Buehrle Wins 10th, Encarnacion HR, Toronto Tops KC

By: (AP) Ian Harrison
By: (AP) Ian Harrison
 Mark Buehrle pitched eight sharp innings to become baseball

Kansas City Royals' Jeremy Guthrie delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

TORONTO (AP) _ Mark Buehrle pitched eight sharp innings to become baseball's first 10-game winner, Edwin Encarnacion homered again and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 4-0 Sunday.

Buehrle (10-1) won his sixth straight decision. He gave up six hits, walked one and struck out three.

He lowered his ERA to 2.10, second-best in the AL to New York's Masahiro Tanaka, and improved to 25-12 lifetime against the Royals.

Encarnacion, who matched Mickey Mantle's AL record with 16 home runs in May, started off a new month with another drive. He hit a two-run shot off Aaron Crow in the eighth for his 19th homer of the season.

Jeremy Guthrie (2-5) lost his fifth straight decision.


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