My friends, never underestimate the awesome power of social media.
Last night the #RallyZito movement took over Twitter.
With the San Francisco Giants sitting one loss away from elimination in the NLCS, legions of fans put aside their social media identities to embrace a new one.
Giants fans en masse adopted avatars of Barry Zito and bombarded the Twitterverse with the #RallyZito hashtag.
It worked! Last night's version of Barry Zito was reminiscent of the hurler who won 23 games and the 2002 AL Cy Young Award with the Athletics.
Zito pitched 7 2/3 innings, allowed 6 hits, 1 walk and fired 6 Ks in a 5-0 shutout of the St. Louis Asshats.
Next up - Ryan Vogelsong and Matt Cain.
#RallyVogey & #RallyCain! Beat those Asshats!!