Zack Greinke doesn't think he can build on 2015 season: 'I'm probably not that good'

Baseball After a 2015 season in which he recorded a 19-3 record with an incredible 1.66 ERA and 200 strikeouts, Zack Greinke was rewarded with a six-year, $206.5 million contract from the Diamondbacks. Greinke was one of many additions made by the D-backs, who revamped their roster to become one of the favorites to win the NL West this year if Greinke c

an have a repeat performance. MORE: Best pitchers who didn't win the Cy Young | Key players on new teamsBut the NL Cy Young runner-up says he doesn't think this season can get any better.  "I don't think you can build on it," Greinke said via .com. "It's about as good as it's going to be for me. I'm probably not that good. Last year, what I did for the most part, and what I hope to do this year, is think about one pitch at a time, make it as good as I can."If I make a bad pitch, then think about the next pitch and make that pitch as good as I can, and do it like that for a full season, and hopefully the results take care of themselves."Greinke probably is that good, but is just being humble. Even though he'll likely regress at hitter-friendly Chase Field, Greinke wouldn't surprise anyone with a near-20 win season and an ERA hovering around 2.00. Greinke and fellow pitchers Shelby Miller and Tyler Clippard, along witih shortstop Jean Segura, are the new faces that are expected to bring the D-backs back to the postseason. “We embrace these expectations, but we have not done anything on the field yet,” Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale told reporters Wednesday. “On paper, we look like we’ve improved our club. We feel like we have improved. But that means nothing unless we go out and play the right way.”