PHOENIX, AZ - JULY 10: U.S. Futures All-Star Nolan Arenado #12 of the Colorado Rockies stands on base during the 2011 XM All-Star Futures Game at Chase Field on July 10, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

2012 MLB Futures Game: Rockies Prospect Nolan Arenado Goes 1-3; U.S. Wins 17-5

Third baseman Nolan Arenado represented the Colorado Rockies at the 2012 Futures Game.

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2012 All-Star Futures Game: U.S. Team Wins 17-5

The U.S. team defeated the World team 17-5 in Sunday's MLB All-Star Futures Game, which showcases some of the top prospects in baseball. The Colorado Rockies were represented by infielder Nolan Arenado, who went 1-3 at the plate and scored a run for the U.S.

Related: Sunday Pebble Report: Edwar Cabrera Wins Second AAA Start, Hits Grand Slam

The U.S. team collected a total of 17 hits on the day, and while the World team got out to a 4-0 lead, the U.S. was quick to answer. The U.S. evened the score with a four-run third inning, took the lead with two runs in the fourth, and then broke the game wide open with nine runs in the sixth.

Arenado, who plays for the double-A Tulsa Drillers, is hitting .284/.334/.405 in 2012.

For more news and analysis on the Colorado Rockies, visit the Rockies blog Purple Row, or drop by Baseball Nation for more updates and commentary from around the league.

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MLB Futures Game 2012: Rosters, TV Schedule, Start Time And More

The Colorado Rockies may be struggling at the major league level, but percolating in the minors is a strong crop of prospects poised to become household names. In the 2012 MLB Futures Game, the Rockies will have an opportunity to feature one of their talented young infielders.

3B Nolan Arenado and SP Edwar Cabrera were both selected to the Futures Game, and though Cabrera will be unable to play because he is on the Rockies MLB roster, Arenado will have a chance to prove why he's the Rockies' top prospect.


Rosters: US Team | World Team

Here are the details for the event:

Game Time: 3:00 p.m. MDT, Sunday, July, 8

Broadcast: MLB.com (streaming), ESPN2 (TV), XM 89 (satellite radio)

Starting Lineups:

STARTING LINEUPS
U.S. # World
SS: Billy Hamilton, CIN 1 2B: Jean Segura, LAA
2B: Kolten Wong, STL 2 SS: Jurickson Profar, TEX
RF: Wil Myers, KC 3 RF: Oscar Taveras, STL
3B: Mike Olt, TEX 4 LF: Alfredo Marte, ARI
1B: Jonathan Singleton, HOU 5 DH: Xander Bogaerts, BOS
LF: Michael Choice, OAK 6 3B: Wilmer Flores, NYM
DH: Nick Castellanos, DET 7 1B: Jesus Aguilar, CLE
C: Tommy Joseph, SF 8 CF: Jae-Hoon Ha, CHC
CF: Anthony Gose, TOR 9 C: Christian Bethancourt, ATL
RHP: Jake Odorizzi, KC P RHP: Yordano Ventura, KC

For more news and analysis on the Colorado Rockies, visit the Rockies blog Purple Row, or drop by Baseball Nation for more updates and commentary from around the league.

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2012 MLB Futures Game Rosters Announced: Colorado Rockies Prospects Nolan Arenado And Edwar Cabrera

Third baseman Nolan Arenado and pitcher Edwar Cabrera will represent the Colorado Rockies at the 2012 Futures Game.

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