Gathright lone bright spot for Royals in loss

A's starter Lenny DiNardo shut down Kansas City for eight innings in a 6-1 Oakland victory
Monday, August 20, 2007 | 2:00 a.m. CDT; updated 7:09 p.m. CDT, Friday, July 18, 2008

OAKLAND, Calif. — Lenny DiNardo was lights out again, and the Oakland Athletics found enough offense to avoid the embarrassment of being swept by the Royals at home for the first time in almost two decades.