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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, it was a huge relief. Big Time Timmy Jim is a beloved athlete in San Francisco. The two-time Cy Young Award Winner, two-time World Series Champion, and thrower of a no-hitter is a fan favorite. His quirky personality and style combined with the fact that he was drafted a Giant and came up through the farm system has endeared him to the city.
But many weren’t as excited about the Freaky Franchise returning to the mound at AT&T Park. The biggest cause for concern seems to be money, and many believe that the Giants overpaid to make sure Lincecum remained in San Francisco. He’ll be making $17 million in 2...
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Credit: Steven Robles – SF Giants Rumors
Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
Ben and Sam discuss the Dodgers` and Tigers` futures, then break down Tim Lincecum`s contract and answer listener emails.
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