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Zack Greinke is Pitching Like an Ace in a Contract Year

Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher Zack Greinke (#21) discusses pitch strategy with Catcher Yasmani Grandal (#9) during Sunday’s win at Marlins Park in Miami. (Mandatory Credit: J Pat Carter/Associated Press) When Zack Greinke hit baseball’s free-agent market in the Winter of 2012, the Dodgers seemed like an unlikely destination for the talented-but-inconsistent right-hander. Greinke...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Podcast: ‘Dugout Blues’ episode 124 – Greinke, Turner, prospects, July 2

On this episode of “Dugout Blues,” Jared Massey (Dodgers Nation) and I are back after missing last week due to Father’s Day. Thanks, Dad. Contrary to popular belief, the Dodgers are in fact in first place and the world has not ended. It’s hard to believe, but it’s a fact. Zack Greinke is pitching really well, like he wants a big payday this winter. Here’s hoping the...
Via Dodgers Digest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Greinke not comparing his stellar season to Kershaw's 2014

Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke had another scoreless outing on Sunday -- his third straight. This time, the Dodgers scored for him which allowed him to pick up his first win in 10 starts.No matter how good Greinke has been, it seems as though he will always be compared to teammate Clayton Kershaw.Greinke leads the majors this season in ERA (1.58) -- a few ticks better than Kershaw’s...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers 2, Marlins 0: Greinke Dominant, Offense Doesn’t Ruin It

Finally, the Dodgers didn’t waste yet another brilliant Zack Greinke start and they won by a score of 2-0, escaping Miami with a series win. Greinke was just his usual dominant self today, going 7-2/3 scoreless innings, striking out six batters and walking one. After today’s outing, his ERA is down to 1.58. That isn’t quite backed up by a 2.85 FIP and 3.27 xFIP, and his BABIP...
Via Dodgers Digest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Zack Greinke noted that many LA Dodgers poop and don't wash afterwards

Molly Knight’s new book about the Dodgers “The Best Team Money Can Buy,” (can debate that at a later date) includes an anecdote about Zack Greinke speaking up at a team meeting.About their bathroom habits.It has to do with a team meeting held as the Dodgers stumbled just prior to clinching the NL West in 2013. Don Mattingly called the meeting and told his charges to loosen...
Via Bob's Blitz
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers: The Curious Case of Zack Greinke

Zack Greinke has 2 losses and 7 no-decisions in his last 9 starts while posting a 1.79 ERA. Through Tuesday night’s game in Chicago against the Cubs in which he threw up 6 zeros on the board, Zack Greinke boasts an MLB-best 1.70 ERA this season. But he again left the ballpark without his sixth win of the year in his ninth attempt to do so. He had won five games through...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers' Zack Greinke fails to win again despite scoreless outing

Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke pitched six scoreless innings on Tuesday in Chicago, and the Dodgers failed to pick up a win for him. After starting the season 5-0, Greinke has now gone nine straight starts without a win despite a 1.79 ERA over that stretch. The right-hander has now allowed one run or fewer in seven of his past nine starts. Greinke didn’t seem frustrated though in...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Zack Greinke still winless in last eight starts

After tossing seven scoreless innings but earning a no-decision against the Texas Rangers on Thursday night, Los Angeles Dodgers‘ starting pitcher Zack Greinke has now gone eight consecutive starts without earning a win. Greinke started the season 5-0 in his first six starts but has remained winless ever since. Take yourself back to May 5. That was the last time Greinke won a...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Zack Greinke does great bat flip after hitting double

Pitchers usually spend time complaining or being upset about bat flips, rather than actually performing the act themselves. But Zack Greinke bucked that trend during Tuesday’s game against the Brewers. Greinke teed off on a pitch and made sure everyone knew that he made solid contact by flipping his bat like a boss. [GIF] Zack Greinke huge bat flip:
Via The Sports Daily
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Zack Greinke: Stupid people are better at baseball

Zack Greinke is one of the most talented starting pitchers in all of baseball, but he can be his own worst enemy. Greinke thinks too much at times, and it doesn’t help that he has a social anxiety disorder. The 30-year-old righthander says that he has been trying to learn to keep it simple. Greinke, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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