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Zito hits Fielder, without further incident

Updated: March 5, 2010, 11:58 AM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Barry Zito's fastball clocked in at an average of 86.5 miles per hour last season -- the fourth-slowest velocity for any starter in the majors. But as the left-hander showed Thursday, a well-timed heater in the right spot can still make an eloquent statement.

Six months after Prince Fielder riled the Giants with an elaborate home run celebration, Zito got even. He plunked Fielder in the back in the first inning of a Cactus League game between the Giants and Brewers at ...

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