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Fernando Valenzuela takes shot at Zack Greinke for leaving Dodgers

He may be 55 years old now, but Fernando Valenzuela is still proving himself to be a national treasure. The legendary Dodgers pitcher made an appearance at the Dodgers FanFest event on Saturday, taking the stage and throwing some shade at right-hander Zack Greinke for leaving the team over the winter, per Dodgers Nation. Fernando Valenzuela getting ready to hit the stage! #DodgersFF...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Zack Greinke donating one percent of salary to charity

A portion Zack Greinke’s six-year, $206.5 million contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks will be going to charity. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports tweeted that the star right-hander will donate one percent of his annual salary to charity. At first, this doesn’t necessarily sound like a lot of money. But, as one of Heyman’s commenters mentioned, when you view things a little differently...
Via Sportsnaut
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Zack Greinke May Be Getting Paid for His Bat and Glove

The next major free agent off the board is almost certainly going to be Zack Greinke. According to a wide number of reports, Greinke has narrowed his choices down to the Dodgers and Giants, and is pitting the two NL West rivals against each other with the goal of landing a six year deal at the highest annual average value of any player in baseball history; reportedly, he’s asking...
Via Fangraphs
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

One More Thing That Zack Greinke Does Well

Seemingly any minute now, Zack Greinke will make his free-agency decision. I heard a few times yesterday something would almost certainly happen soon, as Greinke doesn’t want this to drag on any longer. Based on pretty much all reports, we’re destined for one of two realities: one in which Greinke returns to the Dodgers for a fortune, or one in which Greinke goes to the Giants...
Via Fangraphs
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Giants eye Samardzija, await Greinke decision

Now that David Price is off to Boston--along with the hefty seven-year deal the Red Sox signed him to--the bulk of the attention during the MLB off-season turns to Zach Greinke, and whether the free agent will remain with the Los Angeles Dodgers or travel north to play for the rival San Francisco Giants.San Francisco has had its sights on the 32-year-old righty for some time now...
Via Yardbarker
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants-Dodgers: A winter rivalry centered around Zack Greinke

The National League’s biggest blood feud is moving to a new battleground this winter: the free agent market. The Giants and Dodgers, two old rivals who have combined to win eight of the last nine NL West championships, are fighting it out again. Though this time it isn’t the division that’s up for grabs, but rather one of the best pitchers on the market in Zack Greinke....
Via The Outside Corner
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Giants could rival Dodgers for Zack Greinke

The Giants and Dodgers are huge rivals on the field, and now they could be going head to head for one of the prizes of the free agent market. Free agent pitcher Zack Greinke is expected to be courted by both teams this offseason. CBS Sports’s Jon Heyman reported Friday that the Giants are “very...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Zack Greinke officially opts out of contract with Dodgers

Zack Greinke officially is a free agent, but that doesn’t mean he’s going anywhere. The 32-year-old right-hander and National League Cy Young candidate opted out of his contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday, just as he was expected to. However, all signs (for now) point to Greinke remaining in Los Angeles. Greinke was set to make $71 million over the next three...
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Zack Greinke will opt out of Dodgers contract

Zack Greinke is reportedly exercising an opt out clause in his contract to forego the last three years of his deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The decision does not come as a surprise, says CBS Sports’s Jon Heyman, particularly after Greinke put up a 1.66 ERA for the Dodgers this season. He should be...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Zack Greinke on pitching inside

After we finished talking about his changeup and what he learned from Felix Hernandez, after we finished talking about command for the Hardball Times Annual, after we talked a little about his slider and his sinker, after we talked about a few hitters, even after I’d said goodbye and shook his hand, Zack Greinke hovered. He wasn’t done. He had noticed something about pitching...
Via Fangraphs
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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