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Royals Have Decision to Make with Ventura

Well now what? I wrote yesterday about keeping Jeremy Guthrie in the rotation, and if there was to be an odd man out, it should most likely be Yordano Ventura. The question then becomes, "but what do you do with him?" Ventura does still have options left, so it is POSSIBLE for the Royals to option him to the minors. Considering how unwilling they were to send down one of...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Better Suited with Guthrie in the Rotation

Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star has noted that the three candidates most likely to find themselves odd man out in the starting rotation once Jason Vargas returns are Yordano Ventura, Danny Duffy and Jeremy Guthrie. Danny Duffy has had a 2.27 ERA in his last 5 starts since returning from the DL, averaging well over 6 innings a start, so for all intents and purposes,...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Guthrie gets 1,000th strikeout in Royals' 5-3 win over A's

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Jeremy Guthrie struck out a season-high seven batters in six innings and Salvador Perez homered to help the Kansas City Royals complete a three-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 5-3 victory on Sunday. Omar Infante hit a tiebreaking single in a three-run sixth inning for the Royals, who have won five of six to open a nine-game road trip. After winning two...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Guthrie, Royals gunning for third road sweep of month

A surge of strong play away from home has vaulted the Kansas City Royals to the top of the American League. They will look to complete their third road sweep this month Sunday against the last-place Oakland Athletics. Kansas City (43-28) continued its outstanding play away from home with Saturday's 3-2 victory, its ninth in the past 12 road games. It was also the Royals' 43rd win...
Via Fox Sports
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

The Enigma that is Kansas City Royals Starting Pitcher, Jeremy Guthrie

Kansas City Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie (11) reacts after giving up a three-run home run to New York Yankees’ Brett Gardner during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 25, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) Royals veteran starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie is the definition of a fifth starter. The average WAR (wins above replacement) for a team’s fifth starter...
Via The Sports Journal
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeremy Guthrie takes Royals on a roller coaster

The Kansas City Royals know exactly what they’re getting every time starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie takes the mound. They’ll get Jekyll or they’ll get Hyde. In the series opener against the Cleveland Indians Tuesday night, Guthrie was back on top the roller coaster. In 5.2 innings, Guthrie gave up just one run on two hits, one out away from a quality start and quite the contrast...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals pitcher has a big Chipotle superstition

Jeremy Guthrie loves his Chipotle. The Kansas City Royals righty recently sat down with Jay Mohr and when the subject of pre-game superstitions came up, this. “People always ask ‘what do you do that’s superstitious?’ I have to have Chipotle before every game I pitch. So, 32 times this year,” Guthrie told the host of Mohr Stories. “I would own one in a heartbeat. I need...
Via Hall of Very Good
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeremy Guthrie apologizes for post-game t-shirt

Kansas City Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie took to twitter to apologize for a t-shirt he wore to a post game press conference after defeating the Baltimore Orioles in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series. Guthrie who pitched for the Orioles from 2007 to 2011 wore a shirt that read “These O’s ain’t Royal.” My intention was not to anger O's fans or friends w/my...
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Guthrie offers retweet to fan who caught frustration ball he tossed to upper deck

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- You don't see this everyday: Royals right-hander Jeremy Guthrie, after catching a line drive for the third out in the sixth inning, took a few steps toward the dugout and hurled the ball about five rows up into the upper deck behind the first-base dugout. With a runner on second and two outs in the top of the sixth at Kauffman Stadium, Jose Reyes smashed a liner...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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