Wichita pitcher Zack Greinke on Monday picked up his fourth straight win, dominating the San Antonio…
Three Royals named to Team USA
Butler headlines the Royals' delegation, and the 20-year-old slugger this season is hitting .327/.385/.494 with 15 home runs for the Wichita Wranglers. Butler has previous international experience with the U.S. junior team, and Tuesday night will be his last game with the Wranglers before he heads to Florida to join the team.
Butler was named the MVP of the 2006 Futures Game
Tupman is a newcomer to international competition, and this season between Wichita and Omaha, the 26-year-old catcher is hitting .293/.405/.338 with one home run. Playing time may be hard to come by for Tupman, since the Braves' Jarrod Saltalamacchia and the A's Kurt Suzuki were also named to the roster.
Matt Tupman's plate discipline has been outstanding this year
Allen won a bronze medal with Team USA in the 1996 Olympic Games, and the 31-year-old outfielder is the second-oldest member of this year's squad. He's in the midst of a great season with Omaha, hitting .320/.369/.505 with 14 home runs and 78 RBIs, and he was named to the Pacific Coast League All-Star team earlier this year.
Chad Allen has split time between OF and DH this season for the O-Royals
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