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Albers dazzles in debut as Twins top Royals, 7-0

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Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields delivers to a Minnesota Twins batter during the first inning of a Major League Baseball game on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Andrew Albers still remembers exactly what he was thinking about as he drove the 40 hours from Arizona to Florida for one last chance at being a big league ballplayer.
“I just wanted a shot,” he said.
The left-hander made the most of his tryout with the Minnesota Twins that day two years ago, earning a minor league contract.
On Tuesday night, Albers got an even bigger shot at realizing his dreams when he made his major league debut against the Kansas City Royals.
Just like he did back then, Albers made the most of it. He ...


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