Easy Fourth For Latos
Using almost only a 94-96 mph fastball, Mat Latos (Padres) needed just eight pitches in a 1-2-3 fourth, getting two groundouts and an easy flyout to left.
Futures Game Box Score
The box score for the 2009 Futures Game.
Tosoni’s Double Wins Futures Game
The 11th annual Futures Game weathered its first-ever rain delay, but made up for it with impressive displays of speed on the bases and radar guns, not to mention a final-inning comeback. The World built a four-run rally in the top of the seventh around three doubles and two misplays by U.S. defenders, rallying for a 7-5 victory after squandering an early 3-0 lead. Outfielder Rene Tosoni (Twins) earned the game's MVP award with a go-ahead pinch-double against Brad Lincoln (Pirates).
2009 Futures Game Capsules
Take a look at the rosters for the July 12 Futures Game.
Cardinals’ Samuel Replaces Injured Mejia On Futures Game
Mets farmhand Jenrry Mejia was placed on the disabled list at Double-A Binghamton yesterday with a strained finger. The injury forces him out of the Futures Game, and he’s been replaced [...]