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• The Royals won't name a starter for Tuesday's game against Texas until after Monday's game, Yost said. Kansas City likely will go with right-hander Vin Mazzaro, but Yost said the club will wait and see what happens in the next two games before making it official.

• On this day in 1979, the Royals set a club record for most extra-base hits in a game with nine in a 14-5 win against the White Sox. The Royals had nine doubles, one triple and two home runs that day. The only starter not to record an extra-base hit was Hall of Famer George Brett, who on this day in 1993 hit his 300th career home run.

• The Royals entered Sunday's series finale with a 3-1 mark in rubber games this season.

• The Royals entered Sunday with a 23-21 record all time on Mother's Day, including a 3-1 mark against the White Sox, with three of those games played on May 13.