New York — Jackson Holliday, an infielder for the Baltimore Orioles who was selected as the top amateur pick last year and is the son of former All-Star Matt Holliday, was one of 14 first-round selections chosen for the All-Star Futures Game on July 8 at T-Mobile Park in Seattle.

In 63 games played this year for Single-A Delmarva and High-A Aberdeen, Holliday is hitting.325 with 14 doubles, 7 home runs, 47 RBIs, and 20 stolen bases.

Heston Kjerstad, a Baltimore outfielder (ranked second in 2020), Marcelo Mayer, a Boston Red Sox infielder (ranked fourth in 2021) and Nick Yorke, a Seattle Mariners catcher (ranked 12th in 2021), Spencer Jones, a New York Yankees outfielder (ranked 25th in 2022), Tyler Soderstrom, an Oakland Athletics catcher (ranked 26th in 2020), and Drew Gilbert, a Houston Astros outfielder (ranked 28

Arizona infielder Jordan Lawlar was selected sixth in 2021, Washington infielder Brady House was selected eleventh in 2021, Philadelphia right-hander Mick Abel was selected fifteenth in 2020, Philadelphia outfielder Justin Crawford was selected seventeenth in 2022, Chicago Cubs outfielder Pete-Crow Armstrong was selected nineteenth in 2020, and San Diego infielder Jackson Merrill was selected 27th in 2021).

Jackson Chourio, the No. 1 prospect out of Milwaukee, joins Holliday on the roster as the MLB’s highest-rated prospect. 3 possibility Elly De La Cruz, a Cincinnati infielder, is the No. 2 prospect is hitting.333 with three home runs, 10 RBIs, and eight stolen bases in 17 games since making his big league debut on June 6.

The rosters include 28 of the top 100 prospects. Abel, Texas right-hander Owen White, San Francisco left-hander Kyle Harrison, St. Louis right-hander Tink Hence, and Milwaukee right-hander Jacob Misiorowski are among the top 100 pitchers.

There are four Dominican Republic players, three Cuban players, two Venezuelan players, and one each from the Bahamas and the Netherlands.

The managers will be Harold Reynolds (AL) and Raul Ibanez (NL), both of whom were former Seattle Mariners.

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