MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 4, Miami 1

MIAMI, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Zach Greinke gave up a solo homer in the first during an eight-inning effort Wednesday, carrying the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-1 win over Miami.

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 3, Washington 1

LOS ANGELES, May 16 (UPI) -- Brandon League finished a shutout effort over 3 2/3 innings by the Los Angeles bullpen Wednesday, allowing the Dodgers to hold on and defeat Washington 3-1.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels 6, Oakland 1

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Zach Greinke scattered four hits en route to his third consecutive win Tuesday and led the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-1 win over Oakland.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels 9, Cleveland 6

ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Albert Pujols hit a two-run homer and drove in a total of four runs Tuesday to lead the Los Angeles Angels past Cleveland 9-6.

MLB: Milwaukee 6, Los Angeles Dodgers 2

LOS ANGELES, May 31 (UPI) -- Aramis Ramirez smacked a two-run homer in the third inning Thursday to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-2 for a four-game series sweep.

MLB: Milwaukee 6, St. Louis 0

MILWAUKEE, April 7 (UPI) -- Zach Greinke hurled seven shutout innings and Corey Hart homered twice for Milwaukee Saturday, sparking the Brewers' 6-0 win over St. Louis.

MLB: Kansas City 11, Oakland 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Wilson Betemit drove in four runs in support of Zach Greinke, leading the Kansas City Royals to an 11-3 win over the Oakland Athletics Tuesday.

MLB: Kansas City 12, Seattle 0

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Zach Greinke gave up two hits in seven scoreless innings Thursday, to help Kansas City complete a four-game sweep with a 12-0 rout of the Seattle Mariners.

MLB: Kansas City 4, St. Louis 1

ST. LOUIS, June 19 (UPI) -- Mark Teahen hit a two-run homer and drove in three Thursday to boost the Kansas City Royals to a 4-1 win at St. Louis and a three-game sweep.

MLB: Oakland 6, Kansas City 5

OAKLAND, Calif., April 19 (UPI) -- Daric Barton had three hits, including an RBI triple, and scored twice Saturday to lead the Oakland A's past Kansas City 6-5.

MLB: Kansas City 5, Seattle 1

SEATTLE, April 15 (UPI) -- Zach Greinke tossed a complete game five-hitter Monday night, leading the Kansas City Royals past Seattle 5-1.

MLB: Kansas City 1, Minnesota 0

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Jason Larue drove in the game's lone run Thursday afternoon with a third-inning sacrifice fly, as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins, 1-0.

MLB: Kansas City 4, Cleveland 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 22 (UPI) -- Mark Teahen's bases-loaded walk in the seventh inning forced in the winning run Tuesday, allowing the Kansas City Royals to slip by the Cleveland Indians 4-3.

MLB: Boston 5, Kansas City 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 23 (UPI) -- David Wells pitched five scoreless innings and Jason Varitek homered Tuesday as the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals, 5-2.

MLB: Minnesota 5, Kansas City 4

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 8 (UPI) -- Joe Mauer had three hits and scored a run Friday night as Minnesota beat the Kansas City Royals, 5-4.
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Zach Greinke
Right handed pitcher Zach Greinke (23) starts for the Royals as Philadelphia hosts Kansas City in an evening game at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, on June 19, 2004. (UPI Photo/Jon Adams)

Donald Zackary "Zack" Greinke (pronounced /ˈɡrɪŋki/ GRING-kee; born October 21, 1983) is a Major League Baseball starting pitcher for the Kansas City Royals. Greinke won the American League Cy Young Award in 2009.

Greinke was born in Orlando, Florida. After being named the Gatorade National Player of the Year in 2002, he was selected out of Apopka High School (and turning down a scholarship to Clemson) in the first round of the 2002 draft.

In 2003, he played for the Wilmington Blue Rocks and Wichita Wranglers, where he was named the Royals Minor League Pitcher of the Year, Carolina League Pitcher of the Year, and The Sporting News Minor League Player of the Year, with a 15–4 record and 1.93 ERA.

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