Thomas named to Futures roster

Mt. Carmel High School alum Alek Thomas, an Arizona Diamondbacks prospect, was named to the MLB Futures Game National League Roster on June 30. The game will be played July 11 at Coors Field in Denver. Through 40 games, Thomas is hitting .284 with a .361 on-base percentage with 5 home runs, 23 RBI, 27 runs, 11 doubles, 4 triples and 4 stolen bases for Amarillo, the Diamondbacks’ Double AA affiliate. Playing in the three outfield positions, Thomas has been flawless in 85 chances on defense, and he has 1 assist. (Review file photo)