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Barry ZitoHigh Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2000-2015
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PositionsP-487Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBarry William Zito
Height6-4Weight205BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMay 13,1978 [39.287]PlaceLas Vegas,Nevada
High SchoolUniversity of San Diego (San Diego,CA)
CollegeUSC (Los Angeles,CA), University of California-Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara,CA), Los Angeles Pierce College (Woodland Hills,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics in the 1st round (9th overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Texas Rangers in the 3rd round (83rd overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 59th round (1587th overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$1,590,000Signing ScoutsRick MagnanteService Time13.091 (2015)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2000-MLB-#41 ... 2000-OAK-#2
MLB DebutJuly 22,2000 [22.070]
OrganizationsOAK [9] SFN [7] Awards10Awards Voting4-139
TBC Player ID1481Retrosheet IDzitob001MLBAM ID217096
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts49Walks40Hittable70SO/BB44vsPower70Hitting11Durability77Team.540Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1997UC Santa BarbaraCollegeNCAAFr-S/R19366.43211011200185.08972610591239001.739.39--6.2212.972.08.333-
1998Los Angeles Pierce CollegCollegeNCAASoST20922.71141400000103.0730310281350000.986.38--2.4511.804.82.818-
1999USCPac10NCAA-1ST211233.28171703000112.293564112581542001.347.430.964.6312.302.66.800-
1999Visalia OaksCalifA+oak-ST21302.45880000040.0211311322623001.074.690.674.9113.832.821.000-
1999Midland RockHoundsTexAAoak-ST21214.91440000022.0221512111292001.509.000.414.5011.862.64.667-
1999Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAoak-ST21101.5011000006.05110262001.177.50--3.009.003.001.000-
1999Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--ST0613.1613130000068.0482924435977001.216.320.534.6112.782.77.857-
2000Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-ST22853.19181800000101.2884436445915001.317.790.353.988.062.02.615-
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak53ST22742.7214140110092.2643028645782021.186.220.584.377.581.73.6363.81
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak75ST231783.49353503200214.01849283188020561131.237.730.763.368.612.56.6803.53
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak75ST242352.75353501000229.0182797024781822191.137.140.943.067.142.33.8213.87
2003Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak75ST2514123.30353504100231.2186988519881464061.187.230.743.425.671.66.5384.05
2004Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak75ST2611114.48343400000213.021611610628811634191.399.131.183.426.892.01.5004.50
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak75ST2714133.86353500000228.018510698268917140131.207.291.023.516.741.92.5194.34
2006Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak75ST2816103.83343400000221.02119994279915142131.408.591.104.036.151.53.6154.89
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn75ST2911134.53343310000196.21821059924831315041.358.331.103.805.991.58.4584.82
2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn75ST3010175.15323200000180.0186115103161021203041.609.300.805.106.001.18.3704.72
2009San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn75ST3110134.03333301000192.0179898621811542281.358.390.983.807.221.90.4354.31
2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn75ST329144.15343311010199.0184979220841507071.348.310.903.796.771.79.3914.25
2011San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn7ST33212.53330000021.0157625190000.946.330.842.118.023.80.667-
2011Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn17ST33202.55330110017.2105515170000.855.090.512.558.663.401.000-
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0412.54660110038.1251211310360000.905.770.692.318.313.60.800-
2011San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn75S/R33345.871394003053.25135351024321001.408.551.684.025.371.33.4295.60
2012San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn75ST341584.15323201100184.0186918520701141051.399.080.983.425.571.63.6524.49
2013San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn75S/R355115.74302550040133.017394851954865141.7011.681.283.655.811.59.3134.92
2015Nashville SoundsPCLAAAoak34ST37873.46242221000138.012166531060913001.317.890.653.915.931.52.533-
2015Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak75S/R370010.2932100107.012884620002.5715.435.147.712.570.33-12.56
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1651434.0443342112125902573.223811254115728210641885508971.348.320.983.726.581.77.5361.31
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter26143.22615922100345.02821511242115031515001.247.310.543.898.172.10.650-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter19123.25464422100262.0224116951511220510001.287.660.513.837.011.83.613-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter214.91440000022.0221512111292001.509.000.414.5011.862.64.667-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter512.4811110000061.2362017527813001.025.250.733.9411.823.00.833-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter24113.985241115001300.12551281331214541211001.337.620.364.3412.322.84.686-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter102633.58225224194101435.012406285721525661098265651.267.760.953.546.881.94.618-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter63804.622081971131801137.01141626585130498787243321.449.011.033.936.221.58.441-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14124.04373611010220.02031079924911614181.348.320.983.726.581.77.5381.31
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1693.22393721100220.01799679139520010001.247.310.543.898.172.10.640-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak75p2325000000000400000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.000.000.00
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak75p2424000000000302000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2003Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak75p2526000000000100000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
2004Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak75p2624000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak75p27357010000000200000.143.143.143.286107.200.000.000.1270.0028.570.000.000.000.00
2006Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak75p2823000000000201000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn75p2932622700030021604000.113.141.113.2547068.152.000.032.1202.9423.538.000.000.000.00
2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn75p3031511600020041004000.118.182.118.3006059.146.000.078.1496.7816.952.500.000.000.00
2009San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn75p31335126000000416012001.118.182.118.3006067.171.000.078.1495.9723.884.000.000.000.00
2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn75p32325116000200117014000.118.135.118.2536066.176.000.020.1171.5225.7617.000.000.000.00
2011Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn17p3311000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2011San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn75p331213000000001500001.000.071.000.0710014.000.000.077.0507.1435.715.000.000.000.00
2012San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn75p34325334000200612010001.075.169.075.2444069.098.000.113.1308.7017.392.000.000.000.00
2013San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn75p353034350002000809001.147.147.147.2945043.192.000.000.1310.0018.600.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter247344123500011001899056004.102.146.102.248350418.143.000.052.0004.3123.685.500.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
San Francisco Giants Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter202315123400011001884053004.108.156.108.264340386.147.000.057.0004.6621.764.670.000.000.00
Oakland Athletics Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter45290100000001503000.034.034.034.0681032.071.000.000.0000.0046.880.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622268230007001265037003.102.146.102.248230274.143.000.052.0004.3123.685.500.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16216200000000016200000.000.000.000.00000162.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Visalia Oaks CalifA+oak21P8--421-76.8570.75------8100.05.7
1999Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak21P1---------------1100.00.7
2000Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak22P18--420132524.9601.33------18100.012.5
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22P14-9249--13131.0000.930.14-----14100.08.7
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23P35-214925233634.9440.970.16-----35100.021.6
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24P35-2291131334542.9331.200.18-----35100.021.6
2003Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25P35352311228114140.9761.140.17-----35100.021.6
2004Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26P3434213531213836.9471.060.17-----34100.021.0
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27P35352281234-146461.0001.310.20-----35100.021.6
2006Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28P3434221718132625.9620.740.11-----34100.021.0
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29P3433197321-124241.0000.710.12-----34100.021.0
2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30P32321807201-2827.9640.840.15-----32100.019.8
2009San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31P3333192326213129.9350.880.15-----33100.020.4
2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32P3433199522112827.9640.790.14-----34100.021.0
2011San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn33P3---4--441.0001.33------3100.02.1
2011Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn33P3--11--221.0000.67------3100.02.1
2011San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33P13953291-1211.9170.850.21-----13100.08.0
2012San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn34P3232184226112928.9660.880.159756.3-32100.019.8
2013San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn35P3025133320--23231.0000.770.1715962.5-30100.018.5
2015Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak37P24--715--22221.0000.92------24100.016.7
MLB Totals for P - 14 season(s)-   P4303352566853201516420405.9640.940.16241660.0-4300.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P46--1236134948.9801.04------460.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P11--461-1110.9090.91------110.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Visalia Oaks CalifA+oak218----------
1999Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak211----------
2000Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak2218----------
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2214----------
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2335----------
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2435----------
2003Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2535----------
2004Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2634----------
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2735----------
2006Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2834----------
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2934----------
2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3032----------
2009San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3133----------
2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3234----------
2011San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn333----------
2011Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn333----------
2011San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3313----------
2012San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3432----------
2013San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3530----------
2015Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak3724----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2000Oakland AthleticsDiv SeriesMLB22101.591005.2712501.7311.120.003.187.942.500.001.000
2001Oakland AthleticsDiv SeriesMLB23011.131008.0211600.382.250.001.136.756.000.00.000
2002Oakland AthleticsDiv SeriesMLB24104.5011000006.05330481001.507.500.006.0012.002.004.501.000
2003Oakland AthleticsDiv SeriesMLB25113.46220000013.095524130001.006.231.382.779.003.253.46.500
2006Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28125.76660000025.030171661022401.6010.802.163.607.922.206.12.333
2006Oakland AthleticsDiv SeriesMLB28101.1311000008.04111310000.884.501.133.381.130.331.131.000
2006Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB280112.2711000003.27552300003.1217.184.917.360.000.0012.27.000
2007San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29323.13660000023.018882914011.177.040.783.525.481.563.13.600
2008San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB301310.31550000018.12324214134001.9911.291.966.381.960.3111.78.250
2009San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB31000.00000000037.03910021101.119.490.000.490.240.500.24.000
2010San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32026.35660000022.23316164816001.8513.101.593.186.352.006.35.000
2011San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB33212.30660000027.1199711616001.296.260.335.275.271.002.96.667
2012San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB34217.91624000019.132171751213002.3014.902.335.596.051.087.91.667
2012San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB34006.7511000002.24221440003.6413.503.3713.5013.501.006.75.000
2012San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB34100.0011000007.26000160000.977.040.001.177.046.000.001.000
2012San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesMLB34101.5911000005.26110130001.359.530.001.594.763.001.591.000
2013San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB35202.70651000023.123770918001.398.870.003.476.942.002.701.000
2015Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB37104.79725002120.21511115514100.996.532.182.186.102.804.791.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 9 yrs12114.284838100021216.72321101032784118611.469.641.123.494.901.404.57.522
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 6 yrs422.70752000043.331111341837101.136.440.833.747.682.062.28.667
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs113.97220000011.31355246001.5010.321.593.184.761.503.97.500
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs101.5911000005.7611013001.249.530.001.594.763.001.591.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2823000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2007San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2944000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2008San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3024010000000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2009San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3123000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2010San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3262000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2011San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3324010000000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2012San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3460000001001002000.0001.000.0001.000003.000.000.00033.330.000.000.000.000.00
2012San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB3411000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2012San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB3412010001000101000.500.500.5001.0001031.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2012San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesMLB3412010001000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2013San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3511000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs2521020001001602000.095.136.095.2312024.133.000.0484.1725.006.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs12010001000101000.500.500.5001.0001031.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs12010001000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [10]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1999Pac-10 Conference All-Conference (P) ... 1st Team College All-American (SP)2
2000Triple A All-Star Team (SP) ... American League Player of the Week (September 4-September 10)2
2001AL Pitcher of the Month (August) ... AL Pitcher of the Month (September)2
2002Baseball America First-Team Major League All-Star (SP) ... American League Cy Young Award2
2003American League Player of the Week (April 28-May 4)1
2005AL Pitcher of the Month (July)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2015-10-19SPFree Agent -RetiredRetiredAnnounced retirement  
2015-09-18SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minorsTeam Roster on 2015-09-18
2015-09-06SPOakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled listTeam Roster on 2015-09-06
2015-08-10SPOakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 InjuredTeam Roster on 2015-08-10
2015-04-09SPOakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2015-02-17SPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League ContractTeam Roster on 2015-02-17
2013-11-03SPFree Agent -Free Agent--Giants declined 2014 option  
2012-05-07SPSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActive--Team Roster on 2012-05-07
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2011-09-11InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-08-01InjuredDisabled -- Right foot strain 
2011-06-25InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-04-17InjuredDisabled -- Right mid-foot sprain 
2006-12-29ContractSigned by Giants (7-years) 
1999-06-12Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1999Oakland Athletics-211,590,000-------1,590,000Signing Bonus out of 1999 Draft (1st round - 9th overall)
2000Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll22175,000-79539-1,394,248200,0001,765,000
2001Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll23240,000-65926271,897,758200,0002,005,000
2002Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll24295,000-58426362,011,045200,0002,300,000
2003Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll251,100,000-35214562,163,527300,0003,400,000
2004Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll263,000,000-196877++2,070,100300,0006,400,000
2005Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll275,600,000-131486++2,189,055300,00012,000,000
2006Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll287,900,000-91389++2,365,072327,00019,900,000
2007San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll2910,000,000-58393++2,459,737380,00029,900,000
2008San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll3014,500,000-26198++2,696,252390,00044,400,000
2009San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll3118,500,000-10199++2,746,792400,00062,900,000
2010San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll3218,500,000-14199++2,812,412400,00081,400,000
2011San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll3318,500,000-14299++2,722,607414,00099,900,000
2012San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll3419,000,000-16199++2,954,887480,000118,900,000
2013San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll3520,000,000-18399++3,021,531490,000138,900,000
2015Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll37507,50013.09178427-3,571,283507,500139,407,5002015-02-17 - Signed to Minor League Contract
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red