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MLB Futures Game 2016 live stream: Time, TV schedule, rosters and how to watch online

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Some of the very best prospects in baseball are in San Diego to take part in the 2016 MLB Futures Game on Sunday evening at Petco Park, the main event on the first of three days of festivities surrounding the All-Star Game.

MLB Network will televise the Futures Game beginning at 7 p.m. ET, with Matt Vasgersian on play-by-play and joined on the broadcast by Mark DeRosa, Jonathan Mayo and Heidi Watney. The game will be simulcast online on

All 30 major league teams are represented on the two teams, with U.S. and World rosters. There are 11 different countries represented on these rosters, including Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada, the Boston Red Sox minor leaguer rated on Friday the top prospect in baseball in Baseball America's midseason top 100.

There are 15 former first-round picks, including the top two selections from the 2015 draft - Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson and Astros shortstop Alex Bregman.

Two of the San Diego Padres' player representatives in the game were players they received in the Craig Kimbrel trade with the Red Sox in November, with infielder Carlos Asuaje and outfielder Manuel Margot on the World roster.

Third baseman Jeimer Candelario was originally on the World team but will skip the Futures Game for the best possible reason. He was called up to the Chicago Cubs on July 3.

With the Padres hosting the All-Star Game this year, a pair of former major league All-Stars currently in the Friars' front office will manage both teams in the Futures Game, with Trevor Hoffman leading the U.S. team and Moises Alou the skipper of the World squad.

U.S. Team

Pitchers: Anthony Banda (Diamondbacks), Phil Bickford (Giants), J.T. Chargois (Twins), Carson Fulmer (White Sox), Amir Garrett (Reds), Josh Hader (Brewers), Jeff Hoffman (Rockies), Joe Musgrove (Astros), Nate Smith (Angels), Ryan Stanek (Rays)

Catchers: Carson Kelly (Cardinals), Chance Sisco (Orioles)

Infielders: Alex Bregman (Astros), Willie Calhoun (Dodgers), Travis Demeritte (Rangers), Hunter Dozier (Royals), Ryon Healy (Athletics), Dominic Smith (Mets), Dansby Swanson (Braves)

Outfielders: Andrew Benintendi (Red Sox), Dylan Cozens (Phillies), David Dahl (Rockies), Clint Frazier (Indians), Hunter Renfroe (Padres), Christin Stewart (Tigers)

World Team

Pitchers: Jharel Cotton (Dodgers), Chih-Wei Hu (Rays), Joe Jimenez (Tigers), Reynaldo Lopez (Nationals), Adalberto Mejia (Giants), Dovydas Neverauskas (Pirates), Ricardo Pinto (Phillies), Alex Reyes (Cardinals), Francisco Rios (Blue Jays), Angel Perdomo (Blue Jays)

Catchers: Francisco Mejia (Indians), Gary Sanchez (Yankees)

Infielders: Willy Adames (Rays), Carlos Asuaje (Padres), Yandy Diaz (Indians), Ronald Guzman (Rangers), Dilson Herrera (Mets), Yoan Moncada (Red Sox), Josh Naylor (Marlins), Amed Rosario (Mets)

Outfielders: Jorge Bonifacio (Royals), Eloy Jimenez (Cubs), Manuel Margot (Padres), Tyler O'Neill (Mariners), Raimel Tapia (Rays)

Futures Game info

Location: Petco Park, San Diego

Time: 7 p.m. ET

TV: MLB Network