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Oakland Athletics

Billy Beane did Barry Zito a solid. As the Oakland Athletics Vice President and General Manager told Damon Bruce on 95.7 The Game, he brought Zito into camp because the vet “deserves it.” “So, bringing him in was first about giving him an opportunity—I’d spoken to him last year when he’d more »

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Oakland Athletics

Billy Beane is getting the band back together. Okay, maybe not – but he and the Oakland A’s have agreed with lefty Barry Zito on a minor league deal for 2015, as reported by Susan Slusser of the SF Chronicle. Slusser mentions in her piece that Zito has been working more »

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San Francisco Giants

Madison Bumgarner’s 2014 postseason performance is one that will be talked about for decades. It was flat out legendary. In all, Bumgarner threw 52.2 innings in the playoffs and surrendered just five earned runs. He basically won the World Series all by himself, allowing just one run in two starts more »

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Karl's Blog

Suddenly, the Oakland Athletics starting rotation is looking incredibly dicey. A.J. Griffin has been shutdown for three weeks as he deals with an “ailing right elbow.” Jarrod Parker’s entire 2014 season has been wiped out, as the right-hander will require Tommy John surgery for the second time in his career. more »

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San Francisco Giants

It seems like only yesterday that my radio alarm clock woke me up with the somewhat startling news that Barry Zito had signed a seven-year, $126 million deal with the Giants. If I remember correctly, back then it was sort of assumed that Zito would sign with the Yankees or more »

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San Francisco Giants

I hate to be one of those guys. You know, one of those fans who, when the team is bad, just throws up his hands and stops watching. No matter how long you’ve been a fan or how dedicated you are, you run the risk of being called a bandwagoner more »

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San Francisco Giants

In the fourth inning with a runner on third, on what was a perfect day for baseball at AT&T Park, Shane Victorino lofted a pop up into shallow right field. The ball ended up dropping at the feet of three confused San Francisco Giants as the Boston Red Sox opened up more »

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San Francisco Giants

A night after walking off on a Marco Scutaro walk, the San Francisco Giants send out Barry Zito (4-8, 5.34 ERA). It will be his 22nd start of season for the lefty, but his first since July 30 when he lasted just 3.1 inning against the Philadelphia Phillies. The veteran has more »

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San Francisco GiantsUncategorized

For the San Francisco Giants, the first half of 2013 didn’t exactly go as planned. Not even close. After a strong first month, the Giants sputtered through a miserable, sloppy, injury-laden June and July and entered the second half with a 43-51 record. Instead of gearing up for a repeat more »

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San Francisco Giants

The Giants struggles away from AT&T Park continued Wednesday night, as the Pirates battered Barry Zito and the Giants bullpen to the tune of 12 runs and 18 hits. Zito alone allowed eight runs and 11 hits in four and two thirds innings. Despite injuries to several Giants’ hitters, the more »

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