From the Enquirer:


MB: Sure he’s filthy rich thanks to his new contract with the Giants. But it doesn’t make his charity work less significant than yours or mine. Zito’s “Strikeouts for Troops” program has raised more than a half-million dollars for wounded troops being treated at Walter Reed and other military hospitals. He recruited teammates, including new Red Kirk Saarloos, to pledge donations based on on-field performance. See

I wasn’t a huge Saarloos fan before reading this, but I am now. I hope he wins that 5th starter spot.