Danny Duffy pitched seven shutout innings, Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer, and the Royals cruised to a 5-1 win over the Yankees at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday. >> Click here for the full box score
Jacoby Ellsbury and Aaron Judge had two hits apiece to lead an otherwise-quiet Yankees offense. Ellsbury and Starlin Castro each hit doubles for New York.
Jordan Montgomery allowed five runs on four hits, including a three-run home run, while striking out four and walking three. Chad Green pitched three scoreless innings in relief for New York, allowing just one hit and striking out six.
Didi Gregorius plated the Yankees' only RBI of the night with an RBI single in the ninth inning.
The Yankees will travel to Tampa to face the Rays on Friday at 7:10 p.m. at Tropicana Field.