Barry Zito's Endless Summer In San Francisco Is Mercifully Over

One of the worst MLB contracts in history has concluded after seven grueling seasons. Barry Zito made his last start as a Giant on Wednesday and will walk away from San Francisco after seven years, having pocketed $126 million, the last $7 million of which comes in form of a buyout. There are lots of better ways for… » 9/29/13 12:00pm 9/29/13 12:00pm

For Better Or Worse, Barry Zito Is Always There For The Giants

On October 19, Barry Zito took the mound in St. Louis, with his San Francisco Giants trailing the Cardinals three games to one in the NLCS. He was not the pitcher the Giants would have wanted, one game from elimination. Nine days earlier, in his first start of the postseason, Zito had been yanked after surrendering… » 10/29/12 3:33pm 10/29/12 3:33pm

Breaking: Pirates Bobblehead May Be Giving Us The Finger

The Pirates and Mets were rained out on Monday, giving Pittsburgh fans a little extra time to pull their Tom Gorzelanny bobblehead dolls out of their boxes and examine them closely for the first time. Fans received the bobble on Saturday as the Pirates took on the Phillies at PNC Park. Examining the craftsmanship, we… » 4/29/08 10:40am 4/29/08 10:40am