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Jeremy Guthrie | Starting Pitcher

Team: Kansas City Royals
Age / DOB:  (35) / 4/8/1979
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: Stanford
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Jeremy Guthrie allowed just one (unearned) run over eight innings in Saturday's 7-1 defeat of Boston.
Guthrie cruised, limiting the Red Sox to three hits and a walk over his eight impressive frames. He struck out two. It was a nice bounceback outing for the veteran right-hander, who gave up eight runs -- six earned -- in 2 2/3 innings Monday night in Detroit. Guthrie will try to keep it going next week in a rematch with the Tigers at home. Sep 13 - 10:04 PM

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Jeremy Guthrie limited the Rangers to one run over seven innings but settled for a no-decision on Tuesday.

Guthrie scattered eight hits, relying on three double plays to stifle any potential rallies. Unfortunately for the right-hander, he was matched pitch for pitch by Rangers starter Derek Holland, depriving him of his 11th win. Guthrie has a tougher task on deck when he faces the Tigers in Detroit on Monday.
Sep 2 - 11:11 PM

Jeremy Guthrie got a no-decision after allowing five runs in six innings as the Royals lost to the Twins in 10 innings on Thursday.

The Twins racked up the hits against Guthrie with nine of them along with two walks over the right-hander's six frames. Guthrie also struck out five. He has a 4.43 ERA, a 1.31 WHIP, and a 112/44 K/BB ratio, which he'll take into Tuesday's home start against the Rangers.
Aug 29 - 12:07 AM

Jeremy Guthrie fired eight innings of one-run ball Saturday in the Royals' 6-3 defeat of the Rangers.

Guthrie carved his way easily through the Texas lineup, yielding only five hits and a walk over his eight impressive frames. He's now 10-10 with a 4.32 ERA and 1.31 WHIP this season for the Royals, who have moved to 16 games above .500. Guthrie gets the Twins at home next.
Aug 23 - 11:08 PM

Jeremy Guthrie earned his ninth win of the season after allowing four runs in seven innings while the Royals bashed the Twins in a 12-6 victory on Sunday.

Guthrie has struggled since the start of July, including his beating against the Athletics in his last start, so Sunday's effort was a nice rebound. The right-hander allowed five hits and walked two while striking out seven. He'll take a 4.48 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, and a 105/41 K/BB ratio into Saturday's road start against the Rangers.
Aug 17 - 6:41 PM

Jeremy Guthrie surrendered 11 hits and six runs -- four earned -- over 4 2/3 innings in a loss to the A's on Tuesday.

Guthrie got knocked around, but it was mostly death by papercuts -- only one of the 11 hits given up went for extra bases. The loss snapped a three-game winning streak for the right-hander, who fell to 8-10. Guthrie will carry a 4.45 ERA into Sunday's matchup with the Twins at Target Field.
Aug 12 - 11:08 PM

Jeremy Guthrie yielded two runs in a complete-game victory against the Diamondbacks on Thursday.

Guthrie, who retired the last 19 batters he faced, declined to issue a free pass and struck out four batters. He was absolutely battered in July, going 1-3 with a 10.07 ERA in four starts, but allowed three hits over six innings Friday against the A's in his first start of August and put together his second consecutive quality outing this evening. The right-hander is safe to use in AL-only formats again. Guthrie (8-9, 4.35 ERA) gets the A's again next week.
Aug 8 - 12:25 AM

Jeremy Guthrie allowed three hits over six innings Friday to notch the win as the Royals beat the A's 1-0.

Guthrie is thankful to have July over with: he went 1-3 with a 10.07 ERA in four starts last month. He's simply a spot starter in AL-only leagues right now, but he'll be a decent play next week in a road start against the Diamondbacks.
Aug 2 - 12:44 AM

Jeremy Guthrie fell to 5-8 after allowing eight runs in four innings as the Royals were easily defeated by the Tigers on Thursday.

The Tigers' offense is firing on all cylinders, having scored 14 runs on Tuesday and 16 on Thursday. Guthrie was no match for it, allowing eight hits, walking three, and striking out only two in the effort. The right-hander heads into the All-Star break carrying a 4.56 ERA, a 1.35 WHIP, and a 75/32 K/BB ratio.
Jul 11 - 12:04 AM

Jeremy Guthrie was hammered for six earned runs in four innings Saturday in a loss to the Indians.

It was the worst start in close to two months for Guthrie, who was knocked around for 11 hits and issued two walks. His ERA went from 3.69 all the way to 4.02. Guthrie will try to get back on the right track in his next outing at home against the Tigers.
Jul 5 - 9:59 PM

Jeremy Guthrie allowed two runs over 7 2/3 innings Monday in a defeat of the Dodgers.

Guthrie has rebounded from a five-game losing streak to win three in a row, allowing five runs over 20 innings in the process. We wouldn't go picking him up in mixed leagues, of course, but he's giving the Royals exactly what they need.
Jun 24 - 12:20 AM

Jeremy Guthrie limited the Tigers to one run in 6 2/3 innings in a victory Wednesday.

Incredibly, he struck out nine for the second straight start. Prior to last week, he had just six nine-strikeout games in 229 career starts. Perhaps more incredibly, Guthrie also committed his sixth error of the season in the game. That's three more than any other pitcher in MLB and two more than any pitcher had during the entire 2013 season. The last pitcher to have more than six in a season was Matt Garza, who committed seven in 2011.
Jun 18 - 4:25 PM

Jeremy Guthrie pitched well on Friday, whiffing nine White Sox over 5 2/3 innings en route to his third victory of the season.

The veteran right-hander allowed two runs on six hits and four walks on the evening. He danced in and out of trouble throughout the night, but was able to make big pitches in the most critical situations. He now owns a 4.04 ERA, 1.26 WHIP and 50/24 K/BB ratio on the season. He’s nothing more than a matchup play in mixed leagues, and should be avoided for Wednesday’s matchup against the Tigers in Detroit.
Jun 13 - 11:53 PM

Jeremy Guthrie gave up four runs over seven innings in a loss to the Yankees on Friday.

Guthrie had allowed four runs in his previous three outings combined. The big blow Friday was a bases-clearing double by Brian McCann in the third inning. The veteran right-hander struck out two and walked one in the loss and now owns a 4.10 ERA through 13 starts this season. He's winless since April 9, but will try to change that when he faces the Indians next week in another start at home.
Jun 7 - 12:10 AM

Jeremy Guthrie allowed one run over six innings of work but took the loss against the Astros on Tuesday.

Guthrie gave up seven hits and walked three, with a Matt Dominguez RBI single as the only damage against him on the evening. The right-hander also struck out five. He's been very good in his last two starts with nothing to show for it, and he's 2-4 with a 4.14 ERA and 1.23 WHIP through 11 starts. He gives the Royals innings but remains a non-entity outside of deep AL-only leagues. His next start will come Sunday at the Blue Jays.
May 27 - 11:50 PM

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S1James Shields
2Jason Vargas
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