August 27, 2013 10:27 PM

Royals’ five-run eighth leads to 6-1 victory over Twins

For seven innings Tuesday night, the Royals played to their most infuriating form by threatening to waste a shutdown effort from James Shields by squandering a bushel of scoring opportunities. That all changed in a five-run eighth inning that produced a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins.

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