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• Prior to Sunday's game, the Royals had an 11-13 record on Easter, with no game scheduled 22 times. This was their first Easter game at Kauffman Stadium since 2009 when they beat the Yankees, 6-4.

Bruce Chen's victory on Saturday put him just one win behind Mariano Rivera's 82 as the most by a Panamanian-born pitcher.

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