Posted: Wed June 26, 2013 9:46PM; Updated: Wed June 26, 2013 9:46PM

Reds' Billy Hamilton, Cubs' Jorge Soler tabbed for Futures Game

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Billy Hamilton set a professional record with 155 stolen bases in the minor leagues last season.
Billy Hamilton set a professional record with 155 stolen bases in the minor leagues last season.
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NEW YORK -- Speedy Billy Hamilton is among 50 players picked for the July 14 Futures game ahead of the All-Star game at Citi Field.

Hamilton stole a professional-record 155 bases in 192 attempts last season at Class A and Double-A and he began Wednesday with 48 in 57 chances at Triple-A Louisville. The 22-year-old Cincinnati Reds prospect played in last year's Futures game at Kansas City.

Jorge Soler, a 21-year-old outfielder who signed a $30 million, nine-year contract with the Chicago Cubs last year, also was among the players picked.

Ten former first-round picks are on the U.S. roster announced Wednesday and one is on the world team roster.

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