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Zack Greinke's scoreless streak ends at 45 2/3 innings; Dodgers lose

Zack Greinke's scoreless streak ends at 45 2/3 innings; Dodgers lose

His scoreless-innings streak having ended Sunday in the Dodgers' 3-2, 10-inning defeat to the New York Mets, Zack Greinke was asked to reflect on the most dominant stretch of his 12-year career. His response was characteristically blunt. "If anything, I feel negative about it, having to deal with answering questions about it all the time," he said. Greinke pitched 45 2/3 consecutive shutout innings before Kirk Nieuwenhuis scored on pitcher Jacob deGrom's fielder's-choice grounder in the third inning. The run was one of two charged to Greinke over seven innings. The streak was the fourth-longest in baseball's post-1960 expansion era. Orel Hershiser, now a...

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