Kansas City Royals sign Jeremy Guthrie

  • The Kansas City Royals have signed pitcher Jeremy Guthrie on a three-year contract, the club announced Tuesday.

    Guthrie was acquired from the Colorado Rockies on July 20 in exchange for pitcher Jonathan Sanchez and was 5-3 with a 3.16 ERA over 14 starts for the Royals.

    The 33-year-old right-hander has a 55-77 record with a 4.28 ERA in nine seasons with the Indians, Orioles, Rockies and Royals.