The Royals also pulled off a fine relay play -- right fielder Jeff Francoeur, to second baseman Johnny Giavotella, to third baseman Anthony Seratelli, to catch Eric Sogard trying for a triple in the fifth inning.
"Defensively, we continue to play very well," Yost said. "Our relays have been spectacular. That's always something you try to iron out in Spring Training but, man, we can run a relay with the best of 'em."
Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.