Infante’s 6 RBIs Carry Royals Past Orioles 9-3

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BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 27: Base runner Steve Clevenger #45 of the Baltimore Orioles falls over after being forced out during a double play against the Kansas City Royals in the fourth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on April 27, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

BALTIMORE, MD – APRIL 27: Base runner Steve Clevenger #45 of the Baltimore Orioles falls over after being forced out during a double play against the Kansas City Royals in the fourth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on April 27, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

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BALTIMORE — Omar Infante homered and tied a career high with six RBIs, James Shields pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the Kansas City Royals coasted to a 9-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.

Nori Aoki scored three runs for the Royals, who took two of three from Baltimore to conclude a 3-4 road trip that began in Cleveland. Kansas City is 12-0 when scoring at least four runs and 0-12 when scoring three runs or fewer.

Infante hit a run-scoring groundout in the first inning, a sacrifice fly in the third, a two-run double in the fifth and a two-run shot in the seventh. He entered with one home run and 11 RBIs in 21 games.

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