Lewis Brinson

Honeywell helps US tops World 7-6 in All-Star Futures Game

More than two hours after pitching in the All-Star Futures Game, Tampa Bay Rays prospect Brent Honeywell was still thinking about delivery and location.

Where should his newly won MVP trophy go?

"Honestly, I don't know," Honeywell said as he held the hardware at his locker. "My parents are probably going to have to play rock-paper-scissors for it."

Honeywell, the only pitcher to throw more than one inning, struck out four in two scoreless innings Sunday to help a well-balanced United States slide past the World team 7-6 at Marlins Park.

Honeywell was the first of 10 pitchers for the United States, and the group combined for 11 strikeouts....

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