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Royals fall short in 2-1 loss to Cubs in 11 innings

Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar can't make the catch on a single by Chicago Cubs' David Ross during the 11th inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 31, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs won 2-1. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost expected a low-scoring game on a chilly day at Wrigley Field.

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World War II vet fulfills goal of pitching at Wrigley Field

Tony Gianunzio throws out a ceremonial first pitch before an interleague baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the Chicago Cubs Sunday, May 31, 2015, in Chicago. More than 70 years after he hoped to make his major league debut, World War II veteran Gianunzio fulfilled his goal of pitching at Wrigley Field. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — More than 70 years after he hoped to make his major league debut, a World War II veteran fulfilled his goal of pitching at Wrigley Field.

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