Royals beat Indians 2-0, gain on Tigers

5 years 3 weeks 1 day ago Monday, September 22 2014 Sep 22, 2014 Monday, September 22, 2014 1:56:00 PM CDT September 22, 2014 in Baseball
Source: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

CLEVELAND (AP) - Danny Duffy pitched six shutout innings for his first win in more than a month as the Kansas City Royals moved closer to the top of the AL Central and kept some distance over Cleveland in the wild-card race, beating the Indians 2-0 on Monday night.

Duffy (9-11), who had thrown just one pitch in September before the start, held the Indians to six hits. The left-hander had been sidelined since Sept. 6 with a sore shoulder.

Greg Holland worked the ninth for his 44th save as the Royals, seeking their first postseason appearance since 1985, moved within one game of first-place Detroit. The Tigers lost 2-0 at home to the White Sox.

Carlos Carrasco (8-6) couldn't keep the momentum going for the Indians, who earlier completed a 4-3 win in 10 innings in a game suspended on Aug. 31 in Kansas City.

COLUMBIA - Mizzou Basketball announced its television schedule for the 2014-2015 season Monday.

The Tigers will start their season at the Hearnes Center Oct. 29 with an exhibition game against William Jewell College. The game will appear on SEC Network Plus, which can be streamed with the WatchESPN app.

Tickets to the William Jewell game will be free for fans, with preferential seating for season-ticket holders. The game will be played at Hearnes because crews will be installing a new video board at Mizzou Arena.

Three Missouri non-conference games will be carried on the SEC Network, including the games against Valparaiso, the Elon and Lipscomb.

Four more games will also appear on SEC Network Plus, including another exhibition matchup against UMSL, as well as regular-season games against UMKC, Oral Roberts and SEMO.

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