Hey, bachelor extraordinaire George Clooney got married. The Supreme Court ruled for same-sex marriage. Taylor Swift beat down Apple.
Maybe there really is no end to the unexpected.
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Greinke started the season 5-0 and then went 10 consecutive starts (with a 1.79 earned-run average) before finally winning his sixth, absolutely controlling Miami in a 2-0 victory Sunday at
And tomorrow the sun will rise in the West.
Greinke held the Marlins scoreless for his 7 2/3 innings and has not allowed a run in his last three starts (20 2/3 innings). The difference in this start was he actually won.
In his previous nine starts the Dodgers scored only 10 runs while he was actually on the mound. Only once in those nine starts had he allowed more than two runs, yet all he had to show for it was an 0-2 record.
Sunday started to look pretty familiar -- the Dodgers were unable to push a run across against Miami right-hander
That became key when
The Dodgers gave Greinke an insurance run in the seventh, scoring with two outs off left-hander Mike Dunn when Kendrick walked and then came home on an Adrian Gonzalez double.
It was a regular glut of runs for Greinke.
Greinke (6-2) allowed only four hits, walking one and striking out six. He was in total control of all his pitches in lowering his ERA to 1.58 – the lowest mark in the majors.
He was supported in the sixth by an outstanding, diving catch by Andre Ethier on a Gordon drive into left field that likely would have gone for a triple, or with Gordon's speed, even an inside-the-park home run.
Adam Liberatore got one out in the eighth and