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This Date In Royals History: August 19, 2012

2012: Jeremy Guthrie took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, and didn’t even get a win to show for it. However, the Royals did, as they scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth for a 5-2 win over the White Sox at Kauffman Stadium.Guthrie ended up pitching 7 2/3 innings. He struck out five and walked one, as he retired the first 14 hitters he faced. After walking A.J. Pierzynski...
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Seven-Run Inning, Three Dingers Lead Royals over Twins 12-6

The Royals are going to have an interesting decision on their hands next season when they decide what to do with Billy Butler and Josh Willingham. For now, though, the club is just enjoying the production both hitters are bringing to the table. A seven-run second inning gave Jeremy Guthrie plenty of run support, but the offense also provided three home runs to pad the lead in the...
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Jeremy Guthrie shuts down Diamondbacks as Royals collect sweep, 6-2, move into wild-card position

A red-eye flight awaited the Royals after a 6-2 victory Thursday over Arizona. They departed the desert in an ideal position, one that appeared so unlikely a few weeks ago. The Royals return to Kansas City in sole possession of the American League’s second wild card, and control their own destiny as they hunt for their first playoff berth since 1985. Inside the visiting manager’s...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Guthrie's complete game seals Royals' sweep of D-backs

PHOENIX -- Through three innings Thursday night, Jeremy Guthrie looked shaky. After that, he was perfect. Guthrie retired the final 19 batters in Kansas City's first complete game of the season, and the Royals beat Arizona 6-2 for a three-game interleague sweep of the Diamondbacks. Guthrie (8-9) allowed seven hits, struck out four and walked none in his eighth career complete...
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Guthrie Leads Royals into Playoff Position, sweep of D’Backs

If the season ended today, the Kansas City Royals would be in the playoffs. Unfortunately, the season doesn’t end today, but the excitement the Royals have created in Kansas City is very real. Behind Jeremy Guthrie’s eighth career complete game, the Royals swept the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday night with a 6-2 win. The victory, coupled with the Toronto Blue Jays’ 2-1...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Guthrie pitches CG, KC completes sweep of D-Backs

PHOENIX -- Jeremy Guthrie retired the final 19 batters in Kansas City's first complete game this season, and the Royals beat Arizona 6-2 on Thursday night for a three-game interleague sweep of the Diamondbacks. Guthrie (8-9) allowed seven hits, struck out four and walked none in his eighth career complete game. Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and Alcides Escobar had a two-run...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Guthrie Shines, Ibanez Hits Dinger in Huge 1-0 Win over A’s

Inning after inning, despite missing scoring opportunities constantly, the Royals tiptoed their way past the sleeping giant. On Friday night, that giant never woke up. Kansas City, in a game that was perceived as an on-paper pitching mismatch, snuck past the Oakland A’s 1-0 to open a three-game series on Friday night. Jeremy Guthrie (7-9) picked a great time for his best outing...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals go toe-to-toe with league's best and emerge victorious in Oakland

OK, Royals fans, this is what playoff baseball probably feels like. The Royals went toe-to-toe with baseball's best team, the Oakland A's, and somehow managed to steal a 1-0 win on Friday. The win was remarkable from numerous angles, mostly that the Royals sent out their most questionable starter, Jeremy Guthrie, and not only survived, they thrived. Guthrie was fantastic...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Billy Butler bashes, Jeremy Guthrie battles as Royals beat Indians 7-5

Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie was laboring. The Indians played merry-go-round on the bases in the second inning and didn’t stop until they reached five runs. Even Guthrie appeared to be getting dizzy. He didn’t cover the bag after an impressive diving stop by first baseman Billy Butler, and upon reaching the dugout Guthrie was close to his boiling point. “About 97 percent...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie helps grounds crew during rain delay

Kansas City Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie helped the grounds crew get the field ready during a long rain delay in the ninth inning of Thursday night's game at Busch Stadium against the St. Louis Cardinals. Guthrie started the game and pitched six innings, giving up only two runs, but was still in position to take the loss after eight innings until the Royals took him off the...
Via Holdout Sports
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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