Dodgers News: Gavin Lux and Dustin May to Participate in MLB Futures Game

Two top prospects get their opportunity to shine.

A pair of top Dodgers Prospects are on the roster for MLB’s Futures Game tonight in Progressive Field in Cleveland. The Futures Game is, of course, Minor League Baseball’s top All-Star game.

Top pitching prospect Dustin May, and top infield prospect Gavin Lux were added to the National League roster.

May is the Dodgers’ number 3 prospect, and number 51 in MLB. In 16 starts this season, the 6-6 red-headed right-hander has a 4-5 record and 3.74 ERA in 84.1 innings pitched between double-A Tulsa and triple-A Oklahoma City. He has struck out 89 and walked 22.

Lux is ranked number 2 for Los Angeles, and 31st in all of baseball. He has a .332/.392/.554 slash line with 14 home runs and 41 RBI in 71 games between Tulsa and OKC.

Both players recently made the jump to triple-A and are performing well, with Lux batting .500 in 7 games, and May allowing 2 runs in 5 innings in his lone start.

MLB Pipeline hits us with all of the Futures Game day festivities.

The game will be live on MLB Network at 4pm PST.

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  1. Some here may disagree with me but for no reliever at all should Lux and May be even considered as part of a deadline deal, especially for a 2 month rental. As much as we need BP help for the PS and possible WS , those relievers will not guarantee a WS ring if the Dodger offense does what it did in last year’s WS and the pitching staff continues it’s HR friendly ways.