Giants Pitcher Barry Zito Files Lawsuit

Oct 19, 2012; St. Louis, MO, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Barry Zito (75) reacts as he walks off the field after the seventh inning of game five of the 2012 NLCS against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

Matt Snyder of is reporting San Francisco Giants left-handed pitcher Barry Zito has filed a lawsuit for $3 million against a friend for allegedly duping him out of that money in a “fitness software scheme that never materialized.”

According to, Barry Zito Enterprises Inc. filed two Superior Court complaints against dotFIT LLC, Global Health Solutions LLC, NEFC Fitlnnovations LLC, Lafayette Holding Company LLC and New Evolution Ventures LLC. Zito also sued his friend Michael Clark, Neal Spruce and Odd Haugen.

During Spring Training, Zito is 1-0 with a 3.83 ERA in two games started and three games overall allowing nine hits, three runs, two walks and six strikeouts in eight innings. Opponents are batting .281 off Zito.

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