Futures Games rosters by the numbers

June 29th, 2016

Rosters for the 18th annual SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game have been revealed, and there's plenty of attention-grabbing talent. The game, which takes place in San Diego on Sunday, July 10, and will be broadcast live on MLB Network, has long been a breeding ground for Major League-level talent, and this year should be no different. With the game just around the corner, here's a breakdown of the rosters by the numbers.

By rank & class

Top 100 Prospects: 18

Teams with No. 1 prospects on roster: 8

First-round Draft picks: 15

Triple-A: 23

Double-A: 19

High A: 5

Low A: 3


No. of countries & territories represented: 12

Country with most players represented (non-U.S.): Dominican Republic (13)

State with most players represented: California (7)

By age & size

Youngest player: Josh Naylor, Marlins (19)

Oldest player:J.T. Chargois, Twins (25)

Biggest player:Joe Musgrove, Astros (6-foot-5, 265 pounds)

Smallest player:Dilson Herrera, Mets (5-foot-11, 150 pounds)

By tools

Best fastball: Chargois, Twins (80 grade)

Best curveball:Jeff Hoffman, Rockies (65 grade)

Best slider:Josh Hader, Brewers (60 grade)

Best changeup:Jharel Cotton, Dodgers (60 grade)

Best control: Musgrove, Astros (70 grade)

Best hit tool: Andrew Benintendi, Red Sox; Alex Bregman, Astros; Austin Meadows, Pirates; Yoan Moncada, Red Sox (60 grade)

Best speed: Jorge Mateo, Yankees (80 grade)

Best power: Clint Frazier, Indians; Eloy Jimenez, Cubs; Josh Naylor, Marlins; Tyler O'Neill, Mariners; Hunter Renfroe, Padres; Gary Sanchez, Yankees (60 grade)

Best arm (catcher): Francisco Mejia, Indians; Sanchez, Yankees (70 grade),

Best arm (infielder): Demeritte, Rangers; Mateo, Yankees; Moncada, Red Sox (60 grade),

Best arm (outfielder):Jorge Bonifacio, Royals; Eloy Jimenez, Cubs; Hunter Renfroe (60 grade)

Best fielder (catcher): Carson Kelly, Cardinals; Mejia, Indians (55)

Best fielder (infielder): Dominic Smith, Mets (60 grade)

Best fielder (outfielder): Benintendi, Red Sox; Manny Margot, Padres; Austin Meadows, Pirates (60 grade)