After spending his first seven seasons in the league across the bay with the Oakland Athletics, Barry Zito hit the jack pot with a seven-year $126 million contract with the San Francisco Giants. When Zito signed what was then the richest contract of any starting pitcher in MLB history back in 2006, Giants fans were expecting to receive pitching worthy of top money. Unfortunately, they have yet to witness any long term consistency from Zito over the first three years. Zito began his Giants tenure with a rough start to his 2007 campaign, going 6-9 with a 4.90 ERA in the first-half. And as disappointing as the entire first year was for Zito and Giants fans, a solid August-September gave fans hope for a bounce back 2008 season. Over the last two months of the 2007 season, Zito went 4-3 with ...
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