ZACK GREINKE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ranking the MLB divisions from toughest to easiest

It’s a general fact of life in Major League Baseball that some teams simply have more difficult roads to the postseason than others do. In 2016, the American League East produced three playoff teams and a fourth with a record over .500, while the Chicago Cubs won the National League Central by 17.5 games and had competition from only one other team over the .500 mark. Being in...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hosmer talking extension, but prepared for breakup of Royals' core

SURPRISE, Az. -- He wants to stay. All of the Royals' potential free agents want to stay. But as first baseman Eric Hosmer puts it, "I realize what hand Dayton was dealt."Which isn't to say that "Dayton" -- Royals general manager Dayton Moore -- is conceding that he will lose Hosmer, the most coveted of the four Royals players entering their walk years.Hosmer said Sunday that he...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Kendrick, Hall see opportunity for D-backs to bounce back

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Arizona Diamondbacks owner Ken Kendrick sees potential for a bounce-back year. ''I think the players themselves were pretty disappointed in the outcome last year as all of us were,'' the team's managing general partner said Friday, ''and we do have a history here of rebounding from bad seasons. You'd like to think the core is there. With some changes that...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB News: Zack Greinke Holds High Expectations For Himself, Diamondbacks In 2017

The 2015 Los Angeles Dodgers had high expectations going into the postseason, with one of the best pitching duos in...
Via Dodger Blue
6 days ago

Healthy Zack Greinke aims for better 2nd season with D-backs

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The 2016 season certainly wasn't what the Arizona Diamondbacks and Zack Greinke expected when the team signed him to a six-year, $206.5 million contract. Greinke knew it would be hard to duplicate the numbers from his magnificent 2015 season, when he went 19-3 with a 1.99 ERA for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Still, he said, "I thought I could pitch the same." It...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Healthy Zack Greinke aims for better Year 2 in Arizona

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) The 2016 season certainly wasn't what the Arizona Diamondbacks and Zack Greinke expected when the team signed him to a six-year, $206.5 million contract. Greinke knew it would be hard to duplicate the numbers from his magnificent 2015 season, when he went 19-3 with a 1.99 ERA for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Still, he said, ''I thought I could pitch the same...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Greinke progressing, has high hopes for 2017

While 2016 did not go as expected for Zack Greinke and his Arizona Diamondbacks teammates, the ace right-hander is confident that the script will flip in 2017.
Via Diamondbacks.com
6 days ago

Top 10 starting pitchers in baseball heading into spring training

Without a doubt, pulling apart the ten best arms in the game at any point is a tough-to-nearly-impossible task. However, in today’s game, with a firmly established group of top arms between the ages of 27-33, it is a specifically tough group to crack. It could be argued that even cracking the top 20 is a feat, as even last year’s American League Cy Young winner is the third best...
Via Yardbarker
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks place Zack Greinke on 15-day DL

The already frustrating Arizona Diamondbacks season got slightly worse on Sunday. The club placed star pitcher Zack Greinke on the disabled list. #Dbacks reinstate OF Rickie Weeks, Jr. from the Bereavement List and place P Zack Greinke on the 15-day DL (left oblique strain). — Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) July 3, 2016 Right now, this is bad news for Arizona. It can become...
Via Sportsnaut
July 03, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Zack Greinke busted out bat flip on fly out

  Zack Greinke, who signed a six-year deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks last offseason that is worth more than $200 million, heard a chorus of boos from Los Angeles Dodgers fans as he stepped to the plate in the bottom of the second inning Monday night. For a moment, the pitcher thought he had shut those fans up in a big way. He was wrong. Greinke hit a fly ball off Dodgers...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 14, 2016  |  Discuss
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