Watch Zack Greinke throw nasty 65-mph eephus pitch for strikeout

Arizona Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke is one of the most dominant pitchers in MLB right now — with a 6-2 record and 2.82 ERA — and it looks like he now has another “out” pitch to add to his arsenal.Greinke pitched another gem in Monday night’s 5-1 win, going 8 2/3 innings and completely shutting down the White Sox hitters, who often look lost at the plate. Some of the swings...
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Zack Greinke uses glorious eephus pitch to record 12th strikeout in win

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Zack Greinke busts out a filthy eephus pitch for his 12th strikeout vs White Sox

After signing a stunning six-year, $206.5 million deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Zack Greinke struggled with a 4.34 ERA in 2016. While the 34-year-old may never perform like his insane 2015 season again (1.66 ERA, 9.3 WAR for the Dodgers), Greinke is back to looking like the ace Arizona thought they were getting. Greinke has a 2.82 ERA over an MLB-high 67 innings for the Diamondbacks...
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Arizona Diamondbacks: Greinke regaining old form

  Right-hander Zack Greinke of the Arizona Diamondbacks recorded a season-high 12 strikeouts against the Chicago White Sox. The pattern is becoming as familiar as it is deadly to opponents. Since the start of the current season, right-hander Zack Greinke of the Arizona Diamondbacks appears to turn the clock back two years ago, and recent […] Arizona Diamondbacks: Greinke regaining...
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White Sox can't solve Greinke in opening loss

Zack Greinke continued his recent run of success, allowing one run over 8 2/3 innings as the D-backs beat the White Sox, 5-1, on Monday night at Chase Field.
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Greinke spins 12-K gold to sink White Sox

Zack Greinke continued his recent run of success, allowing one run over 8 2/3 innings as the D-backs beat the White Sox, 5-1, on Monday night at Chase Field.
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Zack Greinke’s Is Back

Last night, Zack Greinke took a no-hitter into the 8th inning. Gregory Polanco ended the no-hit bid and the shutout with one swing, but Greinke’s 8/1/1/1/11 line was still his best outing of the year. And that’s saying something, because in the first five weeks of 2017, Greinke has been as good as he was in his prime. Back in spring training, the narrative was primarily about...
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Box Score 5/12: A failure to launch

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while asking our local dairy to put James Harden's 'MISSING' notification on the side of cartons.Happy birthday today to Steve Smith, Josh Phelps, Jason Kyle and Tony Hawk. On date in 1970 Ernie Banks of the Chicago Cubs hit...
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Dave Stewart takes credit for Diamondbacks’ success

After a disastrous 2016 season, the Arizona Diamondbacks fired general manager Dave Stewart. But 21 games into the 2017 season, Arizona sits at a respectable 13-8 and Stewart is not bashful about taking some credit for it.“This means a lot to me because this is the same team, or very close to the one that I put on the field,” Stewart said, via Bob Nightengale of USA Today....
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Clayton Kershaw says he is not eager to face Zack Greinke

Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke were teammates for three seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers, but they’ll be facing each other on Friday night.For his part, Kershaw isn’t looking forward to it.“I don’t really look forward to it,” Kershaw said, via ESPN. “You almost just try to block it out. It’s not fun to pitch to people that you know. I’m not good at separating...
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April 14, 2017  |  Discuss

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