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Zito bolsters Giants' wild-card push

Updated: August 30, 2009, 5:15 PM ET
By Buster Olney

Remember when Barry Zito tried to remake his mechanics, when he showed up to his first spring training with the Giants intent on improving his velocity? Remember how confused rival talent evaluators were, because Zito had just gotten the biggest contract of any pitcher in history -- seven years and $126 million -- and yet he wanted to alter the way he threw?

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