Guerrieri, Romero taking part in Futures Game

Guerrieri, Romero taking part in Futures Game

Guerrieri, Romero taking part in Futures Game

ST. PETERSBURG -- A pair of pitchers have been picked to represent the Rays in this year's Sirius XM All-Star Futures Game on July 14.

Right-hander Taylor Guerrieri and left-hander Enny Romero will have the honor of playing in the game that has become a prestigious event.

Guerrieri, who pitches for Class A Bowling Green and is the organization's No. 2 prospect, will play for the U.S. Team, while Romero, who pitches for Double-A Montgomery and is ranked as the Rays' No. 6 prospect, will pitch for the World Team.

The 15th annual Sirius XM All-Star Futures Game takes place at 2 p.m. ET on All-Star Sunday at Citi Field in New York and can be seen live on, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD and followed live on's Gameday. In addition, XM Radio will broadcast play-by-play coverage of the event live on MLB Network Radio XM 89. will also provide complete coverage before, during and after the game. Fans can stay updated by following @MLBFutures on Twitter and can send/receive tweets to/from the U.S. and World Team dugouts during the game by tagging tweets with the hashtags #USDugout and #WorldDugout.

Also, for the first time, fans will determine the final player on the U.S. and World Team rosters by casting their votes in the All-Star Sunday Futures Finalists ballot. There are five candidates for each team, and voting ends on Sunday at 11:59 p.m.

Guerrieri, 20, was selected in the first round (24th overall) of the 2011 First-Year Player Draft.

Romero, 22, hails from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and was signed as a free agent in 2008.

Bill Chastain is a reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.