Barry Zito Content With Final Start, A's Beat AngelsBarry Zito's big league career began 15 years ago with a win over the Angels in Oakland. It might have ended Wednesday with four innings against the Angels in the waning days of a losing season.
Hudson, Zito Set For Reunion Matchup In Giants-A's Bay Bridge SeriesTim Hudson and Barry Zito will face off Saturday before both head into their planned retirements, and they will do it right back where their big league careers began, at the Oakland Coliseum.
Oakland A's Call Up Barry Zito From Minor LeaguesFormer Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants pitcher Barry Zito is getting another run at pitching for the A’s following a season-long stint in the minor leagues.
When It Comes To Your Fantasy Team, Always Be Looking For Someone BetterAs you approach the end of the first month of the fantasy baseball season, like all smart fantasy owners you must look every day for better players. Sure, you may like a guy on your bench who plays for the local nine, but fantasy baseball is won with the head—not the heart.
A's, Zito Agree To Minor League DealFormer A's ace Barry Zito will be returning to the Bay area on a minor league contract according to the San Francisco Chronicle. CBS Sports' Jon Heyman says the deal has a base salary of $1 million and Zito can earn up to an additional $175,000 in incentives.
Ex-Giant, Athletic Barry Zito Plans To Pitch Again In MajorsFormer Giants and A's pitcher Barry Zito wants to pitch again in the Major Leagues.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants Eliminate Nationals With Three One-Run WinsThe San Francisco Giants advanced, beating the Washington Nationals in the NLDS in three close games. But are the upsets really a surprise?
Playoff Pinch Hits: Four LDS Matchups In Full Swing For Weekend ActionAll four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.
Zito Won't Retire, Plans Time Off From BaseballCBS baseball insider John Heyman reports that there is no evidence that Zito, 36, actually sought a job this off-season. There is no word of any injury for the lefty, who just finished a 5-11season with a 5.74 ERA for the San Francisco Giants, the final year of a seven-season $126 Million deal.
Giants Formally Part Ways With Barry ZitoBecause the 35-year-old Zito realized this moment was coming, he recently took out a full-page newspaper ad to thank the fans for standing by him through a tough tenure on this side of San Francisco Bay. The 2002 AL Cy Young Award winner across the water for the Oakland Athletics, Zito just completed a $126 million, seven-year contract with the Giants.
Giants' Sabean Hopes To Re-Sign Pence, LincecumSan Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean all but finalized pitcher Barry Zito's long-expected departure following seven tough years, while saying two of his top priorities moving forward from a disappointing 2013 season are re-signing Tim Lincecum and Hunter Pence.
Giants Defeat Dodgers, Zito Earns Victory In Final StartBarry Zito won in what likely was his final hurrah for San Francisco, Pablo Sandoval backed him with a two-run homer and the Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4 on Wednesday night.