KANSAS CITY -- Four players from the Double-A Northwest Arkansas Naturals have been named to the North squad for the Texas League All-Star Game on June 24 at Arkansas.
They are shortstop Orlando Calixte (Royals No. 9 prospect), third baseman Cheslor Cuthbert (No. 19), outfielder Whit Merrifield and pitcher Andrew Triggs.
Clayton Mortensen of the Triple-A Omaha Storm Chasers was named Pitcher of the Week in the Pacific Coast League. He was 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA in two games, working 11 scoreless innings with 11 strikeouts, six hits and two walks.
Mortensen has Major League experience with St. Louis, Oakland, Colorado and Boston.