The 11 players are: Catcher Tyler Flowers, 1B Brandon Allen, 2B C.J. Retherford, 3B Dayan Viciedo, OF Stefan Gartrell, OF David Cook and pitchers John Ely, Fernando Hernandez, Jhonny Nunez, Brian Omogrosso and Lucas Harrell. Barons manager Ever Magallanes will coach the south team.
June 30, 2009
June 25, 2009
Flowers and Viciedo were chosen to participate in the 11th annual XM All-Star Futures Game.
The 11th annual XM All-Star Futures Game, pitting the best Minor League prospects from the United States against the best from the rest of the World, will be held at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on All-Star Sunday, July 12, at 1 p.m. CT. MLB.com will provide complete coverage before, during and after the game, which can be seen live on ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD and followed live on Gameday.
Flowers, a catcher, will be part of the United States team. Viciedo, a third baseman who came over from Cuba, will be part of the World team.
Mark Gonzales adds that Birmingham Barons’ manager Ever Magallanes will be one of the coaches for the World team.
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