Barry
Zito
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 6' 4''
Weight: 210
 
Born: May 13, 1978 in Usa, NV, LAS VEGAS
 
Awards & Accomplishments
All-Star Selections 2004    2005    2009   
Ratings - Pitching     Help
                                                   
  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
2004 26 OAK AL $ 2,630,000 9 7 7 7 6 6 6 7 8 8
2005 27 OAK AL $ 2,630,000 10 7 7 7 6 6 6 8 9 9
2006 28 OAK AL $ 7,128,572 9 8 8 8 7 6 6 8 9 9
2007 29 OAK AL $ 12,250,000 9 8 9 9 7 7 7 8 9 9
2008 30 OAK AL $ 12,250,000 9 9 9 9 7 7 7 7 8 8
2009 31 OAK AL $ 12,250,000 9 9 9 9 7 7 7 7 8 8
2010 32 OAK AL $ 12,250,000 8 9 9 9 7 7 7 7 8 8
2011 33 OAK AL $ 13,250,000 8 9 9 9 7 7 7 7 8 8
2012 34 KCA AL $ 13,250,000 8 8 9 9 6 6 6 6 7 7
2013 35 KCA AL $ 13,250,000 8 8 8 8 6 6 6 6 7 7
2014 36 MIN AL $ 6,000,000 8 8 8 8 6 6 6 6 7 7
2015 37 MIN AL $ 6,000,000 7 7 7 7 5 5 5 5 6 6
2016 38 CIN NL   6 7 7 7 5 4 5 5 6 5
OOTP6 Min Ratings   6 7 7 7 5 4 5 5 6 5
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 13,250,000 10 9 9 9 7 7 7 8 9 9
Ratings - Batting     Help
                                             
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Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
2004 26 OAK AL $ 2,630,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 1 1 1 5 5 5
2005 27 OAK AL $ 2,630,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 1 1 1 5 5 5
2006 28 OAK AL $ 7,128,572   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 1 1 1 5 5 5
2007 29 OAK AL $ 12,250,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 1 1 1 5 5 5
2008 30 OAK AL $ 12,250,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 1 1 1 5 5 5
2009 31 OAK AL $ 12,250,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 1 1 1 5 5 5
2010 32 OAK AL $ 12,250,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 1 1 1 5 5 5
2011 33 OAK AL $ 13,250,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 1 1 1 5 5 5
2012 34 KCA AL $ 13,250,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 1 1 1 5 5 5
2013 35 KCA AL $ 13,250,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 1 1 1 5 5 5
2014 36 MIN AL $ 6,000,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 1 1 1 5 5 5
2015 37 MIN AL $ 6,000,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 1 1 1 5 5 5
2016 38 CIN NL     1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 1 1 1 5 5 5
OOTP6 Min Ratings     1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 1 1 1 5 5 5
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 13,250,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 1 1 1 5 5 5
Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Cy Young Award or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS PWS
2004 26 OAK AL 16 15 .516 36 36 2 1 0 214.7 239 122 30 92 143 5.12 .286 .358 .435 .794 10.2
2005 27 OAK AL 18 12 .600 33 33 7 3 0 236.7 222 69 16 71 188 2.62 .248 .310 .339 .649 20.9
2006 28 OAK AL 20 9 .690 32 32 3 1 0 228.7 215 93 12 67 216 3.66 .249 .305 .339 .644 19.8
2007 29 OAK AL 18 7 .720 35 33 4 4 1 236.0 211 80 10 80 205 3.05 .236 .301 .305 .606 23.0
2008 30 OAK AL 13 15 .464 36 36 2 2 0 236.7 261 128 23 75 211 4.87 .274 .329 .391 .720 10.4
2009 31 OAK AL 21 10 .677 37 37 7 1 0 293.7 286 124 32 88 264 3.80 .254 .311 .382 .693 24.4
2010 32 OAK AL 11 4 .733 21 21 1 0 0 137.0 133 58 15 50 137 3.81 .253 .320 .383 .703 10.3
2011 33 OAK AL 16 9 .640 35 35 3 0 0 229.0 210 73 15 76 245 2.87 .243 .307 .344 .651 23.6
2012 34 OAK AL 1 2 .333 4 4 0 0 0 29.0 22 9 2 8 30 2.79 .212 .272 .308 .580 2.9
  KCA AL 4 6 .400 19 19 0 0 0 111.3 127 53 12 46 111 4.28 .287 .357 .430 .787 5.5
  TOT   5 8 .385 23 23 0 0 0 140.3 149 62 14 54 141 3.98 .273 .341 .407 .748 8.4
2013 35 KCA AL 11 11 .500 29 29 1 0 0 169.0 178 88 23 65 157 4.69 .268 .336 .416 .752 7.8
2014 36 MIN AL 12 14 .462 36 36 1 0 0 237.0 229 121 27 92 232 4.59 .251 .326 .381 .707 11.6
2015 37 MIN AL 16 12 .571 36 36 1 0 0 216.7 241 112 36 77 190 4.65 .281 .342 .459 .800 11.8
2016 38 CIN NL 8 12 .400 32 32 1 1 0 171.0 168 89 21 85 143 4.68 .257 .344 .386 .729 5.1
13 Years Sim 185 138 .573 421 419 33 13 1 2746.3 2742 1219 274 972 2472 3.99 .259 .324 .380 .704 187.2
Season Average 14 10 .583 32 32 2 1 0 211.3 210 93 21 74 190 3.99 .259 .324 .380 .704  
Career Highs 21 15 .733 37 37 7 4 1 293.7 286 128 36 92 264 5.12 .286 .358 .459 .800  
Career Pitching Splits     Help
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Category W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
vs RH   2000 863 194 730 1737   .262 .327 .385 .711
vs LH   742 356 80 242 735   .250 .307 .369 .675
Home 97 69 .584 212 212 9 6 0 1396.3 1379 590 119 494 1279 3.80 .256 .319 .368 .687
Away 88 69 .561 209 207 24 7 1 1350.0 1363 629 155 478 1193 4.19 .262 .324 .393 .717
Mar/Apr 34 21 .618 68 68 5 2 0 454.6 450 214 53 165 421 4.24 .256 .320 .389 .709
May 22 23 .489 61 61 5 3 0 399.0 402 177 32 158 342 3.99 .262 .331 .366 .697
June 26 28 .481 70 70 9 3 0 461.3 469 199 49 158 401 3.88 .262 .321 .389 .711
July 35 20 .636 69 69 3 1 0 448.6 437 191 42 145 403 3.83 .252 .310 .369 .679
August 39 18 .684 77 77 5 4 0 510.6 484 203 49 183 478 3.58 .250 .315 .365 .680
Sep/Oct 29 28 .509 76 74 7 1 1 471.9 500 235 49 163 427 4.48 .271 .331 .401 .732
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won MVP or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
2016 38 CIN NL 32 54 2 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 16 .056 .056 .074 .130 -3.2 0.0
1 Years Sim 32 54 2 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 16 .056 .056 .074 .130 -3.2 0.0
162 Game Average 273 10 15 5 0 0 10 0 0 0 81 .056 .056 .074 .130 -16.2  
Career Batting Splits     Help
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Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   41 2 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 11 .073 .073 .098 .171 -1.9
vs LH   13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.2
Home 17 30 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .067 .067 .100 .167 -1.5
Away 15 24 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 9 .042 .042 .042 .083 -1.7
RISP   13 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 6 .077 .077 .077 .154 -0.7
Mar/Apr 4 9 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .111 .111 .222 .333 0.0
May 6 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.7
June 5 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.0
July 5 10 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.2
August 6 9 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.9
Sep/Oct 6 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.9
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove Award.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
2004 26 OAK AL P 36 36 214.7 15 29 2 4 .957 1.84    
2005 27 OAK AL P 33 33 236.7 15 34 1 5 .980 1.86    
2006 28 OAK AL P 32 32 228.7 15 36 1 6 .981 2.01    
2007 29 OAK AL P 35 33 236.0 17 38 1 3 .982 2.10    
2008 30 OAK AL P 36 36 236.7 14 42 3 3 .949 2.13    
2009 31 OAK AL P 37 37 293.7 16 37 1 5 .981 1.62    
2010 32 OAK AL P 21 21 137.0 8 22 3 1 .909 1.97    
2011 33 OAK AL P 35 35 229.0 11 22 0 3 1.000 1.30    
2012 34 OAK AL P 4 4 29.0 1 6 0 0 1.000 2.17    
  KCA AL P 19 19 111.3 3 23 2 2 .929 2.10    
  TOT   P 23 23 140.3 4 29 2 2 .943 2.12    
2013 35 KCA AL P 29 29 169.0 8 28 1 3 .973 1.92    
2014 36 MIN AL P 36 36 237.0 14 32 2 4 .958 1.75    
2015 37 MIN AL P 36 36 216.7 12 31 2 5 .956 1.79    
2016 38 CIN NL P 32 32 171.0 2 24 1 1 .963 1.37    
Career Totals   421 419 2746.3 151 404 20 45 .965 1.82    
Career Highs   37 37 293.7 17 42 3 6 1.000 2.13    
Post-Season Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
2005 27 OAK AL 0 1 .000 3 3 0 0 0 4.7 13 6 2 3 4 11.59 .464 .516 .821 1.338
2006 28 OAK AL 2 1 .667 4 4 0 0 0 28.3 26 9 3 7 22 2.86 .245 .292 .349 .641
2007 29 OAK AL 2 2 .500 5 5 1 1 0 29.7 31 21 3 12 31 6.37 .270 .339 .391 .730
Career Post-Season Pitching 4 4 .500 12 12 1 1 0 62.7 70 36 8 22 57 5.17 .281 .339 .422 .761
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
ERA
2005-4-2.62
2006-8-3.66
2007-4-3.05
2009-9-3.80
2011-3-2.87
Wins
2004-5-16
2005-6-18
2006-2-20
2007-4-18
2008-10-13
2009-2-21
2011-5-16
2015-9-16
CAR-12-185
Losses
2004-3-15
2008-5-15
CAR-16-138
Winning Pct
2006-3-.690
2007-4-.720
Games Started
2004-1-36
2008-1-36
2009-2-37
2011-6-35
2014-1-36
2015-2-36
CAR-18-419
Complete Games
2005-3-7
2006-9-3
2007-3-4
2008-6-2
2009-7-7
CAR-17-33
Shutouts
2004-8-1
2005-3-3
2006-4-1
2007-1-4
2008-2-2
2009-10-1
2016-9-1
CAR-15-13
Innings Pitched
2005-10-236.7
2006-7-228.7
2007-6-236.0
2008-4-236.7
2009-1-293.7
2011-6-229.0
2014-3-237.0
2015-7-216.7
CAR-14-2746.3
Hits Allowed
2004-8-239
2008-1-261
2009-4-286
2014-9-229
2015-7-241
CAR-14-2742
Homeruns Allowed
2004-9-30
2015-5-36
CAR-30-274
Strikeouts
2006-2-216
2007-7-205
2008-6-211
2009-5-264
2011-9-245
2014-9-232
CAR-19-2472
Walks Allowed
2004-4-92
2007-5-80
CAR-13-972
Hits per 9IP
2006-7-8.5
2007-6-8.0
Strikeouts per 9IP
2006-6-8.5
WHiP
2006-6-1.23
OAVG
2006-8-.249
2007-6-.236
OOBP
2006-6-.305
2009-10-.311
OSLG
2005-8-.339
2006-3-.339
2007-3-.305
2011-7-.344
OOPS
2006-3-.644
2007-3-.606
2011-10-.651
         
 
   Black Ink Test: 7    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 124)
   Gray Ink Test: 135    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 339)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 39    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 87)
 
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History
Earned first career win on 4/10/2004
Was selected to the 2004 Allstar game
Was selected to the 2005 Allstar game
Injured on 7/16/2005 with a Strained Elbow Ligament, out for 1-2 weeks
Struck out 16 batters against Minnesota on 8/25/2006
Injured on 9/5/2006 with a Sore Shoulder, out for 1-2 weeks
Injured on 5/25/2007 with a Stiff Shoulder, out for one week
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 7/1/2007, going 5-0, 1.40
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 9/1/2007, going 5-0, 2.41
Won Player of the Week award on 8/29/2008, winning 2 games with a 0.60 ERA
Was selected to the 2009 Allstar game
Injured on 5/5/2010 with a Torn Bicep Muscle, out for 4-5 weeks
Injured on 6/17/2010 with a Strained Back Muscle, out for 5-6 weeks
7/18/2010: Signed a contract extension with Oakland, $13,250,000 per year, for 3 years
Injured on 4/9/2012 with a Torn Tricep Muscle, out for 5 weeks
Traded from Oakland to Kansas City on 6/14/2012 (Going to KCA: P Barry Zito. Going to OAK: P Gonzalo Sanchez, P Fred Anguita, P Beau Auger)
Injured on 9/24/2012 with a Ruptured Tricep Tendon, out for 6-7 weeks
Injured on 4/27/2013 with a Pulled Elbow Ligament, out for 3-4 weeks
Signed as a free agent by Minnesota on 2/13/2014 to a 2-year deal worth $6,000,000 per year
8/10/2015: Signed a contract extension with Minnesota, $792,000 per year, for 1 years
Was claimed off waivers by Cincinnati on 2/28/2016
Had first career hit (double) on 4/11/2016, off Galen Merrick (NYN)
Released by Cincinnati on 10/16/2016