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Noah Syndergaard

Future Success

by Julian Atienza, JT Mercurio

Former Met Howard Johnson watches Brandon Nimmo's BP

The Futures Game should not be dismissed as a game of young flash-in-the-pan players. Many faces of MLB franchises have graduated from the Futures Game, their first step into stardom. Met captain David Wright and the Yankees best hitter Robinson Cano both played in 2004. This year the Mets had two players on the U.S. team and one on the World team and the Yankees were represented by one player on the World squad. Here’s a brief look at who might be the next studs in the Big Apple.