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Dodgers relievers finish Zack Greinke's strong start in win over Reds

Dodgers relievers finish Zack Greinke's strong start in win over Reds

Kenley Jansen was unavailable to pitch Thursday. So were Juan Nicasio and J.P. Howell. Learning that made Zack Greinke smile as he reflected on the Dodgers' 1-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. "I didn't know that many people were not available," Greinke said. "It's a good thing I didn't have a bad outing today." The bullpen shortage not only made Greinke's outstanding start necessary — he limited the Reds to four hits and two walks over seven innings — it also pushed Chris Hatcher and Jim Johnson into more prominent roles. An off-season addition who had a 6.38 earned-run average when he landed on the disabled list in...

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