Quote to note

"It is early, but we've had a bit of a bounce in our step from the beginning of Spring Training, so this isn't anything new. The feeling hasn't been different over the last two months for us."
-- Manager Ned Yost on the Royals' upbeat attitude after a fast start.

Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.