It was going to happen someday. Nobody keeps a roll going like that forever, not even
Greinke's streak of giving up two or fewer runs in 21 consecutive starts finally came to an end Thursday, if equipped with something of an asterisk. Only one of the three runs he surrendered was earned.
And even if
Greinke wasn't awful or anything, but he was far from sharp. He struggled with his control most of the night and left after the fifth inning having already thrown 101 pitches.
He gave up the three runs on four hits and a pair of walks. He struck out four. He still hasn’t given up more than two earned runs in 22 consecutive starts, which according to
The Dodgers took an early 1-0 lead on an
The Dodgers again failed to play sharp baseball. It certainly was not their best defensive effort, and the Mets tied the score in the second inning when
The inning could have been worse for the Dodgers, but
In the fifth inning, doubles by
Turner, who played for the Mets last season, tied the score with his two-run homer in the seventh inning, but New York regained the lead against
In the eighth inning,