September 14, 2012; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals batter Billy Butler (16) celebrates with teammate Salvador Perez (13) after hitting his 100th career home run in the game against the Los Angeles Angels during the second inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-US PRESSWIRE
Jeremy Guthrie nearly matched Greinke pitch for pitch as he only allowed a home run to Kendrys Morales leading off the fifth and a Torii Hunter RBI single in the 8th. Kelvin Herrera worked a scoreless ninth and earned the victory.
It was Frieri's third blown save and first loss of the season. Butler's homer was his 27th of the season and it was Perez's 11th.
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