Greinke Extends Scoreless Innings Streak As Dodgers Beat Phillies

CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zack Greinke allowed one hit in eight innings, extending his career-high scoreless streak to 35 2-3 innings and lowering his major league-best ERA to 1.39 in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 6-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night.

Adrian Gonzalez hit a two-run homer and Yasiel Puig ended an RBI drought of 51 at-bats with a two-run homer and two-run double for the NL West leaders. Los Angeles took three of four from the big league-worst Phillies and extended its division lead to 5 1/2 games over the idle Giants and Diamondbacks.

Greinke (8-2) struck out eight, walked none and retired his final 21 batters after giving up a leadoff single in the second by Ryan Howard. It was the right-hander’s last outing before heading to Cincinnati for his third All-Star Game — and Greinke made a strong case to be the National League starter…

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