4:58 AM EDT, Thu April 24, 2014

The slider that changed the game

The slider that changed the game came in the sixth inning. Let's set the scene: the Indians had taken a two-run lead on a fourth inning home run by Michael Brantley. Coming into the game Brantley had hit .211 off Royals starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie and had grounded out in his first at-bat. With a runner on second base Guthrie fell behind Brantley 2-1; a fastball count. Instead of throwing a fastball, Guthrie threw a changeup. But the changeup was elevated in the zone and then elevated into the right field seats--Indians up 2-0. The Royals took the lead right back in the top of the fifth,...
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Guthrie goes seven strong in win over Rays - Jeremy Guthrie (S) Kansas City Royals

Jeremy Guthrie threw seven innings of one-run ball to lead the Royals past the Rays on Wednesday.
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Pitcher preview: Jeremy Guthrie

Is calling a righty "crafty" like calling a non-Caucasion "scrappy?" Jeremy Guthrie has made a career out of beating his peripherals. In every year that he's pitched a full load of innings, he's posted an ERA below his FIP, and in many of them he was nearly a full run below it. That's good for him, because most guys with a 4.75 career FIP don't get to have ten-year careers. One of the more confounding things about Guthrie is that he doesn't do it with an exceptional groundball rate (41% is good but not elite), nor does he limit HRs especially well (10.8% HR/FB is higher than the average)....

Royals-White Sox lineups for Friday's home opener at The K

Here are the lineups for Friday's Royals home opener as Jeremy Guthrie faces the Chicago White Sox's Erik Johnson. First pitch is 3:10 p.m. on Fox Sports KC:

Veteran Jeremy Guthrie still Ned Yost's choice to start Royals home opener

The threat of rain postponed the Royals' series finale against the Tigers on Thursday, and delayed the 2014 debut start of rookie Yordano Ventura until next Tuesday. Jeremy Guthrie remains the starter for Friday's home opener against the White Sox at Kauffman Stadium.

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