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  1. Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Jesse Chavez (30) delivers to a Kansas City Royals batter during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, April 18, 2015. Chavez combined with starting pitcher Jesse Hahn for a shut-out of the Royals. The Athletics defeated the Royals 5-0. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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    Oakland Athletics right fielder Josh Reddick, left, celebrates with second baseman Eric Sogard (28) following a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, April 18, 2015. The Athletics defeated the Royals 5-0. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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  2. Oakland Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien (10) catches a fly ball hit by Kansas City Royals' Omar Infante during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, April 18, 2015. The Athletics defeated the Royals 5-0. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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    Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jesse Hahn, right, is taken from the field by a trainer after on injury in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, April 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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  3. Oakland Athletics designated hitter Billy Butler (16) hits an RBI single off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura (30) during the fourth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, April 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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    Oakland Athletics third baseman Brett Lawrie (15) fields a ball hit by Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer during a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, April 18, 2015. Hosmer was out on the play. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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  4. Umpire Jim Joyce, right, ejects Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura from a baseball game during the fourth inning after hitting Oakland Athletics' Brett Lawrie (15) with a pitch at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, April 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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    Oakland Athletics' Josh Reddick (22) is congratulated by teammates Ike Davis, left, and Billy Butler (16) after his three-run home run off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura during the fourth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, April 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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  5. Oakland Athletics' Brett Lawrie (15) talks with umpire Greg Gibson (53) after he was hit by a pitch by Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura during the fourth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, April 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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    Umpires get between the Oakland Athletics and Kansas City Royals after benches emptied after Oakland Athletics' Brett Lawrie was hit by a pitch during the fourth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, April 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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