Zack Greinke is About to Break a Record

On August 8, 2015, in Sporting News, by Buddy TB

Zack Greinke

Zack Greinke, pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, has become a benchmark for the majors. The winner of the Cy Young in 2009 holds one of the most dominant seasons in baseball history, Baseball is a sport that is governed by the Statistics and Greinke is near or on the way to break one of the most outstanding of all time. In 1988 the legendary Dodgers pitcher Orel Hershiser accumulated 59 innings without allowing a run.

With his departure from eight innings on Sunday in Los Angeles 5-0 victory over Washington, Greinke sum thrown 43.2 innings without allowing a run, Greinke has a 9-2 record and 1.30 ERA percentage, the best record in all the majors, plus it is the only pitcher with an ERA under two.

The native of Orlando, Florida has taken over the number one spot of blue rotation, beating who many consider the best pitcher in the league, Clayton Kershaw, this continues, the 2015 major league season will be remembered as the year of Zack Greinke, the streak of consecutive innings without allowing a run ended for Zack Greinke, after the Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom with an RBI grounder out, ending his mark in 45.2 innings.

 

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