We're not tired of Zack Greinke news yet, right? I'm not sure this adds too much to what we know of Greinke and how he might fit in with the rest of the team, but hey, can't beat that headline.
No, this isn't a months-old story. Apparently, you can have more than one introduction. Who knew? Mention is made of Greinke's first start in Arizona, when he posted a Game Score of -11. Since then, in 9 starts, he's averaged a Game Score of 63 in 9 starts, and take away another poor start with Milwaukee and it's an average of 70 in 8 starts. For the non-Game Score people, he's gone 6-2 and allowed 12 earned runs, including five starts without allowing a run.
From Venom Strikes, a quick recap of the offseason.
Well, the Braves have managed to pull it off, and Turner Field only opened (for baseball) one year before Chase...
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Quotes from Stewart and La Russa about the man who attempted a comeback as recently as 2013, and was playing independent baseball last year.
A negative list featuring the Dodgers.
On the other hand, this list sees things in pretty much the opposite way.
Cricket and baseball don't really have that much in common, but a love for statistics and records certainly is a big part of both games. So McCullum, playing in his final match, this morning broke a record that had stood for 30 years. The link goes to about two minutes of highlights that (I think) even Americans can appreciate, as they largely consist of balls being hit a long way.