KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Zack Greinke gave up an earned run for
the first time in 43 innings, but Billy Butler backed him up with
two homers and the Kansas City Royals used a 15-hit barrage to rout
the Toronto Blue Jays 11-3 Wednesday night.
Vernon Wells' RBI single with two outs in the first produced the
first earned run off Greinke (5-0) since last September, a span of
six starts. After throwing complete-game shutouts his two previous
starts, Grienke went seven innings, allowing five hits and two runs
with two walks and eight strikeouts. He leads the AL with 44
His ERA climbed from 0.00 to 0.50.