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The Giants need to move on and forget about tonights game immediatley and forever. I wont go to much into detail about the game, because one I am very angry at the result, and two there's nothing really to say quite frankly. The Giants got obliverated tonight losing the game 17-8. My prediction about Lincecum bouncing back tonight and moving on from his poor first start of the year was not even close. As a matter of fact his outing tonight was a worse nightmare. Lincecum again got touched up in the 1st inning by surrendering 2 runs. In the end he lasted 2.1 innings which was his shortest outing in his career. He up 6 runs, 8 hits, and walked 2. Tim Lincecum is off to the worst start of his career. He is lacking confidence, and keeps making mistakes in the zone even when he is ahead of batters in the count. I hate to say it but as of his current start to this year and last season, "the freak" is not looking freaky anymore. He is not pitching like the Cy Young ace that led us to the World Series. Any obvious fan of the game and sport can tell he has lost a lot of his dominance. All we can do is just wait for him to come home for his next start on Monday vs the Phillies and Roy Halladay. That could be another interesting start for Tim, at least he'll have AT&T Park behind him this time. The only positives that came out of this game was the teams awesome comeback in the 4th scoring 7 runs, and Nate Schierholtz's 2 home runs. The team is hitting the ball period. this is the 3rd game in a row that the offense has scored more than 6 runs. However, they have lost two of those three. Here's the fun stat that makes me and probably every Giant fan sick. This year the team has scored 29 runs in their first 5 games. This what we have all wanted, score runs and the pitching staff will shut it down. Well the pitching has given up 34 runs so far this year. That is the second most behind the surprisingly 1-5 Red Sox. It makes no sense why the pitching is performing so poorly. The team showed so much will and fight by trailing by 6-0 to come roaring back to score 7 runs and take the lead. Lincecum was out of the game by then, and the bullpen completely failed by allowing 11 runs. Almost all the damage came off of Guillermo Mota and Jeremy Affeldt. All the team and the fans can do is just forget about tonight, and look forward to tomorrows series finale with Bumgarner trying to redeem himself from his poor 1st start. It's one game and it's very early, that is the beauty of Major League Baseball. I just hope they can come back tomorrow and forget tonight.
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