2012 All-Star Weekend: Wil Myers Drives In 3 As USA Romps At Futures Game

Overall it was a solid outing for the USA squad and the representatives of the Kansas City Royals, as Wil Myers was one of the catalyst for the American side in a 17-5 victory over the World squad.

Myers, the 21-year-old outfielder, lived up to expectations as he was 2-for-4 at the plate with three RBI. He certainly is knocking on the door for the Royals and should be up to join the major league roster soon.

Jake Odorizzi went to the hill for the American team and Texas Rangers prospect Jurickson Profar took a 95 miles per hour fastball up in the zone on a 1-2 count deep to left field for an early 1-0 lead for the World team. That would be the only blemish for Odorizzi who also struck out Arizona Diamondbacks prospects Alfredo Marte.

Via Gifulmination, you can view a .gif of Myers breaking the ESPN camera during the long bottom of the sixth inning in which the USA team plated nine runs.

Yordano Ventura, a 21-year-old right-hander, who was the starting pitcher for the World Team, was actually the only pitcher until the eighth inning to not allot a hit. He pitched a perfect top of the first inning, including hitting 100 miles per hour on the stadium gun at least three times. Ventura, will likely move up to AA Northwest Arkansas after the weekend.

As for Myers, it was reported that earlier in the day on Sunday, Royals general manager Dayton Moore said that Myers would return to Omaha after the All-Star break.

Detroit Tigers prospect Nick Castellanos was named MVP after the designated hitter went 3-for-4 at the plate with three RBI and a walk.

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