Barry Zito and 10 Pitchers Who Won't Finish as Well as They Started

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Barry Zito and 10 Pitchers Who Won't Finish as Well as They Started
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While it is easy to look at the league leaders in April and be excited about the resurgence of your favorite player, it's important to realize that 95 percent of the season still remains. A lot of players have fooled people into believing their early season success was the start of a breakout season, only to see their performances drop back to their career averages.

Some pitchers will actually continue to put up incredible numbers (ahem, Roy Halladay and Justin Verlander). However, the majority will not maintain their league-leading type statistics.

Here are 10 pitchers who have gotten off to tremendous starts, but will gradually see their production drop as the months carry on.

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