MLB All-Star Futures Game rosters loaded with 29 former first-round picks

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Major League Baseball announced its rosters for the 2021 All-Star Futures Game on Wednesday.

This will be the 22nd iteration of the game and the second time the game is played in the American League versus National League format. The NL Futures Team will be managed by Colorado Rockies third baseman and two-time All-Star Vinny Castilla. Relief pitcher LaTroy Hawkins will manage the AL Futures Team.

There are 29 former first-round MLB Draft picks between the two teams, including the No. 1 overall selections from the last two drafts. Adley Rutschman (2019) and Spencer Torkelson (2020) will both play for the American League team.

Spencer Torkelson is the top prospect in the Tigers organization.
Spencer Torkelson is the top prospect in the Tigers organization.

The game will also feature 15 internationally-born players, with eight from the Dominican Republic, two from Cuba and one each from Canada, Colombia, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Venezuela.

The game is scheduled for 3 p.m. ET on July 11 at Coors Field in Colorado.

NL Futures roster

  • P Cade Cavalli, Washington (AA)

  • P Roansy Contreras, Pittsburgh (AA)

  • P Andre Jackson, LA Dodgers (AA)

  • P Matthew Liberatore, St. Louis (AAA)

  • P Nick Lodolo, Cincinnati (AA)

  • P Max Meyer, Miami (AA)

  • P Quinn Priester, Pittsburgh (High-A)

  • P Manuel Rodriguez, Chicago (AAA)

  • P Ethan Small, Milwaukee (AAA)

  • C Francisco Alvarez, New York Mets (High-A)

  • C Luis Campusano, San Diego (AAA)

  • C Willie MacIver, Colorado (High-A)

  • IF CJ Abrams, San Diego (AA)

  • IF Brett Baty, New York Mets (High-A)

  • IF Michael Busch, LA Dodgers (AA)

  • IF Nolan Gorman, St. Louis (AAA)

  • IF Marco Luciano, San Francisco (Low-A)

  • IF Bryson Stott, Philadelphia (AA)

  • IF Michael Toglia, Colorado (High-A)

  • OF Brennen Davis, Chicago (AA)

  • OF Mike Harris II, Atlanta (High-A)

  • OF Heliot Ramos, San Francisco (AA)

  • OF Alek Thomas, Arizona (AA)

  • OF Ryan Vilade, Colorado (AAA)

  • OF Drew Waters, Atlanta (AAA)

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AL Futures roster

  • P Shane Baz, Tampa Bay (AAA)

  • P Reid Detmers, LA Angels (AA)

  • P Marcos Diplan, Baltimore (AAA)

  • P Emerson Hancock, Seattle (High-A)

  • P Luis Medina, New York Yankees (AA)

  • P Cole Ragans, Texas (High-A)

  • P Josh Winder, Minnesota (AA)

  • P Cole Winn, Texas (AA)

  • P Hector Yan, LA Angels (High-A)

  • C Adley Rutschman, Baltimore (AA)

  • C Tyler Soderstrom, Oakland (Low-A)

  • C Bo Naylor, Cleveland (AA)

  • IF Vidal Brujan, Tampa Bay (AAA)

  • IF Jake Burger, CWS (AAA)

  • IF Jeter Downs, Boston (AAA)

  • IF Austin Martin, Toronto (AA)

  • IF Nick Pratto, Kansas City (AA)

  • IF Spencer Torkelson, Detroit (AA)

  • IF Bobby Witt Jr., Kansas City (AA)

  • OF Yoelqui Cespedes, CWS (High-A)

  • OF Jasson Dominguez, New York Yankees (Rookie)

  • OF Riley Greene, Detroit (AA)

  • OF Jarred Kelenic, Seattle (AAA)

  • OF Pedro Leon, Houston (AA)

  • OF Julio Rodriguez, Seattle (High-A)

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This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: 2021 MLB All-Star Futures Game rosters announced