Latest Zack Greinke News

Greinke wins again as Astros get 5-4 victory over Angels

Aug. 23, 2019 11:43 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Zack Greinke won his fourth straight start since being traded to Houston and Yuli Gurriel hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning to send the Astros a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night. Greinke (14-4) allowed 10 hits, but just three runs — two earned — in...

Cole strikes out 12, Bregman HR lifts Astros over Tigers 6-3

Aug. 23, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A day after failing to back a gem by ace Justin Verlander, Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros were determined to convert on another from Gerrit Cole. Cole struck out 12 over seven scoreless innings, Bregman homered and the Astros beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 Thursday night. After the Tigers...

LEADING OFF: Kluber checked, Ohtani streak, Brewers-Cards

Aug. 19, 2019 2:58 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: CHECK HIM The Indians will see how ace Corey Kluber is feeling, a day after he was pulled from a Triple-A rehab start because of abdominal tightness. The two-time AL Cy Young Award winner pitched one scoreless inning for Columbus before exiting as a precaution....

Greinke gets 200th win, pitches Astros past A's 4-1

Aug. 18, 2019 9:02 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After earning his 200th win, Zack Greinke hopes he's on his way to even bigger achievements with the Houston Astros this season. Greinke reached the milestone with seven smooth innings Sunday, pitching the first-place Astros past the Oakland Athletics 4-1 to avoid a four-game sweep....

Chapman, Canha back Bassitt in A's 8-4 win over Astros

Aug. 17, 2019 9:03 PM EDT

OAKLAND,Calif. (AP) — Chris Bassitt believes the Oakland Athletics' struggles against the Houston Astros are due in part to the perception that the 2017 World Series championship are unbeatable. He helped pierce that aura of invincibility on Saturday. Matt Chapman doubled among his three hits and Mark...

Arenado hits 2-run home in 9th, Rockies beat Dbacks 7-6

Aug. 14, 2019 8:04 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado lingered near the batter's box a little longer than usual as he stared at his liner. It wasn't to admire. It was simply to make sure. In a season that's been so foul for Colorado, he wanted to double-check that his deep drive indeed stayed fair before celebrating. Arenado hit a...

Astros and White Sox split doubleheader

Aug. 14, 2019 12:52 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Ivan Nova sparkled for nine innings to stay on a roll. Gerrit Cole's hot streak was put on hold before he even threw a pitch. Nova tossed a four-hitter and the Chicago White Sox took advantage of an injury to Cole, one of Houston's aces, for a 4-1 win and split of their doubleheader on...

Yanks top O's 8-3, run win streak over Baltimore to 15 games

Aug. 13, 2019 11:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Domingo Germán pitched seven strong innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors and the New York Yankees beat Baltimore 8-3 on Tuesday night, running their winning streak over the Orioles to 15 games. Germán allowed two runs, five hits, struck out seven, walked one...

Greinke, Springer lead Astros over Chisox to open twinbill

Aug. 13, 2019 8:12 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Zack Greinke tossed six solid innings in his second start with the Astros, George Springer and José Altuve hit solo home runs and Houston topped the Chicago White Sox 6-2 in the first game of a doubleheader on Tuesday. Springer connected on the first pitch of the day as the AL...

LEADING OFF: Astros' aces start double dip; Scherzer on mend

Aug. 13, 2019 2:47 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ONE-TWO PUNCH Houston goes into a doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox with two of the pitchers the Astros hope will carry them deep into October. In the opener, Zack Greinke will make his second start for AL West-leading Houston since he was acquired from...