Zack Greinke RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Zack Greinke impressed by Nationals’ rise, but doesn’t dwell on decision

    Washington Times "Two days before he would make a triumphant return from the disabled list with 5 1/3 innings of one-run baseball in a victory over the Washington Nationals, Zack Greinke stood on the field at Dodger Stadium laughing and smiling in conversation with Nationals principal owner Mark Lerner. It was..." May 18

  • Zack Greinke looks like his old self in return, Dodgers beat Nats 3-1

    L.A. Daily News "Zack Greinke recently sent Dodgers manager Don Mattingly a text message gauging his fitness level before taking the mound for the first time since fracturing his left clavicle last month against the Padres. The gist being, Greinke was more than ready to compete but expecting him to be in..." May 16

  • Zack is back, starting tonight vs. Nats

    L.A. Daily News "The Dodgers will activate Zack Greinke from the disabled list, and the right-hander will start Wednesday night against the Washington Nationals less than five weeks after he had a metal plate inserted in his fractured left clavicle. Greinke made only one rehab start last Friday and threw 80..." May 15

  • Where Zack Greinke starts next is unknown

    L.A. Daily News "The coaches, managers and physicians may know where Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke will start Wednesday, but it remained a state secret as of Monday afternoon. Greinke will either come off the disabled list to start against the Washington Nationals or make another rehabilitation start, likely for..." May 14

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    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Zack Greinke starts for Dodgers Wednesday, Don Mattingly said.

  • Greinke confident despite rough first rehab start

    Fox Sports West "Dodgers starter Zack Greinke allowed eight runs (five earned) on six hits in 4 1/3 innings while making his first rehab start for Rancho Cucamonga after breaking his left collarbone a month ago. Despite the rough outing, Greinke is confident he’ll be able to pitch for the Dodgers as soon as..." May 11

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    Pedro Moura @PedroMoura

    Zack Greinke said he feels ready to start Wednesday for Dodgers: “I’m not gonna be in midseason form, but I feel like I can get guys out.”

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    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Sources: Zack Greinke will start for Class-A Rancho Cucamonga tomorrow in Lake Elsinore. #Dodgers

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    Bill Shaikin @BillShaikin

    #Dodgers hopeful Zack Greinke can return in 2-3 weeks. He's about 3 weeks ahead of schedule.

  • Dodgers encouraged as Greinke throws from 90 feet "The Dodgers have been encouraged by Zack Greinke's recovery from a broken left collarbone, and the right-hander is already throwing less than three weeks removed from surgery. Greinke threw from 90 feet before Monday's game against the Rockies. He had surgery on April 13 and had a metal plate..." April 30

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    Will Carroll @injuryexpert

    Greinke is scheduled to throw early next week. Yes, you read that right.

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    Dylan Hernandez @

    Greinke underwent surgery today, the #Dodgers announced. The procedure took 90 minutes.

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    Bill Plunkett @

    It'll be Chris Capuano taking Greinke's spot in #Dodgers rotation Tuesday. Capuano threw full bullpen session this afternoon. Do the math

  • Dodgers' Zack Greinke suffers broken collarbone during brawl with Padres

    Los Angeles Times "The pitch by Zack Greinke that struck Carlos Quentin on the biceps appeared innocent enough. The Dodgers were ahead of the San Diego Padres by only a run. There were no outs in the sixth inning. The count was full. But Quentin charged the mound and sparked a Thursday night melee that could..." April 12

  • Greinke to miss eight weeks following surgery to repair broken collarbone "Zack Greinke, who broke his left collarbone in a fracas with Padres left fielder Carlos Quentin on Thursday night, will undergo surgery Saturday in Los Angeles and is expected to miss eight weeks. Greinke hit Quentin with a pitch during Thursday's 3-2 win, and the right-hander said he sustained..." April 12

  • Greinke says he has work to do after outing

    Orange County Register "Zack Greinke faced a jury of his peers for the first time since March 1 and reached an easy verdict. "A lot needs to be improved," the Dodgers right-hander said after giving up five runs on six hits and walking the only three batters he faced in the fourth inning of an 8-2 loss to the Kansas City..." March 26

  • Greinke plans to start season on time "Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke Monday night said his right elbow felt fine after pitching in his first Major League exhibition game since March 1 and he should be ready to start the season on time. "I should be. I think so," he said. "I'll definitely be there, if I can build up..." March 26