Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Zack Greinke pitched for the first time
since suffering a broken left collarbone to help the Los Angeles Dodgers take
a 3-1 win over the Washington Nationals in the finale of a three-game series.
Greinke (2-0) suffered the injury in a brawl with San Diego on April 11 and
had surgery to repair the injury. The club said his injury is still healing
and they were taking a chance putting him on the mound as he could sustain
However, he gave up just one run on five hits with no walks and four
strikeouts over 5 1/3 innings to get the win on Wednesday. He also added an
RBI single in the second inning to help his cause.
Adrian Gonzalez added an RBI single in the first while Carl Crawford
contributed a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning for the Dodgers, who have won
four of their last five games.
Adam LaRoche's home run accounted for the offense for the Nationals, who have
dropped four of their last five games. Ross Detwiler (2-4) lasted just three
innings in the start as he gave up two runs on six hits with two walks to take
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