Robinson Cano hit a three-run homer and Lyle Overbay added a grand slam as the Yankees pounded the Royals on Wednesday night.
Billy Butler and David Lough both hit solo home runs on Tuesday night to help lead the Royals over the New York Yankees.
Jeremy Guthrie neatly handled a nemesis and a long rain delay to pitch into the seventh inning.
Oakland jumped out to a 6-0 lead and held off a late rally by the Royals to win the series opener at Kauffman Stadium.
Lorenzo Cain smacked a grand slam in the 6th inning to lead a Royals rally in the series finale against the first-place Cleveland Indians.
Royals outfielder Alex Gordon is listed as day-to-day after suffering a possible concussion during Wednesday’s victory over the Indians.
David Lough hit three doubles and added the tiebreaking home run in the eight inning to help the Royals escape Minnesota with a series split.
The Royals designate Jeff Francoeur for assignment and recall Johnny Giavotella from Triple-A Omaha.
Eric Hosmer provided two of Kansas City’s season-high four home runs as the Royals beat the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.
Salvador Perez provided the only offense on the night for the Kansas City Royals with a solo home run as the Royals lose in Minnesota.