Barry Zito is coming off his biggest season in years, a redeeming, comeback season.
Yet he sees absolutely no reason to be nostalgic about anything he accomplished during the Giants' 2012 championship run.
Not even that season-saving Game 5 win he pitched in the NL championship series against St. Louis. The Cardinals come to AT&T Park on Friday for the Giants' home opener, and Zito will be on the mound to face them once again amid much fanfare as the city celebrates another title during a festive pregame ceremony.
Zito expects to be so focused on his start that he will do his best to ignore the highly anticipated sideshow as San Francisco kicks off a six-game homestand that also includes three games with the NL West rival Colorado Rockies.
''I can't predict how I am,'' Zito said. ''I would like to stay focused on what I have to do and my process and not get caught up too much in the festivities and stuff like that. That's great for the...