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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 (38 yrs) in Orlando, FL
Hometown:Apopka, FL
Experience:17 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
Assets: 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.
Flaws: 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).
Career Potential: Excellent right-hander, when healthy.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AL Cy Young Award 2009
NL Silver Slugger 2013
NL Rawlings Gold Glove Award 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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