A look at what makes D-backs ace Zack Greinke the hitter he is

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A look at what makes D-backs ace Zack Greinke the hitter he is
A look at what makes D-backs ace Zack Greinke the hitter he is

Zack Greinke's switch to the National League was the best thing that could have happened to him. Greinke did have seven really good seasons with the Kansas City Royals. He won a Cy Young award there in 2009, accumulated 26.2 WAR and put up a 3.82 ERA and a 116 ERA+. But after a trade to the Brewers during the offseason between the 2010 and 2011 seasons, Greinke got better. Since that switch, Greinke has accumulated 37.8 WAR and put up a 3.08 ERA and 131 ERA+. But the switch to the NL also allowed Greinke to improve in another area: hitting. Greinke appeared at the plate just 26 times during his time with Kansas City. He batted a poor .167/.167/.375 in his limited sample size. In his first year

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