Twins prospect Chargois yields three runs for U.S. team in Futures Game
Minnesota Twins prospect J.T. Chargois allowed three earn runs in the ninth inning of Sunday’s All-Star Futures Game, as the U.S. team lost 11-3 to the World team 11-3 at Petco Park in San Diego.
Chargois, who pitches for Minnesota’s Triple-A affiliate, Rochester, entered the game in the top of the ninth with the USA trailing the World team 4-3. He allowed a walk and two singles before he was taken out of the game.
The World team scored seven runs in the inning.
The 25-year-old Chargois has a 1.49 ERA in 31 games (36 1/3 innings) this season for Triple-A Rochester and Double-A Chattanooga, striking out 47 and walking just 10 while saving 13 games. He appeared in one game last month for the Twins, allowing five runs in 2/3 of an inning in his major-league debut.
Red Sox prospect Yoan Moncada hit a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning Sunday and earned MVP honors. Cubs prospect Eloy Jimenez added two hits and four RBI.