Aug 8, 2011
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Barry Zito allowed three runs on seven hits over 7.2 innings in his first rehab start for the Single-A San Jose Giants.
Zito was placed on the 15-day DL on August 1 with an aggravated right mid-foot strain, the same injury that sent him to the DL in April.
It was a rough 1st inning for Zito who allowed three hits and a two-run HR, putting him behind the eight ball early.
However, he was able to settle in and find a groove, allowing just one run over the next 6.2 innings.
He took the loss as the San Jose Giants fell to the Bakersfield Blaze 4-2.
Zito also walked two batters while striking out seven.