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• Batting practice for the Royals was canceled on Thursday night when rain peppered the Camden Yards field while the Orioles were hitting. The grounds crew immediately covered the infield although the rain was short-lived.

• The Royals began the Baltimore series with 124 double plays, second in the Majors behind Minnesota's 134. Mike Moustakas was leading third basemen with 33 -- 10 ahead of Detroit's Miguel Cabrera and one shy of Mark Teahen's club record of 34 in 2006.

• Back-to-back three-hit games for Triple-A Omaha lifted outfielder Wil Myers' average to .293 after he'd been through a 2-for-23 slump. He has 20 homers and 63 RBIs for the Storm Chasers.

• Shortstop Christian Colon, promoted from Double-A, made his Omaha debut and went 1-for-4 in a 4-2 loss to Colorado Springs on Wednesday.

• Batting practice for the Royals was canceled on Thursday night when rain peppered the Camden Yards field while the Orioles were hitting. The grounds crew immediately covered the infield although the rain was short-lived.

• The Royals began the Baltimore series with 124 double plays, second in the Majors behind Minnesota's 134. Mike Moustakas was leading third basemen with 33 -- 10 ahead of Detroit's Miguel Cabrera and one shy of Mark Teahen's club record of 34 in 2006.

• Back-to-back three-hit games for Triple-A Omaha lifted outfielder Wil Myers' average to .293 after he'd been through a 2-for-23 slump. He has 20 homers and 63 RBIs for the Storm Chasers.

• Shortstop Christian Colon, promoted from Double-A, made his Omaha debut and went 1-for-4 in a 4-2 loss to Colorado Springs on Wednesday.