Guthrie a Royal go-go in Kansas City

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Guthrie a Royal go-go in Kansas City

Not so good in Ohio, Maryland or Colorado, he’s good in Missouri
He didn’t work out for Cleveland, Baltimore or Colorado, but Jeremy Guthrie finally found happiness in Kansas City with a 5-0 record so far this season. Guthrie is 10-3 overall for the Royals.
After going 3-9 with the Rockies, Jeremy Guthrie was traded in July to Kansas City. “I didn’t hold up my end of the deal for the Rockies, so for them it ended up being a very poor trade,” he said.

Guthrie a Royal go-go in Kansas City

He didn’t work out for Cleveland, Baltimore or Colorado, but Jeremy Guthrie finally found happiness in Kansas City with a 5-0 record so far this season. Guthrie is 10-3 overall for the Royals.
After going 3-9 with the Rockies, Jeremy Guthrie was traded in July to Kansas City. “I didn’t hold up my end of the deal for the Rockies, so for them it ended up being a very poor trade,” he said.
Make that 5-0; Guthrie beats O’s

BALTIMORE – Jeremy Guthrie and the Baltimore Orioles are ready to put the past behind them.
Neither Guthrie nor the Orioles were in a sentimental, nostalgic mood after the right-hander threw six sharp innings to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 6-2 victory Thursday night.
Guthrie pitched five seasons in Baltimore before being traded to Colorado in February 2012. In his first outing against his former team, the right-hander allowed one earned run and seven hits to help the Royals avert a three-game sweep.
That, and not revenge against his old teammates, was Guthrie’s motivation.
“I was just trying to win the game,” Guthrie said. “We had a nice April, and we’re trying to stay consistent here and compete against good teams.”
Asked how it felt to beat the Orioles, he said, “I think someone else put it this way: We’ve turned the page.”
That is precisely how Baltimore manager Buck Showalter viewed Guthrie’s return.
“I didn’t pay much attention to that part of it,” Showalter said. “We’ve kind of turned the page.”
Facing Guthrie brought back memories for Orioles catcher Matt Wieters, who used to see him pitch from a vastly different angle.
“He’s got great stuff and can mix in four pitches,” Wieters said. “It was a little different seeing him from the box as opposed to behind the plate but still the same guy as when he was here.”
After going 3-9 with Colorado, Guthrie (5-0) has been a star for the Royals since his arrival last July. He’s 10-0 since Aug. 8 and has gone a franchise-record 18 consecutive starts without a loss. This outing was more of the same.
“I executed a few pitches, made a couple mistakes,” he said. “Our offense did what we’ve been doing all year when I’ve been out there: score big runs, tack on a couple of extra ones.”
It was the first time in three starts that Guthrie gave up a run. He was coming off his first career shutout, a four-hitter against the White Sox.

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