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The Yankees stop the Royals 6 to 1

Derek Jeter drove in two runs in his final scheduled trip to Kauffman Stadium, backing a sharp outing from Michael Pineda and helping the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night for their fifth straight win.



Jacoby Ellsbury drove in a run in the seventh inning with the 1,000th hit of his career, then added a two-run homer in the ninth.

Stephen Drew and Martin Prado also homered for New York.



Pineda (3-2) gave up a solo shot to Mike Moustakas leading off the third inning, but that was about it in his third game back from the disabled list.

Pineda struck out five without a walk in 6 1-3 innings to win for the first time since beating the Cubs on April 16.



James Shields (12-7) allowed six runs over 6 2-3 innings for Kansas City.

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