Tampa Bay Rays at Oakland Athletics game preview
hander, who also took home the award in April, became the first Oakland pitcher to win it twice in the same season since Barry Zito in 2001. "This last month I got back to what got me here and the reasons I've been so successful and started doing
How do you solve a problem like the Rockies?
of at least 2 WAA, compiled by 10 different pitchers, and four of them did that more than once: Tim Hudson (4), Barry Zito (4), Mark Mulder (3) and Gio Gonzalez. Same span, the Rockies have 12 pitcher-seasons, eight pitchers, three
Zito poised for Game 1
Barry Zito talks about starting Game 1 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers.
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Greg Amsinger compared Padres draft pick Max Fried to Barry Zito , and John Hart compared Fried to Cole Hamels and Clayton ..... pitched an inning above Class A. His chance of becoming Barry Zito or the love child of Hamels and Kershaw remains, as
ERA in his last three starts against Washington and will try to extend the longest active win streak in the majors. Barry Zito is the last Giants pitcher to win seven consecutive decisions from Aug. 7-Oct. 2, 2012. Along with their impressive
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better his 8-10 record of last year. You have to love Ryan Vogelsong’s chances to better his 4-6 mark. And with Barry Zito ’s contract finally off the books, new hire Tim Hudson will work on his Hall of Fame credentials. Hey, this might
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Gillespie to get back to his first College World Series since 2001. At USC he had the heralded, like Mark Prior and Barry Zito , and at UC Irvine he's had the less-heralded, like Christian Bergman and Andrew Thurman. But the last time the
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s best farm systems. Built mostly through trades — the A's have picked in the top-10 just once since selecting Barry Zito in 1999 — Oakland's farm system entered that pivotal 2012 season ranked fourth in the league; however harmful those
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everything. Madison Bumgarner’s at 8.8 percent, Tim Lincecum at 9.3 percent; whilst pitching for the Giants, Barry Zito gave up homers on 9 percent of his flies. The Giants’ ballpark definitely helps the pitchers avoid home runs, but
Time isn't on their side: Players who might be done after 2014
Konerko. What we didn’t know (for sure) last year was that we’d also be seeing the last of Roy Halladay, Barry Zito , Yuniesky Betancourt, Jose Contreras, Jason Bay, Derek Lowe, Travis Hafner, Miguel Tejada, Lance Berkman, Roy