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Shields strikes out 12, Royals sweep Astros 5-1

Houston Astros' Scott Feldman delivers a pitch against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning of a baseball game on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — Bo Porter knows there will be some growing pains in managing the youngest team in the majors.

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Shields strikes out 12, Royals sweep Astros 5-1

Kansas City Royals' James Shields delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros in the first inning of a baseball game on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — James Shields kept the Houston Astros off-balance all night.

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Astros’ George Springer to make debut

Houston Astros' George Springer (4) heads back to first base as Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante throws to first base in the fifth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Houston. Springer was picked off attempting to steal second. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — George Springer got his first game with the Houston Astros out of the way on Wednesday night.

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Homer by Moustakas lifts Royals over Astros 6-4

Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas connects for a solo home run against the Houston Astros in the 11th inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Moustakas has been mired in such a tough start to the season he joked that he tried to do a little something extra to make sure the ball he hit in the 11th inning would carry out of Minute Maid Park.

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Astros call up prized prospect George Springer

HOUSTON (AP) — Prized prospect George Springer will join the Houston Astros from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Wednesday.

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