--C Brayan Pena, who has a five-game hitting streak, has homered in back-to-back games. After hitting a three-run homer in the 14th inning Friday, Pena hit another three-run homer Sunday in the fourth inning.
--LHP Danny Duffy is still looking for his first big league victory, but in his past two starts he has left with a lead, only to watch the bullpen unable to hold it. Duffy allowed three runs on five hits in six-plus innings Sunday at Texas.
--RHP Sean O'Sullivan is bothered by biceps tendinitis, but manager Ned Yost said it is not serious. O'Sullivan is scheduled to make his next start Wednesday against the Angels.
--RHP Aaron Crow's ERA nearly doubled Sunday when he gave up a two-run homer to Michael Young in the eighth. Crow had been scored only once in his prior outings before Young's home run. Crow's ERA jumped from 0.70 to 1.33.
BY THE NUMBERS
8-9 -- Royals' record in series finales.
QUOTE TO NOTE "It was about as much fun as it looked," -- Royals RHP Sean O'Sullivan, after giving up 10 runs on 15 hits, including five home runs, in 5 2/3 innings Saturday in a 10-1 loss to the Rangers.
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