• by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Dodgers' Zack Greinke excels in final tune-up for postseason on Saturday

    Dodgers starter Zack Greinke (19-3) was brilliant on Saturday, allowing one run on four hits and a walk across eight innings in a win over San Diego. He struck out eight.The fantastic seaon continues for Greinke and he's put a nice stamp on his Cy Young resume with this final start. Any other season or in the AL, Greinke would be an easy winner, but with the performances of Jake Arrieta and Clayton Kershaw, the award is up in the air right now. Greinke finished his year with a 1.66 ERA and 0.84 WHIP with an even 200 strikeouts in 32 starts this season.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Dodgers SP Zack Greinke fails to take home win in Monday's start

    Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke took a no-decision Monday against the Giants, as he allowed two runs on four hits and three walks over seven innings. He also struck out seven. The calf injury that cost Greinke a start didn't seem to be bothering him Monday night. In his return, Greinke extended his quality start streak to nine despite tying a season high with his three walks. His K:BB sits at 192:39 as his ERA actually went up to 1.68 after Monday's outing. Greinke hasn't thrown over 100 pitches since Sept. 1 and should be fresh for the playoffs.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Dodgers SP Zack Greinke (calf) cleared to start Monday

    Dodgers SP Zack Greinke (calf) has been cleared to start Monday's game against the Giants, the Associated Press reports. After the calf issue forced him to miss his previous start, the NL Cy Young front-runner endured no problems during his bullpen session over the weekend, clearing the way for him to take the hill again. Greinke will have a chance at reducing the Dodgers' magic number for clinching a playoff spot to one, if he's able to put the clamps on the Giants.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Dodgers scratch Zack Greinke from Wednesday's start

    Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke was scratched from Wednesday's start against the Diamondbacks due to calf soreness. While Greinke will be skipped in the order this time through, he is expected to take his next turn in the rotation. The Dodgers haven't announced yet who will replace him on the mound against the Diamondbacks on Wednesday.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Dodgers ace Zack Greinke dominates in win over Pirates

    Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke was at it yet again on Friday, as he allowed two runs on four hits and two walks while striking out three across seven innings in a win over the Pirates. He also went 2-for-2 with a double and a run scored. Greinke is just an amazing player, as his .234 batting average is higher than his .189 batting average against. The numbers are just absurd for Greinke, as he has a 1.65 ERA and 0.85 WHIP in 30 starts this season. There's some debate about who the NL Cy Young will be, but it's hard to argue against Greinke right now. He'll look to add to his resume against the Diamondbacks on Wednesday.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Dodgers set rotation plans for upcoming games

    When the Dodgers open their three-game series Friday at Arizona, they will do so with pitcher Alex Wood on the mound, reports TrueBlueLA.com. The team will then turn to Mike Bolsinger on Saturday, with Zack Greinke concluding the series Sunday. As a result, Brett Anderson had his start pushed back to Tuesday's game against the Rockies. Clayton Kershaw will open the Colorado series Monday.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Dodgers' Bolsinger starting Friday to give rotation an extra day of rest

    Dodgers pitcher Mike Bolsinger will start Friday's game against the Padres, manager Don Mattingly announced after Wednesday's game against the Giants. "We've been wanting to slip him into the rotation to either move somebody forward or to give someone an extra day," Mattingly said, per MLB.com. "Just if somebody needs a blow, kind of looking at all our guys individually and what's best for them." Mattingly said they don't plan to skip anyone in the rotation, so all the starters (Clayton Kershaw, Zack Greinke, Brett Anderson, Alex Wood and Mat Latos) will get an extra day of rest moving forward. Bolsinger's last MLB start was July 29. He is 5-3 with a 2.83 ERA in 16 starts this season. "You can anticipate he's going to be in this rotation for at least a turn," Mattingly said.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Dodgers SP Zack Greinke improves to 15-3

    Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke continued his masterful season during Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Giants. Greinke surrendered one run on five hits over 7 1/3 innings. He also struck out five and walked one. Greinke received his 15th win of the season for his effort. He is 10-1 over his last 12 outings.

  • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

    Dodgers' Zack Greinke takes tough-luck loss to Astros on Saturday

    Right-hander Zack Greinke was strong once again for the Dodgers on Saturday, but he wasn't strong enough to avoid the 3-1 loss at the hands of the Astros. Greinke allowed three runs on three hits over seven solid innings. He struck out five and did not walk a batter. Greinke has not walked more than three batters in any of his 25 starts this season. Greinke (13-3, 1.67 ERA) was bitten by the longball in this one, as two of the three runs he allowed came via the home run. He served up a solo home run to Luis Valbuena in the second inning and another solo shot to Jose Altuve in the sixth. Greinke still owns the best ERA in the National League, and continues to be one of the top pitchers in the game.

  • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

    Dodgers SP Zack Greinke tosses another gem Sunday

    Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke continued his stellar season on Sunday against the Reds. Greinke allowed just one run on six hits in seven strong inning. He struck out eight batters and limited his mistakes on the day to just one walk. With the win, Greinke improved to 13-2 with a leage-best 1.63 ERA.