August 16, 2013 2:58 PM

Duffy, Shields sparkle as Royals sweep doubleheader over Tigers

Take this as an alert to the rest of the American League: The Royals just might have what it takes to stay in the postseason hunt through the closing weeks. Any doubts that surfaced this week from a three-game skid dissipated Friday when the Royals suffocated first-place Detroit by sweeping a day/night doubleheader by scores of 2-1 and 3-0 at Comerica Park.

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