MLB.com will provide complete coverage before, during and after the game, and you can keep up to date by following @MLBFutures on Twitter. Fans can join the Futures Game conversation by tagging tweets with #mlbfutures.
Major League Baseball, along with the Major League Baseball Scouting Bureau, MLB.com, Baseball America, USA Baseball and the 30 Major League Baseball clubs, selected the 25-man rosters for each club. Each organization is represented, and the World Team features players from 12 countries and territories. Players from all full-season Minor Leagues were eligible to participate.
Seventy-nine players have competed in both the XM All-Star Futures Game and the MLB All-Star Game. Last season, 38 All-Stars were Futures Game alumni, surpassing the previous marks of 28, set in 2009.
Eight current Yankees have played in the XM All-Star Futures Game: Robinson Cano (2003, '04), Russell Martin ('05), Phil Hughes ('06), CC Sabathia ('00), A.J. Burnett (1999), Joba Chamberlain ('07), Hector Noesi ('10) and Ramiro Pena ('08).
Four of those players have gone on to play in the MLB All-Star Game: Cano (2006, '10), Martin ('07, '08), Hughes ('10) and Sabathia ('03, '04, '07, '10).
The 22-year-old Romine is the Yankees' No. 5 prospect, according to MLB.com. The everyday catcher at Double-A Trenton is also the No. 5 overall prospect for his position.
The XM All-Star Futures Game is the first of three days of All-Star events at Chase Field, which will host the 82nd All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 12. The XM All-Star Futures Game will last nine innings, and in the event of a tie, will go a maximum of 10 innings, regardless of the score.
Ben May (home plate) of the Eastern League, Will Little (first base) of the Southern League, Jimmy Volpi (second base) of the Texas League and Scott Mahoney (third base) of the Eastern League are the Minor League umpires who will work the game.