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DENVER — The Giants were 0-for-2012 after their “big three” starters at the top of their rotation — Tim Lincecum, Madison Bumgarner and Matt Cain — couldn’t secure a win in the season-opening series with the D-backs.

Enter veteran Barry Zito, who dominated to put the Giants in the win column Monday, tossing his first shutout since 2003 in blanking the Rockies, 7-0, at Coors Field, spoiling their home opener.

The Giants struck early and often, scoring every other inning through the first six.