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Royals shut out Tigers, sweep doubleheader

Royals shut out Tigers, sweep doubleheader

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Aug 16, 2013
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 on Friday night to give the Royals a sweep of a day-night doubleheader.
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  • Duffy outduels Verlander as Royals hold on

    Duffy outduels Verlander as Royals hold on

    ESPN.com Aug 16, 2013
    Danny Duffy took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and beat Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers 2-1 on a combined two-hitter Friday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.
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  • Royals set to put Maxwell on bereavement leave

    Royals set to put Maxwell on bereavement leave

    MLB.com Aug 16, 2013
    Justin Maxwell was scheduled to go on bereavement leave from the Royals after Friday's first game of the day-night doubleheader against the Tigers. Left-hander Will Smith has been recalled from Omaha and will be eligible for the Friday night half of the…
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  • Video - Royals Sweep Doubleheader With Tigers 00:24

    Royals Sweep Doubleheader With Tigers

    Aug 16
    James Shields lead the Royals to a shutout win against the Tigers.
  • Video - Web Gems 01:02

    Web Gems

    Aug 16
    Does Paul Janish's diving stop and flip to second top Jose Iglesias' reigning Web Gem?

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