Future bright for U.S.-born infielders

Led by shortstop B.J. Upton, the U.S. infield at the Futures Game consisted of a collection of potential All-Stars.

Originally Published: July 11, 2004
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

"I've seen the future, and it's much like the present -- only longer." -- The late, great Dan Quisenberry

HOUSTON -- It isn't every day that the future appears in front of your eyes.

Unless you're down at the multiplex or something.

But in baseball, we get lucky. We get to see the future every single year, without ever subjecting ourselves to any bad sci-fi.

By a remarkable coincidence, the future seems to arrive every year right about the same time, too. Just turn your ...

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