In the 95 years of baseball's live-ball era, only two National League starting pitchers completed a season with an earned-run average of less than 1.75 and a winning percentage of more than .850: Dwight Gooden in 1985 and Greg Maddux in 1995.
Zack Greinke could be the third.
One of the most dominant seasons in recent memory continued Friday night, when Greinke pitched into the eighth inning and allowed only two runs and four hits in the Dodgers' 6-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates at Dodger Stadium.
The victory established a career high in wins for Greinke (18-3), who has a major league-leading earned-run average of 1.65.
Asked about the historic nature of...