Crown points

Crown points

• Friday night's attendance of 33,694 had walk-up sales of 6,061 and represented the second largest crowd this year at Kauffman Stadium, topped only by 40,230 at the home opener.

• Closer Joakim Soria, rehabbing from elbow surgery in Arizona, marked his 28th birthday on Friday.

• Jake Odorizzi, in his Triple-A Omaha debut, held Tacoma to three runs on nine hits and a walk in 6 2/3 innings, but reliever Jeremy Jeffress gained credit for the 5-4 victory. Outfielder Wil Myers had a triple, double and single to go 5-for-9 in his two Triple-A games.