When Jeremy Guthrie came to Baltimore as a member of the Kansas City Royals last August it wasn’t his turn to pitch.
So he watched four games, signed autographs and soaked in the atmosphere from the visiting side.
On Thursday night, the right-hander is scheduled to take the mound at Camden Yards and face the Orioles for the first time in his career after spending five seasons in orange and black.
“It’s great -- fond memories, great coming back to the fans,” said Guthrie, who was 47-65 with a 4.12 ERA in 161 games with the Orioles from 2007 to 2011. “The [fans] I interact with are great. Very positive. It’s just nice to come back here.”
The Orioles dealt Guthrie...