Still miss Barry Zito
The Giants Sunday declined their 2014 club option for left-hander Barry Zito.
The club is still on the hook for a $7 million buyout instead of an $18 million salary next season.
San Francisco signed Zito to a seven-year, $126 million contract prior to the 2007 season and won two world titles during his tenure.
At the time of the signing, he was coming off a 16-10, 3.83 ERA season with the Athletics; it was the largest pitching contract in history.
In honor of number 75’s seven years in SF, here’s what Giants fans should miss about B. Zits:
75. Awkward hair length. Neither short nor long, every time he got it going down to the collarbone, he’d cut it just enough …to look like he needed it cut.
74. Double-digit win seasons in ’07, ’08 and ’09
73. Having the decency to sit out the second half of a…
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