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Zack Greinke: Making two starts last week, one against the Cubs and another against the Marlins, Greinke continued his season-long dominance.

In 13.2 combined innings pitched, he allowed just seven hits and walked three while giving up zero runs and striking out 11 batters. Greinke only received one win for his efforts, but lowered his ERA and WHIP on the year to 1.58 and 0.91, respectively.

Brett Anderson: In one start against the Marlins, Anderson gave up one earned run and allowed six baserunners total (five hits, one walk), while striking a career-high 10 batters. With another solid outing, his ERA for the season lowered to 3.13.

Clayton Kershaw: Though he was tabbed for two losses during the week, Kershaw was solid in both of his starts against the Cubs and Marlins. In 14 combined innings, he allowed 11 hits, four earned runs, and struck out 18 batters; good enough for a 2.57 ERA on the week.

Honorable Mentions:

Carlos Frias: Getting one start last week against the Cubs, Frias tossed five scoreless innings while allowing seven hits and striking out five.

Adrian Gonzalez: Starting in all seven games, Gonzalez picked up nine hits (including a home run and double) and drew two walks in 27 plate appearances.

Howie Kendrick: Picking up 25 at-bats in six starts, Kendrick notched eight hits, including a double on Thursday.


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