Jeremy Guthrie’s streak

In the opener of the doubleheader between the Royals and the Indians, Jeremy Guthrie (3-0) allowed six hits over 6.2 innings in Kansas City’s 9-0 win.

For Guthrie it was his 16th consecutive start without a loss, tying the Royals’ record set by Paul Splittorff.

Nine to Know

The Royals all-time non-losing streak for starters

Rk Strk Start End Gms W L GS CG SHO IP BB SO HR ERA
1 Jeremy Guthrie 2012-08-08 2013-04-28 16 8 0 16 0 0 107.0 24 68 12 2.44
2 Paul Splittorff 1977-08-13 1978-04-22 16 11 0 16 4 2 110.1 30 51 5 2.28
3 Rich Gale 1980-06-07 1980-08-28 14 12 0 14 5 1 101.0 30 45 7 2.32
4 Kevin Appier 1994-06-15 1995-05-04 13 5 0 13 0 0 94.2 35 88 2 2.09
5 Kevin Appier 1992-05-24 1992-07-29 13 9 0 13 1 0 94.2 24 64 4 2.38
6 Floyd Bannister 1988-09-24 1989-05-26 13 5 0 13 0 0 70.2 16 33 8 4.20
7 Kevin Appier 1991-06-13 1991-08-13 12 7 0 12 2 2 81.1 18 66 3 2.66
8 Bruce Chen 2010-08-29 2011-04-19 11 7 0 11 2 1 70.1 20 43 9 2.56
9 Mark Gubicza 1986-05-09 1986-08-17 11 6 0 11 2 2 64.0 28 55 3 3.80
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Top 10

All-time non-losing streaks for starters

Rk Strk Start End Gms W L CG SHO IP BB SO HR ERA Tm
1 Roger Clemens 1998-06-03 1999-06-01 30 20 0 5 3 211.1 73 240 14 2.68 TOR-NYY
2 Kris Medlen 2009-05-31 2012-09-30 28 15 0 2 1 177.2 30 159 19 2.48 ATL
3 Dave McNally 1968-09-22 1969-07-30 28 17 0 10 5 189.1 47 122 16 2.61 BAL
4 Firpo Marberry 1930-06-14 1931-07-25 27 17 0 12 1 197.2 47 61 18 3.28 WSH
5 Jose Contreras 2005-08-21 2006-07-09 24 17 0 1 0 169.2 43 124 13 2.92 CHW
6 Randy Johnson 1995-08-11 1997-05-02 24 16 0 2 1 160.1 59 207 15 2.36 SEA
7 Kirby Higbe 1943-08-12 1946-07-14 23 13 0 10 2 156.0 77 112 4 2.65 BRO
8 Kirk Rueter 1993-07-07 1994-05-15 22 10 0 1 0 117.0 27 50 8 3.85 MON
9 Whitey Ford 1950-07-06 1953-06-12 22 16 0 10 3 159.1 77 78 9 2.26 NYY
10 Carl Hubbell 1936-07-17 1937-05-24 22 21 0 19 2 194.1 36 97 8 1.81 NYG
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