Greinke strikes out 5 in 3 innings in rehab start in Mesa

MESA, Ariz. (AP) Arizona ace Zack Greinke allowed an unearned run in the first inning and struck out five in three innings Friday night for the Diamondbacks' Arizona League affiliate in his first rehabilitation start. Greinke went on the disabled list July 3 with a left oblique strain. The 32-year-old right-hander was hurt when he hit a sacrifice fly early in a June 28 game against...
Via Associated Press
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Greinke frustrated by slow recovery from injury

PHOENIX (AP) Arizona Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke is making slow progress in his return from injury, too slow for his liking. ''It would have been nice to be back a week ago,'' he said before Wednesday's game against Toronto, his first public comments since he went on the disabled list July 3 with a left oblique strain. Greinke was to try to throw off the mound ''nice and easy...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks place Zack Greinke on 15-day DL

The already frustrating Arizona Diamondbacks season got slightly worse on Sunday. The club placed star pitcher Zack Greinke on the disabled list. #Dbacks reinstate OF Rickie Weeks, Jr. from the Bereavement List and place P Zack Greinke on the 15-day DL (left oblique strain). — Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) July 3, 2016 Right now, this is bad news for Arizona. It can become...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Zack Greinke's oblique injury worse than initially thought, will require DL stint

The Arizona Diamondbacks have placed right-hander Zack Greinke on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 29, with a left oblique strain.The team initially expected their ace to miss only one start, however an MRI Saturday revealed that the strain is serious enough to require a DL stint.The Diamondbacks have not yet given a timetable for Greinke's recovery, but manager Chip...
Via FOX Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs ace Greinke exits against Phillies after 2 innings

PHOENIX (AP) Arizona Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke left the game after two innings against the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. There was no word on what caused his early exit. He allowed one run on four hits. Greinke drove in a run with a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the second, and called the trainer after he went out on the field to start the third. After a conversation...
Via Associated Press
June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch Zack Greinke steal second base with a dangerous headfirst slide

The Arizona Diamondbacks didn't sign Zack Greinke to a six-year, $206.5 million contract for his speed. And they'd certainly prefer he not slide headfirst.Still, it made for an entertaining moment when Greinke stole second base against the Colorado Rockies -- reaching a maximum speed of 20.3 mph!But why is an ace sliding headfirst and risking injury by leading with his pitching hand...
Via FOX Sports
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Zack Greinke busted out bat flip on fly out

  Zack Greinke, who signed a six-year deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks last offseason that is worth more than $200 million, heard a chorus of boos from Los Angeles Dodgers fans as he stepped to the plate in the bottom of the second inning Monday night. For a moment, the pitcher thought he had shut those fans up in a big way. He was wrong. Greinke hit a fly ball off Dodgers...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 14, 2016  |  Discuss

DPD: Greinke Hosts Old Friends

It’s a pretty sparse baseball Monday as there are just 10 games with only a handful of interesting pitchers. We’ve still dug in to find the best of the best for you. Check ’em out! Aces in Isolation Carlos Carrasco (CLE) versus Kansas City’s Edinson Volquez Carrasco’s two starts since his return have been a bit bumpy, as he’s allowed seven earned runs including three...
Via The Sports Post
June 13, 2016  |  Discuss

The shocking, swift decline of Shelby Miller

The Arizona Diamondbacks have not had the type of year they envisioned back during the course of the winter. Those words have been written and stated verbally in some order and some fashion countless times as we approach the two-month mark of the season. While there’s still plenty of time to hope that they can recover, the Diamondbacks have already dug themselves into a hole with...
Via The Outside Corner
May 25, 2016  |  Discuss

What’s Up With Greinke’s Slider?

Zack Greinke goes to the mound today after giving up 13 runs in his last three starts, something he didn’t do at all last year. So we’re all trying to diagnose him. He is, too. We couldn’t figure it out together, really. Sorry to spoil the ending. The slider is getting hit hard. Of his pitch types, it has the second-worst exit velocity so far this year, and it’s suffered...
Via Fangraphs
April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

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