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• Third baseman Mike Moustakas observed his 24th birthday on Tuesday. He went into the game against Minnesota with 33 consecutive errorless games.

• The three outfield assists on Sunday at Chicago gave the Royals a Major League-best 41. Included were right fielder Jeff Francoeur's 18 and left fielder Alex Gordon's 12, ranking them first and third among all outfielders.

• The Royals added Sunday's game against the Angels to their Fox Sports Kansas City TV schedule to make up for an Aug. 31 rainout against the Twins.

• Prior to Tuesday's series opener, the Royals' 148 double plays were second in the Majors behind the Twins'164.

• Third baseman Mike Moustakas observed his 24th birthday on Tuesday. He went into the game against Minnesota with 33 consecutive errorless games.

• The three outfield assists on Sunday at Chicago gave the Royals a Major League-best 41. Included were right fielder Jeff Francoeur's 18 and left fielder Alex Gordon's 12, ranking them first and third among all outfielders.

• The Royals added Sunday's game against the Angels to their Fox Sports Kansas City TV schedule to make up for an Aug. 31 rainout against the Twins.

• Prior to Tuesday's series opener, the Royals' 148 double plays were second in the Majors behind the Twins'164.