Farmer, Gonzalez tabbed for Futures Game

Dodgers' Minor League catcher to represent U.S., pitcher to play for World

Farmer, Gonzalez tabbed for Futures Game

CHICAGO -- Dodgers Minor Leaguers Kyle Farmer and Juan Gonzalez have been named to the 2015 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game.

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Farmer, a 24-year-old catcher, is hitting a combined .335 with 36 RBIs in 61 games between Class A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga and Double-A Tulsa, where he was promoted last month. The Dodgers' No. 19 prospect was an eighth-round Draft pick in 2013, and he will play on the U.S. Team.

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Gonzalez, a 25-year-old right-handed reliever, is a combined 1-0 with a 1.07 ERA at Tulsa and Triple-A Oklahoma City, where he was promoted last month. He was originally signed by the Rockies in 2007 out of Venezuela and joined the Dodgers as a six-year Minor League free agent after the '13 season. He will play on the World Team.

Major League Baseball, in conjunction with the Major League Baseball Scouting Bureau,, Baseball America and the 30 Major League Clubs, selected the 25 players currently on each team. Ken Griffey Sr. will manage the U.S. Team, while Tony Perez will be the skipper of the World Team.

The 17th annual SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game takes place at noon PT on July 12, and it can be seen live on MLB Network and, with Matt Vasgersian, Dan Plesac, Heidi Watney and Jonathan Mayo on the call. In addition, SiriusXM Radio will broadcast play-by-play coverage of the event live on MLB Network Radio (XM channel 89; Sirius channel 209). will also provide complete coverage before, during and after the game. Fans can stay updated by following @MLBFutures on Twitter and can send/receive tweets to/from the U.S. and World dugouts during the game by tagging tweets with the hashtags #USDugout and #WorldDugout.

Ken Gurnick is a reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.