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Royals 5, Giants 0

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Royals 5, Giants 0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Former Ray James Shields pitched a four-hitter and Alex Gordon homered as the Royals won their sixth straight game. Kansas City has won nine of 10 to move within 11/2 games of the AL Central-leading Tigers. The Royals, who have not made the playoffs since beating the Cardinals in the 1985 World Series, currently hold the second AL wild card. Shields gave up three singles in the first four innings but only one other hit. He allowed two Giants to reach second base and pitched his ninth career shutout, his first since Sept. 9, 2012.

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