The Kid From Boyhood Apparently Grew Up To Be Zack Greinke

Zack Greinke Made A Change, And The Dodgers Keep Winning

The Dodgers have been on an absolute tear for more than two months. And Clayton Kershaw, who possesses an impossible 1.72 ERA as the calendar nears September, looks all but certain to win the National League Cy Young Award for the second time in three years. But we really need to talk about Zack Greinke and how well… » 8/27/13 6:55pm 8/27/13 6:55pm

Carlos Quentin Ruins Everything, Drops Suspension Appeal On Eve Of…

Carlos Quentin was handed an eight-game suspension after he charged the much, much tinier Zack Greinke last Thursday, sparking a bench-clearing brawl. » 4/14/13 7:00pm 4/14/13 7:00pm

This Is The Man Who Operated On Both Kobe Bryant And Zack Greinke…

Sure, he looks like he should be at the center of an involved murder mystery on General Hospital, but Dr. Neal ElAttrache spent a good chunk of his Saturday operating on both Zack Greinke's collarbone and Kobe Bryant's achilles. Both surgeries were completed without incident, if you couldn't tell just by looking at… » 4/14/13 9:57am 4/14/13 9:57am

Bench-Clearing Brawl Erupts Between Dodgers And Padres, Then Erupts…

Benches cleared in San Diego tonight after a Zack Greinke pitch hit Carlos Quentin on the arm, leading the Padres outfielder to charge the mound and spark a lengthy delay that resulted in several ejections and an irate Matt Kemp. » 4/12/13 12:27am 4/12/13 12:27am

Zack Greinke Has Been Traded To The Angels

MLB just announced the deal, and Ken Rosenthal and Jon Morosi are saying the Angels are sending shortstop Jean Segura and two minor leaguers to Milwaukee. Safe to say the Brewers have given up on 2012, and the AL West race is going to be completely insane. » 7/27/12 7:55pm 7/27/12 7:55pm

Zack Greinke Is Doing Something That Hasn't Been Done In Baseball Since…

From the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel's Tom Haudricourt: "Zack Greinke will be first pitcher to start 3 consecutive games in same MLB season since White Sox's Red Faber in 1917 (Elias)." Greinke was tossed from a Saturday start after four pitches. So he came back on Sunday and started—poorly (three runs in three… » 7/13/12 10:50am 7/13/12 10:50am

Umpire Sam Holbrook Tossed Zack Greinke After Just Four Pitches Last…

On the off chance you thought a new day had dawned, here's some bad news: umpires are still assholes sometimes. » 7/08/12 12:55pm 7/08/12 12:55pm

If You Dare Approach Frank Beamer On The Football Field, The Virginia…

Your morning roundup for Oct. 9, the day we learned they won't keep you in the clink very long after threatening to cook your friend's mom. Got any stories or photos for us? Tip your editors. » 10/09/11 9:30am 10/09/11 9:30am

Bernard Hopkins Wins, Loses And Draws In The Same Night

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 12/19/10 9:15am 12/19/10 9:15am

"Sick" Jon Heyman Impersonator Infuriates "Real" Jon Heyman With…

Seems as if a Philadelphia blogger started a Hot Stove frenzy last night by Tweeting that the Phillies and Royals worked out a deal for Zack Greinke while cyber-costumed as Sports Illustrated's Jon Heyman. » 12/11/10 1:30pm 12/11/10 1:30pm

Oakland Willing To Discard Moneyball For "Slugging First Basemen"…

Oakland really really wants Lance Berkman. But they'd settle for Adam Dunn. For god's sake, please protect your eyebrows; this is HOTFUCKINGSTOVE. » 12/01/10 4:00pm 12/01/10 4:00pm

Shocker: AL's Best Pitcher Wins AL Cy Young

It's Zack Greinke by a landslide, which means the Internet won't have the pleasure of yelling at wrongheaded baseball writers until Thursday, when they snub Tim Lincecum. [BBWAA] » 11/17/09 3:30pm 11/17/09 3:30pm

Teams Giving Refunds For Poor Play Could Bankrupt American Sports

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 9/23/09 6:30am 9/23/09 6:30am

Great Moments In Gambling: Cleveland Seagulls Cost Man His House

Betting on a mid-June AL Central baseball game seems like a brilliant path to financial freedom, but believe it or not, there are dangers. Like a flock of birds attacking Coco Crisp and costing you a $38,000 payday. » 6/16/09 4:30pm 6/16/09 4:30pm

A Gallery Of Other Recent Athletes Whose Heads Weren't Right

As we noted last week — and The New York Times observed Sunday — more and more athletes are reportedly suffering from mental issues. » 6/08/09 4:45pm 6/08/09 4:45pm

Real Men Swing Pink Bats

MLB is breaking out pink bats again in honor of Mother's Day and to support breast cancer awareness. To promote early screening, doctors will be giving a lifetime of free mammograms to Arod and Manny. » 5/10/09 12:24pm 5/10/09 12:24pm

Meet The Woman Who Saved Zack Greinke From Himself

Her name is Emily Kuchar. She is engaged to Greinke. According to him, she's the cool, refreshing Peach Daiquiri that keeps the Greinke crazy straw stirring. [] » 5/05/09 3:15pm 5/05/09 3:15pm

Catch A Ride On The Greinke Train

Look, we're all friends here. You've got certain feelings inside you and you're not sure how to deal with them, but it's okay to talk about it—you kinda want to hump Zack Greinke, don't you? » 5/05/09 11:15am 5/05/09 11:15am