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Houston Astros AL West
Zack Greinke • #21 • SP
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'2", 200 lbs.
Born:Oct 21, 1983 (36 yrs) in Orlando, FL
Hometown:Apopka, FL
Experience:16 years
Drafted:Drafted by Kansas City in 2002 (1/6).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Arizona in 2019.
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Scouting Report
An elite athlete and competitor, he has ridiculously good command of his mid-90's heat, slider, curve and changeup. Keeps the ball down. Walks very few batters and has improved his strikeout rate to dominant levels. Has learned to harness his intensity but will occasionally lose his composure on the mound. Had anxiety issues early on in his career. Is a somewhat fragile pitcher who gets injured relatively frequently (even for a pitcher).
Long Range Potential: Excellent right-hander, when healthy.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AL Cy Young Award 2009
NL Silver Slugger 2019, 2013
NL Rawlings Gold Glove Award 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
MLB Named to the All-Star Game 2009
Carolina League (A) Most Valuable Pitcher 2003
Carolina League (A) All-Star Team 2003
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