San Francisco Giants: Tim Lincecum back to the rotation?

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

On Wednesday night Tim Lincecum all but saved the San Francisco Giants' season by tossing 4.1 innings of relief against the Cincinnati Reds, after starter Barry Zito checked out after just 2.2 innings. Lincecum was brilliant and got the win in Game 4 of the NLDS to extend San Francisco's season after ...

Barry Zito Throws A…Shutout?

Monday, April 9th, 2012

Back when "Moneyball" was just a book, Barry Zito was a good pitcher. A lot of things have happened since that time, especially in the form of earned runs, hits and walks issued by Zito. But on Monday, Old Barry Zito unexpectedly returned to the mound for the Giants at Coors ...

Giants Won’t Release Barry Zito

Friday, September 16th, 2011

I don't know about you but to me it seems like it's been about a decade since Barry Zito signed his ridiculous seven-year, $126 million contract with the San Francisco Giants. Turns out that after this season, Zito still has two years and $46 million remaining on that deal. And ...

More Evidence NBA, NFL And MLB Players Are Overpaid

Monday, June 7th, 2010

With the 2010 World Cup right around the corner, the old adage that soccer (football, futbol, etc) is, and probably always will be, the world's most popular sport is about to be proven true once again. Most of the best players in the world are going ...

Baseball’s Most Immovable Players

Monday, July 27th, 2009

With all this talk about the baseball's trading deadline and players who might be changing teams, Buster Olney had an interesting item in his blog today. I'm not the world's biggest Buster fan, as evidenced by one several posts I've done ripping him in the past. But I found this ...

Twitter May Yet Cure Barry Zito

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

Barry Zito sucks. There, I said it (again). Since signing a seven-year, $126 million contract with the San Francisco Giants, he's put up some gaudy numbers. And not in the good way. In 2007, Zito finished 11-13 with a 4.53 ERA, before going 10-17 in 2008 with a 5.15 ERA. So ...