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Reds prospect Stephen Smitherman hits a game-winning homer vs. the World team on Sunday. (AP)
U.S. ekes out win
in Futures Game

The Futures Game is a friendly affair, casual enough that players can answer in-game fan e-mail. The U.S. came away with a close 3-2 victory and the Larry Doby MVP trophy was awarded to Indians' prospect Grady Sizemore, who went 2-3 with a home run. Full story >

Top Futures plays of the game:
Grady Sizemore's homer breaks a 1-1 tie: 56K | 300K
David Krynzel throws out a runner at first: 56K | 300K
Steve Smitherman's HR puts the U.S. ahead: 56K | 300K
Alexis Rios ties the game with a solo homer: 56K | 300K

360º views around U.S. Cellular Field   • Box score
Galleries:  Futures  |  Legends & Celebrities Radio archived game broadcast

Access Baseball:

With World team member Alexis Rios: 56K | 300K

Gameday with U.S. player Josh Barfield:  56K | 300K

2003 Futures rosters
All-Time roster ('99-'02)
Fisk and Oliva to manage
Larry Doby Trophy winners: Futures Game MVP
Year Player/MLB Organization Performance
2003 Grady Sizemore/Indians 2-for-3, HR, 2 RBI
2002 Jose Reyes/Mets 1-for-2, 3 RBI
2001 Toby Hall/Devil Rays 2-for-3, HR, RBI
2000 Sean Burroughs/Padres 3-for-4, run
1999 Alfonso Soriano/Yankees 2-for-3, 2 HR, 5 RBI

Futures Game selection show
A glimpse of the future | Low-down on Futures
• Entertainment: "LIVE" To perform on Sunday
Athletes, actors suit up
Batting Around: Carolla, Kimmel
Celebs, softball a strange brew
2003 Lineup: Rosters and bios
Access Baseball:
MLB.TV's Sam Marchiano talks to the stars and former baseball greats: 56K | 300K

Legends & Celebrities gallery

Legends & Celebrities video:
Jamie Foutch's "Play of the Game": 56K | 300K
Harold Reynolds shows off his gold glove: 56K | 300K

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