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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.

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