Go to Colorado and you expect runs by the tons. Humidor or not, the runs still pile up in the Mile High City.
Just not always, and particularly when
Greinke has been remarkably consistent this season, and he was back at it Thursday, pitching the
Greinke had a poor outing in Kansas City on June 23, but otherwise has allowed more than three runs only twice in his other 17 starts.
He did it again in Denver, holding the Rockies to two runs and nine hits in his eight innings, striking out eight and walking two.
Greinke pushed his record to 11-4, which ties him with Detroit’s
This is only the second time in Greinke’s 11-year career he’s put up double-digit wins before the All-Star break, the other in 2009 when he was the American League
And Greinke also pushed the team's starting pitchers' streak of allowing two or fewer runs to 37 consecutive games, most in the majors since 1900.
The Dodgers gave him a one-run lead in the third against Colorado’s
They added one more in the fourth after Uribe doubled with one out. Uribe took third on a passed ball by catcher
The Rockies got one back after
Otherwise, Greinke seemed to be cruising. He goes to whichever of his pitches he feels is working particularly well that start and Thursday it was apparently a good fastball full of movement.
Still, he may have gone one inning too long, giving up a leadoff single to