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Zack Greinke bests Dodgers, 3-2, in first matchup since departure

Zack Greinke bests Dodgers, 3-2, in first matchup since departure

The shock of his departure faded months ago, but Monday offered the Dodgers an in-person encounter with Zack Greinke for the first time in 2016. And he, in turn, saw the collection of misfiring parts that make up the latest edition of the Dodgers. 

Greinke wore the oddly styled uniform of the Arizona Diamondbacks, with splotches of red on the shoulders and ankles, and he toiled for a team already drifting away from playoff contention. But on this night, in a 3-2 Dodgers defeat, he reminded his former club of his worth. Across seven innings of two-run baseball, he sidestepped the Dodgers’ attempts at an offensive revival and extended their losing streak to three...

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