MIAMI (AP) _ James Shields remained undefeated, pitching seven
strong innings and the Tampa Bay Devil Rays beat the Florida
Marlins 7-to-2. Shields is 6-and-0.
The 25-year-old right-hander allowed six hits and struck out
nine in winning his third straight start.
It was the ninth time in his last ten starts that Shields has
held the opposition to three runs or fewer.
Dontrelle Willis is 7-and-5 with the loss. He allowed four runs
and eight hits while striking out five in seven innings.
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