Lee’s Summit West right-handed pitcher Alex Lange has been added to the roster for the 2013 Under Armour All-America Baseball Game, powered by Baseball Factory.
The game will be played at Wrigley Field at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 24 and air live nationally on MLB Network. The Under Armour All-America Baseball Game showcases 36 of the best high school players, competing in an American vs. National team match-up. The players are selected by a committee of Baseball Factory scouts.
The Under Armour All-America Baseball Game is the culmination of a four-day baseball celebration, including a formal workout for Major League Baseball scouts and a home run derby.
Since the games inception in 2008, 151 of the 171 draft eligible players from the Under Armour All-America Game were selected in the MLB Amateur Draft including 42 first round picks. Top players that went on to sign professional contracts in 2013 include Clint Frazier (2013 No.5 Overall Pick, Cleveland Indians); Trey Ball (2013 No.7 Overall Pick, Boston Red Sox); Austin Meadows (2013 No.9 Overall Pick, Pittsburgh Pirates); Dominic Smith (2013 No.11 Overall Pick, New York Mets); JP Crawford (2013 No.16 Overall Pick, Philadelphia Phillies); Nick Ciuffo (2013 No.21 Overall Pick, Tampa Bay Rays); Hunter Harvey (2013 No.22 Overall Pick, Baltimore Orioles); and Billy McKinney (2013 No.24 Overall Pick, Oakland Athletics).
For more information on the 2013 Under Armour All-America Baseball Game, powered by Baseball Factory, visit www.baseballfactory.com/allamerica/2013.
Tickets are currently available online at http://www.vividseats.com/sports/under-armour-all-america-high-school-baseball-game-tickets.html.