All-Star Futures Game Has Family Flavor

Delino DeShields Jr. will be playing in the 2013 All-Star Futures Game. A first-round draft pick of the Houston Astros in the 2010 MLB Draft, he is the son of former major leaguer, Delino DeShields Sr. DeShields Jr. is a speedster like his father, stealing 83 bases in 2012; and he has 30 stolen bases in 70 games this season.

C. J. Cron is another Futures Game participant this year. His father, Chris, was also a former major league player and is now a manager in the Tigers organization.

For more information about DeShields Jr., see attached article in the Pasadena Star News:

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