Nori Aoki went 4-for-4 with a double and a walk to lead the Royals to a 4-3 win over the White Sox on Monday.
Billy Butler went 0-for-3 with a walk Monday in his first start in three days.
The Royals don't intend for Danny Duffy (shoulder) to start again until next Monday against the Indians.
Liam Hendriks will start Tuesday against the White Sox.
Danny Duffy (shoulder) will pitch in a simulated game Tuesday.
Eric Hosmer hit a three-run home run in a loss to the Red Sox on Sunday.
Jason Vargas allowed five runs over 5 1/3 innings in a loss to the Red Sox on Sunday.
Danny Duffy (shoulder) felt no pain during a light bullpen session Sunday.
Josh Willingham has been unavailable the last couple days after straining his groin on Thursday.
Jeremy Guthrie allowed just one (unearned) run over eight innings in Saturday's 7-1 defeat of Boston.
Danny Duffy (shoulder) will throw a light bullpen session on Sunday.
Greg Holland returned to action in Friday's loss to the Red Sox, striking out three in a scoreless inning of work.
Eric Hosmer blasted a two-run homer in Friday's loss to the Red Sox.
Billy Butler had a rough night at the plate in Friday's loss to the Red Sox, going hitless in four at-bats.
Yordano Ventura delivered a quality start in Friday's loss to the Red Sox, surrendering four runs (three earned) on eight hits over seven frames.