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Barry Zito

Giants Formally Part Ways With Barry Zito

Because 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.


Pitcher Brian Wilson #00 of the Los Angeles Dodgers looks on from the dugout during a game against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on September 24, 2013. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Brian Wilson Publicly Slams Giants President Over World Series Ring

The game ended and Dodgers reliever Brian Wilson hustled toward the opposing dugout to lash out at Giants chief executive officer Larry Baer—the very man who employed the bearded pitcher for seven seasons until he recently joined rival Los Angeles.


Tim Lincecum

Lincecum’s Start Thursday May Be His Last In Orange And Black

While the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers have seen plenty of Tim Lincecum over the years, he could be making his final start in a San Francisco Giants uniform Thursday night.


Barry Zito #75 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning at AT&T Park on April 10, 2013 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Wednesday’s Start May Mark End Of Zito Era In Bay Area

Making perhaps his final start for the Giants Wednesday against the rival Dodgers will be left-hander Barry Zito (4-11, 5.91). It may be the final appearance in the Bay Area as a member of the home team.


Tampa Bay Rays (34-28)

Giants Face Tough Test Against Rays’ Hot Rookie Archer

The right-hander goes for a fifth consecutive winning start Friday night when the Rays continue their push for the AL East lead with the San Francisco Giants making their second-ever visit.


Brian Wilson of the San Francisco Giants. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Former Giants Closer Brian Wilson Reaches Deal With Dodgers

Closer Brian “The Beard” Wilson, who played such an integral role in the San Francisco Giants’ 2010 World Series win, has chosen to sign with the Los Angeles Dodgers.


San Francisco Giants (38-37)

Gaudin Making 1st Giants Start Since Lewdness Charges Became Public

When the San Francisco Giants and San Diego Padres meet again Friday night, one pitcher starts for the first time since his misdemeanor charge was publicized, while the other takes a major league mound for the first time in nearly two years.


Chad Gaudin

Giants Pitcher Accused Of Fondling Woman At Las Vegas Hospital

A San Francisco Giants pitcher has been charged with lewdness after police say he touched a woman’s breast at a Las Vegas hospital earlier this year.


Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the Miami Marlins slides safely in to second base in front of the tag of Joaquin Arias #13 of the San Francisco Giants in the seventh inning at AT&T Park on May 3, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Series With NL Worst Marlins Gives Giants A Chance To Gain Ground

It’s been over a month since the San Francisco Giants have won three in a row. Standing in their way is the Miami Marlins, who have the fewest road wins in the majors but have enjoyed success in recent years when visiting San Francisco.



Sports Verdict: Who Is The Best Pitcher In Baseball? Clay Buchholz Vs. Clayton Kershaw

Both Clayton Kershaw and Clay Buchholz find themselves off to absolutely electric starts in the 2013 season. So begs the question, which of them is the best?