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Your browser does not support iframes. San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford was blocked from catching a popup by an umpire who couldn't get out of his way during Friday night's game in San Diego. In the bottom of the third, Padres batter Alexi Amarista hit a popup behind third base. Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval was called off by Crawford, who came over to the third base line to make the catch. However, third base umpire Tim Timmons was so focused on Sandoval that he didn't see Crawford come in behind him. As a result, Timmons backed into Crawford, effectively blocking him out from making a play. Timmons began to move out of the way, but it was way too late. To make matters worse, the ball landed right on the line, so technically it should have been a fair ball, but Timmons called it foul. You could see the mark on the line where the ball landed, so it would be hard to say that Timmons didn't see it. Was this a make-up call by Timmons to "apologize" for blocking out Crawford? The television broadcaster in the video summed it up best: "Are you kidding me?" Hey Tim, next time a popup comes near you, GET OUT OF THE WAY!!! Video via MLB. Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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In the third inning of Friday night’s San Francisco Giants-San Diego Padres game at Petco Park, a routine fly ball along the third base line wasn’t caught because an umpire boxed out Giants shortstop Brandon
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Tim Lincecum and his soul patch threw his first career no-hitter Saturday night against the Padres, but Lincecum is going to owe Hunter Pence dinner or naming rights to his first born or something after Pence made a remarkable diving grab to end the eighth and keep the no-no in tact. Lincecum also got some nifty help from Pablo Sandoval an inning earlier. It’s the Giants’ 14th...
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum pitched his first career no-hitter Saturday night in a 9-0 win over the San Diego Padres. Lincecum has won two Cy Young Awards and two World Series rings.
Tim Lincecum accidentally hit the home-plate umpire in the "family jewels" during the eighth inning of his no-hitter, eliciting the perfection reaction from the pitcher.
HE DID IT!
Tim Lincecum threw the second no-hitter of the season and seventh in Giants history. Read all about the pitcher's accomplishment.
OK, no clue how the umpire got hit in the balls but, The Big Lead has this Gif of Tim's reaction to such.
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What a long strange trip it has been for San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum. At one time he appeared like he was set to be the next G.O.A.T. Than he seemed to lose his mojo and became a mere mortal like the rest of the us.
But not Saturday night.
It may have taken him 148 pitches, but the man tossed his first career no-hitter. Oh--and he had 13 strikeouts to boot...
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Posey's two-run double highlighted San Francisco's five-run seventh inning, when Padres manager Bud Black was ejected for arguing an obstruction call during a...
Tim Lincecum has had a rough go of things over the last two years. His struggles have prompted questions about his ability to pitch going forward and about his health. However, this isn't an injury article today. Lincecum tossed his first career no-hitter against the San Diego Padres last night. And that's pretty cool. So take a look.
Wait, the Giants won?
Does that mean we’ve passed Rock Bottom?
Actually, I didn’t ask that. Don’t want to jinx anything. Sorry, Baseball Gods!
Tim Lincecum discusses his first career no-hitter.
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