Latest Zack Greinke News

LEADING OFF: Opening day! Guardians debut, Ohtani and Braves

Apr. 07, 2022 02:21 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ OPENING DAY Chicago Cubs veteran Kyle Hendricks is set to deliver the first pitch of the season against Corbin Burnes and Milwaukee at Wrigley Field just past 2:20 p.m. EDT, the first of seven...

LEADING OFF: Opening day! Guardians debut, Ohtani and Braves

Apr. 06, 2022 19:23 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors Thursday: ___ OPENING DAY Cubs veteran Kyle Hendricks is set to deliver the first pitch of the season against Corbin Burnes and Milwaukee at Wrigley Field just past 2:20 p.m. EDT, the first of seven games...

American League West Preview Capsules

Mar. 30, 2022 23:52 PM EDT

Capsules of American League West teams, listed in order of finish last year: ___ HOUSTON ASTROS 2021: 95-67, first place, lost to Atlanta in World Series. Manager: Dusty Baker (third season). Opening Day: April 7 at Los...

American League Central Preview Capsules

Mar. 30, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

Capsules of American League Central teams, listed in order of finish last year: ___ CHICAGO WHITE SOX 2021: 93-69, first place, lost to Houston in ALDS. Manager: Tony La Russa (second season of second stint with team). ...

Greinke back in Royals hat 12 years after he was traded away

Mar. 17, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals hat still fit slightly askew on Zack Greinke's head Thursday, but so much else had changed in the two decades after Kansas City selected the future Cy Young Award winner in the draft and the 12 years since he was traded away. The right-hander's...

Royals sign RHP Greinke to $13M contract for 2022

Mar. 17, 2022 05:52 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals signed six-time All-Star pitcher Zack Greinke to a $13 million contract for this season Wednesday, reuniting the right-hander with the club that drafted him in the first round two decades ago. Greinke also can make up to $2 million in...

Half-century holdout over, DH comes to National League

Mar. 12, 2022 16:28 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — It was an impressive holdout for the National League, which made it nearly 50 years staving off a full-time designated hitter rule that the American League implemented before the 1973 season. “We'll continue to play by baseball rules,” NL President Chub Feeney...