• Shields fans 10 Rays to slow down ex-team

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Jul 8, 2014
    "It's definitely special coming back here," Shields said. Shields had made 110 starts at The Trop as a member of the Rays. Kansas City's James Shields sparkled in his return to Tropicana Field, limiting the Tampa Bay Rays to three hits and striking out 10 over seven innings and the Royals beat his former team 6-0 on Monday night. The loss was just the third in 13 games for the Rays, who were coming off a road trip in which they went 9-2 to climb out of the AL East cellar. CUBS 3 Jay Bruce played first base for the first time since high school and committed an error that let in a run but later homered to help host Cincinnati rally for a win over Chicago in the opener of a five-game series.
    • Royals roll as Shields disarms Rays with 10 K's

      James Shields racked up 10 strikeouts for his first win at Tropicana Field since 2012, as the Royals rolled to a 6-0 victory over the Rays on Monday night.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Roundup: Shields Strikes Out 10 in His Return to Tampa Bay

      Kansas City’s James Shields sparkled in his return to Tropicana Field, limiting the Tampa Bay Rays to three hits and striking out 10 over seven innings, as the Royals beat his former team, 6-0.
      Source: nytimes.com

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