Los Angeles Dodgers
Career W-L
119-90
 
Career ERA
3.57
Name  Zack Greinke
Born  10/21/1983
Height  6-2
Weight  190
Number  21
Position  SP
Bats  R
Throws  R
8/20/2014 7:36:00 PM
Description: Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke's next start has been pushed back to Saturday due to his elbow soreness, according to Ken Gurnick of mlb.com.
Insight: Greinke was supposed to start Thursday against the Padres, but Clayton Kershaw will start instead. Greinke will get the Mets Saturday if he's able to take the mound.
 
8/20/2014 12:35:00 PM
Description: Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke is questionable for Thursday's start due to elbow soreness, according ot Pedro Moura of the Orange County Register.
Insight: Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said after Tuesday's game that Greinke is a "possibility" to start Thursday. He downplayed the soreness earlier in the day, calling it standard for a long season.
 
8/19/2014 8:16:00 PM
Description: According to Eric Stephen of SB Nation's truebluela.com, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said Zack Greinke has been dealing with elbow soreness.
Insight: Mattingly said it's standard soreness and nothing that will keep him from the mound. Greinke hasn't won since July 25, but he's been pitching well (2.79 ERA since All-Star break).
 
6/28/2014 10:20:00 PM
Description: Dodgers starter Zack Greinke threw his best start of the month to beat the Cardinals Saturday night.
Insight: Greinke (10-4, 2.78 ERA, 1.17 WHIP) lasted seven innings, walked none, struck out 10 and allowed one run on four hits. The right-hander had a 4.40 ERA and a 1.40 WHIP in his previous five starts.
 
Hot5/28/2014 9:41:00 AM
Description: Dodgers starter Zack Greinke won his eighth game of the year Tuesday against the Reds.
Insight: Greinke (8-1, 2.18 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 76 Ks in 66 IP) struck out 11 and didn't walk anyone while allowing three runs on eight hits over 7 2/3 innings. He was close to extending his streak of starts with no more than two earned runs to 23 but allowed a two-run homer to Devin Mesoraco with two outs in the eighth inning. He's having his best season since he won the AL Cy Young in 2009.
 
Hot5/10/2014 7:57:00 PM
Description: Dodgers starter Zack Greinke improved to 6-1 with a win over the Giants on Saturday.
Insight: Greinke tossed seven innings and allowed two runs on six hits with eight strikeouts. The right-hander has rediscovered his 2009 Cy Young form in 2014, posting a 2.38 ERA, a 1.15 WHIP and a 55/10 K/BB in 45 1/3 innings.
 
4/1/2014 10:24:00 PM
Description: Dodgers starter Zack Greinke (calf) only threw five innings Tuesday at San Diego but he came away with the win.
Insight: Greinke dealt with a strained calf this spring which caused him to miss the team's trip to Australia. He threw 94 pitches Tuesday and allowed two hits and two earned runs while fanning five.
 
4/1/2014 10:43:00 AM
Description: Dodgers starter Zack Greinke (calf) missed the trip to Australia, but appears that he'll be ready to start on Tuesday as scheduled.
Insight: Greinke tweaked his calf just three pitches into his spring training debut and missed most of Cactus league season, playing in minor leagues games instead. He posted excellent numbers last season (15-4, 2.63 ERA, 1.114 WHIP) and the same is expected of him this season, particularly with Clayton Kershaw sidelined to start the year.
 
3/12/2014 5:58:00 PM
Description: Dodgers starter Zack Greinke (calf) said his calf felt pretty good during Wednesday's start, but he was not as pleased with his arm strength, according to Ken Gurnick of mlb.com.
Insight: Greinke tweaked his calf just three pitches into his spring training debut and returned to Cactus League action Wednesday. He shouldn't have to miss any starts in the regular season.
 
3/11/2014 7:48:00 PM
Description: Dodgers starter Zack Greinke (calf) is expected to start Wednesday's game, according to Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times.
Insight: Greinke tweaked his calf just three pitches into his spring training debut. However, he progressed to a simulated game Saturday in which he threw 33 pitches before throwing a bullpen session Monday without any issues. He shouldn't have to miss any starts in the regular season.
 
3/11/2014 6:10:00 PM
Description: Dodgers starter Zack Greinke (calf) may get into a game as soon as Wednesday, according to mlb.com.
Insight: Greinke tweaked his calf just three pitches into his spring training debut. However, he progressed to a simulated game Saturday in which he threw 33 pitches before throwing a bullpen session Monday without any issues.
 
3/3/2014 6:52:00 PM
Description: Dodgers manager Don Mattingly all but ruled out starter Zack Greinke (calf) of the team's season-opening series in Australia on March 22-23, according to Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times. "He's not going to be (up to) 90 pitches by that time," Mattingly said.
Insight: Greinke tweaked his calf just three pitches into his spring training debut and was scratched from Saturday's bullpen session after feeling pain near the injury. There's no timetable for his return.
 
3/3/2014 6:08:00 PM
Description: Dodgers starter Zack Greinke (calf) played catch from 120 feet Monday, according to Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times.
Insight: Greinke tweaked his calf just three pitches into his spring training debut and was scratched from Saturday's bullpen session after feeling pain near the injury. There's no timetable for his return, and it's become increasingly unlikely he'll be able to pitch in Los Angeles' season-opening series against Arizona in Australia on March 22 and 23.
 
3/2/2014 2:06:00 PM
Description: Dodgers righthander Zack Greinke wasn't able to throw a bullpen session on Saturday. There's no timetable for his return. SOURCE: Dylan Hernandez, Los Angeles Times
Insight: Greinke tweaked his calf just three pitches into his spring training debut on Thursday. It's uncertain whether he'll be able to make the trip to Australia for the team's first series against the Diamondbacks.
 
2/28/2014 7:56:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles starter Zack Greinke (calf) is expected to miss his next scheduled start, according to Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times.
Insight: Greinke left his spring training debut Thursday with a right calf strain. He'll resume playing catch Saturday but won't throw off a mound.
 
2/27/2014 4:11:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles starter Zack Greinke got in exactly four pitches before heading to the training room with a right calf strain, according to a report from Alanna Rizzo.
Insight: Greinke has loads of talent as evidenced by last season's 15-4 record with a 2.63 ERA and 1.114 WHIP, but he gets injured easily. He's made less than 30 starts in two of the last three seasons.
 
10/14/2013 5:36:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles starter Zack Greinke could get the ball again in Game 4 if the Dodgers go down three games to none versus St. Louis. SOURCE: Bob Nightengale, USA Today
Insight: Who would you rather start in an elimination game: mediocre Ricky Nolasco or a former Cy Young winner? For manager Don Mattingly, the choice should be obvious.
 
10/10/2013 2:56:00 PM
Description: Dodgers ace Zack Greinke will get the ball for Game 1 Friday against St. Louis. SOURCE: Bill Shaikin, Los Angeles Times
Insight: With Greinke (15-4, 2.63 ERA in the regular season) pitching on Friday, Clayton Kershaw will be able to throw on normal rest Saturday in Game 2. As they did in the first round, Los Angeles will start the series on the road before returning to Chavez Ravine for Games 3 through 5.
 
Hot9/1/2013 7:13:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles righthander Zack Greinke stayed hot by beating the Padres Sunday at Dodger Stadium.
Insight: San Diego's only run came across on an Alexi Amarista single in the third inning. That was one of two hits Greinke (14-3, 2.78 ERA) allowed in seven innings of work. He's now won six straight with a 1.24 ERA over that span.
 
Hot9/1/2013 9:27:00 AM
Description: Dodgers starter Zack Greinke went 5-0 with a 1.23 ERA in August.
Insight: Greinke has been untouchable since early July, going 7-1 with a 1.49 ERA over 10 starts. He'll bring a 13-3 record and a 2.86 ERA into Sunday's start versus the Padres.