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Brady Singer to represent the Royals at Futures Game

Singer will be in Cleveland during All-Star week

The 2018 Kansas City Royals first-round pick pitcher Brady Singer smiles during a press conference before the game between the Cleveland Indians and the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on July 3, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. Photo by Brian Davidson/Getty Images

Fans wiill get a look at some of the best prospects in baseball at the Future Game, to be held July 7 during All-Star week in Cleveland. Among those prospects will be Royals 2018 first-round pick Brady Singer. The right-hander was selected 17th overall last June out of the University of Florida and posted a 1.87 ERA with 53 strikeouts in 57 23 innings over ten starts at High-A Wilmington before a recent promotion to Double-A Northwest Arkansas.

Wander Franco, Jo Adell, and Mackenzie Gore highlight the other to prospects that will partcipate in the game. You can see complete rosters and profiles at Baseball America here. The format will now be American League prospects vs. National League prospects, rather than U.S. vs. “The World” as it was in the past. Former Indians greats Jim Thome (AL) and Dennis Martinez (NL) will manage the two squads.

The Futures Game will be held Sunday, July 7 and will air at 7 p.m. on MLB Network.The game has also been shortened from nine innings to seven.

Past Royals Futures Game Representatives:

1999 - OF Dee Brown

2000 - P Jeff Austin and P Chris George

2001 - P Chris George

2002 - SS Angel Berroa

2003 - OF Alexis Gomez and P Zack Greinke

2004 - 2B Ruben Gotay and SS Andres Blanco

2005 - 1B Justin Huber

2006 - 3B Alex Gordon and OF Billy Butler

2007 - P Luke Hochevar

2008 - P Julio Pimental

2009 - P Danny Duffy

2010 - 1B Eric Hosmer and 3B Mike Moustakas

2011 - OF Wil Myers and P Kelvin Herrera

2012 - OF Wil Myers, P Yordano Ventura, and P Jake Odorizzi

2013 - P Yordano Ventura and P Miguel Almonte

2014 - P Christian Binford

2015 - 1B Balbino Fuenmayor, SS Raul Mondesi, and 3B Cheslor Cuthbert

2016 - OF Hunter Dozier and OF Jorge Bonifacio

2017 - P Foster Griffin

2018 - OF Seuly Matias