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MLB: Kansas City 3, Oakland 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Back-to-back RBI doubles in the seventh by Lorenzo Cain and Chris Getz pushed Kansas City in front Wednesday and the Royals held on to down Oakland 3-2.

MLB: Kansas City 5, Oakland 0

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Jeremy Guthrie struck out eight over seven scoreless innings Tuesday, staking the Kansas City Royals to a 5-0 victory over Oakland.

MLB: Texas 4, Kansas City 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Scott Feldman won his sixth consecutive decision with 7 2/3 strong innings Saturday in the Texas Rangers' 4-2 win over Kansas City.

MLB: Kansas City 7, Cleveland 6 (11 inn.)

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Alcides Escobar cracked an RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning Thursday that gave the Kansas City Royals 7-6 win over Cleveland.

MLB: Kansas City 8, Cleveland 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Alcides Escobar capped a third-inning uprising with an RBI triple and finished with three RBI Tuesday in the Kansas City Royals' 8-3 win over Cleveland.

MLB: Seattle 6, Kansas City 1

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 19 (UPI) -- Jesus Montero had three hits and drove in four runs while Felix Hernandez scattered eight hits in helping the Seattle Mariners to a 6-1 win over Kansas City.

MLB: Kansas City 2, Milwaukee 1

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 12 (UPI) -- Luis Mendoza took a no-hitter into the seventh inning Tuesday and Billy Butler drove in the go-ahead run in the Kansas City Royals' 2-1 win over Milwaukee.

MLB: Kansas City 7, Texas 4

ARLINGTON, Texas, May 15 (UPI) -- Brayan Pena highlighted a big first inning with a two-run single Tuesday and the Kansas City Royals went on to a 7-4 victory over Texas.

MLB: Kansas City 4, Boston 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 9 (UPI) -- Alcides Escobar drove in the go-ahead run in the fourth inning Wednesday and the Kansas City Royals held on to edge Boston 4-3.

MLB: Kansas City 3, Detroit 2

DETROIT, May 2 (UPI) -- Mike Moustakas scored on an infield hit with two out in the ninth Wednesday, allowing the Kansas City Royals to claim a 3-2 win over the Detroit Tigers.

MLB: Cleveland 13, Kansas City 7

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 15 (UPI) -- Shelley Duncan's three-run homer highlighted a big third inning Sunday that powered the Cleveland Indians to a 13-7 win over Kansas City.

MLB: Kansas City 7, Los Angeles Angels 3

ANAHEIM, Calif., April 8 (UPI) -- Eric Hosmer and Brett Butler each homered and drove in three runs Sunday in the Kansas City Royals' 7-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB: Kansas City 9, Baltimore 4

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Yamaico Navarro and Chris Getz both had two RBI during a six-run sixth inning Thursday that rallied the Kansas City Royals to a 9-4 win over Baltimore.

MLB: Kansas City 3, Chicago Cubs 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 25 (UPI) -- Chris Getz drove in the go-ahead run with an infield single Saturday, handing the Kansas City Royals a 3-2 interleague win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Kansas City 4, Los Angeles Angels 2

ANAHEIM, Calif., June 11 (UPI) -- Home runs by Melky Cabrera and Billy Butler helped stake Kansas City to a four-run lead Friday and the Royals held off the Los Angeles Angels 4-2.
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte reacts after giving up an RBI double to Chicago White Sox's Gordon Beckham scoring Chris Getz during the third inning at U. S. Cellular Field in Chicago on July 30, 2009. UPI/Brian Kersey
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Christopher Ryan Getz (born August 30, 1983 in Southfield, Michigan) is a Major League Baseball second baseman for the Kansas City Royals. Getz bats left-handed and throws right-handed.

Getz was born in the Detroit suburb of Southfield, Michigan, and was raised in Grosse Pointe, Michigan by Art and Betsy Getz. He attended Grosse Pointe South High School ('South'), where he was a 3 time All-Michigan selection in football and baseball and holds the South career records for batting average (.465), doubles, stolen bases, walks, and saves. Getz was a member of South's State Championship baseball team during his junior year. He shared the title of "Michigan's Mr. Baseball" in 2002 and also lettered in football and golf. Getz was drafted in the 6th round by the Chicago White Sox in 2002, but opted to play baseball at Wake Forest University where his father had attended college. Getz transferred to the University of Michigan to play baseball,. after just one season. He holds the single season Big Ten records for at bats, hits, and was an All Big Ten Selection in 2004 and 2005.

Getz was again selected by the Chicago White Sox in the fourth round of the 2005 draft. In 2005, he played 6 games for the Great Falls White Sox, the Sox rookie league affiliate before being promoted to the Single-A Kannapolis Intimidators where he played in 55 games. In 2006, Getz played in 130 games for the Double-A Birmingham Barons. Limited by injury, Getz played in just 72 games for Birmingham during the 2007 season, batting .299.

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