Kansas City Royals' Alex Gordon (4) is congratulated by teammate Mike Moustakas (8) after hitting a home run off of Boston red sox pitcher John Lackey in the third inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

Royals Win Finale vs. Boston

James Shields picked up his first home win in more than three months and the Kansas City Royals have won seven consecutive series for the first time in 22 years.…
Kansas City Royals' Alex Gordon (4) is congratulated by Justin Maxwell (27) after hitting a home run in the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, Aug. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

Six-run 6th inning vaults Royals past Red Sox

Justin Maxwell and Alex Gordon each hit solo home runs and the Royals added six runs in the 6th inning for a come-from-behind victory over the Boston Red Sox.…
Kansas City Royals pitcher Bruce Chen, left, is congratulated  by first baseman Eric Hosmer, right, as he leaves in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

Royals shut down Red Sox behind Chen’s gem

Bruce Chen kept the Boston Red Sox off-balanced at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday night as the Royals earn their 16th win out of 20 games since the All-Star break.…