J.P. Crawford and Maikel Franco selected for the Futures Game

MLB has announced that Clearwater shortstop, and Phillies 2013 1st Round Pick J.P. Crawford and Lehigh Valley 1B/3B Maikel Franco will be representing the Phillies at the Futures Game.  Crawford will be joining Dodgers shortstop prospect Corey Seager as the shortstops on the American team.  Crawford hit .295/.398/.405 in 60 games for the Lakewood Blueclaws and .190/.261/.238 in 5 games so far for the Clearwater Threshers.  Franco represented the Phillies last year, but has struggled so far this year hitting .207/.265/.323 in AAA so far.

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Matt Winkelman
Matt is originally from Mt. Holly, NJ, but after a 4 year side track to Cleveland for college he now resides in Madison, WI. His work has appeared on Phuture Phillies, The Good Phight, and TheDynastyGuru.