Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout and Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper, the top two prospects in Major League Baseball, will headline Arizona Fall League Rising Stars game Saturday night. The 5 p.m. PDT game from Surprise Stadium will be televised by MLB Network, and is the largest concentration of baseball prospects outside of the Futures Game, which is played during All-Star weekend.â†µ
Trout is one of three Angels on the East roster, along with infielder Jean Segura and pitcher David Carpenter. "It's like a smaller version of the Futures Game," Trout told Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com. "It's a great honor to be a part of it. We're going to go out there and do our thing. We'll be out there competing. You want to go out there and showcase yourself, but you want to win for your team, too."â†µ
In two stints with the Angels this season Trout, who turned 20 years old on August 7, hit .220/.281/.390 with five home runs in 40 games. He showed improvement in his second call up to the Halos, hitting .250/.318/.450 with four home runs and three stolen bases over his final 26 games of the season.â†µ
Pitcher Steven Ames is the only member of the Los Angeles Dodgers on the East roster.â†µ
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