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World Pitchers Dominate Again

Will Lingo -

The U.S. team, made up of 25 of the 60 players from whom USA Baseball will pick its squad for the Beijing Olympics, got shut down by nine World pitchers in the 10th annual All-Star Futures Game at Yankee Stadium, managing just three hits in a 3-0 victory for the World.

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Future’s Game Gets An Olympic Twist

Ben Badler -

This year, the Futures Game is getting an Olympic twist. Players on the United States roster for the Futures Game this year will be the among those who are being considered for the 2008 U.S. Olympic team. Those players won't necessarily play on the team that USA Baseball sends to the Beijing Games in August, but USA Baseball will draw from this pool of players to help form the Olympic team.

Minors | #2008#Futures Game

Niemann Reflects

Chris Kline -

SAN FRANCISCO–The World team stole four bases on five attempts in the first three innings, prompting some thoughts from U.S. righthander Jeff Niemann . . . “That mound was pristine […]

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