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Greinke sharp in Angels' 6-1 win over Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Zack Greinke is settling in as a key member of the Angels' rotation, just as Los Angeles is making a serious push in the playoff chase.

The timing couldn't be better for manager Mike Scioscia's ballclub.

Greinke pitched seven sharp innings to win his third consecutive start and the Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 6-1 on Tuesday night.

"You could see it coming his last couple of starts, just finding the release point," Scioscia said. "He did a great job of commanding the counts better. I thought he threw the ball exceptionally well tonight."

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