BARRY ZITO NEWS

Sunday, June 28th: Joel Seddon Pitches Ports to Victory while Barry Zito Is Solid in Sounds Loss

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Pitcher Joel Seddon (7 IP / 4 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 3 K)   CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A) Stockton Ports         4 Inland Empire 66ers  1 WP – Seddon 5-4 / 3.53 Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Joel Seddon (7 IP / 4 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 3 K / Win) RHP Joel Seddon delivered another impressive start for Stockton on Sunday, allowing just 4 hits...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday, June 23rd: Ryan Roberts Has 4 Hits & Barry Zito Earns 5th Win as Sounds Snap 5-Game Skid while Vermont Comes Up Short despite Seong-min Kim’s Grand Slam

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Third Baseman Ryan Roberts (4 for 4 / Double / RBI)   PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A) Nashville Sounds   6 Memphis Redbirds   4 WP – Zito 5-6 / 3.94 Farmhand Of The Game: Third Baseman Ryan Roberts (4 for 4 / Double / RBI) Third baseman Ryan Roberts collected 4 hits for the Sounds for the third time this season on Tuesday. The...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wednesday, June 17th: Dillon Overton Is Solid as Stockton Wins 5th Straight and Craig Gentry Homers as Barry Zito Takes 6th Loss for Sounds

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports LHP Dillon Overton (5 IP / 5 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 4 K)   CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A) Stockton Ports         9 Lake Elsinore Storm  3 WP – Bragg 3-2 / 4.68 Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Dillon Overton (5 IP / 5 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 4 K) After a couple of rare rough outings, LHP Dillon Overton returned to form on Wednesday for Stockton...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

A’s Farm Report for Week of June 8-14: A’s Affiliate Roundup & Draft Recap

A’s #1 pick Richie Martin It’s time for an update on all the A’s minor league affiliates so you can get the lowdown on some of the key developments with each of the teams in the A’s minor league system over the past few weeks. Also, with the amateur draft this past week, up to 40 new players will soon be joining the A’s system. So we’ve provided a complete list of the...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Thursday, June 11th: Joel Seddon Leads Stockton to Shutout Win while Barry Zito’s Scoreless Streak Ends in Sounds Loss

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Pitcher Joel Seddon (6 IP / 6 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 4 K / Win)   CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A) Stockton Ports                      9 Rancho Cucamonga Quakes  0 WP – Seddon 4-4 / 4.09 Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Joel Seddon (6 IP / 6 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 4 K / Win) RHP Joel Seddon turned in his best start so far this season for Stockton...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Friday, June 5th: Barry Zito Throws 7 Shutout Innings in Sounds Victory while Matt Chapman Hits 7th HR to Help Ports Win

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Pitcher Barry Zito (7 IP / 5 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 5 K / Win)   PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A) Salt Lake Bees        0 Nashville Sounds  1 WP – Zito 4-4 / 3.71 Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Barry Zito (7 IP / 5 H / 0 ER / 1 BB / 5 K / Win) LHP Barry Zito turned in his third straight scoreless start for the Sounds, tossing 7 shutout...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Zito excelling in Triple-A, named PCL Pitcher of the Week

Veteran pitcher Barry Zito continues to impress for the Oakland Athletics' Triple-A affiliate Nashville Sounds, as the 37-year-old picked up an award on Monday. Zito was named the PCL Pitcher of the Week for May 25-31 as a result of going 2-0 with 14 shutout innings against the Sacramento River Cats (the A's old Triiple-A affiliate) and the Las Vegas 51s. MiLB.com notes that Zito...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Sunday, May 31st: Barry Zito Throws 8 Shutout Innings as Sounds Win 7th Straight while Drew Pomeranz Is Solid in 1st Rehab Outing for Ports

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Pitcher Barry Zito (8 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 3 BB / 6 K / Win)   PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A) Las Vegas 51s        0 Nashville Sounds  1 WP – Zito 3-4 / 4.12 Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Barry Zito (8 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 3 BB / 6 K / Win) Barry Zito turned in his best start yet for Nashville on Sunday. The 37-year-old allowed just...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Tuesday, May 26th: Barry Zito Leads Sounds’ 2nd Straight Shutout of Sacramento while Carson Blair’s Big Hit Helps Hounds Win

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Pitcher Barry Zito (6 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 5 K / Win)   PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A) Nashville Sounds         3 Sacramento River Cats  0 WP – Zito 2-4 / 4.72 Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Barry Zito (6 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 5 K / Win) Barry Zito played for the River Cats during their inaugural season in Sacramento...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Thursday, May 21st: Jose Brizuela & Ryon Healy Homer to Help Snappers & Hounds Win while Barry Zito Takes 4th Loss for Sounds

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Beloit Snappers Third Baseman Jose Brizuela (2 for 3 / Home Run / 2 RBIs)   MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A) Kane County Cougars  5 Beloit Snappers          6 WP – Gossett 2-4 / 4.50 HR – Pimentel (5), Brizuela (3) Farmhand Of The Game: Third Baseman Jose Brizuela (2 for 3 / Home Run / 2 RBIs) With a man on and his team down by two runs in the bottom...
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton signs baby’s butt before rehab game with Triple-A Round Rock

Josh Hamilton began a rehab assignment with the Texas Rangers’ Triple-A affiliate in Round Rock, Texas this week. In his debut with the Express on Sunday, the former AL MVP went 1-for-3 facing Barry Zito, pitching for Oakland’s Triple-A Nashville club. Hamilton followed that up with an 0-for-4 effort. (Kendall Graveman started that game for Nashville.) While Rangers and baseball...
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton signs baby’s butt before rehab game with Triple-A Round Rock

Josh Hamilton began a rehab assignment with the Texas Rangers’ Triple-A affiliate in Round Rock, Texas this week. In his debut with the Express on Sunday, the former AL MVP went 1-for-3 facing Barry Zito, pitching for Oakland’s Triple-A Nashville club. Hamilton followed that up with an 0-for-4 effort. (Kendall Graveman started that game for Nashville.) While Rangers and baseball...
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Sunday, May 10th: Barry Zito Tosses 7 Shutout Innings to Earn 1st Win for Sounds while Zach Neal & Dillon Overton Are Solid in Hounds & Ports Victories

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Nashville Sounds LHP Barry Zito (7 IP / 4 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 5 K / Win)   PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A) Round Rock Express  0 Nashville Sounds      7 WP – Zito 1-3 / 4.70 HR – Parrino (4), Pridie (4), Matthes (2) Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Barry Zito (7 IP / 4 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 5 K / Win) LHP Barry Zito turned in his best start so far this...
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Tuesday, May 5th: Daniel Gossett Pitches Snappers to Victory while Ports Win Behind B.J. Boyd’s Big Bat and Barry Zito Takes 3rd Loss as Sounds Drop 6th Straight

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Beloit Snappers Pitcher Daniel Gossett (5 2/3 IP / 4 H / 1 ER / 3 BB / 7 K)   MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A) Burlington Bees    1 Beloit Snappers  8 WP – Gossett 1-3 / 4.73 HR – Bennie (3) Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Daniel Gossett (5 2/3 IP / 4 H / 1 ER / 3 BB / 7 K / Win) For his second start in a row, the A’s 2nd-round pick in last year’s...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

A’s Farm Report for Week of April 27-May 3: Pitching Prospects in the Spotlight

LHP Dillon Overton With lots of pitchers on the move in the A’s system last week, it might be a good time to take a quick look at the pitching staffs of all four of the A’s affiliates. The pitching depth is definitely not what it’s been in past years. In pre-season prospect polls, Kendall Graveman, Sean Nolin and Dillon Overton were the most common names to top the lists of...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Thursday, April 30th: Daniel Gossett Surrenders 1 Hit but Snappers Still Come up Short while Jason Pridie Homers in Barry Zito’s 2nd Loss for Sounds

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Beloit Snappers Pitcher Daniel Gossett (6 IP / 1 H / 1 ER / 4 BB / 7 K)   MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A) Beloit Snappers  1 Peoria Chiefs        3 LP – Gossett 0-3 / 5.57 HR – Pimentel (1) Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Daniel Gossett (6 IP / 1 H / 1 ER / 4 BB / 7 K) The A’s 2nd-round pick in last year’s draft, RHP Daniel Gossett, had his best...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Saturday, April 25th: Matt Olson Hits 5th HR in Hounds Loss while Sounds Fall despite Barry Zito’s Best Efforts and Snappers Stage Comeback Win

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds First Baseman Matt Olson (Home Run / 2 RBIs / Walk)   TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A) San Antonio Missions    8 Midland RockHounds  7 LP – Lamb 0-3 /19.00 HR – Olson (5) Farmhand Of The Game: First Baseman Matt Olson (Home Run / 2 RBIs / Walk) With the RockHounds down by three runs in the bottom of the 7th inning on Saturday, first...
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April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Monday, April 20th: Billy Burns Helps Sounds Win despite Barry Zito’s Struggles while Hounds Split a Pair

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Nashville Sounds Outfielder Billy Burns (2 for 4 / Walk / 2 RBIs / Stolen Base)   PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A) Colorado Springs Sky Sox  5 Nashville Sounds             11 WP – Huntzinger 1-0 / 1.35 Farmhand Of The Game: Outfielder Billy Burns (2 for 4 / Walk / 2 RBIs / Stolen Base) As usual, center fielder Billy Burns was in the middle...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Wednesday, April 15th: Franklin Barreto Helps Ports Split Twinbill while Sounds Lose Barry Zito’s Second Start in Extras

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Shortstop Franklin Barreto (2 for 4 / Triple / 3 RBIs)   CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A) GAME #2 Stockton Ports         7 Lancaster JetHawks  3 WP – Joseph 1-0 / 0.00 Farmhand Of The Game: Shortstop Franklin Barreto (2 for 4 / Triple / 3 RBIs) With two on, two outs and the game tied in the top of the 5th, shortstop Franklin Barreto...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday, April 10th: Chad Pinder’s HR Is All Hounds Need while Ryan Cook Earns the Win in Barry Zito’s First Start for Nashville

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Shortstop Chad Pinder (Home Run / 3 RBI)   TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A) NW Arkansas Naturals   2 Midland RockHounds   3 WP – Jensen 1-0 / 3.00 HR – Pinder (2) Farmhand Of The Game: Shortstop Chad Pinder (Home Run / 3 RBIs) Shortstop Chad Pinder provided all the offense the RockHounds would need when he hit a 3-run homer in the bottom...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s set Opening Day roster

The Oakland Athletics have set their 2015 Opening Day roster. While returning starters Jesse Chavez, Sonny Gray, Scott Kazmir and Drew Pomeranz made the cut, Barry Zito did not. Barry Zito did not land a spot on the Oakland A’s Opening Day roster. Zito delivered inconsistent performances in his Spring Training appearances. In his first two appearances on March 5 and March 10...
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April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Athletics’ Barry Zito Heading To Triple-A

The Oakland Athletics have announced that they have reassigned left-handed pitcher Barry Zito to the minor leagues. Zito has accepted his assignment and will report to the Athletics’ Triple-A affiliate at Nashville. The 36-year-old was looking to make his comeback attempt with the team that drafted him ninth overall back in 1999, who he won a Cy Young award with back in 2002...
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April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Down On The Farm with A’s Special Assistant Grady Fuson

Long-time baseball man Grady Fuson served as the A’s scouting director from 1995 until 2001, when the team drafted such talented players as Eric Chavez, Tim Hudson, Mark Mulder, Barry Zito and Rich Harden. He left the A’s at the end of 2001 to become the assistant general manager of the Texas Rangers and, after moving on to head up the Padres scouting department, Fuson...
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April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Former $126 million man Zito fine with being sent to A's Triple-A team

OAKLAND, Calif. -- You bet, Barry Zito is accepting his assignment to Triple-A Nashville. The 36-year-old left-hander didn't work his way back from a year out of baseball only to stop his comeback bid now just because he didn't make the Oakland Athletics' opening-day roster. ''I didn't stay in shape for a year to come back here and go all in and go sit at home. Why should I rush...
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April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Left-hander Barry Zito headed for Triple-A Nashville

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) You bet, Barry Zito is accepting his assignment to Triple-A Nashville. The 36-year-old lefty didn't work his way back from a year out of baseball only to stop his comeback bid now just because he didn't make the Oakland Athletics' opening-day roster. The 2002 AL Cy Young Award winner was reassigned to minor league camp Saturday and said after the A's final exhibition...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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