Jeter drives in pair of runs, Pineda dazzles as Yankees pound AL Central-leading Royals 8-1

  • by: DAVE SKRETTA , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 26, 2014 - 7:23 AM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — 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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