And on Sunday morning, all smiles.
"I feel good," Greinke said.
After Saturday's outing, Greinke said the elbow hadn't actually bothered him so much while he was pitching as it did between starts. He had been held back two days to give the elbow some additional rest, but said he is ready to take his next turn.
Encouraged by the Sunday update, Mattingly said he could now move forward trying to line up his rotation. Hyun-Jin Ryu (strained buttock) is scheduled to come off the disabled list Friday.
Greinke "said he came out of it pretty well," Mattingly said. "From this point, we'll start moving forward to make plans about what we're going to do with the rotation."
The Dodgers have three games left in the middle of September with the second-place