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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Royals took a shot Friday at softening the blow from the disastrous Jonathan Sanchez off-season trade.
The Royals acquired Colorado right-hander Jeremy Guthrie in exchange for Sanchez, who had been designated for assignment on Tuesday. Essentially, that now makes the off-season trade of Melky Cabrera to the Giants for Guthrie and prospect Ryan Verdugo.
And there is reason to like Friday's deal.
At first glance, it would appear the Royals and Rockies simply swapped lost causes. Sanchez was horrific with Kansas City, posting a 7.76 ERA and a 1-6 mark.
Guthrie was almost as bad for the Rockies, who had made him their opening-day starter. Overall, he was 3-9 with a 6.35 ERA.
But one explanation for Guthrie's poor overall numbers was that he had become spooked about pitching at Coors Field he had a respectable 3.67 ERA in 10 games (eight starts) away from Coors Field.
Guthrie admitted in a conference call Friday with reporters that he was a completel...
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KANSAS CITY, MO The Kansas City Royals today acquired right-handed starter Jeremy Guthrie from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for left-handed starter Jonathan Sanchez.
Guthrie, 33, is 3-9 with a 6.35 ERA in 19 games, including 15 starts, for Colorado in 2012. He has pitched well away from Coors Field, posting a 3.67 ERA in 10 games (8 starts) on the road. The six-foot-one, 205...
Somewhere, someday, somehow, we could all sit back and have a good laugh about this one. In a deal that can only be described as heinous as this juncture of the baseball season, the Rockies and Royals have swapped a pair of struggling starters, with Jeremy Guthrie headed to Kansas City and Jonathan Sanchez gearing up for the Mile High City. On the surface, this deal is gross. Sanchez...
Denver, CO. The Colorado Rockies road to 100 losses continued Wednesday at Coors Field with another blown lead thanks to Jeremy Guthrie. Spotted to a 5-1 lead Jeremy Guthrie again imploded leaving to boos after only lasting 2 2/3 innings in a total mystery as to what has happened to the Rockies supposed “ace” of … Continue reading »The post Colorado Rockies Road to 100! appeared...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. We know Jeremy Guthrie spent two years on a Mormon mission. We know he digs bikes. We know he takes the environment seriously.
Himself? Not so much.
On Friday, the newest Kansas City Royal tweeted this: "I just told Dayton Moore on phone that the 1st player I would've chose for HR Derby would've been Billy Butler."
Oh, you cad.
Left-handed pitcher Jonathan Sanchez was traded from the Kansas City Royals to the Colorado Rockies for pitcher Jeremy Guthrie. The Rockies save more than $1 million in the exchange of struggling veteran starters. Guthrie had been in the bullpen before recently returning to the Rockies' rotation. He was 3-9 with a 6.35 ERA with Colorado and began the season with losses in...
Baseball doesn't seem to matter after the day Colorado had.The Colorado Rockies played a baseball game on Friday night in San Diego. Carlos Gonzalez hit a grand slam. Earlier in the day, the Rockies dealt Jeremy Guthrie to the Kansas City Royals. The Rockies lost the game 9-5, but it didn't really matter.It all seemed pretty meaningless when compared with what the state that...
The Kansas City Royals hope a return to the American League can help Jeremy Guthrie after he struggled the last four months as a member of the NL.
Facing the Minnesota Twins can only help his re-acclimation.
Guthrie is scheduled to make his first start for the Royals on Sunday when they close their series against the Minnesota Twins.
Kansas City acquired Guthrie from Colorado...
Left-handed pitcher Jonathan Sanchez was traded to the Colorado Rockies for pitcher Jeremy Guthrie. The Rockies save more than $1 million in the exchange of struggling veteran starters. Guthrie had been in the bullpen before recently returning to the Rockies' rotation. He was 3-9 with a 6.35 ERA with Colorado and began the season with losses in nine straight decisions. ...
Jon Morosi of FOX Sports is reporting that the Royals and Rockies have swapped troublesome starting pitchers, with Jonathan Sanchez heading to Colorado and Jeremy Guthrie heading to Kansas City.
Upon hearing about this deal, my first thought was "holy crap, Jonathan Sanchez in Coors Field!" Sanchez is familiar with Coors thanks to his time with the Giants, and actually...
According to sources close to Jon Paul Morosi of FOXSports, the Colorado Rockies sent right handed pitcher Jeremy Guthrie to the Kansas City Royals in exchange of left handed pitcher Jonathan Sanchez.
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The Colorado Rockies acquired left-handed pitcher Jonathan Sanchez
from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for right-hander Jeremy
Guthrie on Friday.