The Barry Zito Era?

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The Barry Zito Era?

Postby ross » Thu Dec 28, 2006 1:33 pm

A brilliant move or another Giant blunder?

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Postby pepe » Fri Dec 29, 2006 11:54 am

neither. He will be a good, not great, acquisition by the Giants. Good pitcher's park, so he'll have decent stats. But he's not an overpowering pitcher like a Schmidt so I don't think he's a true #1 ace.
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Postby crosstoby » Fri Dec 29, 2006 1:58 pm

My prediction is that Zito will be a solid and reliable starter for the Giants, which is exactly what the staff needed. Jason Schmidt was a great pitcher for the Giants and he really does leave a void that had to be filled. But Schmidt is 5 or 6 years older than Barry Zito, and as much as I liked Schmidt (totla gamer, great pace on the mound, lots of exciting strikeouts in tense situations, good clubhouse guy, etc...), I hope he fades badly in L.A.!

Zito appears to be ready for the prime of his career. He is in good shape (pending his physical, of course!), he's a smart guy with a terrific lefty curve, and he takes the mound consistently. I'm really glad the Giants acquired him.

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Postby CRIM » Fri Dec 29, 2006 6:12 pm

Zito: young and productive. Bonds: old and ?

With all the Giants money spent on those two, they might cancel one another out. In that case the Giants barely miss the playoffs again.

But next year, watch out!
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Postby saucywench » Sat Dec 30, 2006 8:14 am

Any one ever seen him hit? It's been a few years for him- could be entertaining....
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