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Zack Greinke will join Diamondbacks for six years, $206 million

Zack Greinke will join Diamondbacks for six years, $206 million

Did the Dodgers outsmart themselves by not signing Zack Greinke? The question could be asked over and over again in the coming months and years, particularly if the Dodgers fail to end their World Series drought.

Greinke agreed to a $206.5-million contract Friday with the Arizona Diamondbacks, who landed the Cy Young Award runner-up by making him a six-year offer the Dodgers wouldn't, according to people who familiar with the situation who spoke under the condition of anonymity because the deal is pending a physical examination. The Dodgers' proposal was for five years and close to $160 million.

Greinke's ultimate landing place was a surprise, but the Dodgers' reluctance to...

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