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.