Worth noting

Worth noting

• Daniel Crabtree, general counsel for the Royals, is among six lawyers nominated to serve on the U.S. District Court by President Barack Obama. Crabtree was nominated for the District of Kansas. He's been a partner at the law firm of Stinson Morrison Hecker since 1988. He is a graduate of Ottawa University and the University of Kansas Law School.

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