Zack Greinke RUMORS & NEWS

  • Some see rival Giants as big threat to Dodgers for Zack Greinke

    CBS Sports "The rival San Francisco Giants look like they might pose a formidable threat to steal star pitcher Zack Greinke away from the Dodgers. A couple of people even suggested the Giants may be the favorite, though that is speculative. The Giants are very much interested in Greinke by all..." November 21

  • Cy Young winner Arrieta says free agent Greinke welcome in Chicago

    CBS Sports "On Wednesday it was announced that Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta had edged free agent Zack Greinke of the Dodgers in the NL Cy Young balloting. During the course of Arrieta's post-award interviews, he remarked up Greinke's free agent status ... Yes, this is a simple stating of the obvious. The..." November 19

  • Enrique Hernandez begs Zack Greinke on Twitter to stay with the Dodgers

    Larry Brown Sports "Free agent ace Zack Greinke knows that the Dodgers will do everything in their power to convince him to remain in Los Angeles. But he probably wasn’t expecting the team’s 24-year-old shortstop to go on Twitter and do his best impression of Rihanna, begging the three-time All-Star to..." November 15

  • Blue Jays weighing contract offer to Greinke

    TSN "The Toronto Blue Jays are considering extending a contract offer to free-agent pitcher Zack Greinke and while the team would be considered a long-shot to sign him, the move would establish that the Jays are planning to double down on this year's playoff-calibre team. Greinke, 32, is arguably..." November 11

  • Donaldson takes top prize from peers at Players Choice Awards

    The Score "Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson continues to collect the accolades coming off the best season of his five-year career. After being named the American League Hank Aaron Award winner last month, Donaldson was named the 2015 Player of the Year at the Players Choice Awards on Monday..." November 10

  • Giants GM Evans: $200 million for Greinke 'a tall order'

    CSN Bay Area "Are the Giants going to pursue Zack Greinke? "I'm not gonna eliminate anybody at this point," general manager Bobby Evans said on KNBR 680-AM Thursday morning. After electing to opt out of his contract with the Dodgers earlier this week, Greinke is one of several big-name free agent starting..." November 06

  • Where will Zack Greinke end up signing?

    ESPN "As expected, Zack Greinke opted out of the final three years and $71 million of his contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers and filed for free agency. The right-hander is coming off a season in which he went 19-3 with a 1.66 ERA, leading the National League in ERA, WAR, on-base percentage allowed..." November 06

  • Greinke opts out of contract with Dodgers, becomes free agent

    The Score "Zack Greinke, a strong candidate for the 2015 NL Cy Young award, is poised to headline an impressive crop of free agents this winter after opting out of his contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday morning, per Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times. Greinke, the three-time All-Star..." November 04

  • The risk of a Zack Greinke contract extension

    True Blue L.A. "There are many large roster decisions facing the Dodgers this offseason, but what they do with Zack Greinke remains likely the most important choice this winter. Greinke can opt out of the remaining three years and $71 remaining on his contract and become a free agent. He hasn't yet, though..." October 21

  • Zack Greinke to opt out of Dodgers contract

    CBS Sports "Zack Greinke will opt out of a contract that has $71 million over three years remaining, according to sources, and one GM suggested he should get multiple offers for $125 million over five years, at a minimum, with the likely winning bid at about $150 million over five years, or perhaps even..." October 16

  • Greinke, deGrom set for historic matchup in Game 5

    Sporting News "So, you thought Jake Arrieta vs. Gerrit Cole was a good pitching matchup in the National League wild-card game? That was nothing. Jacob deGrom and Zack Greinke will square off on the mound at Dodger Stadium on Thursday night in Game 5 of the National League Division Series (8 p.m. ET, TBS),..." October 14

  • How the Mets plan to attack Clayton Kershaw, Zack Greinke

    New York Post "The Mets might want to heed the advice of their sage third-base coach when considering how they can beat Dodgers aces Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke in the NLDS. “It’s one hit — a Mike Scioscia hit,” Tim Teufel said. It was Scioscia’s home run against Dwight Gooden in the 1988 NLCS that..." October 08

  • Dodgers' Zack Greinke tops Jake Arrieta for best ERA in majors

    CBS Sports "If we look past the Deadball Era (post-1920), Dodgers starter Zack Greinke just posted the ninth best ERA in baseball history. So, obviously, he won the NL ERA crown. The best single-season ERAs since the Deadball Era: 1. Bob Gibson, 1968, 1.12 2. Dwight Gooden, 1985, 1.53 3. Greg Maddux,..." October 05

  • Greinke on track to start Monday vs. Giants

    The Score "Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke will throw a bullpen session Friday, and is on track to start Monday versus the San Francisco Giants, according to Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register. The National League Cy Young candidate was scratched from his last start Wednesday..." September 25

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    Los Angeles Dodgers @Dodgers

    Dodger starter Zack Greinke will miss his start tonight with calf soreness. He is expected to take his next turn in the rotation.

  • Zack Greinke's 1.61 ERA would be fifth-lowest since 1920

    CBS Sports "Unhappy with his own performance in his previous start -- in which he allowed an unsavory three runs -- Zack Greinke got back to business Sunday. And his business is dominating, like almost nobody else has in generations. Greinke allowed three hits over eight scoreless innings in a 4-3 Dodgers..." September 14

  • Zack Greinke thinks something should be done about long September games

    Larry Brown Sports "Zack Greinke pitched six innings and picked up a win for the Dodgers against the Angels on Monday night. The final score was 7-5, but you would have thought it was 24-23 with the amount of players who took the mound. A total of 16 pitchers received work in the game. Six pitchers recorded just..." September 08

  • Zack Greinke provides pitching and power for L.A. Dodgers victory

    L.A. Daily News "For the first time since late June, the Dodgers offense looked like it wouldn’t be able to produce the runs to give pitcher Zack Greinke an easy win Sunday. So, Greinke took matters into his own hands. Greinke (13-2) was sharp as ever on the mound, giving up just one run in seven..." August 17

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    Los Angeles Dodgers @Dodgers

    Zack Greinke will start tonight's game. Clayton Kershaw, who was scheduled to pitch tonight, will start tomorrow's game.

  • deGrom RBI ends Zack Greinke's scoreless streak at 45 2/3 innings

    CBS Sports "Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke on Sunday gave up a run for the first time since June 13. An RBI grounder to the right side by Greinke's opposite number, Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom, scored Kirk Nieuwenhuis on a close -- but correct -- call at that plate. And with that, Greinke's..." July 26

  • Zack Greinke out Fri. for child's birth; Dodgers hopeful for weekend start

    ESPN Los Angeles "Zack Greinke's scoreless-innings streak is on hold. The Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander, who hasn't allowed a run in 43⅔ innings, flew back to Los Angeles on Thursday morning to be with his wife, Emily, who is expecting the couple's first child. Greinke won't make his scheduled start against..." July 24

  • Zack Greinke leaves for pending birth of child, unlikely for Friday start

    True Blue L.A. "So, about those Dodgers weekend starting rotation plans... Zack Greinke likely won't start for the Dodgers on Friday, as he is with his wife Emily for the birth of their first child. Alanna Rizzo was the first to report, followed by several Dodgers beat writers." July 24

  • Zack Greinke extends scoreless innings streak in Dodgers’ win over Washington Nationals

    L.A. Daily News "The odds of any pitcher throwing 43 2/3 consecutive scoreless innings are microscopic to begin with, but consider what’s unfolding every time Zack Greinke takes the mound for the Dodgers. In 1988, Orel Hershiser set the record by pitching 59 consecutive scoreless innings, one more than Don..." July 20

  • Harper on Greinke's historic stretch: 'I don't think he was very tough'

    CSN Washington "Dodgers starter Zack Greinke continued a historic stretch on Sunday afternoon against the Nationals by extending his consecutive scoreless streak to 43 2/3 innings. That's the fourth-longest such streak since 1961 and the best since Orel Hershiser's 59 straight in 1988. He is just the third..." July 20

  • Zach Greinke and Dallas Keuchel named All-Star starters

    Hardball Talk "All-Star managers Bruce Bochy and Ned Yost have chosen their starting pitchers, with right-hander Zack Greinke of the Dodgers getting the assignment for the National League and left-hander Dallas Keuchel of the Astros being the pick for the American League. Greinke’s excellence is well known...." July 13

  • Dodgers Zack Greinke Ripped Teammates for Poop Habits Wash Your Damn Hands!

    TMZ "L.A. Dodgers superstar Zack Greinke called out a bunch of his crappy teammates in 2013 ... putting the Blue Crew on blast for taking dumps in team facilities ... and NOT washing their hands! It's all part of a new book by former Dodgers beat writer Molly Knight ... who says the Cy Young winner..." June 25

  • Zack Greinke 'just a little off' in spring debut

    True Blue L.A. "Zack Greinke made his 2015 Cactus League debut on Wednesday against the Cubs, and felt his usual control was missing just a bit. "My stuff was just a little off," Greinke said. "I guess, it was okay for a first start." Greinke threw 30 pitches in two innings, allowing two runs on two hits..." March 12

  • Greinke faces hitters, says arm 'doing good'

    ESPN Los Angeles "A little over two weeks after getting a lubricating injection in his right elbow, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke threw off a mound to hitters Friday and said afterward he has not had any problems with his arm since receiving treatment. The Dodgers have a lot riding on a healthy..." March 08

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    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Greinke throws BP Friday, Ryu Saturday. And they each will start five days later.

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    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Zack Greinke is listed to throw his first bullpen session today after an elbow injection last week.

  • Greinke not convinced Dodgers have improved

    ESPN Los Angeles "Last spring, Los Angeles Dodgers president Stan Kasten said pitcher Zack Greinke, “has this endearing, contrarian quality to him that we all know and love.” Greinke’s loveable candor, if that’s the term for it, resurfaced again at Saturday’s FanFest, when he offered a far-from-fawning analysis..." February 03

  • Sources: Dodgers may shop Zack Greinke to make room for free-agent starter

    MLB Daily Dish "As many others are reporting, the Dodgers are expected to be strong players for free-agent starters this winter, and they're making a strong push for Jon Lester, according to Rob Bradford and Alex Speier of According to major-league sources, a growing concern within the Dodgers'..." December 04

  • Greinke (elbow) skips latest bullpen session

    ESPN Los Angeles "The Los Angeles Dodgers are concerned enough about some discomfort in Zack Greinke's elbow that they scratched his between-starts bullpen session heading into Thursday's outing. They are still hopeful Greinke will start Thursday, but it's a situation they're monitoring closely, particularly..." August 20

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    Los Angeles Dodgers @Dodgers

    Clayton Kershaw will start Thursday on regular rest, Zack Greinke pushed to Saturday, Mattingly says.

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    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Zack Greinke threw a 25-pitch bullpen session, including breaking balls, seemed fine. Mattingly said facing hitters could be next.

  • Greinke throws 25-pitch bullpen session "Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke threw a 25-pitch bullpen session Thursday as he recovers from a mild right calf strain. Manager Don Mattingly said Greinke might next throw to hitters, which would put him on track for an exhibition game start next week. Greinke is not expected to make the..." March 06

  • Dodgers' Zack Greinke unlikely to pitch in Australia

    CBS Sports "Dodgers right-hander and No. 2 man Zack Greinke this spring has been limited by a strained right calf, and now manager Don Mattingly says he likely won't be stretched out in time to pitch in the season-opening series against the Diamondbacks in Australia, which begins March 22. "From a..." March 04

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    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Greinke feels no different than yesterday. Mattingly: "We're still going to be cautious with him." No timetable for return.

  • Dodgers' Zack Greinke apparently injured in first spring start

    Los Angeles Times "Zack Greinke suffered an apparent injury only three pitches into his exhibition season. Greinke was escorted off the field in the first inning Thursday by Stan Conte, the Dodgers director of medical services. Greinke started the game by forcing Arizona Diamondbacks leadoff hitter Tony..." February 28

  • Greinke not fan of Australia games

    ESPN "Opening their season in Australia more than a week ahead of 28 other teams is causing the Los Angeles Dodgers some headaches, particularly when they try to line up their pitching. Zack Greinke, who likely would pitch the second of two games at the Sydney Cricket Ground against the Arizona..." February 23

  • MLB announces 2013 Silver Slugger winners "All year long, they went deep and they found the gaps, and baseball's best batsmen of 2013 connected one more time on Wednesday night, collecting The Silver Slugger Awards for their offensive performances this season. With the Yankees' Robinson Cano picking up a fourth consecutive silver bat..." November 07

  • Zack Greinke to start Game 1 for Dodgers, Kershaw Game 2

    ESPN Los Angeles "After pitching on three days' rest for the first time in his career Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw will be getting a bit more rest before his next start. Zack Greinke is expected to start Game 1 of the NLCS against the Cardinals on Friday with Kershaw set to go on regular rest in Game..." October 10

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    Eric Stephen @truebluela

    Greinke will pitch Sunday in SD following Kershaw. Ryu gets extra rest will start Tuesday in SF

  • Greinke becomes first pitcher with two stolen bases in a season since 2007

    Hardball Talk "Zack Greinke is having a great year on the mound but what has been more impressive is what he has accomplished offensively. He entered this afternoon’s start against the Padres with an .809 OPS easily the best mark among pitchers at the dish this season. Cubs pitcher Travis Wood has a .717 OPS the..." September 02

  • Greinke turns in another gem to lift the Dodgers over Miami, 4-1

    Los Angeles Times "Clayton Kershaw might win another Cy Young Award this season. And Hyun-Jin Ryu could be the National League rookie of the year. But over the last seven weeks neither has been the best pitcher on the Dodgers. That honor goes to right-hander Zack Greinke who held the Miami Marlins to one run..." August 22

  • Greinke jabs at former teammate Ryan Braun with harsh words

    Sporting News "The player reaction to the Ryan Braun’s Biogenesis suspension continues to produce astounding levels of both honesty and condemnation around Major League Baseball. We’ve already heard from rival players—Skip Schumaker Joe Saunders and C.J. Wilson among others—but on Friday a former teammate..." July 27

  • Dodgers' Zack Greinke dominates in 6-1 win over Diamondbacks

    Los Angeles Times "Zack Greinke didn't throw at or taunt any of the Arizona Diamondbacks. He didn't have to. Greinke was civil in exacting revenge against the team that threw at him last month, shutting down the Diamondbacks and leading the Dodgers to their 13th win in 16 games, a 6-1 victory Monday at Chase..." July 09

  • Miguel Montero on Zack Greinke: “He’s a little chickens**t”

    Hardball Talk "MLB handed down suspensions yesterday for Tuesday’s benches-clearing brawl between the Diamondbacks and Dodgers, with Arizona’s Ian Kennedy receiving a 10-game suspension and Eric Hinske getting five games. J.P. Howell and Skip Schumaker both got two games on the Dodgers’ side of things while..." June 15

  • Greinke, Dodgers in another brawl

    L.A. Daily News "Dodgers pitcher J.P. Howell pinned Turner Ward, the Arizona Diamondbacks' assistant hitting coach, over a rail hanging above a concrete camera well. Dodgers manager Don Mattingly wrestled Diamondbacks bench coach Alan Trammell to the ground. Dodgers hitting coach Mark McGwire grabbed..." June 12

  • Brewers spoil Greinke's return to Miller Park, beat Dodgers 5-2

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Carlos Gomez knew Zack Greinke was smiling when he struck him out with two runners on in the first inning. He also knew exactly what his former teammate was going to throw him when he got up for his third at-bat of the day in the fifth inning. Gomez got exactly what he was looking for and laced..." May 22

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