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Barry Zito has been known as a slow starter throughout his career. Since he came over to San Francisco, fans have come to the conclusion that he's not worth watching until July. But in 2010, a new mindset and new approach has quickly led him to the front of the pack of National League pitchers. With Brian Wilson's first blown save of the year falling after a brilliant start by fellow fast starter Tim Lincecum, Zito is now first on the team with 4 wins in five starts. In those five starts, Zito has been more or less dominant. All five outings have been quality starts. His ERA is a paltry 1.53, and opposing hitters are managing a measly .167 average against him.  Most impressively, Zito has struck out 24 in 35.1 innings while only walking 11. Never really a strikeout pitcher, Zito has e ...

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