Zack Greinke, previously playing with the Los Angeles Dodgers, has just surprised the world of baseball signing a contract with Arizona Diamondbacks. According to ESPN, citing sources, it’s a six-year deal; EPSN’s Pedro Gomez adds that the deal is worth $206 million. Being a 32-years old, there is a chance that this becomes Greinke’s final contract before retiring. The quasi-shocking signing is making the headlines, turning itself the number one trend at Twitter.

Greinke had already opted out of the latest contract he signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers, which was already revealing that he might be considering a move. However, reports mentioned that the Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants were among the most likely possibilities for Greinke to further develop his career. This now makes the Diamondbacks more able to raise their game (they ranked ninth in the league in 2015, with a 4.04 ERA) and disturb their main rivals.

Zack Greinke is one of baseball’s top performers, noted for his brilliance and also for his consistency. He has already made 12 league seasons, being 142-93 with a 3.35 ERA. Back in 2002, he won Gatorade National Player of the Year Award playing as a high school senior, which granted him an opportunity with the Kansas City Royals. He faced a severe depression that affected his performances around 2006, but he was back on track and eventually won the American League Cy Young Award, in 2009.

People recognize not only his pure sport skills, but also his mind and intelligence capabilities. In an interview with Eric Stephen from Tru Blue LA, in 2012, Los Angeles Dodgers CEO Stan Kasten compared him to a scientist, and exemplified: Greinke might "remember every pitch he's ever thrown to anyone, and the sequence", to continuously improve his game. Pairing with Clayton Kershaw, he made one of the best one-two pitching punches ever.

He has already won two Gold Glove Awards and set some MLB records, like 22 straight starts (between 2013 and 2014) and also incredible ERA+ of 225 and WHIP of 0.84 on 2015 season.

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