Brett Jackson, Hak-Ju Lee to Futures Game
Hak-Ju Lee (PHOTO/WENDY SMITH)
Hak-Ju Lee (PHOTO/WENDY SMITH)

Posted Jun 22, 2010


Chicago Cubs prospects Brett Jackson and Hak-Ju Lee were named to the 12th annual XM All-Star Futures Game, set for Sunday, July 11 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim.

The 21-year-old Jackson, the Cubs’ 2009 first-round draft pick from California, is batting .298 with four home runs, 16 doubles, seven triples and 33 RBI through 61 games at Class High-A Daytona. He is currently second in the Florida State League in walks with 42 and recently hit for the cycle on June 14 against Lakeland.

Jackson, who hails from Berkeley, Calif., was ranked the Cubs’ second best prospect by Baseball America entering 2010. He will represent the US team.

Lee, 19, is batting .271 with 11 doubles and 20 RBI in 62 games for Class Low-A Peoria. He led the Cubs’ farm system with a .330 batting average last season in his professional debut at Short Season Class Low A Boise.

Lee was ranked the Cubs' sixth best prospect by Baseball America entering the season. He will represent the World team.

The game will begin at 5 p.m. (CDT) with television coverage provided by ESPN2. XM satellite radio will broadcast the game on XM 175.


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