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Royals generate runs for Shields, beat Twins

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Billy Butler, right, of the Kansas City Royals is congratulated by Eric Hosmer after hitting a three-run home run against the Minnesota Twins during a game on Friday night in Minneapolis.

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MINNEAPOLIS — The Kansas City Royals have won the last six games started by James Shields, though it’s hard to tell by looking at his record.
“I think my two-month anniversary was coming up of not getting a win,” Shields said Friday night after throwing six solid innings in the Royals’ 9-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins.
Shields (3-6) earned his 90th career win, although it was his first in 11 starts.
Shields’ previous victory came April 30 in an 8-2 win over Tampa Bay. Since then, the Royals have failed to give Shields much run support. But it was ...

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