The 2016 All-Star Futures Game will be held in San Diego on July 10 and two Los Angeles Dodgers will be participating in the competition.
Pitcher Jharel Cotton of Triple-A Oklahoma City and second baseman Willie Calhoun of Double-A Tulsa will sport Dodger Blue at Petco Park against the best prospects in Minor League Baseball.
— Dodgers Nation (@DodgersNation) June 28, 2016
#Dodgers prospects Double-A 2B Willie Calhoun (Team USA) & Triple-A RHP Jharel Cotton (World) named to All-Star Futures roster (SD July 10)
— Bill Plunkett (@billplunkettocr) June 28, 2016
Cotton, who was born in the U.S. Virgin Islands, has been in the Dodgers farm system since 2012 and worked his way up to Triple-A in 2015. This season for the Oklahoma City Dodgers, Cotton has compiled a record of six and four with a 4.98 ERA.
After being taken in the fourth round of the 2015 MLB Draft, Calhoun, a Northern California product, made enormous strides in the Dodgers’ minor league system and was assigned to Double-A Tulsa at the start of 2016. His numbers this season include 14 HR and 51 RBI over the span of 74 games.