Injury updates • Outfielder Bubba Starling will remain out for a few days with oblique tenderness.
• Infielder Adalberto Mondesi is being shut down for 2-to-3 days because of a sore right arm, which is not considered to be serious.
• Right-hander Jesse Hahn is on the 60-day disabled list with an ulnar collateral ligament sprain.
Camp battles • Ryan Goins, in a battle with Ramon Torres for the utility infielder role, showed some situational hitting in the second inning by lifting a sacrifice fly to right to get Tyler Collins home from third. Goins also drew a walk but was thrown out stealing.
• Right-hander Burch Smith, a Rule 5 Draft pick, gave up five hits and five runs in two innings.
"That happens with young guys," Yost said. "They're really good for awhile, then they slip a little, and then they get back at it and are really good."
• Michael Saunders, a non-roster invitee trying to make the team as a designated hitter/outfielder, had two more hits and an RBI and now is hitting .417 in Cactus League play.
Up next Left-hander Danny Duffy makes his second start of the spring as the Royals travel to Glendale to play the White Sox at 2:05 p.m. CT. Right-handers Sam Gaviglio, Trevor Oaks, Blaine Boyer, and Miguel Almonte, and left-handers Eric Stout and Richard Lovelady are also expected to pitch. The game can be heard on an exclusive audio webcast on royals.com.