Four prospects named to Texas League ASG

Four prospects named to Texas League ASG

KANSAS CITY -- Four players from the Double-A Northwest Arkansas Naturals have been named to the North squad for the Texas League All-Star Game on June 24 at Arkansas.

They are shortstop Orlando Calixte (Royals No. 9 prospect), third baseman Cheslor Cuthbert (No. 19), outfielder Whit Merrifield and pitcher Andrew Triggs.

Clayton Mortensen of the Triple-A Omaha Storm Chasers was named Pitcher of the Week in the Pacific Coast League. He was 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA in two games, working 11 scoreless innings with 11 strikeouts, six hits and two walks.

Mortensen has Major League experience with St. Louis, Oakland, Colorado and Boston.

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