Guthrie Pitches Gem As KC Sweeps Arizona
Associated Press - August 7, 2014 11:28 pm
Alex Gordon hit a go-ahead RBI single in the top of the ninth after Oakland tied it in the bottom of the eighth, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Athletics 7-6 on Wednesday.
PHOENIX (AP) – Jeremy Guthrie retired the final 19 batters in Kansas City’s first complete game this season, and the Royals beat Arizona 6-2 Thursday night for a three game inter league 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 single for the Royals, who have won four in a row and 12 of 15 to pull within 2 1/2 games of first place Detroit in the AL Central.