Royals 3, A's 0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jason Vargas threw a three-hitter and Omar Infante hit a two-run homer as Kansas City shut out Oakland.

Vargas, who gave up two hits in the first, retired the final 23 batters. It was his 11th career complete game and his sixth shutout. Vargas (8-6) struck out four and walked none. He allowed only one batter past first base

Infante homered in the third inning after Nori Aoki singled as the Royals grabbed a 2-0 lead. Kansas City has won 12 of its past 14 games.