Zito, Weaver among 21 players to file for free agency
NEW YORK - The Oakland Athletics essentially knew that Barry Zito would test the waters of free agency this winter. Their worst fear now is a reality.
Zito and St. Louis Cardinals postseason ace Jeff Weaver headline a list 21 players who filed for free agency on Tuesday.
Other prominent players to declare were Los Angeles Dodgers
righthanders Greg Maddux and Eric Gagne, Detroit Tigers first
baseman Sean Casey, Toronto Blue Jays catcher Bengie Molina and
New York Yankees outfielder ...
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