Found August 26, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Royals' Jeremy Guthrie held down Wil Myers and the Tampa Bay Rays over five innings and Kansas City rolled to an 11-1 victory Monday in the makeup of a snowed-out game from early May. Guthrie (13-10) allowed six hits and three walks but twice delivered timely strikeouts. He fanned Kelly Johnson with two aboard to end the third inning, and then struck out David DeJesus on a called third strike to leave the bases loaded in the fourth. Rays manager Joe Maddon argued that the call and was tossed by plate umpire Greg Gibson. Jeremy Hellickson (10-8) allowed five runs in just 2 2-3 innings for Tampa Bay. It was the struggling right-hander's shortest start since June 30, 2012, when he went the same distance in a game against Detroit before getting pelted in the leg by a line drive. Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer and finished with four RBIs, Billy Butler homered and drove in three, and Mike Moustakas also drove in a pair as the Royals won their se...
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