Zack Greinke leaves first spring training start in first inning
Last season, newly-signed Los Angeles Dodger Zack Greinke missed a month early in the season after San Diego Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin charged the mound, breaking Greinke’s collarbone.
With spring training in its early stages, Greinke already has sustained another injury scare, as the ace left his first start of spring training after throwing just four pitches.
Greinke left the game with right calf issues, but it is considered a “precautionary measure,” according to Dodgers reporter Alanna Rizzo. Greinke came back from last year’s injury to throw 177 innings, finishing 15-4 with a 2.63 ERA.
Greinke removed from game after throwing 4 pitches. Precautionary measure with right calf issue. He’s with trainer in clubhouse.
— Alanna Rizzo (@alannarizzo) February 27, 2014