Cubs, Rangers prospects to face off in Futures Game

Proceeds from March 30 contest will benefit Mesa Diamond Project

MESA, Ariz. -- The top prospects on the Cubs and the Rangers will meet March 30 at Sloan Park in a spring Futures Game, with a portion of the net proceeds from ticket sales benefiting the Mesa Diamond Project.

Fans can purchase general admission tickets for $6 at the Sloan Park ticket office or online at www.sloanpark.com. The game will start at 7 p.m. MT after the Cubs host the Giants at 1:05 p.m.

The Mesa Diamond Project expands opportunities for children to play baseball in the Mesa community. Over the last four years, working with the Mesa Hohokam Foundation, Cubs Charities has raised funds to support youth sports, including the Mesa Little League.

Carrie Muskat is a reporter for MLB.com. She writes a blog, Muskat Ramblings, and you can follow her on Twitter @CarrieMuskat. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.