Brian Bannister

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Bannister Pitches Royals Past O's

KC ends 12-game losing streak against Baltimore

(Newser) - Brian Bannister allowed two singles in eight innings and Kansas City beat Baltimore 4-0 Sunday to end its 12-game skid against the Orioles. Bannister struck out five and walked two to end a personal four-game losing streak. He did not allow a runner to reach second. Joakim Soria tossed a... More »

Indians Sweep Doubleheader From Royals

Cliff Lee throws three-hit shutout

(Newser) - Cliff Lee faced only two batters over the minimum while pitching a three-hit shutout in a 2-0 victory over Kansas City last night that gave the Cleveland Indians a doubleheader sweep. Lee (4-0) struck out nine and did not issue a walk while shrinking his major league-best ERA to 0.... More »

KC's Pitching Un-Royal as Mariners Romp

Bale nailed; Lopez ties league mark with three sac flies in 11-6 laugher

(Newser) - Jose Lopez became the 12th player in major league history to hit three sacrifice flies in a game, Yuniesky Betancourt drove in three runs and the Seattle Mariners set a season high for runs with an 11-6 victory over the previously stingy Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. Lopez added... More »

Bannister Pitches Complete Game for KC

Royals beat Twins, 5-1

(Newser) - Brian Bannister threw his second career complete game and outpitched Francisco Liriano, who was making his first start since 2006, as the Kansas City Royals snapped a three-game skid with a 5-1 victory Sunday over the Minnesota Twins. Bannister gave up only three hits, walking one and striking out three.... More »

A-Rod Whiffs 4 Times As Royals Top Yanks

KC pitchers rack up 11 strikeouts in all, as injured Jeter sits

(Newser) - Brian Bannister and the Kansas City Royals got the best of Alex Rodriguez. A-Rod struck out four times in a game for only the fourth time in his major league career, and the Royals won their home opener 5-2 over the New York Yankees on Tuesday. In a matchup... More »

Bannister Leads Royals Past Tigers 4-0

Kansas City opens season 2-0 for the 2nd time in 28 years

(Newser) - Brian Bannister and the Kansas City Royals are off to a quick start. Bannister allowed two singles in seven innings, combining on a three-hitter Wednesday in a 4-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers. Kansas City is 2-0 for only the second time in 28 years. The Royals won their first... More »

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