Barry Zito

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  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 2"/205
  • Age: 37

Barry Zito Stats

0-0 10.29 7.0 2 2.57

Barry Zito MLB Career Stats

165-143 4.04 2576.2 1885 1.34

Barry Zito Bio

  • Full Name: Barry William Zito
  • Born: 5/13/1978 in Las Vegas, NV
  • Draft: 1999, Oakland Athletics, 1st rd. (9th overall)
  • College: Southern California
  • Debut: July 22, 2000
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2015 Stats 0 0 10.29 3 2 0 7.0 2 2.57
MLB Career Stats 165 143 4.04 433 421 0 2576.2 1885 1.34
  • Status: Free Agent

Barry Zito Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Athletics AL 63 Four-seam FB 84.07 84.59 2109.00 6.55 84.69
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.90 92.54 2213.00 6.16 89.87


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October 19, 2015 at 2:38 PM ET

Zito announces retirement

Former A's and Giants left-hander Barry Zito, a three-time All-Star and the 2002 American League Cy Young Award winner, announced his retirement on Monday.

September 16, 2015 at 2:11 PM ET

A's select Zito's contract

Left-hander Barry Zito will join the A's in Chicago on Wednesday, signaling the former American League Cy Young Award winner's return to the big leagues for the first time since 2013.


Barry Zito Awards

AL Cy Young

Year Team League
2002 Oakland AL

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2012 San Francisco NL

AL All-Star

Year Team League
2002 Oakland AL
2003 Oakland AL
2006 Oakland AL

The Hutch Award

Year Team League
2012 San Francisco NL

Lou Gehrig Award

Year Team League
2012 San Francisco NL

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
09/10/2000 Oakland AL
05/04/2003 Oakland AL

MLB Players Choice AL Outstanding Pitcher

Year Team League
2002 Oakland AL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2000 Sacramento PCL

PCL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
06/01/2015 Nashville PCL

Barry Zito Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2001 3.49 8th in AL
2002 2.75 3rd in AL
2003 3.30 7th in AL
2004 4.48 20th in AL
2005 3.86 20th in AL
2006 3.83 10th in AL


Season W Rank
2001 17 6th in AL
2002 23 1st in AL
2003 14 15th in AL
2005 14 13th in AL
2006 16 8th in AL
2012 15 13th in NL


Season SO Rank
2001 205 4th in AL
2002 182 3rd in AL
2003 146 15th in AL
2004 163 10th in AL
2005 171 5th in AL
2006 151 19th in AL
2009 154 21st in NL
2010 150 25th in NL


Season WHIP Rank
2001 1.23 10th in AL
2002 1.13 5th in AL
2003 1.18 7th in AL
2004 1.39 25th in AL
2005 1.20 9th in AL
2007 1.35 22nd in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2001 .230 3rd in AL
2002 .218 4th in AL
2003 .219 2nd in AL
2004 .263 15th in AL
2005 .221 2nd in AL
2006 .257 13th in AL
2007 .244 12th in NL
2009 .250 20th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2001 35 1st in AL
2002 35 1st in AL
2003 35 2nd in AL
2004 34 3rd in AL
2005 35 1st in AL
2006 34 1st in AL
2007 33 13th in NL
2008 32 20th in NL
2009 33 7th in NL
2010 33 6th in NL
2012 32 13th in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2001 3 9th in AL
2003 4 4th in AL
2009 1 19th in NL
2010 1 16th in NL
2012 1 17th in NL


Season SHO Rank
2000 1 4th in AL
2001 2 4th in AL
2003 1 6th in AL
2012 1 8th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2001 214.1 17th in AL
2002 229.1 5th in AL
2003 231.2 4th in AL
2004 213.0 11th in AL
2005 228.1 3rd in AL
2006 221.0 3rd in AL
2007 196.2 24th in NL
2010 199.1 21st in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2003 5.67 20th in AL
2006 6.15 19th in AL
2007 5.99 16th in NL
2008 6.00 15th in NL
2009 7.22 25th in NL
2010 6.77 17th in NL
2012 5.57 6th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2002 2.33 19th in AL
2003 1.66 8th in AL
2004 2.01 22nd in AL
2005 1.92 14th in AL
2006 1.53 5th in AL
2007 1.58 9th in NL
2008 1.18 1st in NL
2009 1.90 9th in NL
2010 1.79 9th in NL
2012 1.63 2nd in NL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2001 80 5th in AL
2002 78 5th in AL
2003 88 2nd in AL
2004 81 7th in AL
2005 89 2nd in AL
2006 99 2nd in AL
2007 83 6th in NL
2008 102 3rd in NL
2009 81 8th in NL
2010 84 6th in NL
2012 70 10th in NL


Season H Rank
2004 216 19th in AL
2006 211 15th in AL
2012 186 20th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2002 24 18th in AL
2004 28 14th in AL
2005 26 12th in AL
2006 27 14th in AL
2007 24 18th in NL
2009 21 23rd in NL
2010 20 21st in NL
2013 19 19th in NL

Barry Zito Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 2, 2015 LHP Barry Zito elected free agency.
September 16, 2015 Oakland Athletics selected the contract of LHP Barry Zito from Nashville Sounds.
September 6, 2015 Nashville Sounds activated LHP Barry Zito from the 7-day disabled list.
August 9, 2015 Nashville Sounds placed LHP Barry Zito on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to August 7, 2015. left shoulder injury
February 21, 2015 LHP Barry Zito assigned to Nashville Sounds.
February 17, 2015 Oakland Athletics signed free agent LHP Barry Zito to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2013 LHP Barry Zito elected free agency.
September 11, 2011 San Francisco Giants activated LHP Barry Zito from the 15-day disabled list.
August 13, 2011 San Jose Giants sent LHP Barry Zito on a rehab assignment to Fresno Grizzlies.
August 8, 2011 Barry Zito assigned to San Jose Giants.
August 1, 2011 San Francisco Giants placed LHP Barry Zito on the 15-day disabled list. right foot strain
June 25, 2011 San Francisco Giants activated LHP Barry Zito from the 15-day disabled list.
June 16, 2011 San Jose Giants sent LHP Barry Zito on a rehab assignment to Fresno Grizzlies.
June 6, 2011 Barry Zito assigned to San Jose Giants.
April 17, 2011 San Francisco Giants placed LHP Barry Zito on the 15-day disabled list. right mid-foot sprain
November 6, 2010 San Francisco Giants activated LHP Barry Zito.
October 7, 2010 San Francisco Giants reassigned LHP Barry Zito to the minor leagues.

Barry William Zito Bio Info

Name is pronounced BAIR-ee ZEE-toh ... Married (Amber Marie Seyer) ... Graduated from University (San Diego, CA) High School in 1996...was All-League in baseball as senior ... Attended UC Santa Barbara as freshman, earning Freshman All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball by virtue of striking out 123 batters in 85.1 innings ... Transferred to Pierce (CA) Junior College as sophomore, garnering All-Conference and All-State accolades, going 9-2 with 2.62 ERA and 135 Ks in 103.0 innings ... Attended USC as junior and was 1st Team All-America selection by USA Today Baseball Weekly, Collegiate Baseball and Baseball America ... Pac-10 Pitcher of Year posted 12-3 record with 3.28 ERA and 154 strikeouts in 113.2 innings for Trojans ... As prepster, played in 1994 Colt World Series, 1995 Palomino World Series and 1996 Connie Mack World Series ... Has long been extremely active in community endeavors... in fact, his philanthropic efforts are foundation of man he is ... Was tabbed Baseball's #1 "Good Guy" in 2006 by The Sporting News ... Has also been recipient of Dave Stewart Community Service Award ... Has been finalist for both MLB's Roberto Clemente Award and Marvin Miller Man of Year Award, both of which recognize excellence in community service ... Was Giants 2009 Roberto Clemente Award Nominee and was Giants' nominee for Branch Rickey Award, which recognizes profession¬als in Major League Baseball for exceptional community service ... Is also affiliated with Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Special Olympics and Make-a-Wish Foundation ... Has worked with St. Anthony's in San Francisco where he serves people in need ... Was featured in GQ Magazine as one of six visionaries of today. 2012 Posted a 15-8 record with a 4.15 ERA (85er, 184.1ip) and one complete game in 32 starts, his best campaign in a Giants uniform. His 15 wins were the most he's ever had with the Giants and the most he's had in a campaign since winning 16 games with the A's in 2006. The Giants went 21-11 (.656) in his starts, matching Matt Cain for the most club victories in his starts. The Giants won his last 11 outings of the season...the last time SF won 11-consecutive starts by one of their pitchers was when they won 11-straight when Bill Swift started from April 6-June 27, 1992 (STATS, LLC). Went 7-0 with a 3.92 ERA (27er, 62.0ip) in his last 11 starts of the season...the Giants last lost a Zito start on Aug. 2 vs. New York-NL. Finished the season with a seven-game win streak which marked his longest win streak in a Giants uniform and his longest since an eight-game win streak from June 28-Aug. 4, 2005 (with Oakland). Received an average of 5.96 runs of support in his starts, the highest average on the Giants' staff and the third highest figure in the NL. Tossed his fifth career complete game shutout in his very first start of 2012, allowing just four hits with no walks in the Giants' 7-0 win at Colorado...ended his streak of 274 consecutive starts without a shutout, the third-longest drought in Major League history...he became just the ninth opponent and first Giant to throw a shutout at Coors Field. 2011 Had injury plagued season for 1st time in his career and spent most of season either on disabled list or in minors ... Went 3-4 with 5.87 ERA (35er, 53.2ip) in 13 games (9 starts) at Major League level, his fewest games he's ever appeared in big leagues ... Night before Opening Day was in two-car wreck in West Hollywood, traveling through an intersection on Sunset Blvd., when taxi ran light while trying to make left turn... was examined by head and neck specialist at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and X-rays came back negative ... Pitching 4 days after his violent collision, Zito showed little effects of whiplash, allowing just 3 runs on 3 hits through 6.0 innings in his 1st start of season on April 3 at Los Angeles-NL...did not receive decision ... 2 starts later on April 16 at Arizona, left in 2nd inning after fielding pop out bunt from pitcher Joe Saunders...made one pitch after that and after team athletic trainer Dave Groeschner examined him, he was removed from game... was later diagnosed with right mid foot sprain (X-rays came back negative), that placed him on 15-day disabled list next day...his 12-year career streak of never missing start due to injury came to an end as he made his 1st-ever appearance on disabled list ... Traveled back to San Francisco following series with D-Backs to have ankle examined by team doctors...X-rays ruled out fracture, but had to wear immobilization boot for two weeks ... Was examined by Carolina Panthers' team orthopedist, Dr. Robert Anderson on April 27 in North Carolina and was told he could begin bearing weight on his foot and no longer had to wear an immobilization boots ... Made 4 rehab starts (2 with Class A Advanced San Jose and 2 with triple-A Fresno) from June 6-25, going 4-0 with 2.20 ERA and 1 complete game...returned from his rehab assignment and was activated off disabled list on June 25 ... Earned win in his 1st start back from DL on June 28 at Chicago-NL, pitching Game 2 of doubleheader ... On July 2 at Detroit, Zito took ball on short rest (3 days) for 1st time during regular season and 2nd time in his career, after 2003 AL Division Series for Oakland...after pitching 1st 2 innings, game was stopped due to rain for 2 hours and 36 minutes...came back and completed 6.0-shutout innings to earn his 2nd victory of season ... Went 0-3 with 10.91 ERA (19er, 15.2ip) in 3 starts from July 16-31 and was placed on disabled list for 2nd time on Aug. 1 after re-injuring his sprained right ankle ... Making rehab start for triple-A Fresno on Aug. 13, he had to be helped off field after re-injuring his ankle again... turned his right ankle while running towards home to back up plate on ground ball to right field...X-rays came back negative ... Was activated from 15-day disabled list on Sept. 11... missed total of 91 games due to injury ... Was moved to bullpen for 3rd time in his career (also Aug., 2007 and Aug. 2010) after returning from his 2nd DL stint and made 4 relief appearances for Giants, allowing 4 runs in 4.0 innings (9.00 ERA). 2010 After strong start to season, Zito struggled down stretch, finishing campaign with 9-14 record and 4.15 ERA (92er, 199.1ip) in 34 games (33 starts) ... Did not reach double-digit win plateau for 1st time since his rookie season in 2000...snapped 9-straight years of 10-plus victories per season ... Had 19 quality starts, his most in one season since 2006 with Oakland (20) ... Giants won 15 of his 1st 24 starts, however club won just once in his final 9 starts ... Received 7th-lowest run support average in NL with 3.66 mark ... Was 7-6 with 3.35 ERA (40er, 107.1ip) at home, but just 2-8 with 5.09 figure (52er, 92.0ip) on road...his last winning decision on road came May 5 at Florida, span of 13 road starts without victory, marking his longest such stretch without road win in his career ... Was on Opening Day roster for 10th-consecutive year and his 4th with San Francisco ... Kicked off campaign by posting perfect 5-0 record with 1.49 ERA (7er, 42.1ip) in 1st 6 starts...marked most wins he's ever had through his 1st 6 starts of season and his lowest ERA...his 5-straight winning decisions was his longest such streak since winning 6-straight in 2006...became 1st Giants pitcher to win his 1st 5 decisions in season since Noah Lowry won his 1st 6 decisions in 2004 ... After starting off 5-0, went just 4-14 with 4.87 ERA (85er, 157.0ip) over final 28 games (27 starts) ... Completed month of April with perfect 4-0 record after going 0-7 over last two Aprils (0-5 in 2008 and 0-2 in 2009)...according to Elias, no other pitcher in Major League history had perfect winning pct. in April (minimum of 4 wins) after going winless in at least 7 decisions over 2 previous Aprils ... On April 6 at Houston earned his 1st win in his 1st start of season since 2003, while pitching for Oakland, snapping personal 6-game opening start losing streak ... Turned in masterful 3-hit, 8.0-inning performance against Cardinals on April 24 at AT&T Park while also recording season-high 10 strikeouts, just his 13th career double-digit strikeout game (2nd with Giants) in SF's 2-0 victory...opposed Adam Wainwright, who matched Zito for scoreless innings, before Giants broke scoreless tie with 2 runs in 8th...Zito ended night by striking out side in top of 8th and walking off mound to chants of "Bar-ry, Bar-ry"...started out 3-0 for 1st time in his career ... Earned 7th win June 12 against A's at AT&T Park in SF's 5-4 victory...tossed 7.0 innings while allowing 2 runs on 6 hits to earn his 1st career win against team for which he played for during his 1st 7 years of his career...southpaw now has wins over all 30 Major League teams ... Was 7-2 through his 1st 13 starts, matching most wins he's ever had in his 1st 13 starts of season...he was 7-2 through 13 starts in 2002 and 7-4 in 2003 (Elias) ... Edwin Encarnacion's 8th-inning HR off Barry Zito was difference in Blue Jays' 3-2 win over Giants on June 18 in was only 2nd time that Zito has allowed go-ahead HR in 8th inning or later...his 1st was to Minnesota's Bobby Kielty in 2003 (Elias) ... Struck out 10 batters in 7.0 innings on Aug. 6 at Atlanta in SF's 3-2 win in 11 innings...his 10 Ks tied his high as Giant and was one short of his career-best, last accomplished in 2006 with Oakland...Zito, who said he had some of his best stuff as Giant, allowed solo home runs to Alex Gonzalez and to Chipper Jones ... Made just his 2nd relief appearance of his career on Aug. 25 vs. Cincinnati, taking mound just 3 days after throwing 73 pitches in St. Louis...was summoned in 12th inning of 11-11 tie ballgame, however gave up winning run after Joey Votto's drove in game-winner with ground ball single to right field ... Lost career-high 9-straight decisions from July 21-Sept. 14, going 0-9 with 5.00 ERA (35er, 63.0ip) in 12 games (11 starts)...during that stretch received total of just 11 runs of support in 11 starts, receiving 1 run-or-fewer 8 times...9-straight losses was longest by Giants pitcher for single season since Terry Mulholland also dropped 9-straight from May 11-July 29, 1995 ... Snapped 9-game losing streak with win on Sept. 19 vs. Milwaukee ... Had just 1 win over his final 14 starts, 2 wins over final 18 starting assignments and 3 victories over his last 25 starts of season ... Was left off San Francisco's roster for postseason. 2009 Had best season in Giants uniform going 10-13 with 4.03 ERA (86er, 192.0ip) in 33 starts...earned double-digit victories for 9th-consecutive year, becoming 1 of just 7 major league pitchers since 2000 with 10+ wins in 9+ consecutive years...joined Javier Vazquez (10, 2000-09), Mark Buehrle (9, 2001-09), CC Sabathia (9, 2001-09), Livan Hernandez (9, 2000-08), Tim Hudson (9, 2000-08) and Mike Mussina (9, 2000-08) as only pitchers to accomplish feat...also became 1 of 6 pitchers to log 30 or more starts in 9-straight years (also Vazquez, Maddux, Suppan, Hernandez and Buehrle)...posted lowest ERA in season since 2006...his 4.03 ERA was 8th-lowest by NL left-hander...held opposition to .250 avg. (179-for-717) opposition to 4 hits or less in 12 of his 33 starts...was tabbed with majors' 2nd-lowest run support, receiving avg. of just 3.38 runs (72rs, 192.0ip)...only Cincinnati's Aaron Harang had lower mark (3.22)...was Zito's lowest run support avg. in his career as he entered season with 5.31 mark...received zero runs 10 times, 1 run or less of support in 16 of 33 games, 2 runs or less in 20 of 33 and 3 runs or less in 26 of 33 assignments...went 5-0 when Giants supported him with 4 or more runs in game...averaged 7.2 strikeouts per 9.0 innings, fanning 7 or more batters in 4 games...tossed 16 quality starts, with 8 of those coming in 2nd half, where he was one of top pitchers in NL, going 5-4 with 2.83 ERA (27er, 86.0ip) in 15 post All-Star starts...his 2.83 ERA following break was 15th-lowest among NL hurlers...was 5-9 with 5.01 ERA (59er, 106.0ip) in 18 starts prior to break...on his 9th-straight Opening Day roster, Zito pitched as Giants' #4 starter for majority of season before Randy Johnson went down with injury, and he was moved to #2 slot...made 1st start of year April 10 at San Diego, receiving loss after working just 4.0 innings and allowing 4 runs on 7 hits in SF's 7-3 loss...went 0-2 with 3.99 ERA (13er, 29.1ip) over his 1st 5 starts, although received total of just 6 runs of support in those outings...after being charged with losses in each of his 1st 2 starts, did not receive decision in 3-straight April 22-May 3, despite blanking opposition in 2 of 3, while allowing just 3 earned runs in 20.1 innings (1.33 ERA)...earned 1st win of 2009 May 8 at Los Angeles-NL, holding Dodgers to 1 run over 6.0 innings while allowing 2 walks and 5 strikeouts in SF's 3-1 win...tossed season-high 126 pitches, 83 of which were strikes...two starts later, pitched 8.0-inning complete game May 19 at San Diego, however was charged with loss after surrendering pair of solo home runs in Giants' 2-1 defeat...marked his 10th career complete game and 1st since Aug. 7, 2003 at Detroit, while pitching for Oakland...was also just 5th time in his career to earn losing decision when going distance...had gone 185-straight starts without recording complete game, which according to Elias Sports Bureau, was 2nd-longest streak in major league history, behind former Giant Kirk Rueter (193-straight starts without CG from 1999 to end of his career in 2005)...dropped season-high 4-consecutive starts May 13-30, going 0-4 with 4.61 ERA (14er, 27.1ip)...once again, did not receive whole lot of run support, receiving 6 total runs (1.98 avg.)...snapped losing streak with 2nd victory of year June 5 at Florida in SF's 2-1 win...pitched one of his best games of year June 21 vs. Texas in SF's 3-2 victory at AT&T Park...took no-hitter into 7th inning before allowing 2-run HR to Andruw Jones on 1st pitch (his 2nd batter faced in inning)...marked 4th time in his career to have no-hitter through 6.0 innings, and 2 of his previous 3 were also against Rangers, on Aug. 25, 2006 (through 7.0 innings) and July 15, 2005 (through 6.0)...only other time was in 2002 against Mariners (Elias)...pitched 8.1-scoreless innings in Giants' 3-0 win over Marlins in San Francisco July 7...according to Elias, between his major-league debut in 2000 and end of 2004 season, Zito threw 8.0+ innings without allowing run 11 times, 7th-highest total in majors...however, this was only his 2nd such game since 2005 (other: Aug. 23, 2008 vs. SD) his final start before All-Star break, allowed season-high 10 hits and 9 runs July 12 vs. San Diego...entered break with 5-9 record with 5.01 ERA in 18 starts...pitched one of Giants' biggest games of year July 23 against Braves at Turner Field...Giants were coming off losses in 6 of their previous 7 games and were in danger of getting swept in 4 game series to Atlanta...Zito proceeded to give up only 3 hits in 7.0 innings as Giants beat Braves 5-1 to avoid sweep...had 3-0 record with 2.19 ERA over 4 starts from July 23-Aug. 8, which was his best 4-start span (i.e, 3-0 or better with an ERA that low) going 3-0 with 1.32 ERA over 4 starts for Oakland in May/June 2006 (Elias)...had his season-high 3-game winning streak snapped Aug. 14 at New York-NL in 1st game of an 11-game road trip, which started with 3-0 Giants loss...allowed leadoff homer to Angel Pagan, marking just 4th time to allow regular season leadoff HR (Ichiro, 3x, Derek Jeter, twice and Rafael Furcal)...had 3-start stretch from Aug. 19-29 in which he did not allow an earned run for 20.0-consecutive innings, his longest such streak since 23.0-inning stint from Aug. 29-Sept. 15, 2000...went 1-0 with 0.44 ERA (1er, 20.1ip) and .188 avg. against (13-for-69) in those 3 starts...streak of not allowing an earned run was snapped Aug. 29 vs. Colorado after allowing 1-out solo home run to Brad Hawpe in 9th inning...was on his way to pitching his 5th career complete-game shutout before giving up that homer...finished month of August with 1.93 ERA (8er, 37.1ip), his lowest figure in single month since fashioning 1.32 mark in May of 2006...received season-high 10 runs of support Sept. 15 vs. Colorado in Giants' 10-2 victory...was just 2nd time in his last 3 seasons to be supported with that many runs (also 11 runs, Sept. 30, 2007 at LAD)...struck out 9 batters in his win over Rockies, including 3 K's against Todd Helton becoming 1 of only 3 pitchers to fan Helton that many times in game (also Darren Dreifort - June 13, 1998 and Dontrelle Willis - May 6, 2005)...finished season going 0-1 with 5.27 ERA (8er, 13.2ip) in his final 3 starts... 2008 Giants Opening Day starter (2nd straight year) lost career-high 17 decisions, most losses by Giants pitcher since Dave LaPoint went 7-17 in 1985...was 1 loss shy of matching SF's record for losses in season, set by Ray Sadecki in 1968 with 18...overall, went 10-17 with 5.15 ERA (103er, 180.0ip) in 32 games (all starts) for San Francisco...recorded double-digit win totals for 8th straight season, while also reaching 30-start plateau for 8thstraight year, 1 of just 5 pitchers to accomplish that feat in each of last 8 seasons...Warren Spahn (1947-63) holds record with 17 straight 30-start years, while Livan Hernandez (1999- 2008) owns active streak with 10 years...set franchise mark for most losses prior to All-Star Break, with 12 defeats (1st All-Star Game was in 1933)...before '08 season, 5 different Giants had dropped 11 decisions before Break: Mike McCormick (6-11, 1968), Ron Bryant (2-11, 1974), Ed Halicki (8-11, 1976), Bill Laskey (2-11, 1985) and Livan Hernandez (6-11, 2001)...SF went 13-10 over his last 23 starts, after dropping each of his 1st 9 efforts...SF scored 2 runs or less in 19 of his 32 starts (59.3%) fact, owned 6th-smallest run support avg. (4.05) in NL...scuffled throughout most of 1st half, logging 4-12 record with 5.62 ERA in 19 starts... was removed from rotation for 1 turn following April 27 start, marking 1st time in his career that he missed start...opened year 0-6 with 7.53 ERA in 1st 7 outings...became 1 of only 3 pitchers since 1956 to have an 0-6 record through month of April, joining Dave Stewart (1984) and Mike Maroth (2003)...was also 1st Giant since Rod Beck went 0-9 in 1996 to drop his 1st 6 decisions and 1st Giants starter to lose his first 6 decisions of season since Terry Mullholland in 1986...posted 1st win of year May 23 at Florida, working 6.1 innings and yielding just 1 run (3h, 4bb, 5so)...Giants scored 7 runs while he was in game, after plating just 11 runs total while he was on hill in his initial 9 outings... was 1st Giants pitcher to lose his 1st 8 decisions on season since Jesse Burkett in 1890 (courtesy of Elias Sports Bureau)...pitched well over his 4 outings leading up to All-Star Break, going 2-1 with 3.42 ERA (9er, 23.2ip), 22 strikeouts and 16 walks from June 25-July 10...was positively dominating in 2 of those efforts (June 25 at CLE and July 5 vs. LA), logging 1.98 ERA (3er, 13.2ip) and .200 avg. against (10-for-50)...pitched extremely well in July 5 effort, yielding 2 runs in 1st inning before tossing 6.0-shutout frames... struck out season-high 10 Dodgers and Giants rewarded him with 4 runs in bottom of 7th for 5-2 triumph...has registered 12 lifetime games with at least 10 strikeouts, with July 5 game being his 1st with Giants...that July 5 game also snapped his personal 8-game AT&T Park losing skid (span of 9 starts)...marked his 1st home victory since defeating San Diego Sept. 24, 2007...tied career-high with 13th loss of season July 27 vs. Arizona in matchup with Randy Johnson...allowed 6 earned runs and 5 walks in just 5.0 innings of SF's 7-2 defeat...posted finest outing as Giant Aug. 2 at San Diego, logging win and 8.0-scoreless innings in SF's 2-0 shutout victory vs. Jake Peavy...posted 10th win Sept. 19 at Los Angeles-NL in SF's 7-1 triumph...went 7.2 innings (6h, 1bb, 6so), carrying 4-hit shutout into 8th inning (1-out homer by Pablo Ozuna)...wrapped up season allowing just 3 earned runs over 15.2 innings, covering his final 2 starts. 2007 Had tough start to first season with Giants, but finished on strong note as one of top pitchers in National League over final 6 weeks of season...pitched well in final 9 starts (beginning Aug. 17), posting 3.10 ERA (20er, 58.0ip) and .200 avg. against (42-for-210)...was personally 3-2, while SF went 4-5...trimmed .60 points off ERA during stretch (from 5.13 to 4.53)...had 39 strikeouts against 17 walks...was 5th among all NL pitchers after Aug. 17 in ERA, while ranking 2nd in avg. against and 2nd in baserunners per 9.0 innings (9.31)...suffered 1st losing season of career, going 11-13 with 4.53 ERA (99er, 196.2ip) over 34 games (33 starts)...led Giants in starts, while placing 2nd in wins, innings, and avg. against (.244)...was also 3rd on staff with 131 strikeouts...was 8-11 with 5.13 ERA (79er, 138.2ip) and .261 avg. against (140- for-537) over 1st 25 games (24 starts) prior to 6-week run that capped off season...had 11th-worst run support in NL (4.44 RSA), but had 3rd-worst support (3.87) prior to his last 2 starts when Giants combined for 18 runs...SF plated more than 2 runs during his tenure only 14 times, while being held to 1 or less runs in 11 of his 33 15 games that SF provided at least 3 runs of support, went 10-2 with 3.30 ERA (33er, 90.0ip)...SF was 10-5...was 3rd SF hurler to make his Giants debut in Opening Day assignment, joining Mike Krukow (1983 vs. SD) and Bill Swift (1992 at LA)...suffered Opening Day defeat in his SF debut April 3, falling 7-0 to Padres... surrendered 3 runs (2 earned) on 4 hits over 5.0 innings...was just 10th left-handed pitcher to kick off Giants campaign since they moved to San Francisco in 1958, with Kirk Rueter being last in 2004...posted 1st win in SF uniform April 6 at Colorado, tossing 6.0-scoreless frames in 8-0 victory...was only 2nd SF shutout in Coors Field history...made 1st career relief appearance (regular or post season) Aug. 5 in San Diego, working perfect 7th inning...hit .113 (7-for-62) with 2 runs and 3 RBI at plate...led pitching staff in avg., while tying for lead for hits by pitchers with Matt Morris...collected 1st NL hit May 7, single off NY's Oliver Perez. 2006 Went 16-10 with 3.83 ERA in 34 starts during All-Star campaign for Oakland...tied for 8th in AL for victories, while ranking 10th in league for ERA and 3rd for innings pitched (221.0)...paced junior circuit in starts, while finishing 3rd by inducing 31 double-play grounders...walked career-high 99 batters, 2nd-most in AL...also matched his Oakland single-season record for 3rd time with 13 hit batsmen, 3rd-highest total in AL...was 10-game winner for 6th consecutive season, joining Catfish Hunter (7), Tim Hudson (6), Dave Stewart (6) and Vida Blue (6) as only Oakland pitchers with 6 or more 10-win seasons...was 10-3 with 2.97 ERA (37er, 112.0 ip) and 9 HRs allowed in 17 road starts, compared to 6-7 with 4.71 ERA (57er, 109.0ip) and 18 clouts allowed in 18 home efforts...ranked second in AL for road ERA and tied for second in road wins...suffered from 8th-lowest run support in AL (4.97) fact, A's scored just 4 runs while he was pitching in his 10 losses (57.1 ip, 0.63 runs per nine innings)...however, still posted incredible 15-1 record (.938) in 23 starts in which received at least 2 runs of support...allowed 2 runs or fewer in 15 of 34 starts and walked 2 batters or fewer 17 times...tossed at least 7.0 innings in 19 of his opening assignments...made 2nd consecutive Opening Day start April 3 against Yankees, becoming just 9th pitcher in Oakland history to take ball in at least 2 lid-lifters...went 9-4 with 2.52 ERA (31er, 110.2 ip) over 16-start stretch from May 1 to July 19...included was 3-1 ledger with 1.32 mark (6er, 41.0ip) over 6 May assignments...struck out Minnesota's Lew Ford in 6th inning of June 1 start for 1,000th career punchout...matched career high with 11 strikeouts during 7-3 victory June 16 against Dodgers...picked up his 100th career win in A's 9-3 victory at Texas on August 25...took no-hitter into 8th inning for 3rd time in career...committed his only error of season in that game, snapping 76-game errorless streak dating back to July 21, 2004...marked 2nd-longest errorless string by starting pitcher in Oakland history (115 games, Rick Langford)...turned in dominating performance in Game 1 of ALDS at Minnesota, outdueling Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana in 3-1 A's victory...allowed just 1 run in 8.0 innings, propelling Oakland to 3- game sweep...however, was on losing end of ALCS Game 1 to Detroit. 2005 Went 14-13 with 3.86 ERA in 35 starts...reached double-digits in victories for 5th-consecutive season, but established career high for losses...tied for AL lead in starts, while ranking 2nd in opponents batting avg. (.221), 3rd in innings pitched (228.1) and 5th in strikeouts (171)...also paced junior circuit with career-high 3,805 pitches thrown, most by Oakland hurler since Dave Stewart had 3,925 in 1991...struggled in season's opening and closing months, going 0-4 with 6.60 ERA in 5 April starts and 2-3 with 6.50 mark during 6 Sept. assignments...however, went 12-6 with 2.77 ERA and .197 avg. against in 24 starts May-August...A's scored total of 12 runs while he was pitching during his 13 losses...forged 14-2 mark (.875) in 21 starts with at least 2 runs of support...did not commit an error in 46 total chances, while ranking 6th among AL pitchers with 34 assists...made 1st career Opening Day start, taking ball April 4 at Baltimore...recorded 1st ML hit June 7 at Washington, singling off Tony Armas, Jr....won 8-consecutive starts June 28-Aug. 4, compiling 2.33 ERA and .199 avg. against...earned AL Pitcher of Month honors for July after going 6-0 with 2.51 ERA in 6 starts. 2004 Was even 11-11 with 4.48 ERA in 34 starts for A's...ERA and .263 opponents batting avg. were both career highs...also yielded careerhigh 216 hits, 116 runs, 106 earned runs and 28 HRs...A's plated only 15 runs in his 11 losses (65.2ip, 2.06 per 9.0 innings)...had 12 no-decisions, which tied for 6th-most in AL and matched 5th-highest total in Oakland history...however, still managed to post 7-4 record with 4.32 ERA in 16 starts after All-Star fact, went 3-3 with 3.76 ERA and .213 avg. against over his final 10 efforts...left with Oakland ahead in 4 of those starts, only to see bullpen blow lead. 2003 Named to 2nd-consecutive All-Star team during campaign in which he ranked 7th in AL with 3.30 ERA...also limited opponents to just .219 avg. against, 2nd-lowest mark in junior circuit...however, was just 14-12 due to 8th-lowest run support in loop (4.62)...tied for 4th in AL with career-high 4 complete games, but was just 1-3 in those contests...also ranked 4th in AL with career-high 231.2 innings pitched, while tying for 2nd with 35 starts...was dominant under lights, going 10-6 with AL-best 2.69 ERA in 20 night starts...tossed 7.0 innings in 17 of his 35 starts...picked up 50th career win April 18 at Texas, tossing complete-game, 6-hit shutout in 88th ML start...became 2nd-fastest Athletic to reach 50- win plateau, behind only Rube Waddell (79 starts)...hurled career-low 3-hitter May 27 at Minnesota, but suffered 4-3 loss...duplicated feat July 18 at Metrodome, but lost again by 3-2 count...with winning record, became 1st pitcher in Oakland history to capture Cy Young Award one season and finish with above .500 ledger in next campaign...made pair of starts against Boston in ALDS, going 1-1 with 3.46 ERA...worked 7.0 brilliant innings in Oakland's 5-1, Game 2 victory, yielding just 1 run on 5 hits with 9 strikeouts...however, took loss in Boston's 4-3, Game 5 triumph. 2002 Sculpted AL Cy Young Award-winning season, going 23-5 with 2.75 ERA in 35 starts...became 5th Athletic to win honor, and 1st since Dennis Eckersley in 1992...won award at age of 24, becoming youngest Cy Young recepient since Boston's Roger Clemens in 1986 (also 24 years old)...was also named AL Pitcher of Year by The Sporting News and Major League Baseball Alumni Association...honored as NLBM Satchel Paige Legacy Award AL Pitcher of Year...established Oakland record with amazing .821 winning percentage, surpassing mark of .818 set by Bob Welch in 1990 (27-6)...led AL in victories with 4th-best single-season total in Oakland history...marked 17th 20-win campaign in Oakland history, while he became 9th Oakland hurler to reach milestone...victory total was most by AL left-hander since Frank Viola won 24 games for Minnesota in 1988, and was 2nd-highest output by southpaw in Oakland annals (Vida Blue logged 24 wins in 1971)...ranked 3rd in AL for ERA, 4th for opponents batting avg. (.218) and 5th for innings pitched (229.1)...also tied for 3rd with 182 strikeouts, 8th-best single-season mark in Oakland history...tossed at least 6.0 innings in 30 of his 35 starts, while allowing 2 or fewer runs on 20 occasions...Oakland was 28-7 (.800) when he took hill...stopper went 13-1 with 3.09 ERA in 17 opening assignments following A's losses...was simply dominant following All-Star Break, going 12-2 with 1.92 ERA and .203 avg. against in 16 2nd-half fact, went 22-3 with 2.39 ERA and .210 avg. against over his final 29 starts beginning May 5...was phenomenal 11-1 with 2.56 ERA over 17 starts in Oakland, while going 12-4 with 2.92 mark in 18 road fact, marked most road victories by A's pitcher since Welch had 13 in 1990...lone home loss came Aug. 2 against Detroit, snapping his Oakland-record 16-game home winning streak...undefeated binge began June 18, 2001 and lasted 24 starts...put together 9-game winning streak with 2.22 ERA May 5-June 22...matched career high with 11 strikeouts June 1 at Tampa Bay...was perfect 5-0 with 1.66 ERA in 6 July starts...won his lone post season start, defeating Twins by 6-3 count in Game 3 at Metrodome...allowed 3 runs over 6.0 innings, while striking out 8. 2001 Started slowly in 1st full big league season, but dominated AL hitters over final 2 months of campaign...was 6-7 with 5.01 ERA in 22 starts through July 24...went 11-1 with miniscule 1.32 ERA and .172 avg. against over final 13 efforts, including 9-game winning streak to finish regular fact, was named AL Pitcher of Month for both Aug. and Sept....went 5-1 with 1.02 ERA over 6 Aug. starts, and was 4-0 with 1.33 mark during his 4 Sept. outings...ended up with 17-8 record and 3.49 ERA in 35 starts overall...became 4th Oakland pitcher, and just 2nd left-hander, to compile 200 strikeouts in season with career-best 205 fact, became just 5th southpaw in Athletics franchise history to reach 200-strikeout plateau (Rube Waddell, Eddie Plank, Lefty Grove and Vida Blue)...strikeout total ranked 4th in AL...also ranked among junior circuit leaders for starts (T1st), opponents batting avg. (T3rd - .230), shutouts (T4th - 2), wins (T6th), ERA (8th), complete games (T9th - 3) and winning pct. (10th - .680)...worked at least 6.0 innings in 26 of 35 starts, while yielding 3 or fewer runs in 25 efforts...had career-high 5-game losing streak over 8-start stretch April 29- June 7...started 9-game winning streak with 4-hit shutout in 9-0 victory over Cleveland Aug. 20...struck out career high 11 in that contest, 1 of 5 double-digit strikeout efforts...turned in dominating performance in Game 3 of ALDS, but was losing pitcher in 1-0 decision to Yankees...tossed 8.0 innings of 2-hit, 1-run ball vs. eventual AL champs. 2000 Made stellar 14-start ML debut, going 7-4 with 2.72 ERA for Oakland...ERA was lowest among ML rookies with at least 30.0 innings pitched...tied for 3rd among AL rookies in strikeouts (78), tied for 4th in wins and ranked 6th in innings (92.2) opponents to .195 batting avg. against...was selected from triple-A Sacramento July 22 and made his ML debut that day vs. Anaheim...became 28th pitcher in Oakland history to start in ML debut, and became 8th to win after allowing just 1 run in 5.0 innings...went 5-1 with 1.73 ERA in 6 Sept. starts as A's captured AL West title...was named AL Co-Player of Week with White Sox' Carlos Lee for Sept. 4-10, going 2-0 and tossing 15.2-scoreless innings...tossed 1st career complete game and shutout Sept. 10 against Tampa Bay, 5-hitter in A's 11-0 victory...made post season debut in historic Yankee Stadium, and pitched A's to 11-1 rout in Game 4 of ALDS...worked 5.2 innings, yielding 1 run on 7 hits...was 8-5 with 3.19 ERA in 18 minor league starts, and was named to Baseball America's Triple-A All-Star team. 1999 Pitched for 3 different teams in A's farm system during 1st professional season...was selected in 1st round of June's First-Year Player Draft, debuted with single-A Visalia in July, was promoted to double-A Midland in Aug. and was sent to triple-A Vancouver in early Sept....combined to post 6-1 record with 3.16 ERA in 13 starts...struck out 97 batters in just 68.1 innings, while holding opponents to .198 avg. against...went 1-1 with 2.40 ERA in 3 post season games (2 starts) as Canadians won Pacific Coast League championship and Triple- A World Series.