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• When Billy Butler reached 26 homers on Friday night, it was the most by a Royal since Carlos Beltran's 26 in 2003.

• Pitcher Luke Hochevar marked his 29th birthday on Saturday. He shares the date with Hall of Famer and ex-Royal Gaylord Perry, 74.

• Sunday's game against the Angels is a recent addition to the Fox Sports Kansas City TV schedule, a makeup for an Aug. 31 rainout.

• When Billy Butler reached 26 homers on Friday night, it was the most by a Royal since Carlos Beltran's 26 in 2003.

• Pitcher Luke Hochevar marked his 29th birthday on Saturday. He shares the date with Hall of Famer and ex-Royal Gaylord Perry, 74.

• Sunday's game against the Angels is a recent addition to the Fox Sports Kansas City TV schedule, a makeup for an Aug. 31 rainout.