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Jonathan Singleton Will Star In Futures Game

Jonathan Singleton will be the only player to represent the Houston Astros organization at this year's Futures Games, in which the lineups were announced on Thursday.

Singleton, while he's done well in AA ball, is probably best known as the prospect Houston acquired last season through the Hunter Pence trade with the Philadelphia Phillies.

There's another player that perhaps belongs in this game with Singleton, as ESPN's Keith Law explains in reference to Class A Lancaster's center fielder George Springer:

He's the third-best prospect in their system (after Jonathan Singleton and recent No. 1 overall pick Carlos Correa), raking in a hitter-friendly environment, but also a very athletic player who's likely to do something memorable with the bat or the glove in a short look.

Still, Stros fans have to be excited about what Singleton could bring in the future. In 67 games, he is batting .274 and is among the Texas League leaders in home runs (11), RBIs (42) and walks (43), while tied for the league lead in runs with 49.

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