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Crown points

• Royals broadcaster Ryan Lefebvre's wife, Sarah, had a son, Lucas, on Thursday night. He's their third boy, joining Micah and Evan. Bob Davis, who retired from the Royals' broadcasting team last winter, returned to take Lefebvre's place in the radio booth on Thursday, Friday and Sunday.

• Lorenzo Cain's two assists in New York gave the Royals' outfield a total of 24, tied for second in the Majors with Arizona and one behind leading Minnesota entering Friday's action.

• Alcides Escobar's 18 infield hits ranked sixth in the American League. Eric Hosmer had the second-most on the Royals with 11, followed by Cain's 10.

Dick Kaegel is a reporter for
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