6 Prospects to Watch from the 2013 Future's Game

6 Prospects to Watch from the 2013 Future’s Game

The 2013 Futures Game was loaded with talent and blue chip prospects. The annual showcase provided collectors with a wealth of insight and a close up look at some of the game's future stars. Here is a look at a handful of players scheduled to make a big impact on their big league clubs and their existing baseball cards.

Noah Syndergaard

Pitcher - 6-6, 240 lbs.

A highly touted prospect originally from the Blue Jays organization, Noah Syndergaard went to the Mets as a key part of the R.A. Dickey deal. He is a strikeout style pitcher that relies on his 96-97 miles-per-hour fastball.

Key Autographed Cards:

2010 Bowman Chrome Draft Noah Syndergaard 208x300 Image

Miguel Sano

Third Base - 6-3, 195 lbs.

An amazing power hitter, Miguel Sano had 22 homers at the All-Star Break. He also has the capability to hit for average. Sano is expected to be a key cornerstone in the Twins rebuilding. Click here for a detailed look at Miguel Sano cards.

Key Autographed Cards:

2010 Bowman Chrome Draft Miguel Sano 205x300 Image

Matt Davidson

Third Base - 6-2, 225 lbs.

This 2009 first round pick of the Arizona Diamondbacks has power that no ballpark can hold. He had the only homer in the 2013 Futures Game at CitiField. His power is increasing every season. He was this year's Futures Game MVP.

Key Autographed Cards:

2009 Elite Extra Edition Matt Davidson 212x300 Image

Delino DeShields Jr.

Second Base - 5-9, 205 lbs.

A chip off the old block, Delino plays the same position his dad did. And he does so with a strong arm and good range. Senior, who had 463 career MLB steals, says that his son is faster than he was. Delino DeShields Jr. four-tool player that handles the bat, fields and runs well. He was a 2010 first round pick of the Houston Astros.

Key Autographed Cards:

2010 Bowman Sterling Delino DeShields 213x300 Image

Garin Cecchini

Third Base - 6-2, 200 lbs.

Garin Cecchini is a  gifted and natural left who hits everything with the fat part of the bat. A .300-plus hitter the past few seasons, he is batting .361 in AA so far this season. A hidden gem picked in the 4th round of the 2009 Draft by the Boston Red Sox.

Key Autographed Cards:

2011 Bowman Chrome Draft Garin Cecchini 210x300 Image

Taijuan Walker

Pitcher - 6-4, 210 lbs.

Taijuan Walker pitched a scoreless inning in the Futures game. He is currently the fifth overall ranked prospect according to Baseball America. He has put up 16 K’s, 11 hits and 1 run two starts at AAA. A first round pick by Seattle in 2010, Walker has a chance of being called up later this year.

Key Autographed Cards:

2010 Elite Extra Edition Taijuan Walker 214x300 Image

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