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Innings Pitched
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Wins
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Losses
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Earned Run Average
FPTS
Fantasy Points
Aug 5, 2022 4.2 3 7 4.58 -3
Jul 31, 2022 5.0 3 6 4.41 6.5
Jul 25, 2022 5.0 3 6 4.35 13.5
Jul 15, 2022 4.0 3 6 4.64 -3.5
Jul 10, 2022 5.0 3 5 4.52 20.5

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Fantasy Points per Game
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Innings Pitched
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Wins
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Losses
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Saves
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Strikeouts
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Base on Balls (Walk)
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Earned Run Average
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Walks and Hits Allowed Per Inning
2022 1287.1 92.3 3 7 52 20 4.58 1.33
2021 38412.8 171.0 11 6 120 36 4.16 1.17
2020 148.512.4 67.0 3 3 67 9 4.03 1.13
3y Avg. 385.515.4 149.0 11 5 125 25 3.56 1.07
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  • Royals' Zack Greinke: Can't complete five innings

    Greinke (3-7) allowed four runs on seven hits and two walks with two strikeouts in 4.2 innings Friday, taking the loss versus the Red Sox. Greinke threw 95 pitches (57 strikes) in another short outing. He's failed to complete more than five frames in each of his last six starts. Of the seven hits he allowed Friday, four were doubles, though he was able to keep the ball in the yard. Greinke's had his struggles this year, posting a 4.58 ERA, 1.33 WHIP and 52:20 K:BB through 92.1 innings across 18 starts. That WHIP would be his worst since 2007, while the ERA is his worst since 2005. The right-hander is projected for a home start versus the White Sox next week.
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  • Royals' Zack Greinke: Strikes out three in no-decision

    Greinke allowed three runs on five hits and two walks while striking out three in five innings in an 8-6 win Sunday over the Yankees. He did not factor into the decision. Greinke was excellent through the first four innings, allowing just one hit and holding New York scoreless. In the fifth, three of the first four batters reached safely, and DJ LeMahieu capped off the scoring with a two-run blast. Greinke posted a 4.50 ERA and 18:7 K:BB in 24 innings across five starts in July. His next start will likely be at the end of next week against Boston.
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  • Royals' Zack Greinke: Settles for no-decision Monday

    Greinke did not factor in the decision against the Angels on Monday despite pitching five scoreless innings during which he allowed three hits and one walk while striking out five. The outing was nearly a carbon copy of Greinke's start against Cleveland on July 10, when he posted the same line of five innings, three hits, one walk and five punchouts. However, the veteran hurler picked up a win in that contest while he had to settle for a no-decision Monday against his former club. Greinke had picked up a win or a loss in each of his previous seven appearances prior to this one, and he had won three of his past five outings. The right-hander owns a mediocre 4.35 ERA overall, but he's allowed one or zero runs in four of his past six starts.
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  • Royals' Zack Greinke: Ineffective in Friday's loss

    Greinke (3-6) took the loss Friday as the Royals were toppled 8-1 by the Blue Jays, giving up four runs (three earned) on eight hits and a walk over four innings. He struck out three. The 38-year-old righty is now less than 150 strikeouts away from 3,000 for his career, but that was about the only positive takeaway from Friday's outing as Greinke got the hook after 83 pitches (49 strikes). He'll carry a 4.64 ERA, 1.33 WHIP and 42:15 K:BB through 77.2 innings on the year into the All-Star break.
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  • Royals' Zack Greinke: Fans five in win

    Greinke (3-5) earned the win Sunday over Cleveland, striking out five in five scoreless innings while allowing three hits and a walk. Greinke scattered three singles and a walk, and no baserunner made it past second base against him. The five strikeouts Sunday tied his season high. Since returning from an elbow injury in June, he's tossed at least five innings and held his opponents to one run or fewer in three of four starts. His next start will likely be this weekend in Toronto.
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  • Royals' Zack Greinke: Falters versus former team

    Greinke (2-5) took the loss Tuesday versus the Astros. He allowed six runs on 10 hits and two walks with two strikeouts in five innings. The Royals held a lead until the fifth inning, when Greinke allowed home runs to Jeremy Pena and Alex Bregman. This was the third time in 13 starts Greinke's allowed multiple homers. The right-hander has allowed exactly one run in each of his first two starts back from the injured list, but Tuesday's outing resembled the struggles he had for much of May. Overall, he's at a 4.85 ERA, 1.31 WHIP and 34:13 K:BB across 68.2 innings. The 38-year-old is projected for a home start versus the Guardians this weekend.
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  • Royals' Zack Greinke: Sleeper pitchers for Week 14 (July 4-10)

    Greinke's fastball velocity was up nearly 2 mph in each of his first two starts back from a flexor strain, and they were arguably his best starts of the season. He still makes for a big roll of the dice in a two-start week, but his lengthy track record of success earns him some benefit of the doubt.
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  • Royals' Zack Greinke: Another strong outing

    Greinke (2-4) allowed one earned run on four hits and one walk while striking out three across six innings to earn the win Wednesday against the Rangers. Greinke allowed multiple hitters to reach base in each of his first two innings of work. However, he settled in from there to retire 12 of the final 14 batters he faced. Greinke has made two starts since returning from the injured list June 24, combining to work 12 innings while allowing only two earned runs and posting a 7:1 K:BB. Overall, he has a 4.38 ERA across 63.2 innings for the campaign.
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  • Royals' Zack Greinke: Stellar in return

    Greinke (1-4) allowed a run on three hits and struck out four in six innings to earn the win Friday over the Athletics. Greinke missed a month with a right flexor strain in his elbow, but he was dominant and efficient during his two rehab assignments. That continued Friday in his return to the majors, where he threw 57 of 84 pitches for strikes to pick up his first win of the season. He now has a 4.68 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 29:10 K:BB across 57.2 innings in 11 starts. Greinke should be able to assume a full workload in his next start, which is tentatively projected for next week at home versus the Rangers.
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  • Royals' Zack Greinke: Reinstated for Friday's start

    Greinke (elbow) was activated from the 15-day injured list ahead of his start against the Athletics on Friday, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports. The veteran right-hander has been sidelined nearly a month with a flexor strain in his right elbow, but he'll rejoin Kansas City's rotation Friday after making two rehab starts with Triple-A Omaha. Greinke threw 70 pitches over seven innings during his final rehab outing, so he could still face some final workload limitations in his first start back from the injured list.
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  • Royals' Zack Greinke: Will return Friday

    Greinke (elbow) will return from the 15-day injured list Friday to start the first game of this weekend's series versus the Athletics, Sarah Wexler of MLB.com reports. Greinke allowed three runs, seven hits and a walk with eight strikeouts in 12 innings across two rehab starts with Triple-A Omaha, and it's not surprising that he's been deemed good to go. He'll still need to be officially activated from the IL prior to his start Friday, but he'll be returning to a favorable home matchup.
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  • Royals' Zack Greinke: Quality start in rehab outing

    Greinke (elbow) allowed three runs on six hits and a walk with four strikeouts in seven innings in a rehab start for Triple-A Omaha on Saturday. Greinke threw 51 of his 70 pitches for strikes, building up from the 49 pitches he threw in his first rehab outing. He wasn't as dominant this time around, but there's still not much more for the veteran right-hander to prove. He'll likely be checked out by the Royals' training staff in the coming days, but if he gets the all-clear, he should be an option to rejoin the major-league rotation during next weekend's series versus the Athletics.
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  • Royals' Zack Greinke: Another rehab start scheduled

    Greinke (elbow) will make another rehab start for Triple-A Omaha on Saturday, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports. Greinke has been out since the end of May with a right flexor strain. He's already made one rehab start and reached five innings, though that only took him 49 pitches due to his remarkable efficiency, so it's no surprise to see that the Royals want him to build up his pitch count a bit more before being activated.
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  • Royals' Zack Greinke: Lights out in rehab start

    Greinke (elbow) struck out four over five shutout innings Sunday in his rehab start with Triple-A Omaha. He allowed one hit and no other baserunners in the outing. Greinke retired the 15 of the 16 hitters he faced with extreme efficiency, needing just 49 pitches (33 strikes) to get the job done. Though the Royals might have preferred Greinke to work longer Sunday after missing his previous two turns through the big-league rotation with an elbow injury, he looks like he'll be ready to make his next start with Kansas City. Assuming Greinke checks out fine once he's re-evaluated by the big-league training staff, he could return from the 15-day injured list and slot into the Royals rotation Friday in Oakland.
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  • Royals' Zack Greinke: Rehab starting Sunday

    Greinke (elbow) is expected to begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Omaha on Friday, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports. Greinke has missed two turns in the rotation with a right flexor strain, but it's possible he only misses one more. If it turns out that he only needs a single rehab start, he could return as soon as next Friday in Oakland.
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  • Royals' Zack Greinke: Placed on 15-day injured list

    Greinke was placed on the 15-day injured list with a right flexor strain Monday. Greinke was evaluated for a flexor injury following Sunday's start against Minnesota, and he'll land on the injured list after being diagnosed with a strain. The right-hander will be forced to miss at least a couple of turns through the rotation, but a timetable for his return isn't yet clear. The Royals haven't yet indicated who will step in as a starter during Greinke's absence.
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  • Royals' Zack Greinke: Being evaluated for forearm injury

    Greinke is being evaluated for a forearm/flexor injury following Sunday's start against the Twins, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports. Greinke struggled during Sunday's outing, as he allowed five runs on six hits and two walks while striking out three in four innings to take the loss. The right-hander said after the game that he felt "sore and tight" and also said that his stuff hasn't felt as sharp lately. Greinke will be examined by trainers to determine the severity of his injury, and it's not yet clear whether he'll be able to make his next start. If he's cleared to pitch, he tentatively lines up to start at home against the Astros on Saturday.
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  • Royals' Zack Greinke: Roughed up in loss

    Greinke (0-4) took the loss, allowing five runs on six hits and two walks while striking out three in four innings of a 7-3 defeat Sunday in Minnesota. Greinke was tagged for three homers Sunday, a three-run shot by Gio Urshela in the third and back-to-back solo shots by Nick Gordon and Trevor Larnach to begin the fourth. The veteran had allowed only two home runs in his first eight starts spanning 44 innings, but he has allowed five homers over his last 7.2 innings. He's struggled mightily of late, allowing 21 runs (19 earned) in 18 innings and raising his ERA from 2.67 to 5.05 over his last four starts. He'll look to bounce back in his next start, likely next weekend against Houston.
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  • Royals' Zack Greinke: Blown up by former club

    Greinke (0-3) took the loss against Arizona on Monday, pitching 3.2 innings and allowing seven runs on five hits and four walks while striking out five. In stark contract to most of his outings this season, Greinke received plenty of run support in the contest, as Kansas City exploded out of the gate with four first-inning runs. However, the veteran gave three runs back in the bottom of the frame and ended up being charged with a season-high seven earned runs while failing to escape the fourth inning. Greinke struggled with both his control and command in the outing, doubling his season total with four walks and serving up a pair of long balls. Curiously, he also registered a season-high five strikeouts and induced 11 swinging strikes. Greinke's ERA rose from 3.48 to 4.53 as a result of the poor outing. He'll look to get back on track in his next start, which is scheduled to come in Minnesota this weekend.
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  • Royals' Zack Greinke: Narrowly misses first win

    Greinke didn't factor into the decision during Wednesday's 6-2 victory over the White Sox, allowing two runs on seven hits and one walk with four strikeouts in 5.2 innings. Greinke scattered his baserunners evenly across the 5.2 frames and let in a run during the second and fifth innings, but he departed before finishing the sixth and would have been victorious had he completed the inning. The 38-year-old has been solid at preventing runs with a 3.48 ERA and no more than three runs surrendered in all starts except one, but he lacks upside with only 18 strikeouts in 44 innings. He projects for a start against Arizona early next week.
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