Thursday, December 28, 2006
A source close to negotiations says Barry Zito plans to sign with the Giants. The Rangers have been told that Zito will not accept their six year, 84 million dollar deal and is nearing a deal with the Giants. Zito, who went 16-10 with a 3.83 ERA, was drawing interest from the Mets, Mariners, Angels and the Yankees.
According to Jon Heyman, The Giants and Barry Zito are on the verge of signing a seven year deal, worth 126 million dollars.