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Fans can cast vote for Futures Finalist Nimmo

Fans can cast vote for Futures Finalist Nimmo


NEW YORK -- The Mets might be seeing one of the top players in their organization at the 2013 Sirius XM All-Star Futures Game on July 14 at Citi Field. Sunday is the last day to vote for Brandon Nimmo, the team's No. 4 prospect as ranked by MLB.com, to be playing along with some of the best players in the Minor Leagues.

Playing for Class A Savannah, Nimmo is hitting .269 with one home run and 22 RBIs. He has a .373 on-base percentage.

For the first time, fans will determine the final player on the U.S. and World Team rosters by casting their votes in the All-Star Sunday Futures Finalists ballot. There are five candidates for each team, and voting ends on Sunday at 11:59 p.m. ET. Nimmo is a candidate for the U.S. squad.

In addition to voting for Nimmo online, fans can vote for him using their mobile phones to cast votes via text message. To receive the All-Star Sunday Futures Finalists ballot, text the word "VOTE" to 89269. Vote for Nimmo via text by sending his code (U5) to 89269. All votes are final. Standard rate text messaging fees apply (check with mobile carriers for details).

If Nimmo is voted on to the team, he'd be playing in the game with fellow Mets prospects Noah Syndergaard and Rafael Montero, who were selected to the U.S. Team and the World Team, respectively.

The 15th annual SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game takes place at 2 p.m. ET on All-Star Sunday in New York and can be seen live on MLB.com, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD and followed live on MLB.com's Gameday. In addition, XM Radio will broadcast play-by-play coverage of the event live on MLB Network Radio XM 89. MLB.com will also provide complete coverage before, during and after the game. Fans can stay updated by following @MLBFutures on Twitter and can send/receive tweets to/from the U.S. and World Team dugouts during the game by tagging tweets with the hashtags #USDugout and #WorldDugout.

Chris Iseman is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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