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.