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  • Shields helps Royals move back up on Tigers

    Shields helps Royals move back up on Tigers DETROIT -- James Shields turned in another big game. "You don't earn the nickname 'Big Game James' for nothing," Kansas City manager Ned Yost said Wednesday night after Shields shut out the Detroit Tigers on...
  • James Shields comes up big as Royals regain first place with 3-0 victory over Tigers

    DETROIT He was brought here for nights like this, for games in the wind and the rain in enemy territory, for moments when the Royals season appears imperiled. James Shields revived his club and returned them to sole possession of first place in the...
  • Royals beat Tigers to take one-game lead in AL Central

    Royals beat Tigers to take one-game lead in AL Central
    DETROIT -- James Shields allowed a game-opening single then retired the next 18 batters he faced Wednesday night as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-0 to reclaim a one-game lead in the American League Central Division. The right-handed...
  • Preview: Royals at Tigers

    First place in the American League Central is on the line as the Detroit Tigers look to complete a three-game sweep of the visiting Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. Detroit's wins in the first two games of the series pulled it into a virtual tie with...
  • Veterans carrying Tigers in playoff chase

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- A 'Gee Whiz' moment can happen at any time in a baseball game. But when one crops up at a decisive moment, it's doubly enjoyable for the beneficiary. One such moment...
  • Angels score a lot late to win sixth straight

    The Sports Xchange By Jared L. Christopher, The Sports Xchange Angels score a lot late to win sixth straight ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Los Angeles Angels claimed their major-league-leading 89th victory in front-running fashion, pounding the Texas Rangers...
  • Jeremy Guthrie, Royals collapse early in 9-5 loss to Detroit

    DETROIT The damage was 10 batters, eight hits and six runs when Ned Yost climbed the steps of the Royals dugout. A convergence of imprecise pitching, shoddy defense and a few instances of poor fortune undid Jeremy Guthrie in the third inning of a 9-5 loss...
  • Tigers down Royals to open big AL Central series

    DETROIT -- Nick Castellanos hit a two-run double as part of a six-run third inning as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Kansas City Royals, 9-5, in the opener of a key three-game set. Torii Hunter went 3-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI, Victor...
  • Tigers win, reduce Royals' lead to one game

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Tigers win, reduce Royals' lead to one game DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers have the Kansas City Royals' number in head-to-head competition this year, but the Royals have the edge on the Tigers where it...
  • Tigers 9, Royals 5

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Tigers 9, Royals 5 DETROIT - Justin Verlander checked the Kansas City Royals on six hits over seven innings and the Detroit Tigers exploded for six runs in the third inning Monday to take a 9-5...
  • Tigers optimistic ahead of showdown with Royals

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- Due in part to their head-to-head success against their main rival, the Kansas City Royals, the Detroit Tigers led the American League Central by as much as seven games....