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Late rally lifts World team to rainy Futures win

 ST. LOUIS (AP) - All-Star festivities at Busch Stadium began with a long rain delay and a late rally.

Rene Tosoni and Dayan Viciedo hit consecutive RBI doubles to cap a four-run comeback that carried the World team past the United States 7-5 on Sunday in a soggy Futures Game.

Baseball's annual showcase for top minor league talent was interrupted for more than 4 hours in the first inning by a heavy storm that rolled through the ballpark, darkening skies and briefly cloaking the famous Gateway Arch beyond center field.

Because of the delay, the game was shortened to seven innings.

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