Win Expectancy, Run Expectancy, and Leverage Index calculations provided by Tom Tango of InsideTheBook.com, and co-author of The Book: Playing the Percentages in Baseball. But using Statcast, year to year, apples to apples, Greinke may be having some trouble with his changeup this year. Batting. In 12 starts his ERA is a slightly better than league average at 4.03. Team: Houston Astros (majors) Born: October 21, 1983 in Orlando, FL us Draft: Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st round (6th) of the 2002 MLB June Amateur Draft from Apopka HS (Apopka, FL).. High School: Apopka HS (Apopka, FL) Debut: May 22, 2004 (Age 20-214d, 16,057th in MLB history) Find out more. (But they should go ahead and win anyways), ALCS Game 6 Thread. Are you a Stathead, too? Copyright © 2000-2020 Sports Reference LLC. Granted that the exit velocity of batted balls was a little less in August than September, nonetheless batted balls were finding gloves at a very high rate. Plus, Greinke was pretty lucky about keeping baserunners from scoring. Explore all {Team} MLB player stats - including batting average, RBIs, home runs & more! All rights reserved. Wondering if the splits on this page are notable in any way? Are you a Stathead, too? Greinke’s had a bad month results-wise. Signed thru 2021, 6 yrs/$206.5M (16-21), Service Time (01/2020): 15.057 Exceeded rookie limits during 2004 season, 2020 Contract Status: But here’s why there’s some worry about Greinke going into the playoffs. Become a Stathead & surf this site ad-free. Greinke’s WOBA is .289, but his xwOBA is slightly worse, .313. Six runs per nine innings won’t cut it in the playoffs, especially with the slumping Astros offense. Do you have a sports website? Exceeded rookie limits during 2004 season, 2020 Contract Status: All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. And the LOB% is only 61.7%. Or write about sports? Many thanks to him.    vs. OAK 5.0 IP, 5 H, 1 SO, 1 BB, 2 ER, Rookie Status: He has also amassed 9 stolen bases over his career. Position: Starting Pitcher Bats: Right • Throws: Right 6-2, 200lb (188cm, 90kg) . Position: Pitcher Bats: Right • Throws: Right 6-2, 200lb (188cm, 90kg) . His changeup is almost the same speed as his fastball. In September Greinke’s FIP- is 70. Stay updated with our statistical report: Framber, Altuve, Correa, and Tucker on the list! No doubt, the 2.19 ERA in August was unsustainable based on xFIP and SIERA calculations, but Greinke is clearly pitching way better than 6.08 in September. Trouble with Zack is, it’s hard to tell sometimes exactly just what pitch he’s throwing. Many historical player head shots courtesy of David Davis. May 22, 2004 Much of the play-by-play, game results, and transaction information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet. Join our linker program. Position: Pitcher Bats: Right • Throws: Right 6-2, 200lb (188cm, 90kg) . Zack Greinke, probable Hall of Famer, will surely be the #1 guy in the Astros playoff rotation. High School: Apopka HS (Apopka, FL), Debut: Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? (Age 20-214d, Team: Houston Astros (majors) Born: October 21, 1983 in Orlando, FL us Draft: Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st round (6th) of the 2002 MLB June Amateur Draft from Apopka HS (Apopka, FL).. High School: Apopka HS (Apopka, FL) Debut: May 22, 2004 (Age 20-214d, 16,058th in MLB history) On the other hand, Brooks Baseball has another take, assigning only a .270 SLG% to Zack’s changeup this year. Watch our How-To Videos to Become a Stathead, Subscribe to Stathead and get access to more data than you can imagine. Join our linker program. Become a Stathead today and run queries with our. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. Free Agent: 2022, Agents: Excel Sports Management • Previously: Relativity Baseball, More Zack Greinke Pages at Baseball Reference, 2020 Astros Draft: Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st round (6th) of the 2002 MLB June Amateur Draft from Apopka HS (Apopka, FL). May 22, 2004 We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data. Become a Stathead & surf this site ad-free. Team: Houston Astros (majors) Born: October 21, 1983 in Orlando, FL us Draft: Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st round (6th) of the 2002 MLB June Amateur Draft from Apopka HS (Apopka, FL).. High School: Apopka HS (Apopka, FL) Debut: May 22, 2004 (Age 20-214d, 16,057th in MLB history) Zack Greinke not only will miss his scheduled Game 3 start Wednesday against the Oakland Athletics in the American League Division Series, but … Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. Do you have a blog? Some high school data is courtesy David McWater. We present them here for purely educational purposes. Copyright © 2000-2020 Sports Reference LLC. 16,065th in MLB history) Is he playoff ready? Total Zone Rating and initial framework for Wins above Replacement calculations provided by Sean Smith. Based on play-by-play. Zack Greinke. Big picture is Zack Greinke’s troubles in September represent small sample size misfortune for the most part. The Astros have to lose all three of their remaining games, and the Angels have to win all three of their remaining games, for the Astros to fail to make the playoffs. Full-year historical Major League statistics provided by Pete Palmer and Gary Gillette of Hidden Game Sports. Win Expectancy, Run Expectancy, and Leverage Index calculations provided by Tom Tango of InsideTheBook.com, and co-author of The Book: Playing the Percentages in Baseball. In August Greinke’s BABIP (batting average of balls in play) was .257. Do you have a blog? Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. Zack Greinke. As a result, the Batting Average Against is .310. us. Overall he’s having a good season. But that doesn’t mean he’s been pitching badly. Find out more. Greinke had gone 10 straight postseason starts without a win, one off the MLB record. 16,065th in MLB history) / Arizona Diamondbacks Here’s your breakdown from the Astros’ Game 6 win. (Age 20-214d,  •  And he didn’t. If all you looked at was the first statistic, ERA, then you’d say it’s time to panic on Greinke. Team: Arizona Diamondbacks (majors) Born: October 21, 1983 in Orlando, FL us Draft: Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st round (6th) of the 2002 MLB June Amateur Draft from Apopka HS (Apopka, FL).. High School: Apopka HS (Apopka, FL) Debut: May 22, 2004 (Age 20-214d, 16,056th in MLB history) Much of the play-by-play, game results, and transaction information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet. Wondering if the splits on this page are notable in any way? Zack Greinke. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. The Left on Base Percentage was 79.5%. Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. Statcast numbers say otherwise. in Orlando, FL His xFIP comes in at 3.50. I don’t care how tonight turns out, I’m damn proud of this team. Some differences with official totals may exist. October 16, 2020, 5:07 CDT. But look at the other stats and you’ll see that Zack has been pitching into some bad luck this month. All images are property the copyright holder and are displayed here for informational purposes only. Draft: Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st round (6th) of the 2002 MLB June Amateur Draft from Apopka HS (Apopka, FL). Greinke is married to Emily Kuchar, whom he met while attending Apopka High School. But his ERA- is 142 in September. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. League averages of wOBA and xwOBA are .317 and .323 respectively. Born: It is 1.052 this year. It’s his September starts. The wOBA on his changeup was .221 last year. October 21, 1983 Some high school data is courtesy David McWater. Based on play-by-play. (29-31, 2nd place in AL West), 2019 Season Splits: Astros stun Rays 7-4, force Game 7 in the ALCS, Want some stats? Team: Houston Astros (majors) Born: October 21, 1983 in Orlando, FL us Draft: Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st round (6th) of the 2002 MLB June Amateur Draft from Apopka HS (Apopka, FL).. High School: Apopka HS (Apopka, FL) Debut: May 22, 2004 (Age 20-214d, 16,058th in MLB history) Season Total Some defensive statistics Copyright © Baseball Info Solutions, 2010-2020. Do you have a sports website? In September, Greinke’s BABIP is .403. Position: Pitcher Bats: Right • Throws: Right 6-2, 200lb (188cm, 90kg) . Subscribe to our Free Newsletter, This Month in Sports ReferenceFind out when we add a feature or make a change. Total Zone Rating and initial framework for Wins above Replacement calculations provided by Sean Smith. In August Greinke’s BABIP (batting average of balls in play) was .257. Many thanks to him. Personal life. MLB played the entire 2020 regular season without fans. Some defensive statistics Copyright © Baseball Info Solutions, 2010-2020. 4 Memorable Facts You Need to Know from the Astros’ Unbelievable Game 5 Win. As I write the Astros are all but a total lock for the playoffs in 2020.