Greinke stellar as D-backs shutout Astros

PHOENIX — Zack Greinke struck out nine in six-plus innings to bounce back from his first home loss of the season, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 2-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday night.

Greinke (14-5) took his first home loss last week against the Los Angeles Dodgers and followed with a dominating performance against the majors’ top-hitting team to help the Diamondbacks win for the third time in nine games.

The NL All-Star struck out AL hitting leader Jose Altuve three times and held the Astros to five hits in 6 2/3 innings. Fernando Rodney worked around an infield single in the ninth for his 27th save.

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