MLB: Kansas City 10, Cleveland 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 31 (UPI) -- Ken Harvey and Matt Stairs combined to drive in five runs Saturday night as Kansas City ended an eight-game losing streak, 10-3 over Cleveland.

MLB: Cleveland 5, Kansas City 1

CLEVELAND, July 25 (UPI) -- Jake Westbrook pitched a six-hitter for his fourth complete game of the season Sunday as the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals, 5-1.

MLB: Baltimore 12, Kansas City 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 20 (UPI) -- Karim Garcia had two home runs and five RBI Tuesday while pacing the Baltimore Orioles to a 12-3 rout of the Kansas City Royals.

MLB: Kansas City 3, Minnesota 1

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 15 (UPI) -- Rookie Zack Greinke allowed one run on four hits in seven innings Thursday night as Kansas City edged Minnesota, 3-1.

MLB: Minnesota 4, Kansas City 0

MINNEAPOLIS, July 6 (UPI) -- Johan Santana pitched his first career complete game and shutout and tied a career high with 13 strikeouts Tuesday as Minnesota beat Kansas City, 4-0.

MLB: Baltimore 3, Kansas City 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 1 (UPI) -- Rodrigo Lopez combined with three relievers on a four-hitter Thursday night as Baltimore rallied for a 3-2 victory over Kansas City.

MLB: Philadelphia 4, Kansas City 2

PHILADELPHIA, June 19 (UPI) -- Eric Milton threw 134 pitches in seven-plus innings Saturday to continue his mastery of Kansas City as Philadelphia posted a 4-2 victory.

MLB: NY Mets 5, Kansas City 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 13 (UPI) -- Tom Glavine grabbed the NL ERA lead Sunday with 7 2/3 strong innings and Mike Piazza hit a two-run homer as the New York Mets beat Kansas City, 5-2.

MLB: Kansas City 4, Montreal 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 8 (UPI) -- Rokie Zack Greinke, in just his third major league start, allowed three hits in seven innings Tuesday to lead Kansas City past Montreal, 4-2.

MLB: Detroit 2, Kansas City 0

DETROIT, June 2 (UPI) -- Brandon Inge hit a two-run homer and Jason Johnson and two relievers combined on a nine-hitter Wednesday night as Detroit blanked Kansas City, 2-0.

MLB: Oakland 5, Kansas City 4 (11 innings)

OAKLAND, Calif., May 22 (UPI) -- Bobby Crosby drove in the winning run with an 11th inning single Saturday as the Oakland Athletics rallied for a 5-4 win over the Kansas City Royals.
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Zack Greinke
Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Zack Greinke delivers a pitch to the St. Louis Cardinals in the third inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on June 19, 2008. Kansas City won the game 4-1. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Donald Zackary "Zack" Greinke (pronounced /ˈɡrɪŋki/ gring-kee; born October 21, 1983) is a Major League Baseball starting pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers. Greinke won the American League Cy Young Award in 2009 with the Kansas City Royals.

Greinke was born in Orlando, Florida. After being named the Gatorade National Player of the Year in 2002, he was selected out of Apopka High School in the first round of the 2002 draft. Greinke turned down a scholarship to Clemson to sign with the Royals.

In 2003, he played for the Wilmington Blue Rocks and Wichita Wranglers, where he was named the Royals Minor League Pitcher of the Year, Carolina League Pitcher of the Year, and The Sporting News Minor League Player of the Year, with a 15–4 record and 1.93 ERA.

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