Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields is congratulated by teammates in the dugout during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in Cleveland. Shields pitched 8 innings and gave up four hits and two runs. The Royals won 6-2. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Royals defeat Cleveland

James Shields dominated and Alex Gordon homered in the top of the first to lead the Royals over the Cleveland Indians in a key American Leag…