Sighs of relief were exhaled around the visiting clubhouse at Chase Field on Sunday and not only because the Dodgers survived a ninth-inning meltdown by Chris Hatcher to claim their only victory in a three-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Alex Guerrero had his first big league homer and four RBIs, Zack Greinke pitched seven strong innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers avoided a three-game sweep with a 7-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
It’s one thing to replace a popular player, and something else when he’s still on the team, highly respected by teammates, still sharing your catching position and has a close personal and professional relationship with the best pitcher on the team, if not the planet.
Zack Greinke hasn't complained of any elbow problems for the last several weeks.
ON THE MOUND: Zack Greinke was frustrated by his lack of command, as he was charged with four runs (two earned), five hits and two walks in 3 2/3 innings. "Everything was semi-sharp, but couldn't really throw for strikes," he said. Greinke threw a spring-high 76 pitches. Because Greinke...
Zack Greinke struggled with his command in his fourth spring start, allowing five hits in 3 2-3 innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers fell to the San Francisco Giants 8-4 on Friday night.
Guess Zack Greinke is done with that spring pastime of trying new grips on pitches. He looked very serious and settled in on Saturday.
Zack Greinke gave up one hit, a homer to Josh Phegley, in three innings, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 10-5 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Monday.
Zack Greinke has sort of been through this spring training thing before. This is his 12th major league spring training, first having made the majors as a 20-year-old right-hander with the Royals.
Zack Greinke says he should be ready for the beginning of the regular season.
Zack Greinke gave up two runs in his spring debut for the Dodgers, being outpitched by Jon Lester in Los Angeles' 4-3 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.
It’s only spring. The cry of the veteran, the whisper of the prospect.
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Zack Greinke's 2015 season isn't off to a great start, as the Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander reportedly received a preventive shot to help his pitching elbow. According to Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register, the Dodgers announced that Greinke will be shut down after getting a "lubricating injection." This is an important year for Greinke. Show More Summary
Zack Greinke didn’t throw off a pitching mound Friday and he won’t again Saturday after receiving a lubricating injection in his elbow earlier in the week, the team said.
Zack Greinke reported Thursday for what could be his final spring training with the Dodgers.
When Zack Greinke was asked last month about the opt-out clause in his contract that can be exercised at the end of the season, he said to ask him about it again when the Dodgers reported to spring training.
Zack Greinke owns an arsenal that includes a pinpoint-accurate fastball, a bottomless slider and a deceptive changeup. And heading into spring training, he is wielding a new weapon: opt-out power. The Los Angeles Dodgers’ co-ace is the beneficiary of an opt-out clause in his six-year, $147 million contract that he can exercise after this season. Show More Summary
When the Los Angeles Dodgers signed Zack Greinke in 2012, the contract included an opt-out clause after three years that will come up at the end of 2015. There's a long time until an official decision must be made, but the right-hander...Show More Summary