2024 Future Stars Series Showdown High School Rosters Revealed

January 8, 2024

The roster of Main Event players that are set to compete in the inaugural New Balance Baseball Future Stars Series Showdown at Globe Life Field from January 19-21 in Arlington, Texas has been revealed.

The announcement was made on X (formerly Twitter) by FSS president and CEO, Jeremy Booth.

The event, a first of its kind, will feature that team going up against some of the top JUCO teams in the country, including San Jacinto, Blinn College, Northwest Florida State College, New Mexico Junior College, Navarro College and Odessa College.

The 35 players — a group that includes several 2025 grad class members who were “called up” as well several arms new to signature events — who are scheduled to participate are listed below, headlined by projected first-round pick Slade Caldwell, who was unable to play in the Main Event due to injury.


Jaden Barfield
Eli Crecilius
Loic Guillemette
Cam Johnson
Mason Middleton
Gerry Medina
Cole Lanford
Connor Simpson
Peyton Olds
Ryler Smart
Jacob Seek
Connor Shouse
Lance Davis


Gavin Braland
Nolan Belcher
Jack Holley


Markus Kirksey
Robbie Demetree
David Hogg
Derrick Layton
TJ Stottlemyre
Ryley Leininger
Christian Oliveira
Colin Guerra
Manny Dorantes
Jason Flores
Chris Patterson
Adonys Velez


Matt Scott
Trey Markham
Slade Caldwell
Zach Gingrich
Murchael Turner
Roman Trinidad
Luke Wilson

There are currently seven games scheduled over the course of the three-day event, with full details available at this link.  A game schedule, subject to change, is listed below. All times listed are local, and games are seven innings unless otherwise noted.

1/19: FSS vs. New Mexico JC, 1:10 PM
1/19: Northwest Florida State vs. New Mexico JC, 5:05 PM
1/19: FSS vs. Northwest Florida State, 8 PM
1/20: Blinn College vs. Northwest Florida State, 12:15 PM
1/20: Blinn College vs. FSS (nine innings), 3:15 PM
1/21: Odessa vs. Navarro (12-16 innings), 12:45 PM
1/21: San Jac vs. FSS (16 innings), 5:45 PM

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