Posted April 09, 2012 on AP on Fox
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The San Francisco Giants are in danger of their worst start to a season in 62 years. Sending Barry Zito to the mound for the first time in 2012 may not help them avoid that dubious fate. Zito will try to put another disappointing season behind him and help the Giants avoid their first 0-4 start since 1950 when they visit the Colorado Rockies on Monday night. San Francisco (0-3) was swept in its season-opening three-game set at Arizona, losing each contest by one run. The Giants blew a six-run lead after three innings and made three errors in a 7-6 loss Sunday. "They chipped away and we couldn't add on," manager Bruce Bochy said. "We beat ourselves." Zito will be asked to get the Giants into the win column for the first time this season. The veteran left-hander continues to be a major disappointment since moving across the Bay from Oakland in 2007. He was 3-4 with a career-high 5.87 ERA while foot injuries limited him to 13 games - nine starts - last sea...
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