The Dodgers and Zack Greinke have agreed to a six-year, $147 million contract, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The deal is pending a physical.
Greinke, 29, went 15-5 last season for the Brewers and Angels with a 3.48 ERA in 34 starts.
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Jim Bowden of ESPN tweeted that free agent starter Zack Greinke was “blown away” by the offer from Nolan Ryan and the Rangers Front Office.
Greinke said he loves the Rangers roster and their minor league prospects, and is turned on by their chances to win a World Series.
Meanwhile it looks like both the Dodgers and Angels are retreating from the chase to sign Greinke.
According to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, Greinke talks have reached a “critical stage” and the Dodgers are now considering bowing out and moving on to other pursuits. Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti offered a pessimistic response when asked whether the club was close to signing Greinke.
“We’re not on the front lawn.We’re barely out of the car at the curb. ...