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Moses2531

Where's Zito going!?

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Always been a big A's fan and an even bigger Zito fan... It's terrible that the A's are already giving up on resigning him... Just wondering if anyone heard where he's likely to end up? I might boycott MLB if he ends up a Yankee... ;-/

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I can't tip anything just yet, but I saw Kenny Williams ordering a new jersey with a name that started with a Z and I don't think the Cubs are trading Carlos Zambrano just yet.

Windy

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It is rumoured he wants at least $80 million for four years. List of teams that want any of that action is pretty short.

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Dump Buehrle and sign Zito. Sounds like a plan to me...Hey, it's not my money!

Windy

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It is rumoured he wants at least $80 million for four years. List of teams that want any of that action is pretty short.


Wow! If that's true that is ludicrous. Zito is a good pitcher, but he is not in the elite status anymore I don't think. No pitcher is worth that, but if it has to be Santana or Halladay are about the only ones that should be able to command that type of money. I don't think he'll get quite that.

20 million a year. You get about 35 starts a year. That's 580,000 a start. Imagine if you or I go get 580K a day at work!

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I'll agree with your "ludicrous" that's for sure.

Shoot, I can't get 580k for 365 days of work!

Shoulda taught my son to pitch!

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I should have become a big league pitcher instead of a boilermaker.

Bad, bad, bad career choice on my part.

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Geno

Consider for a moment that the Cubs routinely pay over ten million to not pitch at all. ooo.gif Man I'm tellin ya Zito is a steal. grin.gif

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Not wishing this on him, but I'd bet if he signs with the Cubs he gets hurt.

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I hadnt heard anything of the Cubbies lookin at him!? That'd wouldnt be the absolute worst thing I guess, I mean I could still watch him pitch a little because we get WGN down here in Sioux Falls and they cover alot of Cubs and ChiSox games... I still just really wish some miracle would happen that would keep him in Oakland!

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