Originally written on Fox Sports Kansas City  |  Last updated 11/20/12
KANSAS CITY, Mo., The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has signed right-handed starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie to a three-year Major League contract through the 2015 season. Consistent with club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed. Guthrie, 33, went 5-3 with a 3.16 ERA in 14 starts for the Royals after Kansas City acquired him from the Colorado Rockies on July 20 in exchange for pitcher Jonathan Sanchez. The Royals went 10-4 in his starts, including winning 10 of the final 11. Guthrie personally ended the campaign on a career-best five-game winning streak. He was 4-0 with a 2.17 ERA in his final 11 starts, posting the seventh-best ERA in baseball and the third-best in the American League from August 8 to the end of the season. Guthrie especially enjoyed pitching at Kauffman Stadium where he posted a 4-2 record with a 2.40 ERA in nine outings. A workhorse throughout his career, Guthrie last season fell just 18.1 innings shy of recording his fourth-con...
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