Originally written on BaySportsNet  |  Last updated 11/15/14

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 23: Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Oakland Athletics during a Major League Baseball game on June 23, 2009 at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
The San Francisco Giants were awfully quiet this Friday night against one of their division rivals, the Colorado Rockies, dropping game one of the weekend series 5-0. Tim Lincecum once again struggled early which seems to be his biggest problem over the past couple of seasons. Lincecum surrendered two quick runs in the first inning on a two out double off the bat of Michael Cuddyer. After the big hit, Lincecum did seem to settle in retiring the next six of seven Rockies. However, Timmy did allow the lead off hitter Cuddyer on in the fourth by way of a strikeout and wild pitch. This unlucky occurrence did come back to hurt Lincecum when he came around to score the third run. Cuddyer was not done. He lead off again in the sixth inning wasting no time with a long home run way over the left field wall extending the lead to four. “Timmy was alright. He was. You mix in a little bad luck there but he did make a couple mistakes.” Manager Bruce Bochy said about his starter’s performance. “Ov...
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