Prospect Pena added to Futures Game roster

Prospect Pena added to Futures Game roster

TORONTO -- Angels right-handed pitching prospect Ariel Pena has been added to the World team roster for the upcoming Futures Game in Kansas City, replacing Rockies lefty Edwar Cabrera and joining shortstop teammate Jean Segura.

The 23-year-old Pena, ranked 15th in the Angels' system by MLB.com, has posted a 2.94 ERA in 15 starts during his first season in Double-A, adding a 1.24 WHIP and a 2.53 strikeout-to-walk ratio.

The 14th annual Futures Game can be seen live on MLB.TV, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD, and followed live on MLB.com's Gameday on Sunday, July 8, at 2 p.m. PT. In addition, XM Radio will broadcast live play-by-play coverage on MLB Network Radio XM 89. MLB.com 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 following @USDugout and @WorldDugout.

Major League Baseball, along with the MLB Scouting Bureau, MLB.com, Baseball America and the 30 Major League baseball clubs, selected the 25-man rosters.

Cabrera isn't participating because he was called up by the Major League club earlier this week.