Zack Greinke SP LAD 2 Days

Zack Greinke pitched well but took a loss Wednesday, holding the Tigers to three runs across seven innings.

He allowed seven hits, didn't walk anyone and struck out eight. It was a nice performance -- particularly after the first inning -- but Greinke was simply out-dueled by Max Scherzer. The right-hander will take an 11-5 record and 2.73 ERA into the All-Star break.

Zack Greinke SP LAD 8 Days

Zack Greinke won his 11th game, holding the Rockies to two runs (one earned) over eight innings in Thursday's 3-2 victory.

Greinke allowed the Rockies to score the tying run in the bottom of the eighth on Justin Morneau's triple, but the Dodgers fought back immediately with a run in the top of the ninth to keep Greinke in line for the win. Overall, Greinke allowed nine hits, walked two, and struck out eight, lowering his ERA to 2.66 in the effort. He also has a 1.18 WHIP and a 119/22 K/BB ratio. Greinke will match up against the Tigers in Detroit in next week's start.

Zack Greinke SP LAD 13 Days

Zack Greinke fired seven innings of one-run ball Saturday in the Dodgers' 9-1 rout of the Cardinals.

Greinke was staked to a 7-0 lead after two innings and went into cruise control, scattering four hits while striking out 10 batters. He did not issue a walk. It was a nice bounceback effort from the right-hander, who was knocked around for five runs and 11 hits in 5 2/3 innings Monday night in Kansas City. Greinke gets the Rockies at Coors Field on his next turn.

Zack Greinke SP LAD 18 Days

Zack Greinke gave up five runs and 11 hits in 5 2/3 innings Monday in a loss to the Royals.

It's the second time this month that Greinke has given up 11 hits in a start. Still, it's not like he's getting shelled; even after this one, which rates as his worst start of the year, he has a 4.40 ERA in June. If this is the worst stretch he goes through this year, his owners will have no complaints.

Zack Greinke SP LAD 24 Days

Zack Greinke fired six innings of one-run ball, striking out five, to beat the Rockies 4-2 on Tuesday.

He surrendered six hits and two walks. Greinke snapped his longest winless stretch since an eight-start futility streak between the Brewers and Angels in 2012. This one wasn't nearly as long, only three June starts in which he went 0-2 with a 4.26 ERA. Greinke, now 9-3 with a 2.57 ERA and 1.16 WHIP, has a homecoming of sorts next week when he takes on the Royals in Kansas City.

Zack Greinke SP LAD 1 Month2 Comments

Zack Greinke struggled in a losing effort against the Pirates on Sunday, allowing four runs on five hits over his six innings of work.

Greinke also issued two free passes while punching out seven in the contest. Pedro Alvarez was responsible for most of the damage against him, with a two-run single I the first inning and another RBI knock in the sixth. The poor outing snapped a streak of 22 consecutive starts in which Greinke hadn't allowed more than two earned runs. He'll look to get back on track when he takes on the Rockies in Colorado on Saturday.

Zack Greinke SP LAD 1 Month

Zack Greinke allowed three runs in 7 2/3 innings and struck out 11 in a win over the Reds on Tuesday.

Greinke lost his streak of 22 straight starts allowing no more than two earned runs when he gave up a two-run homer to Devin Mesoraco in the eighth. It was just the second time this year that he's pitched into the eighth, but it's not like he was worked hard tonight; even after the homer, he came out having thrown a modest 104 pitches. The 11 strikeouts matched his season high, and he's now 8-1 with a 2.18 ERA. He has 76 strikeouts in 66 innings, put him way ahead of his 2013 pace (148 strikeouts in 177 2/3 innings).

Zack Greinke SP LAD 2 Months

Zack Greinke got the no-decision, allowing three runs (one earned) in five innings in Thursday's loss to the Mets.

Greinke wasn't helped by his defense, as Matt Kemp and Justin Turner each committed errors leading to runs. That said, Greinke also wasn't dominate despite only allowing four hits and walking two while striking out four. The right-hander needed 101 pitches to get through five innings. Nevertheless, Greinke has a 2.01 ERA and he'll look to lower it at home against the Reds in his next start.

Zack Greinke SP LAD 2 Months

Zack Greinke allowed five hits over eight innings and combined with Brian Wilson on a shutout of the Diamondbacks on Friday.

Greinke struck out six and walked two, making this one of his worst starts of the season by K/BB. Which just goes to show how good he's been. He's 7-1 with a 2.11 ERA, and his one loss came after his start was cut short by a rain delay. The eight innings tonight were a new season high.

Zack Greinke SP LAD 2 Months

Zack Greinke held the Giants to two earned runs in seven innings Saturday to earn his sixth win.

Greinke is now 6-1 on the year with a 2.38 ERA. He allowed both runs in the top of the second inning, when Hunter Pence drove in a run on a sacrifice fly and Buster Posey smacked an RBI single. Greinke will face the Diamondbacks on the road in his next outing.