SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Barry Zito is playing his part in this World Series, all right.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Those postseason struggles that plagued Justin Verlander his first two trips to the postseason looked to be a thing of the past this year.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Barry Zito never expected to start a World Series opener. Years ago, he learned not to count on anything in his baseball career.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Justin Verlander pawed at the mound with his feet during warmups, looked flabbergasted when his pitching coach came out for a visit and appeared out of sorts from the start.