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Phillies blank Royals

Jon Lieber tossed a complete-game three-hitter on Saturday, lifting the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-0 shutout of the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium.

The Phillies were road favorites at -120, and the four runs scored were UNDER the posted total of 9.

Lieber (3-4) struck out 11 batters in the process, while Greg Dobbs was 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs for the Phillies.

Gil Meche (3-6) allowed four runs on eight hits over seven innings, and John Buck went 1-for-3 for the Royals.