Toronto Blue Jays pitching prospect Nate Pearson has been named to MLB’s Futures Game roster.
— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) June 28, 2019
The Futures Game features 50 of baseball’s best prospects in a showcase game during all-star weekend.
Pearson, 22, is the Blue Jays No. 2 prospect according to MLB Pipeline. He has been lights out this season in double-A New Hampshire, consistently hitting triple-digits on the radar gun. In 14 starts split between New Hampshire and single-A Dunedin this season, he has a 1.89 ERA with 66 strikeouts in 47.2 innings.
MLB announced the starting rosters for the all-star game on Thursday and will announce the remaining reserves and pitchers on Sunday. The 90th MLB All-Star Game will take place July 9 in Cleveland.