One Pitch Makes the Difference as Royals Lose 3-2 to Blue Jays

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One Pitch Makes the Difference as Royals Lose 3-2 to Blue Jays
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James Shields pitched his first complete game as a Royal on Saturday night and yielded just two hits in doing so. And, still, it wasn’t enough because of one swing by an old adversaryJose Bautista rocked a two-run homer in the sixth inning that carried the Toronto Blue Jays to a 3-2 victory over Shields and the Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Shields, 1-2, is well-acquainted with Bautista after spending the previous seven years at American League East-rival Tampa Bay. And this was the fourth time in 28 career confrontations that ended in a Bautista homer.

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