coordinator/Assistant, Player Development – CWS)        
Brian Bopier Trainer (PHI)

RHP Mike Soroka (Calgary, Alta.) a former Calgary PBF RedbirdsCanuck born Futures prospects: Guerrero, Naylor, Soroka, Quantrill

RHP Mike Soroka (Calgary, Alta.) a former Calgary PBF RedbirdsCanuck born Futures prospects: Guerrero, Naylor, Soroka, Quantrill


 
World Team Manager & Coaches
Edgar Renteria Manager (1997 World Champion Marlins; 393 career games with Marlins)
Chino Cadahia Hitting Coach (Senior Coordinator, Player Development – KC)
Luis Castillo Bench Coach (2003 World Champion Marlins; 1,128 career games with Marlins)
Alex Fernandez Pitching Coach (1997 World Champion Marlins; 64 career games with Marlins)
Livan Hernandez Pitching Coach (1997 World Champion Marlins; 1997 NCLS & WS MVP; 71 career games with Marlins)
Luis Matos First Base Coach (Coach, Oklahoma City Dodgers – LAD Triple-A Pacific Coast League affiliate)
Luis Sierra Coach (Pregame Instructor – CWS)
Luis Urueta Third Base Coach (Minor League Field Coordinator – ARI)
Troy Hoppier Trainer (MIA)
 
During player introductions for the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, local Boys & Girls Clubs kids ages 12-18 will hold the flags of countries represented in the game.  Participating children will also receive All-Star Sunday tickets.

Tickets are available for purchase for the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game and the All-Star Legends and Celebrity Softball Game by visiting www.allstargame.com or visiting the box office at Marlins Park.
MLB All-Star Week includes the MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard at Marlins Park (July 11th), Gatorade All-Star Workout Day featuring the T-Mobile Home Run Derby (July 10th), All-Star Sunday featuring the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game and All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game (July 9th), All-Star FanFest at the Miami Beach Convention Center (July 7th-11th), plus a lineup of additional events taking place around the city.  

The 88th Midsummer Classic will be televised nationally by FOX Sports; in Canada by Rogers Sportsnet and RDS; and worldwide by partners in more than 180 countries.  FOX Deportes will provide Spanish language coverage in the United States, while ESPN Radio and ESPN Radio Deportes will provide exclusive national radio coverage of the All-Star Game.  MLB Network, MLB.com and Sirius XM also will provide comprehensive All-Star Week coverage.  For more information about MLB All-Star Week and to purchase tickets, please visit www.allstargame.com and follow @AllStarGame on social media.

U.S. Roster
Pitchers (10)
#   Player (Organization) Bats-Throws HT WT Birthdate Hometown Current Team (League/Level)

38 Burrows, Beau (DET) R-R 6-2 200 9/18/96 Fort Worth, TX Erie SeaWolves (Eastern League/AA)
29 Duplantier, Jon (ARI) L-R 6-4 225 7/11/94 Newark, DE Visalia Rawhide (California League/A)
27 Flaherty, Jack (STL) R-R 6-4 205 10/15/95 Burbank, CA Memphis Redbirds (Pacific Coast League/AAA)
22 Griffin, Foster (KC) R-L 6-3 200 7/27/95 Orlando, FL Northwest Arkansas Naturals (Texas League/AA)
30 Herget, Jimmy (CIN) R-R 6-3 170 9/9/93 Tampa, FL Louisville Bats (International League/AAA)
21 Honeywell, Brent (TB) R-R 6-2 180 3/31/95 Carnesville, GA Durham Bulls (International League/AAA)
30 Kopech, Michael (CWS) R-R 6-3 205 4/30/96 Mount Pleasant, TX Birmingham Barons (Southern League/AA)
45 McKenzie, Triston (CLE) R-R 6-5 165 8/2/97 Brooklyn, NY Lynchburg Hillcats (Carolina League/A)
60 Puk, A.J. (OAK) L-L 6-7 220 4/25/95 Cedar Rapids, IA Midland RockHounds (Texas League/AA)
57 Scott, Tanner (BAL) R-L 6-2 220 7/22/94 Mogadore, OH Bowie Baysox (Eastern League/AA)
 
Catchers (2)
# Player (Organization) Bats-Throws HT WT Birthdate Hometown Current Team (League/Level)
8 Collins, Zack (CWS) L-R 6-3 220 2/6/95 Pembroke Pines, FL Winston-Salem Dash (Carolina League/A)
23 Sisco, Chance (BAL) L-R 6-2 195 2/24/95 Corona, CA Norfolk Tides (International League/AAA)
 
Infielders (8)
# Player (Organization) Bats-Throws HT WT Birthdate Hometown Current Team (League/Level)
31 Anderson, Brian (MIA) R-R 6-3 185 5/19/93 Edmond, OK Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (Southern League/AA)
10 Bichette, Bo (TOR) R-R 6-0 200 3/5/98 Orlando, FL Lansing Lugnuts (Midwest League/A)
5 Gordon, Nick (MIN) L-R 6-0 160 10/24/95 Avon Park, FL Chattanooga Lookouts (Southern League/AA)
12 Hoskins, Rhys (PHI) R-R 6-4 225 3/17/93 Sacramento, CA Lehigh Valley IronPigs (International League/AAA)
11 Kingery, Scott (PHI) R-R 5-10 180 4/29/94 Phoenix, AZ Lehigh Valley IronPigs (International League/AAA)
9 McMahon, Ryan (COL) L-R 6-2 185 12/14/94 Yorba Linda, CA Albuquerque Isotopes (Pacific Coast League/AAA)
39 Rodgers, Brendan (COL) R-R 6-0 180 8/9/96 Winter Park, FL  Hartford Yard Goats (Eastern League/AA)
13 Senzel, Nick (CIN) R-R 6-1 205 6/29/95 Atlanta, GA Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Southern League/AA)
 
Outfielders (5)
# Player (Organization) Bats-Throws HT WT Birthdate Hometown Current Team (League/Level)

28 Brinson, Lewis (MIL) R-R 6-3 195 5/8/94 Fort Lauderdale, FL Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Pacific Coast League/AAA)
22 Fisher, Derek (HOU) L-R 6-3 205 8/21/93 Lebanon, PA Fresno Grizzlies (Pacific Coast League/AAA)
2 Ray, Corey (MIL) L-L 5-11 185 9/22/94 Chicago, IL Carolina Mudcats (Carolina League/A)
9 Reynolds, Bryan (SF) S-R 6-3 205 1/27/95 Baltimore, MD San Jose Giants (California League/A)
12 Tucker, Kyle (HOU) L-R 6-4 190 1/17/97 Tampa, FL Corpus Christi Hooks (Texas League/AA)

Former Ontario Terriers RHP Cal Quantrill (Port Hope, Ont.)

Former Ontario Terriers RHP Cal Quantrill (Port Hope, Ont.)


 
World Roster
Pitchers (10)

# Player (Organization) Bats-Throws HT WT Birthdate Hometown Current Team (League/Level)
46 Acevedo, Domingo (NYY) R-R 6-7 240 3/6/94 Villa Los Almacigos, D.R. Trenton Thunder (Eastern League/AA)
40 Alvarez, Yadier (LAD) R-R 6-3 175 3/7/96 Matanzas, Cuba  Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (California League/A)
31 Barria, Jaime (LAA) R-R 6-1 210 7/18/96 Panama City, Panama Mobile BayBears (Southern League/AA)
19 Escobar, Luis (PIT) R-R 6-1 155 5/30/96 Cartagena, Colombia West Virginia Power (South Atlantic League/A)
39 Guerrero, Tayron (MIA) R-R 6-8 210 1/9/91 Bocachica, Colombia Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (Southern League/AA)
10 Hernandez, Jonathan (TEX) R-R 6-2 175 7/6/96 Santiago, D.R. Down East Wood Ducks (Carolina League/A)
45 Labourt, Jairo (DET) L-L 6-4 205 3/7/94 Azua, D.R. Erie SeaWolves (Eastern League/AA)
48 Quantrill, Cal (SD) L-R 6-2 165 2/10/95 Port Hope, Ont. Lake Elsinore Storm (California League/A)
45 Soroka, Mike (ATL) R-R 6-5 225 8/4/97 Calgary, Alta. Mississippi Braves (Southern League/AA)
39 Vieira, Thyago (SEA) R-R 6-2 210 7/1/93 Sao Paulo, Brazil Arkansas Travelers (Texas League/AA)
 
Catchers (2)
# Player (Organization) Bats-Throws HT WT Birthdate Hometown Current Team (League/Level)

17 Mejia, Francisco (CLE) S-R 5-10 180 10/27/95 Bani, D.R. Akron RubberDucks (Eastern League/AA)
7 Nido, Tomas (NYM)* R-R 6-0 205 4/12/94 Oviedo, FL (Puerto Rico) Binghamton Rumble Ponies (Eastern League/AA)

Former Ontario Blue Jays 1B Josh Naylor (Mississauga, Ont.) a San Diego farmhand makes his first Fuutures Game appearance.

Former Ontario Blue Jays 1B Josh Naylor (Mississauga, Ont.) a San Diego farmhand makes his first Fuutures Game appearance.


 
Infielders (8)
# Player (Organization) Bats-Throws HT WT Birthdate Hometown Current Team (League/Level)

23 Alvarez, Yordan (HOU) L-L 6-5 225 6/27/97 Las Tunas, Cuba Buies Creek Astros (Carolina League/A)
16 Devers, Rafael (BOS) L-R 6-0 195 10/24/96 Sanchez, D.R. Portland Sea Dogs (Eastern League/AA)
2 Dubon, Mauricio (MIL) R-R 6-0 160 7/19/94 San Pedro Sula, Honduras Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Pacific Coast League/AAA)
1 Fox, Lucius (TB) S-R 6-1 175 7/2/97 Nassau, Bahamas Bowling Green Hot Rods (Midwest League/A)
27 Guerrero Jr., Vladimir (TOR) R-R 6-1 200 3/16/99 Peravia, D.R. Born: Montreal, Que. Lansing Lugnuts (Midwest League/A)
10 Moncada, Yoan (CWS) S-R 6-2 205 5/27/95 Abreus, Cuba Charlotte Knights (International League/AAA)
32 Naylor, Josh (SD) L-L 6-0 225 6/22/97 Mississauga, Ont. Lake Elsinore Storm (California League/A)
1 Rosario, Amed (NYM) R-R 6-2 190 11/20/95 Santo Domingo, D.R. Las Vegas 51s (Pacific Coast League/AAA)
 
Outfielders (5)
# Player (Organization) Bats-Throws HT WT Birthdate Hometown Current Team (League/Level)

24 Acuna, Ronald (ATL) R-R 6-0 180 12/18/97 La Guaira, Venezuela Mississippi Braves (Southern League/AA)
8 Florial, Estevan (NYY) L-R 6-1 185 11/25/97 Port Au Prince, Haiti Charleston RiverDogs (South Atlantic League/A)
12 Jimenez, Eloy (CHI) R-R 6-4 205 11/27/96 Santo Domingo, D.R. Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Carolina League/A)
16 Robles, Victor (WSH) R-R 6-0 185 5/19/97 Santo Domingo, D.R. Potomac Nationals (Carolina League/A)
27 Verdugo, Alex (LAD) L-L 6-0 205 5/15/96 Tucson, AZ (Mexico) Oklahoma City Dodgers (Pacific Coast League/AAA)
 
*Replaced Victor Caratini (CHI), who was originally selected to Futures Game prior to his promotion to the Majors.