Numbers: Zack Greinke vs. AL West
* Greinke lost both of his career starts at Angels Stadium despite the fact that he gave up just one earned run in eight innings pitched in each. The Royals gave him no support as he lost 2-1 and 1-0. Overall, he is 0-1 with a 1.02 ERA in three career appearances at Angels Stadium. Other impressive peripherals in the small sample size? 12 strikeouts, one walk and a .186 batting average allowed.
*Greinke has pitched well in his career against the Rangers and Athletics, the teams the Angels are chasing/fighting off. Here are his numbers vs. each AL West opponent:
vs. Texas: 3-5, 2.81 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, .242 opponent BA, 4.5 K/BB
vs. Oakland: 5-1, 3.00 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, .264 opponent BA, 2.7 K/BB
vs. Seattle: 4-1, 2.27 ERA, 0.91 WHIP, .218 opponent BA, 5.9 K/BB
* Greinke has had success at all four AL West parks in his career:
Angel Stadium: 1.02 ERA
O.co Coliseum: 2.25 ERA
Rangers Ballpark in Arlington: 2.38 ERA
Safeco Field: 2.86 ERA
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