Sign in to comment!



Bochy tabs Zito as Game 1 starter

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy has named Barry Zito his Game 1 World Series starter.

With the Giants trailing 3-1 in the NLCS, Zito went out and pitched 7 2/3 shutout innings against the Cardinals en route to a 5-0 victory to keep San Francisco's season alive.

A 6-1 win in Game 6 followed by a convincing 9-0 victory on Monday put the Giants in the Fall Classic for the second time in three years.

They will face the AL-champion Detroit Tigers starting on Wednesday. Reigning AL MVP and Cy Young Award winner Justin Verlander will pitch Game 1 opposite Zito.

Zito has never pitched in the World Series. The left-hander was kept of the Giants' postseason roster in 2010 for his poor performance during the regular season.

See the latest updates on the hottest midterm races from Fox News

Full Elections Coverage →

Keep up with all the 2014 races in

Coverage →