MLB: Kansas City 2, Houston 1

HOUSTON, June 24 (UPI) -- A strong start by Zack Greinke and a solo home run by Billy Butler carried the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 victory Tuesday over the Houston Astros.

MLB: Arizona 12, Kansas City 5

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 18 (UPI) -- A two-run homer by Mark Reynolds and a bases-loaded triple from Stephen Drew Wednesday helped carry Arizona to a 12-5 battering of Kansas City.

MLB: Toronto 9, Kansas City 3

TORONTO, June 5 (UPI) -- Lyle Overbay keyed an early assault on Zack Greinke Friday, driving in three runs and sending Toronto to a 9-3 victory over Kansas City.

MLB: Kansas City 6, Detroit 1

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 26 (UPI) -- Zack Greinke pitched his fifth complete game of the season and Mitch Maier had three RBI Tuesday in Kansas City's 6-1 win over Detroit.

MLB: Kansas City 8, Baltimore 1

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 16 (UPI) -- Zack Greinke allowed a run over seven innings following a long rain delay Friday, carrying Kansas City to an 8-1 win over Baltimore.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels 1, Kansas City 0

ANAHEIM, Calif., May 9 (UPI) -- Joe Saunders, posting his first career shutout, out-dueled Zack Greinke Saturday to pitch the Los Angeles Angels to a 1-0 victory over Kansas City.

MLB: Kansas City 3, Chicago White Sox 0

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 4 (UPI) -- Zack Greinke became the major league's first six-game winner Monday when he led the Kansas City Royals in a 3-0 win over the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Kansas City 11, Toronto 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 29 (UPI) -- Zack Greinke became the majors' first five-game winner Wednesday and Billy Butler homered twice, propelling Kansas City past Toronto 11-3.

MLB: Kansas City 6, Detroit 1

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 24 (UPI) -- Zack Greinke kept his ERA at 0.00 for the season Friday, allowing only an unearned tally and going the distance in Kansas City's 6-1 win over Detroit.

Greinke, Kinsler AL Players of Week

NEW YORK, April 20 (UPI) -- Pitcher Zack Greinke of Kansas City and second baseman Ian Kinsler of Texas were named Monday AL Players of the Week.

MLB: Kansas City 2, Texas 0

ARLINGTON, Texas, April 18 (UPI) -- Zack Greinke scattered seven hits and reached 34 consecutive scoreless innings Saturday to pitch the Kansas City Royals to a 2-0 victory over Texas.

MLB: Kansas City 4, Cleveland 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 14 (UPI) -- Zack Greinke worked five innings Monday for his second win and helped the Kansas City Royals post a 4-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians.

MLB: Kansas City 2, Chicago White Sox 0

CHICAGO, April 8 (UPI) -- Zack Greinke and two relievers combined on a three-hitter Wednesday, lifting Kansas City to a 2-0 decision over the Chicago White Sox.

Royals sign Greinke

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Right-hander Zack Greinke, who had a break-out season in 2008, signed a four-year contract Monday with Kansas City.

MLB: Kansas City 5, Detroit 0

DETROIT, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Zack Greinke pitched seven shutout innings Tuesday, pacing the Kansas City Royals' 5-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers.
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Zack Greinke
Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Zack Greinke delivers a pitch to the St. Louis Cardinals in the third inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on June 19, 2008. Kansas City won the game 4-1. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

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

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 in the first round of the 2002 draft. Greinke turned down a scholarship to Clemson to sign with the Royals.

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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