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End of Season Fantasy Baseball Starting Pitcher Rankings

Johnny Cueto was one of three National League pitchers to win 20 games.  The other two were Clayton Kershaw (21) and Adam Wainwright (20).  Corey Kluber, Max Scherzer, Madison Bumgarner and Jered Weaver were the only other pitchers to win 18 games.  Cueto had an unbelievable season, and had it not been for Kershaw winning 21 of his 27 starts, he would be the NL Cy Young...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies end season with a loss

LA Dodgers 10, Colorado 5 When: 4:10 PM ET, Sunday, September 28, 2014 Where: Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California Temperature: 73° Umpires: Home – Mike Estabrook, 1B – Manny Gonzalez, 2B – Jim Reynolds, 3B – Fieldin Culbreth Attendance: By SportsDirect Inc. Dodgers 10, Rockies 5: Adrian Gonzalez hit a three-run homer and Zack Greinke tuned up for the playoffs by winning...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies @ Dodgers Sept. 28, 2014: Meaningless regular-season finale

Well, we made. From the first two games in Australia, to the now-predictable early season struggles to a National League West division title for a second consecutive year, the Dodgers close out the regular season portion of their schedule against the Rockies. Rockies Dodgers 1:10 p.m. Los Angeles RF Blackmon 2B Barney 3B Ynoa CF Puig...
Via Dodgers Digest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Haven’t Mets Pitchers Hit In 2014?

Pitchers getting hits in baseball is like a trick play in the NFL. It works a very small percentage of the time but when it does, it can impact the game in a big way. You never expect the pitcher to get a hit but you appreciate it every once in a while. The Mets have been incredibly bad when it comes to their pitchers getting base hits this year. They rank 2nd worst to the Brewers...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers are the 2014 NL West Champions

The Los Angeles Dodgers play roughly six miles, or an hour drive in LA traffic, away from Hollywood. Wednesday night’s Dodger game gave fans the Hollywood ending to an incredible National League West race. On June 7, USA Today writer Bob Nightengale crowned the San Francisco Giants as champions of the NL West. Nightengale called the Dodgers a “dead team walking” and said that...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants @ Dodgers Sept. 23, 2014: Runs will be rare in matchup of aces

It sucks to invest as much time with a game like last night only to have it end in a loss. The stress and the blood pressure-raising pitches and managerial decisions are enough to take years off one’s life. Tonight’s game probably won’t be any different (and it isn’t even a playoff game!). Giants Dodgers 7:10 p.m. Los Angeles CF Blanco 2B...
Via Dodgers Digest
7 days ago  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–September 23, 2008

2008: The Royals belted three home runs in the first four innings, then rode Zack Greinke’s seven shutout innings to a 5-0 win over the Tigers at Comerica Park in Detroit.It took just two hitters for the Royals to take the lead, as Mike Aviles homered against Tigers starter Freddy Garcia with one out and no one on in the first inning.The Royals enjoyed a three-run fourth inning...
Via Pine Tar Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Potential Pitcher Duels: Sept. 23–28

Every week in Major League Baseball there are a handful of excellent pitching matchups for fans to keep an eye on. These are just some of the games to keep an eye on in the week to come: Madison Bumgarner (L-SFG) vs. Zack Greinke (R-LAD), Tim Hudson (R-SFG) vs. Clayton Kershaw (L-LAD) Tuesday, 10:00 ET, Wednesday, 10:00 ET The division isn’t settled, but it’s awfully close...
Via The Sports Post
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers 8, Cubs 4: Greinke Labors, Cubs Bullpen Labors More

The Dodgers won tonight, but the path was certainly rocky. Before tonight’s game, Mike posted a thread called “Finally a real pitcher.” After Carlos Frias turned in one of the worst starts in major league history, and not great starts by Roberto Hernandez and Dan Haren before that, the promise of a Zack Greinke start felt like an oasis in a desert of mediocrity. Unfortunately...
Via Dodgers Digest
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers @ Cubs Sept. 18, 2014: Finally, A Real Pitcher

Dodgers Cubs 5:10 p.m. Chicago, Il. 2B Gordon LF Coghlan CF Puig SS Baez 1B Gonzalez 3B Valbuena RF Kemp RF Soler SS Ramirez CF Kalish LF Van Slyke 1B Olt 3B Uribe 2B Watkins C Ellis C Baker P Greinke (R) P Wada (L) This Cubs team, man. They’re going to...
Via Dodgers Digest
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Zack Greinke’s Turned Into an Actual Hitter

There was a time last season that Zack Greinke was batting over .400. At that time, no other pitcher in baseball was batting over .300. So people had some fun with that, because it’s fun when a pitcher is helping himself. It pretty much never lasts. Greinke didn’t keep batting over .400. This year he’s […]
Via Fangraphs
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers-Cubs Preview

If Zack Greinke can improve upon two previous starts at Wrigley Field, the Los Angeles Dodgers have a chance to rebound from a rough series on their final trip of the season. Greinke can end his road struggles against the Chicago Cubs by winning a third straight start while helping the Dodgers avoid matching a season high with their third consecutive defeat Thursday night. Los Angeles...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Greinke wins 15th, homers as Dodgers crush Giants 17-0

  Zack Greinke pitched six scoreless innings and hit his fourth career home run, and the Los Angeles Dodgers romped past the San Francisco Giants 17-0 on Saturday night to build on their lead in the NL West. One day after being held to three hits in a 9-0 loss, the Dodgers doubled that output in the first inning against Giants starter Tim Hudson then coasted behind Greinke's...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Greinke pitches, hits Dodgers past Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Zack Greinke pitched six scoreless innings and hit his fourth career home run, and the Los Angeles Dodgers romped past the San Francisco Giants 17-0 on Saturday night to build on their lead in the NL West. One day after being held to three hits in a 9-0 loss, the Dodgers doubled that output in the first inning against Giants starter Tim Hudson then coasted behind...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers Set New Away Team-Run Record as Giants Lose 17-0

Zack Greinke homered, the Los Angeles Dodgers scored an opponent-high 17 runs at AT&T Park, and the memories of Orange Friday were replaced with a steamrolling, as the San Francisco Giants fell 17-0 to the Dodgers on Saturday night. It began with a same score, different ­team on Saturday night, as the Dodgers jumped to a quick 4-0 lead in the first inning. The rally began with...
Via BaySportsNet
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers @ Giants Sept. 13, 2014: This Is A Big Game

You know me, and you know I never like to put undue importance on any one game. It’s a long season. It serves no purpose to get overly emotional about .006 of a season, which is all one game really is. Dodgers Giants 6:05 p.m. San Francisco, Ca. 2B Gordon CF Pagan RF Puig 2B Panik 1B Gonzalez C Posey RF Kemp 3B...
Via Dodgers Digest
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers and Giants Meet to Address Crunch Time

The cliche from virtually all baseball sports media this week is a variation on the following: This is is the way it should be– the Giants and Dodgers going head-to-head in mid-September with the National League West Division title on the line. What could be better? But each season is its own story, and this 2014 NL West “showdown” is only happening because, a) the Dodgers...
Via The Giants Cove
19 days ago  |  Discuss

D’Backs @ Dodgers Sept. 7, 2014: So Long Forever, D’Backs

Yasiel Puig is hitting seventh. Sound the alarms! D’Backs Dodgers 1:10 p.m. Los Angeles, Ca. CF Inciarte 2B Gordon 2B Owings SS Ramirez 1B Trumbo 1B Gonzalez C Montero RF Kemp RF Ross LF Ethier 3B Lamb 3B Turner LF Marte CF Puig SS Gregorius C Butera P Cahill ...
Via Dodgers Digest
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Zack Greinke: Stupid people are better at baseball

Zack Greinke is one of the most talented starting pitchers in all of baseball, but he can be his own worst enemy. Greinke thinks too much at times, and it doesn’t help that he has a social anxiety disorder. The 30-year-old righthander says that he has been trying to learn to keep it simple. Greinke, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers @ Padres Aug. 30, 2014: Zack Greinke primed for big night

After last night’s frustrating loss to the Padres (hey, at least Andrew Cashner was the pitcher), the Dodgers look to bounce back behind Zack Greinke and his elbow that we all pray holds up for another two months. Dodgers Padres 5:40 p.m. PT San Diego 2B Gordon 3B Solarte SS Ramirez CF Almonte 1B Gonzalez LF Smith ...
Via Dodgers Digest
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers 7, Mets 4: Adrian Gonzalez, Have a Night

Before tonight’s 7-4 victory against the Mets, the big story was Zack Greinke‘s health. After tonight’s victory, though, the big story was Adrian Gonzalez‘ incredible performance. In the fourth inning, after the Dodgers were down 3-0, Gonzalez went to the plate after Carl Crawford walked and stole second. Gonzalez singled Crawford home to cut the lead, then scored a run...
Via Dodgers Digest
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets @ Dodgers Aug. 22, 2014: Ethier Lives, Greinke Maybe Lives, Beckett Doesn’t Live

Mets Dodgers 6:10 p.m. Los Angeles, Ca. RF Granderson 2B Gordon 2B Murphy LF Crawford 3B Wright 1B Gonzalez 1B Duda RF Kemp C d’Arnaud CF Ethier CF Lagares SS Arruebarrena LF den Dekker C Butera SS Flores 3B Rojas P deGrom (R) P Greinke (R) Game threads are...
Via Dodgers Digest
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Chatter: Jacob deGrom vs. Zack Greinke (8/23/14)

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Via Mets360.com
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Injury Update: Zack Greinke has start pushed back to rest elbow

The Los Angeles Dodgers fell to the San Diego Padres last night by the score of 4-1. Even with the loss, the Dodgers sit at 71-57, three games ahead of the San Francisco Giants in the National League West. The Dodgers have been carried by a staff that is 5th in the Major Leagues in ERA. There is a bit of concern on the injury front, as pitcher Zack Greinke had his start pushed...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres @ Dodgers Aug. 20, 2014: Time To Panic, Probably

You know, we’ve been talking a lot about Zack Greinke‘s elbow lately, but there was still the possibility of burying your head in the sand and pretending it wasn’t a real thing. Padres Dodgers 7:10 p.m. PT Los Angeles, Ca. 3B Solarte 2B Barney CF Almonte CF Puig LF Smith 1B Gonzalez 2B Gyorko RF Kemp ...
Via Dodgers Digest
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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