Greg Holland gave up two earned runs and recorded only one out Monday in an appearance at Yankee Stadium.
Jeremy Guthrie was obliterated for 11 earned runs in one official inning of work Monday by the Yankees.
Royals first base prospect Ryan O'Hearn upped his league-leading home run total to 11 Sunday in a win for Low-A Lexington.
Salvador Perez is not in the Royals' starting lineup on Monday afternoon versus the Yankees.
Jason Vargas (elbow) will start for the Royals on Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium.
Royals recalled LHP Brandon Finnegan from Triple-A Omaha.
Royals placed LHP Danny Duffy on the 15-day disabled list with left biceps tendinitis.
Mike Moustakas (clavicle) went 1-for-4 in his return to the Royals' lineup Sunday.
Alex Rios (hand) will begin his minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Omaha on Sunday.
Royals pitching prospect Eric Skoglund dominated Saturday in seven scoreless innings for High-A Wilmington.
Yordano Ventura allowed four earned runs in seven innings Sunday as the Royals fell to the Cardinals.
Alex Gordon went 1-for-1 with a two-run homer off of John Lackey in Saturday's rain-shortened win over the Cardinals.
Edinson Volquez allowed two runs in six innings before rain ended his day against the Cardinals, in a game that was called 3-2 in the Royals' favor in the middle of the sixth.
Mike Moustakas left Saturday's game against the Cardinals with a bruised clavicle.
Chris Young spun six scoreless frames in Friday's 5-0 win over the Cardinals.