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