Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields (33) throws in the first inning during Monday's baseball game against the Chicago White Sox on September 15, 2014 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields (33) throws in the first inning during Monday's baseball game against the Chicago White Sox on September 15, 2014 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. JOHN SLEEZER The Kansas City Star
Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields (33) throws in the first inning during Monday's baseball game against the Chicago White Sox on September 15, 2014 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. JOHN SLEEZER The Kansas City Star

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