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Barry Who?: Barry Zito Throws A Gem

Published by on April 22, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

On December 29, 2006, Barry Zito, a then 28-year-old southpaw from Las Vegas, signed a seven year contract worth approximately $126 million with the San Francisco Giants.

Zito had nothing but success in a more difficult league, and one of baseball's best offensive divisions, so Zito was sure to continue his success in the National League, right?

Well, if you follow baseball you know that Barry Zito has since lost his one-time Cy Young ability.

A few months into his first season with the Giants, Zito began to lose some of the edge that he possessed in his years with the Oakland Athletic. Zito's mechanics were the suspected problem.

Despite his mechanical issues, Zito finished the season with de...

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