U.S. earns Futures Game win

Updated: July 9, 2012, 2:09 AM ET
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Detroit prospect Nick Castellanos hit a three-run homer during a nine-run sixth inning, and Royals minor leaguer Wil Myers added three RBIs to lead the U.S. team to a 17-5 rout of the World team in the All-Star Futures Game on Sunday.

Billy Hamilton and Manny Machado each drove in two runs for the U.S. team, contributing to a record 22 combined runs during the annual prospect showcase.

Castellanos was the game's MVP, but it was Myers who drew the biggest ...

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