• Zack Greinke escapes early trouble, paves Dodgers road back to St. Louis

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Oct 16, 2013
    With their season the line, the Los Angeles Dodgers felt confident handing the ball to Zack Greinke in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series. In fact, in Game 1 Greinke held St. In a matter of nine pitches, Greinke and the Dodgers were on the ropes just hoping to survive the first round. But Greinke passed the test and pulled off an incredible escape. It was an immediate test of Greinke's will. One mistake a wild pitch, hanging curveball or otherwise seemed destined to open the floodgates and threaten the Dodgers' season. After the Los Angeles jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the second inning thanks partially to a two-out RBI single from Greinke himself the Cardinals immediately answered with another threat. The threat was over, the game was still scoreless and the Dodgers hopes were still very much alive... for the moment.
    Source: yahoo.com
    • On big stage of NLCS, Dodgers starter Zack Greinke proves he can be a control pitcher 

      When the Cardinals loaded the bases with no outs in the first inning against Zack Greinke, you could practically hear the commentary all around baseball, to say nothing of Dodger Stadium: “Told you Greinke can’t handle the pressure.”

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