Crown points

Crown points

• Billy Butler, who tallied three RBIs in Saturday's game against the White Sox, has driven in 13 runs in his last 12 games.

• While the White Sox committed four errors Saturday, the Royals' defense continued to be spotless, as the team extended its errorless streak to nine games.

• Sunday marked Ned Yost's 58th birthday. The manager entered play Sunday looking to snap a four-game losing streak on his birthday, dating back to 2007 with Milwaukee. Yost's overall managerial record on Aug. 19 is 2-6.