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5. Taijuan Walker, Seattle Mariners
Walker is the top pitching prospect in this year's Futures Game.
He has been on fire as of late, including throwing six shutout innings and scattering three singles compared to four strikeouts in his first Triple-A start.
Walker will be facing some of the best hitting prospects in the game when he takes the mound, and it will be interesting to see if he is up to the challenge.
4. Miguel Sano, Minnesota Twins
The third baseman for the Twins has been excellent this year, batting .330 with 16 home runs in Single-A ball.
He was recently promoted to Double-A, where he is still adjusting to the game, but he is now facing much better competition and should be ready for his time to shine in July.
Sano is one of two elite prospects for the Twins, and Minnesota fans should keep an eye on this guy.
3. Xander Bogaerts, Boston Red Sox
Bogaerts started the year as the No. 5 prospect in the nation, according to ESPN. With Taveras out he is the highest rated prospect, and he will be seen at shortstop in this game.
Bogaerts batted .311 with six home runs and 35 RBI in Double-A before being promoted to Triple-A, where he has hit four home runs in 12 games.
This 20-year-old kid is on his way up, and I wouldn't be surprised to see him make his MLB debut in a year or so.
2. Christian Yelich, Miami Marlins
With Oscar Taveras hitting the DL, the top outfielding prospect is now Yelich, who will be playing for the U.S. Team.
Yelich is batting .262 with four home runs and 28 RBI in 41 games in Double-A this season, and is ranked as ESPN's No. 6 prospect, as of February 5, 2013.
While he has a problem with strikeouts (47 in 41 games), Yelich has the raw power to put on a show in this game if he gets things going early.
1. Byron Buxton, Minnesota Twins
No prospect is getting as much hype as Buxton entering the Futures Game.
The talented outfielder was a first round pick in the 2012 MLB Draft, and he has been killing it this year, batting .341 with 8 dingers and 55 RBI over 68 games, with 15 doubles, 10 triples, 32 steals and an astonishing .431 OBP.
Buxton is hot right now, and he will likely be one of the stars of this game.