May 2, 2014 10:06 PM

James Shields can’t tame Tigers as Royals fall 8-2, drop to .500

James Shields gave up eight runs on 12 hits in 6 1/3 innings as the Royals lost to the Tigers 8-2 in Friday’s opening game of their weekend series at Kauffman Stadium. Billy Butler got his first homer of the season but Kansas City had only four hits all evening, while Detroit cruised with a 14-hit attack.

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