Zack Greinke


Dodgers Have Big Decisions To Make Today

I was going to write about the bullpen today, but that seems silly given that today is a pretty big day for decisions, and news could come out about them at any moment. (Not to mention that yesterday’s Brad Miller/Nate Karns/Logan Morrison/other guys trade between Seattle and Tampa Bay reminds us all that the offseason…

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Zack Greinke Opts Out, Obviously

Remember the other day when Don Mattingly was hired to manage the Marlins and we all commented on how incredibly obvious that move was? I think we all knew it wasn’t even close to the most obvious move of the offseason. Zack Greinke opting out was. Now, it’s official: Zack Greinke has officially opted out….


The Dodgers Should Hand Out Three Qualifying Offers

Let’s talk about qualifying offers, the weird quirk introduced in the last CBA that almost certainly will be either eliminated or considerably changed in the next CBA. Intended to provide compensation for teams losing free agents, it’s instead put some lower-level free agents — think Kyle Lohse, Kendrys Morales, & Stephen Drew — in a…

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How Dodgers’ hitters and pitchers fared ‘After 0-2’

I was listening to a recent episode of Effectively Wild, (Baseball Prospectus podcast), and one topic being discussed was the “After 0-2” split. Sam Miller brought it up and focused on the pitchers, but I’m even more fascinated how the Dodgers’ hitters fared after they got down 0-2. Let’s be clear: These stat lines aren’t…


Yet Another Tough Spring Training For Zack Greinke

So now it’s Zack Greinke we’re worried about, as evidenced by not one but two articles about his start against the Giants: Greinke struggles, reaches pitch limit in 3 2/3 innings: Dodgers starter Zack Greinke hit his pitch limit after 3 2/3 innings. Two of the four runs Greinke allowed were unearned on an…