Found February 26, 2013 on Fox Sports West:
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Tim Lincecum's long hair is gone. Don't let the new image fool you. The two-time Cy Young Award winner is hoping he looks like the pitcher he was before struggling last season. Lincecum gave up three runs and failed to get through two innings in his first spring training start Tuesday for the San Francisco Giants, an 8-8 tie with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The 28-year-old right-hander shed the shaggy do this winter, and he worked with two trainers to increase his strength after going 10-15 with a 5.18 ERA last year. He thrived as a reliever during the Giants' run to a World Series championship but is poised to return to form as a starter this season. Lincecum gave up four hits and was done for the day after Skip Schumaker's two-run double with one out in the second inning. Still, he was happy with his effort. "Mechanically, I felt really good," Lincecum said. "I hit most of my pitches, other than a slider that kind of spun o...

Tim Lincecum sued by former landlord

Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum has been sued by a former landlord for $200,000 for allegedly destroying the townhouse he rented a few years ago.

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Tim Lincecum Accused Of Being a Very Bad Tenant, To The Tune Of $200,000

Tim Lincecum, who seems like one of the more docile creatures on planet earth, is being accused by a former landlady of causing at least $200,000 in damage to an old house of his in the Mission District.  Lets think about that for a minute, what do you have to do to cause $200k in damages to a house?!?!  Seems like there must be something amiss, and it should be noted that Timmy...

Tim Lincecum accused by former landlord of causing over $200,000 in damages to townhouse

A former landlady has accused San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum of causing at least $200,000 in damages to a property Lincecum rented from May 2010 to February 2011.However, Lincecum has denied the allegation and is prepared to make his case in the court system. But a provision in Lincecum's lease contract seems to be putting the whole ordeal on hold.From The Splash:Lincecum...

Faith in “The Freak”: Tim Lincecum will bounce back in 2013

Source: Jamie Squire/Getty Images North America Tim Lincecum had an extremely disappointing season in 2012 with career worsts in losses, ERA, WHIP, earned runs, walks, wild pitches, and homeruns allowed. He has slid far down the rankings lists for 2013 with an average draft position so far of 125, which in a 12 team league has him going in the 11th round. That is a far cry from the...

Tim Lincecum’s former landlady says he destroyed his old townhouse

Cutting his hair isn’t the only way that Tim Lincecum is making news this year. He is now be taken to court by his former landlady for apparent damages to his old townhouse. The total cost of the damages is listed at $200.000. Lincecum is denying any wrong doing, and is ready to head to court and not settle. Here is the laundry list of damages according to report at

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Yesterday the San Francisco Giants sent Tim Lincecum to the mound, and it was the first time he faced live hitters since the World Series. Lincecum allowed three runs, but told manager Bruce Bochy that he was happy with his outing. Bochy was also satisfied, says Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle. “I think Timmy threw the ball well,” Bochy said. “He had a good rhythm...

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  Credit: Steven Robles – SF Giants Rumors It’s another day in Arizona for the San Francisco Giants. Tim Lincecum makes his first start today against the Dodgers. He’s eager to get off to a good start. He’s also facing a lot of regulars in the Dodgers lineup today as well. Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle says (via Twitter) Ryan Vogelsong will be reporting to...

Looking muscular and outweighing Kate Moss, faded San Francisco Giants ace Tim Lincecum should recapture his brilliance on the hill

Adding muscle mass and no longer resembling Mitch Kramer from Dazed and Confused, faded San Francisco Giants ace Tim Lincecum is confident his dominance on the hill will be restored in 2013. Lincecum (10-15, 5.18 ERA), who has gone 79-56 … Continue reading →

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