KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jeremy Guthrie ran his unbeaten streak to a club record 17 consecutive starts with a four-hitter, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 2-0 last night. Guthrie is 9-0 in the 17 starts, which began August 8th, 2012, against the White Sox.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jon Jay homered and drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth, and the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 7-6 yesterday. Jay also hit a three-run homer in the second. Allen Craig connected for a solo shot in the sixth, and Daniel Descalso hit a two-run homer in the seventh.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers manager Ron Roenicke knows why it's so hard to beat the St. Louis Cardinals. He says it's simple: The Cardinals are "outplaying" his team. He says every personnel for St. Louis does "a good job" when on the field. The Brewers lost their third straight to the Cardinals yesterday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals had 10 non-playing days in their first 33 dates. They logged four rainouts, a postponement at Boston from the police situation and five scheduled days off. Royals manager Ned Yost says, "You just deal with the off days" because "you can't change it."