The All-Star Futures Game at Petco Park was played on Sunday and ended with an 11-3 win for the World Team over the United States. Four prospects from the Royals and Cardinals took part in the game, and the one player who drew the most attention from out teams was St. Louis number one prospect in their system, right-handed pitcher Alex Reyes.
He started for the World Team and threw 1.2 innings and recorded four of his five outs via strikeouts. He also hit 100 mph on the gun multiple times. This season, Reyes has started nine games at Triple-A Memphis and is 2-1 with 61 K’s in 41 innings.
Jorge Bonifacio, OF, No. 15: Bonifacio started at designated hitter and drew walks in each of his two plate appearances.
Hunter Dozier, 3B, No. 14: Dozier came off the bench and played the final four innings at third base. He went 0-for-1 with a stolen base in the eighth inning.
Alex Reyes, RHP, No. 1: Reyes started and tossed 1 2/3 scoreless innings, striking out four. He made six pitches that reached at least 100 mph, including a 101-mph fastball that struck out Padres prospect Hunter Renfroe to the end the first.
Carson Kelly, C, No. 13: Kelly caught the final four innings and went 0-for-2.