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Royals bats go quietly in 8-1 loss to Yankees

Kansas City Royals pitcher James Shields throws to a New York Yankees batter in the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The question was lobbed at Royals manager Ned Yost as he was wrapping up his postgame news conference after an 8-1 loss to the New York Yankees on Monday night.

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Yankees rout Royals 8-1 in makeup of June rainout

New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Michael Pineda kept throwing strikes. The Royals kept taking them, trying in vain to drive his pitch count up. When Yankees catcher Brian McCann looked up in the third inning, his right-hander had still thrown just 35 pitches.

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Chiefs’ offense on 0-for-16 skid in scoring TDs

Kansas City Chiefs running back De'Anthony Thomas (1) runs past Minnesota Vikings long snapper Cullen Loeffler (46) during a punt return in the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs are not expected to play their starters much on Thursday night in Green Bay — if they play at all. And that means they might not step on the field having scored a touchdown when they open the regular season Sept. 7 against Tennessee.

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