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Greinke Outduels Bumgarner, Castillo Homers in D-Backs' Win

last weekSports / Baseball : Bats

Zack Greinke and Madison Bumgarner both pitched well in a showdown of NL West aces, but Welington Castillo hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning to help the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Wednesday nig...

Zack Greinke's L.A. Return Stirs Up Good Memories, Weird Feelings for Dodgers

Zack Greinke is renewing acquaintances during his highly anticipated return to Los Angeles this week. But, alas, he is not starting in L.A. This is purely a social visit for the man who opted out of his Dodgers deal and signed a whopping, six-year, $206.5 million contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks over the winter. Show More Summary

Zack Greinke not booed -- or introduced -- at Dodgers opener

There were no boos for Zack Greinke at the Dodgers home opener on Tuesday. The Dodgers made sure of it. The Dodgers introduced every player and coach on their team. But they introduced only the starters for the opposing Arizona Diamondbacks, leaving Greinke among the Arizona reserves directed to...

Greinke Roughed Up Again, Cubs Beat Diamondbacks

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

For Anthony Rizzo and the Chicago Cubs, the key to beating Zack Greinke was being aggressive at the plate.

How Worried Should Diamondbacks Be About $206.5 Million Man Zack Greinke?

Somewhere in the executive offices of Chase Field, there may be a finger moving closer to the button marked "PANIC." After debuting with seven earned runs in four innings against the Colorado Rockies, the Arizona Diamondbacks were surely...Show More Summary

Will Kershaw, Greinke or Bumgarner Be NL West's Top Ace in 2016 Division War?

It's high noon in the NL West. Into a deserted clearing step Clayton Kershaw, Zack Greinke and Madison Bumgarner. A breeze rolls tumbleweeds across the ground. What happens next? Clearly there's going to be a damn good fight for the not-so-official title of the division's best ace. Show More Summary

D-Backs Manager Chip Hale Is Mad The Media Was Excited About Opening Day

4 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

The Diamondbacks’ season got off to a rough start last night. Newly acquired ace Zack Greinke, who signed for $206 million this offseason and could very well help the D-Backs become a Wild Card contender, got knocked around by the Colorado Rockies and Arizona lost 10-5. After the game, Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale was all riled about... the media? Read more...

Story Makes MLB History, Greinke Has Awful Night in Arizona

4 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Trevor Story became the first player to hit two home runs in his major league debut on opening day, and the Colorado Rockies spoiled Zack Greinke's much-heralded Arizona debut with a 10-5 victory over the Diamondbacks on Monday nigh...

Scott Miller's Starting 9: With Zack Greinke, Will D-Backs Take Charge in West?

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Know what? A cactus is more prickly than you think it is…. 1. Zack Greinke Changes Face of NL West A.J. Pollock, Arizona outfielder, walked into a nearly deserted batting cage the other day and waited for the one player to finish his swings. Show More Summary

Greinke Pitches Scoreless Ball Into 6th, D-Backs Beat Texas

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Zack Greinke pitched scoreless ball into the sixth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat a Texas Rangers split squad 11-1 Saturday.

Dodgers Should Unleash Top Prospect Jose De Leon in Final 2016 Rotation Spot

After they lost Zack Greinke to free agency, the Los Angeles Dodgers went after starting-pitching depth like they were doomsday preppers who could see a pitching apocalypse on the horizon. But in recent weeks, the Dodgers' depth has eroded to a point where we feel obligated to propose a solution to the problem. Show More Summary

Greinke Has 1st Rough Inning of Spring, Diamondbacks Win

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Zack Greinke had his first rough inning of the spring Monday in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 8-3 victory over a Seattle Mariners split squad.

Greinke Escapes Jam in 2nd Spring Start, Arizona Tops SD

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Zack Greinke escaped a bases-loaded jam and pitched three scoreless innings in his second spring training outing as the new ace of the Arizona Diamondbacks in an 8-4 win over San Diego.

Kenta Maeda Has No Time for Learning Curve in Dodgers' Depleted Rotation

Here’s what is certain about the Los Angeles Dodgers’ starting rotation: Clayton Kershaw. Things that are questionable about Los Angeles’ starting pitchers include everything else. The team allowed Zack Greinke to leave in free agency and sign with the Arizona Diamondbacks this winter. Show More Summary

Zack Greinke or David Price: Which Ace Will Have Bigger '16 Impact on New Team?

They signed within days of each other last December for more money per year than any pitcher had ever received. They left first-place teams but didn't leave their division, both joining sub-.500 teams itching to win. The Boston Red Sox saw David Price as the answer to their biggest question. Show More Summary

Grteinke Pitches 2 Scoreless Innings in Diamondbacks' Debut

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Zack Greinke pitched two scoreless innings in his Arizona Diamondbacks' spring training debut, a 6-3 victory over an Oakland Athletics' split squad on Friday.

And then, a final tip of the cap

I leave you with this … If the Dodgers do not win it all this year, all the postseason talk will rightly focused how they failed to go the extra year to sign Zack Greinke. Still puzzling. A.J. Ellis is by far the best quote on the team -- intelligent, insightful, honest and humorous -- if not all...

Kenta Maeda's reminds Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal of a certain someone -- Zack Greinke

Kenta Maeda trotted off the mound Monday afternoon after his first session of live batting practice on American soil. Walking with him was Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal. The duo huddled with pitching coach Rick Honeycutt to analyze Maeda's two innings of work. During the 2015 season, Grandal...

Angels' Hector Santiago is making changes as he competes to be in rotation

In the final of Angels left-hander Hector Santiago's five at-bats last season, he gleaned a tip that has informed the way he is now approaching his pitching. He was facing Zack Greinke, then a dominant Dodgers right-hander, and he was ready for a fastball in a 2-2 count. The pitch came in hot,...

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