Greinke gives up 5 runs, tying HR in Astros debut

Zack Greinke had an uneven outing in his highly-anticipated Houston Astros debut, giving up five runs in six innings to the visiting Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.Acquired in a blockbuster trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the 35-year-old right-hander joined All-Stars Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole to round out what many are calling the best starting rotation in baseball.1 RelatedGreinke entered Tuesday’s game with a 10-4 record and 2.90 ERA in 23 starts this year but didn’t have his best stuff on this night.After a solid first three innings, Greinke gave up two earned runs in the fourth and then a tying, three-run homer to Raimel Tapia in the top of the sixth. Righty Chris Devenski took over for Greinke to start the seventh.The former Cy Young winner also finished with two strikeouts and two walks.

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