go to MSN.com
Found January 24, 2013 on Hall of Very Good:

Via Hall of Very Good

Given his successes on the mound for both the Oakland A's and San Francisco Giants, you'd expect Californians to know who Barry Zito is, right?

Well, after listening to Good Day L.A. host Steve Edwards introduce the former Cy Young Award winner before a recent show appearance...your expectations would be on point.

Then, naturally, the pitcher showed up and, well...the longtime host forgot everything he said three minutes prior when he insinuated that he knew practically everything there is to know Barry Zito. Then, when the host began asking the musician, Kelley James, the baseball questions, Zito just sat there.

The fun begins at about the three-minute mark.

THE BACKYARD
RELATED ARTICLES
AWKWARD

TV show host has no idea who Barry Zito is

Barry Zito has been pitching in California for twelve years now and helped the San Francisco Giants win the World Series last season, so one would think that all Californians would know Barry Zito. Well apparently that is not that case. The former Cy Young-winning was on Good Day L.A. to promote “A Night For The Troops,” a concert with musician Kelley James which was to benefit...

Good Day L.A. host Steve Edwards doesn't know what Barry Zito looks like

Check out this embarrassing video of Good Day L.A.'s Steve Edwards who thinks San Francisco Giants pitcher Barry Zito is musician Kelley James. After Zito and James performed a quick song, Edwards goes up to James and tells him that a lot of people gave up on him as a pitcher.Check out the awkward and funny moment in the video below.Los Angeles Local News, Weather, and Traffic

SF Giants Rumors: Hunter Pence Wants To Stay In San Francisco Long Term

Outfielder Hunter Pence is looking to rebound in 2013, says John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle. He’s been working with a personal trainer to help him be quicker on the field, and he wants to be looser at the plate. He’s definitely not satisfied with how he’s performed with the San Francisco Giants. Pence hit .219 with the Giants during the regular season, and .210 in...

SF Giants Rumors: Giants Avoid Arbitration With Joaquin Arias

The San Francisco Giants have reached a deal with infielder Joaquin Arias to avoid arbitration, reports Giants beat writer Chris Haft. Arias will make $925K in 2013. He’s coming back in the utility role that he was used for in 2012. Closer Sergio Romo is the only arbitration eligible player remaining for the Giants. It’s been reported that Romo is seeking $4.5 million, and the...

Barry Zito Trolls Manti Te’o With A Song On The Adam Carolla Show (video)

I was always taught that sometimes in life especially when things get tough you should be able to laugh at yourself or your circumstances. Manti Te’o will be the butt of jokes for a long time coming over his catfish situation, but hopefully he’ll become a great pro and we can all have a laugh. Today everyone is having a laugh.  Yesterday on the Adam Corolla Show, San Francisco...

SF Giants Rumors: Stay Connected

There is many ways to stay connected and up to date with SF Giants Rumors. You can follow SF Giants Rumors Facebook page. This page is updated anytime news breaks. It’s usually updated before the site, and that’s because the page can be updated from our mobile devices (gotta love the Facebook app). We also post a lot of pictures with captions that you will love to share with...

California TV host has no clue who Barry Zito is

Barry Zito has pitched for both the Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants for the last twelve seasons. Still there are people in the area who are not familiar with the former Cy Young winner. Good Say L.A. host Steve Edwards tried hard to know something about baseball. Then he asked Kelley James, the musician, his big question. Zito was a postseason hero for the Giants and has...

Giants reach 1-year deal with Arias

Infielder Joaquin Arias has agreed to a $925,000, one-year contract with the San Francisco Giants to avoid salary arbitration. The deal reached Friday leaves reliever Sergio Romo as the only Giants arbitration-eligible player left to sign. Arias made $525,000 last season and the deal was reached at the midpoint between what the Giants had offered and Arias had requested in salary...

Under The Greydar: Lincecum My Baby, Butterfly, Sugar, Crazy!

Yes, I went Crazy Town on you. Look, the more and more you do this, the more you realize there are good title days and bad title days. And let me tell you this friends. Today is an amazing day. You know what the opposite of amazing is? Tim Lincecum in your left ocular region. Even though his star had been dimming slowly each year since 2009, many if not most did not predict such...

Player Profile #129: Tim Lincecum | SP | SF

A dominant playoff performance out of San Francisco’s bullpen en route to a World Championship might have saved Tim Linceum‘s fantasy value. Still, that one month doesn’t forgive the other six in which Lincecum tortured fantasy owners. For the third straight year his walk rate rose, and for the second straight year his ground ball rate declined. Lincecum’s 14.0% HR/FB rate...

Giants, Posey not rushing new deal

Good luck to the San Francisco Giants trying to figure out what catcher Buster Posey is worth long term. It's not a stretch to imagine Posey replacing Derek Jeter as the game's standard-bearer. Heck, the 25-year-old Posey already is more accomplished than Jeter at a comparable stage of his career, despite appearing in only 308 regular-season games. Both players won Rookie...
Giants News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Some teammates want nothing to do with Josh Gordon

While the Cleveland Browns prepare for a season without Josh Gordon, and Gordon prepares for the NFL’s ruling after his latest run-in with the law, some of Gordon’s teammates have already moved on. Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman reported on Wednesday that while some Browns teammates do realize that Gordon is sick, some of them “want […]
Via Full Scale Sports
2 hours ago

Report: Jazz to match Hornets' offer sheet to Gordon Hayward

In the land of the obvious, the Utah Jazz will reportedly match the $63 million offer sheet Gordon Hayward received from the Charlotte Hornets earlier this month.  Jazz will match Gordon Hayward's $63M sheet, but wouldn't be a surprise to see them take full 3 days to notify Hornets, sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 10, 2014 It has long been...
Via Sportsnaut
6 hours ago

Does Papelbon want to be traded to contender?

The hot news out of Milwaukee isn’t the fact that the Phillies took three straight from the team that entered their series with the best record in the National League. No, it is the fact that Jonathan Papelbon has reportedly stated his desire to play for a team in contention before the end of the month. His quotes and post game actions are captured here by Ryan Lawrence: After...
Via Phillies Nation
11 hours ago

Mark Cuban had Parsons sign offer sheet where???

I don’t think you could dream up a more appropriate way for Chandler Parsons to sign his $45 million offer sheet from the Dallas Mavericks, than to have Mark Cuban be with you while hanging out in a nightclub. Parsons, the third-year forward for the Houston Rockets, has suddenly been thrust into the spotlight of Houston’s off season, as general manager Daryl Morey attempts to...
Via Next Impulse Sports
8 hours ago

Report: Bosh will sign with Rockets if LeBron leaves Heat

All eyes on LeBron James. It appears Chris Bosh is another free agent whose future hinges on James' decision to stay or not to stay in Miami. Reports have surfaced that James could be leaning towards a Cleveland Cavalier homecoming, and if that is the case, then Bosh will sign with the Houston Rockets.Image by Keith Allison, via Wikimedia CommonsAccording to CBSSports.com...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
11 hours ago

Raptors re-sign Greivis Vasquez

The Toronto Raptors are spending a lot of time and money on point guards this summer. After re-signing Kyle Lowry, the Raptors have now made a move to bring back their backup point guard as well. Greivis Vasquez, who was brought over in a trade from Sacramento last season, has agreed to a two year deal. Restricted free agent guard Greivis Vasquez has reached an agreement to re-sign...
Via Pass The Pill
11 hours ago

Daniel Bryan dealing with another injury?

It looks like more bad news for Daniel Bryan. The former WWE World Heavyweight Champion has been sidelined since early May with a neck injury that required surgery.  The hope was that he would not be out of action for more than a few months but instead his recovery has gone much slower than anticipated. Now, he is reportedly dealing with another injury that will further delay his...
Via Between The Ropes
12 hours ago

Ohio amusement park offers to name ride after LeBron

Just a few years after Ohio’s prodigal son LeBron James left his home state for the chance to win NBA titles in Miami, there now seems to be a great chance that the former Cleveland Cavalier returns to his first team. Ohio amusement park Cedar Point, which is famous for its thrilling roller coasters, is doing its part to up the ante, promising LeBron a “King James” coaster...
Via College Spun
19 hours ago

Pitino on Chris Jones: As good a guard as I've coached

Rick Pitino has coached some pretty good guards during his nearly 40-year career in college basketball.  Recently at Louisville, there was Russ Smith, the two-time All-American, and Peyton Siva, the point guard who led the Cardinals to a national championship in 2013. He had a host of talented players at Kentucky, too, the school with which he won it all in 1998.  A player currently...
Via College Spun
23 hours ago

Former NBAer uses 'Patrick Ewing' alias, gets arrested

Former Chicago Bulls player and assistant coach Rick Brunson had a clever trick up his sleeve in order to get an appointment with a masseuse he’d been banned from seeing. Records show that the 42-year-old Brunson had booked 19 appointments – seven of which were with the accusing party — at Lifetime Fitness in Vernon Hills (Ill.) from December 2011 through August 2013. After...
Via Next Impulse Sports
18 hours ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.