Projecting the 2017 Futures Game Participants

The 2017 All-Star Futures Game will take place on Sunday, July 7th at Marlins Park as part of the All-Star weekend festivities. The rosters for the U.S. and World teams were recently unveiled. Below, one can find up-to-date KATOH and KATOH+ projections for the 50 players who were chosen to participate. WAR figures are projected totals for the relevant player’s first six years in the majors.

 Team U.S. Roster
Name Position Org KATOH WAR KATOH+ WAR
Brent Honeywell RHP TBR 7.5 9.5
Brendan Rodgers SS/2B COL 5.5 9.4
Kyle Tucker OF HOU 6.6 9.3
Rhys Hoskins 1B PHI 9.4 8.5
Bo Bichette SS TOR 9.5 8.4
Nick Senzel 3B CIN 3.6 8.1
Michael Kopech RHP CHW 6.0 7.2
Derek Fisher OF HOU 8.8 7.0
Triston McKenzie RHP CLE 6.6 6.9
Lewis Brinson OF MIL 4.7 6.9
A.J. Puk LHP OAK 8.0 6.5
Scott Kingery 2B PHI 8.7 6.4
Jack Flaherty RHP STL 7.3 6.1
Nick Gordon SS MIN 4.5 5.2
Chance Sisco C BAL 3.3 4.1
Zack Collins C CHW 2.7 4.0
Ryan McMahon 1B/2B/3B COL 4.2 2.6
Brian Anderson 3B MIA 2.7 2.2
Beau Burrows RHP DET 2.7 2.0
Corey Ray OF MIL 0.7 1.3
Jimmy Herget RHP CIN 1.9 1.1
Foster Griffin LHP KCR 2.6 1.0
Jon Duplantier RHP ARI 1.2 0.7
Bryan Reynolds OF SFG 0.4 0.6
Tanner Scott LHP BAL 1.2 0.6

 

Team World Roster
Name Position Org KATOH KATOH+
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 3B TOR 13.8 17.9
Yoan Moncada 2B CHW 8.9 15.8
Rafael Devers 3B BOS 9.0 11.4
Alex Verdugo OF LAD 10.2 10.3
Amed Rosario SS NYM 6.1 10.3
Eloy Jimenez OF CHC 5.6 9.9
Francisco Mejia C CLE 8.8 9.7
Mike Soroka RHP ATK 9.6 9.4
Victor Robles OF WAS 5.6 9.0
Ronald Acuna OF ATL 8.4 7.9
Yordan Alvarez* 1B HOU 12.7 5.3
Mauricio Dubon SS/2B MIL 5.3 4.2
Domingo Acevedo RHP NYY 5.5 2.7
Estevan Florial OF NYY 3.5 2.4
Yadier Alvarez RHP LAD 0.8 2.2
Tomas Nido C NYM 2.2 2.1
Cal Quantrill RHP SDP 1.3 1.9
Josh Naylor 1B SDP 2.7 1.6
Luis Escobar RHP PIT 2.2 1.2
Jaime Barria RHP LAA 1.5 0.9
Lucius Fox SS TBR 1.0 0.8
Jairo Labourt LHP DET 1.4 0.5
Thaygo Viera* RHP SEA 0.4 0.4
Jonathan Hernandez RHP TEX 0.9 0.3
Tayron Guerrero RHP MIA 0.5 0.2
*Projection based on a tiny sample size





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Can we waive the 10 yr playing minimum and put Vlad in the HOF in 2018 with his dad?