Originally written on Fox Sports Kansas City  |  Last updated 11/14/14
ANAHEIM (AP) -- Looking to string a pair of wins together to open their West Coast road trip, the Kansas City Royals have to be feeling good about their chances with the seemingly unbeatable Jeremy Guthrie on the mound. Guthrie will try to extend his franchise-record streak of consecutive starts without a loss Tuesday night against a Los Angeles Angels team that has been in a rut offensively. Kansas City (19-16) had dropped three in a row and six of seven before opening its nine-game trip with an 11-4 victory in Anaheim on Monday. Billy Butler broke out of a 4-for-35 slump with the second five-hit game of his career and five RBIs as the Royals reached a double-digit run total for the first time since April 5. "I knew I had been getting closer, but it's just one game," said Butler, who is 6 for 13 with two homers lifetime against Tuesday's scheduled starter Jason Vargas. "You've got to come out and do it consistently. Hopefully I'm on that upward streak now." The Royals should h...
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