Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields gets the water bath from Salvador Perez (13) and Jarrod Dyson (1) as Alex Gordon looks on after Shields complete game shutout for a 5-0 win over the San Francisco Giants during Saturday's baseball game on August 9, 2014 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields gets the water bath from Salvador Perez (13) and Jarrod Dyson (1) as Alex Gordon looks on after Shields complete game shutout for a 5-0 win over the San Francisco Giants during Saturday's baseball game on August 9, 2014 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. JOHN SLEEZER The Kansas City Star
Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields gets the water bath from Salvador Perez (13) and Jarrod Dyson (1) as Alex Gordon looks on after Shields complete game shutout for a 5-0 win over the San Francisco Giants during Saturday's baseball game on August 9, 2014 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. JOHN SLEEZER The Kansas City Star
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