Found October 23, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
What a difference three days makes… The Giants and right-hander Tim Lincecum agreed to a two-year, $35 million deal Tuesday, pending a physical. Lincecum, a two-time Cy Young Award winner, was days away from becoming a free agent for the first time, but the Giants were able to get a deal done before that could happen. Lincecum, 29, is 89-70 in seven seasons with the Giants with a 3.46 ERA. He was 10-14 last season with a 4.37 ERA and threw his first career no-hitter. Talk about getting things done, the Giants locked up their two marquee free agents before they could hit the market. Right fielder Hunter Pence signed a five-year deal during the season’s final weekend. Brian Sabean has two World Series to his credit in the last four years. Original Post 10/19 In the world of interesting but unsurprising, Andrew Baggarly of reports that Tim Lincecum will likely test free agency this winter. The Giants have tried their best to keep him in San Francisco on a two-year deal, ...

SF Giants Rumors: Lincecum May Never Live Up To Another Teams Expectations, Cuban Slugger Signs Elsewhere

​ Credit: Steven Robles – SF Giants Rumors Andrew Baggarly of reports that sources have told him that Tim Lincecum will test the free agent market to see what kind of offers are out there for him. The San Francisco Giants have offered him a two-year deal, but Lincecum is in no hurry to sign till he has a chance to filter all of his offers. Baggarly also points...

Lincecum signs asinine contract, but it's only for 2 years

The Giants PR machine sure knows when to fire off some good news after some controversial Kardashian-Kanye news took center stage less than 24 hours prior. Tim Lincecum will remain a Giant through at least 2015 after signing a rather unexpectedly lucrative two year deal worth $35MM. The deal also evidently includes a full no-trade clause. The timing of this announcement was perfect...

Giants Re-Sign Lincecum – A Smart Move?

Tim Lincecum is still a Giant. On Tuesday, the Giants announced that they had reached a two-year/$35 million deal with the right-hander. It came as a surprise to many since Lincecum recently said that he’d test the free agent market following the completion of the 2013 World Series. So when a deal was obviously reached before then, it received mixed reviews. To many Giants fans...

Giants Resign Tim Lincecum To 2-Year $35 Mill Contract, Smart?

  Even though he’s been down, Tim Lincecum is still finding a way to cash in. The Giants have resigned their former ‘freakish’ ace to a 2-year $35 million deal, complete with a no-trade clause. The deal is pending a physical, and comes off the heels of Lincecum finishing up a $40.5  million contract which paid him $22 million a season. Although Giants GM Brian Sabean stressed...

Giants Ink Tim Lincecum To Two Year, $35 Million Deal

The San Francisco Giants have a business model that they’ve followed to the success of two World Series Championships:  we don’t let our home grown heroes leave town.  Today, the Giants held true to form by agreeing to a two-year, $35 million contract with free agent to be Tim Lincecum.  The 29-year old, two-time CY Young Award winner gets to stay with the only franchise he’s...

Giants Re-Sign Tim Lincecum to Two-Year, $35 Million Deal

SAN FRANCISCO — Tim Lincecum is staying put with the San Francisco Giants just as he hoped, reaching agreement Tuesday on a $35 million, two-year contract through the 2015 season. The deal is pending a physical, which had yet to be scheduled. Lincecum has a full no-trade clause in the new deal. General manager Brian Sabean said when the season ended that among his top priorities...

Giants Re-Sign Tim Lincecum for 2 years/$35 Million

Well, it’s the news we’ve all been wanting to hear, and fearing we wouldn’t: Tim Lincecum has re-signed with the San Francisco Giants. Just days after reports surfaced that Timmy had rejected the team’s initial offer and was opting to instead test free agency, The Freak signed – showing that the big bucks from Boston, or the hometown welcome of Seattle would not be...

Giants sign Tim Lincecum to two-year contract

Tim Lincecum and the Giants agreed to a two-year deal on Tuesday pending a physical. Lincecum a two-time Cy Young Award winner was set to become a free agent at the conclusion of the World Series. The 29-year-old was 10-14 last season with a 4.37 ERA and threw his first career no-hitter. After the Giants signed Hunter Pence during the final series of the season Lincecum indicated...

Does Tim Lincecum Deserve His New Contract?

Earlier this week, San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum agreed to a two year, $35 million contract with the Giants. This new deal makes Lincecum a higher paid pitcher than Jered Weaver, Jake Peavy, James Shields, David Price, Adam Wainwright, and Jon Lester. What makes this deal strange is that it’s coming after Lincecum’s two worst seasons in the MLB. Just a few years ago...

What Do You Think of Tim Lincecum's New Deal?

The reviews are in on the new Tim Lincecum deal, and the feelings are . . . mixed. While just about everyone agrees that the contract, which is 2 years/$35 million, is star money for a player who has been below average for two years running, there’s disagreement as to whether or not it can still be a good deal for the Giants. So, naturally, we want your opinion. Here are...

Dan Haren, Tim Lincecum, and Perception Gaps

An hour ago, we released the results of our free agent crowdsourcing project, in the form of a list sorted by the highest projected contract values. On that list, Tim Lincecum was projected to sign the 10th largest free agent contract of any player this winter, coming in at $40 million over three years, even though it is pretty clear that the Giants are going to make Lincecum a...

Giants, Lincecum agree to 2-year deal

Tim Lincecum is staying put with the San Francisco Giants just as he hoped, reaching agreement Tuesday on a two-year contract through the 2015 season.

The $35 Million Contract

On Tuesday, October 22nd, Tim Lincecum resigned with the San Francisco Giants on a two-year, $35 million contract through the 2015 season. In his past season, Lincecum finished a two-year contract that paid $40.5 million. He was paid $22 million in the past year. Dan Szymborski explained how he thought that the Giants went “overboard” for Tim Lincecum, over-paying him. Dan believed...

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 313: The Dodgers and Tigers in 2014/Tim Lincecum`s Contract/Listener Emails by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam discuss the Dodgers` and Tigers` futures, then break down Tim Lincecum`s contract and answer listener emails.

Giants sign Tim Lincecum to two-year, $35 million deal

The San Francisco Giants agreed with right-hander Tim Lincecum on a two-year, $35 million contract on Tuesday, reports CBS Sports. The two-time Cy Young winner also receives a full no-trade clause in the deal.  The deal will become official pending a physical examination, which has 
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