Zito, Maddux highlight Tuesday's free-agent filings
NEW YORK -- Oakland's Barry Zito, who could be the most sought-after pitcher in this year's free-agent market, filed for free agency Tuesday.
Zito, a 28-year-old left-hander with a coveted, looping
curveball, was 16-10 with a 3.83 ERA in 34 starts this season. He
never missed a start because of injury in his first seven major
league seasons with the Athletics, who acknowledged before the 2006
season they probably wouldn't be able to afford the 2002 AL Cy
Young award ...
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