May 18, 2013 12:30 AM

Royals again offer little support for Shields in 2-1 loss to A’s

James Shields continues to pitch like the No. 1 guy the Royals expected when they acquired him in that big offseason deal from Tampa Bay. And the Royals continue to waste his efforts. Shields gave up two runs Friday night in eight innings but only found more disappointment when the Royals’ attack again went quiet in a 2-1 loss to the Oakland A’s at Coliseum.

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