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BARRY ZITO RUMORS & GOSSIP

The $100M baseball star now just trying to make it in music

He never topped the ERA charts, but the top of the Billboard charts don’t seem out of reach. Former Cy Young Award winner Barry Zito isn’t dropping his devastating curveball anymore. He keeps himself busy these days with a guitar – and a pretty good singing voice that’s getting him recognized with music industry movers and shakers. Just...
Via New York Post
7 days ago

Barry Zito retires at age 37

Barry Zito is walking away from baseball. The 37-year-old made the announcement Monday in an essay on The Player’s Tribune. “I’m retiring today from baseball, but I’ll never be too far away from the game that made me who I am,” Zito wrote. “I am beyond thankful to be at peace with walking away, thanks in large part to my year of renewal in Nashville with the Sounds...
Via NESN.com
October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Barry Zito and the Search for the Year’s Slowest Fastball

Barry Zito is coming back! Zito, who hasn’t thrown a pitch in the majors since 2013, has been called up from Triple-A by the A’s. He’ll initially work out of the bullpen — which makes sense because what bullpen doesn’t need an old guy with no command who throws really slow? — but the A’s are so out of playoff contention they may as well clone an entire Zito army and...
Via Fangraphs
September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Athletics recall Barry Zito from minor leagues

Yes, that Barry Zito. The legendary Lou Reed once said, “I don’t like nostalgia unless it’s mine.” Well, in recalling the 37-year-old Zito from the minor leagues, the Oakland Athletics can rest easy knowing that the nostalgia is all theirs. The team selected the veteran southpaw from Triple-A Nashville after placing righty Jesse Chavez on the 60-day disabled list with a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Barry Zito is back in the majors

Oakland Athletics fans, freak out – Barry Zito will be wearing the green and gold in the majors to close out 2015 after Oakland called him up on Wednesday. #Athletics select Barry Zito from Nashville, recall Cody Martin from Nashville, place Jesse Chavez on the 60-day DL — Oakland Athletics (@Athletics) September 16, 2015 Zito came up through the minors with Oakland and...
Via The Outside Corner
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: Mills, Chavez, Zito slated for Spring Training starts

Brad Mills Brad Mills, Jesse Chavez and Barry Zito are scheduled to start the first three games of Spring Training for the Oakland A’s. Mills will get the nod in Tuesday’s opener against the San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner. During the 2014 regular season, Mills was traded from the Milwaukee Brewers to the A’s to the Toronto Blue Jays and back again to the A’s...
Via isportsweb.com
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Barry Zito reuintes with the Oakland A’s

Barry Zito Barry Zito is reuniting with the Oakland A’s after spending 2014 regaining his passion for baseball, according to the team’s site. As a non-roster invitee, Zito threw his first bullpen of camp on Friday – drawing a crowd of curious followers. Although he struggled during his time with the San Francisco Giants, he displayed positive signs during Friday’s bullpen...
Via isportsweb.com
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Barry Zito is really attempting a comeback

Hold your horses, Internet. After Sunday’s news that Andruw Jones would be attempting an MLB comeback in 2015, another familiar name from years past could be joining him on an MLB roster this spring – former AL Cy Young winner Barry Zito. Barry Zito is throwing for a select group of teams Tuesday, says Scott Boras. He still wants to pitch after sitting out 2014. — Jerry Crasnick...
Via The Outside Corner
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Barry Zito Make A Comeback In 2015?

The winter meetings were all that we hoped them to be and then some. This year’s annual convention of managers, players, agents, and club executives saw more wheeling and dealing of big name players than possibly ever before. After Jon Lester signed with the Chicago Cubs, all the dominoes began to fall into place. Amidst all these wild trades and free agent signings, along with...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rent Barry Zito’s Amazing Northern Cal Home For $28.5K A Month

Former Oakland A’s and San Francisco Giants ace Barry Zito still hasn’t found a new home for his crafty pitching in 2014. While…
Via Busted Coverage
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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