Turns out there was probably a good reason why no pitcher had started three consecutive games in 95 years.

After seeing Zack Greinke pull off that fluky feat with less than satisfactory results, the Milwaukee Brewers decided to give their ace a 10-day vacation.

The Brewers announced Monday that Greinke had been scratched from his scheduled start against the St. Louis Cardinals and pushed his next start back to next Tuesday in Philadelphia.