But despite the slight setback, Mattingly said Greinke seems much more comfortable this spring, his second since signing a six-year, $147-million free-agent contract with the Dodgers.
"He knows how to get around. He's more comfortable with our guys. He's probably more comfortable with what's going to happen in L.A.," Mattingly said of Greinke, who was 15-4 with a 2.63 earned-run average last season. "Every city we go to, it's going to be a place he's been before. And he's been through the competition as much as anything.