LOS ANGELES — The Dodgers top three position player prospects will play in the Fall Stars Game on Saturday night at Surprise Stadium, with Cody Bellinger, Willie Calhoun and Alex Verdugo a part of the annual showcase of top talent in the Arizona Fall League.
The game will be televised at 5 p.m. PT on Saturday on MLB Network, with Paul Severino on play-by-play and joined by analysts Joe Magrane and Jonathan Mayo. The game will also be streamed online at MLB.com.
The rosters were chosen by player development staffs of all 30 teams in conjunction with the Arizona Fall League staff. Every major league team has chance to be represented in the game.
Bellinger, Calhoun and Verdugo all played together at Double-A Tulsa in 2016 as three of the youngest players in the Texas League in their age-20, 21 and 20 seasons. All three ended the year helping out in the Pacific Coast League playoffs for Triple-A Oklahoma City, where they figure to start 2017.
On Saturday, Bellinger, Calhoun and Verdugo will play for the West roster in the Fall Stars Game, comprised of players from the Glendale Desert Dogs, Peoria Javelinas and Surprise Saguaros. The East roster includes players from the Mesa Solar Sox, Salt River Rafters and Scottsdale Scorpions.
In the year-end rankings at MLB.com, all three are top 100 prospects in baseball — Bellinger ranks 31st, Verdugo 45th and Calhoun 87th.