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• Royals left-hander Danny Duffy pitched three innings in his second rehab start for Triple-A Omaha, throwing 68 pitches. He gave up two runs on four hits with three walks and five strikeouts.

• The Royals' streak of 13 consecutive games of allowing three runs or fewer, which ended on Saturday, was the longest since the Giants' 18 straight games from Sept. 5-24, 2010.

• David Lough's assist on Saturday was the 18th by Royals outfielders, second in the Majors behind the Twins' 22. Alex Gordon has seven, Lorenzo Cain four, Jeff Francoeur and Lough three each, and Jarrod Dyson one.

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