Royals Take Two From Tigers
Associated Press - August 16, 2013 10:00 pm
DETROIT (AP) – James Shields allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings and was part of a combined four hit shutout in Kansas City’s 3-0 win over the Detroit Tigers Friday night to give the Royals a sweep of a day-night doubleheader.
Kansas City won the first game 2-1 as Danny Duffy took a no hitter into the sixth inning and pitched a combined two hitter.
Royals pitching held the Tigers to a run and six hits for the two games.
Eric Hosmer homered in each game.
Shields (8-8) won his fourth game in his past five starts. He walked four and struck out one.