Breaking down the Futures Game

Updated: July 9, 2012, 1:40 AM ET
By Keith Law

This year's Futures Game looked on paper like it might not be very balanced given the strength of the U.S. pitching staff and the inexperience of the World staff, and unfortunately that's how it played out, turning into a rout after the U.S. batted around in the sixth inning. There was still a ton of talent on display on both rosters; here are some quick insights based on what I saw, but by no means a list of everyone who made a positive impression over the course of the day.