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Nationals' prospects Lucas Giolito and Trea Turner storm the All-Star Futures Game

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Lucas Giolito tossed two scoreless innings on the mound in Great American Ball Park. Trea Turner doubled... then tripled, showing off his speed. The Washington Nationals' top pitching and infield prospects made quite an impression...

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When Baseball America released its mid-season list of the Top 50 prospects in baseball last week, Washington Nationals' pitcher Lucas Giolito and shortstop Trea Turner both cracked the Top 10 with Giolito no.2 overall as the top pitching prospect in baseball and Turner no.9 overall.

[ed. note - "Joe Ross made the list too, at no.31, sorry Padres. #Rizzopointstohead."]

On Sunday, Giolito and Turner were the talk of the town in Cincinnati as the best prospects in the game gathered at Great American Ball Park for the Sirius/XM All-Star Futures Game.

If you missed Giolito's two scoreless innings of work on the mound or Turner speeding around the bases and making Padres fans cry, don't fret, we collected all the coverage we could find, all in one place.

Maybe one day when we get a new laptop that doesn't freeze up every five minutes, we'll start doing something like this with Nationals news.

If only we could come up with a name for such a collection of links that tap into the wires...

• "Entering the game as a substitute, Turner doubled in two runs in his first at-bat, but he really electrified the crowd when he sent a line drive to the gap and used his speed to glide into third without a throw." - "Top 10 Futures Game moments" - Jonathan Mayo, MLB.com

• "And the pitching was solid – led by starter Lucas Giolito (Nationals), who threw a pair of scoreless innings for a staff that limited the World team a single unearned run." - "Kyle Schwarber shines for team USA in Futures Game win" - Steve Gardner, USA TODAY Sports

• "Turner went 2-for-2 with the two RBIs, including a double. But his biggest highlight might have come before the game began." - "Turner and Giolito shine in U.S. All-Stars' 10-1 rout at Futures Game" - Byron Kerr, MASNSports.com

• "Trea Turner, the Washington Nationals' shortstop of the future (hint: Sept. 1 counts as "the future"), also smoked two extra-base hits, including a triple to the left-center gap on a 97 mph fastball." - "Conforto, Giolito stand out in Futures Game" - Keith Law, ESPN