Zack Greinke is man on the spot

With the Dodgers facing elimination, the tough righty is their hope for survival

Updated: October 16, 2013, 2:18 AM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- This was kind of the point, wasn't it?

When the Los Angeles Dodgers made Zack Greinke the best-paid right-handed pitcher in baseball history last December, the scenario that came to mind goes something like this: elimination game, a trip to the World Series hanging by a thread, Greinke on the mound.

Let's not pretend this isn't the way it was supposed to be either. Don Mattingly made the right call to let Greinke get his normal rest and to use Ricky Nolasco in Game ...

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