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Tim Lincecum insists he must rediscover his old swagger to start pitching like his old dominant self.
The two-time NL Cy Young Award winner will start reminding himself that he is indeed one of baseball's best, and he must take the mound and show it. San Francisco's hard-throwing right-hander (2-7) is mired in an eight-start winless stretch in which he is 0-5 - and his next chance is Saturday against the Mariners in his hometown of Seattle, where he hasn't pitched since his college days at Washington.
Lincecum says his approach is ''not going out there gloatful, but kind of a sense of arrogance a little bit.'' He certainly figured things out in 2010, enduring an 0-5 August before adding a new pitch and winning the World Series clincher at Texas.
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San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy said Huff underwent an MRI early Thursday and the team is awaiting the results.
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Matt Cain threw a perfect game Wednesday night, the first one in the 128-year history of the Giants franchise. Just moments after the game ended, Dave Cameron provided some historical context on Cain’s pitching performance, looking at the highest GameScores in baseball history. I’ve had a bit more time for reflection.
If you read my posts regularly, you know I’m a Giants fan...
As golfer Dustin Johnson crushed drives from home plate over the
right-field wall and into San Francisco Bay, pitcher Matt Cain and
manager Bruce Bochy glanced at each other before looking into the
stands for approval from Giants general manager Brian Sabean.
San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain threw the 22nd perfect game in Major League Baseball history (and the first in San Francisco Giants history) in a 10-0 over the Houston Astros.
It was the second perfect game this year behind the White Sox Phillip Humber as Cain struck out a career-high 14 along the way- 7 looking and 7 swinging.
It's always said that games like Cain...
Make no mistake about it, Matt Cain's perfect game against the Astros was a great piece of work. It was the 22nd in major league baseball history and the second in which I have been part of the telecast. It just couldn't match the first one for several reasons.
My first perfect game telecast had the team I was working with win. Kenny Rogers of the Texas Rangers blanked the...
Wednesday night, San Francisco Giants was perfect on the mound against the Houston Astros. Cain also struck out 14 Astros in the Giants' 10-0, tied for the most strikeouts in a perfect game.
Cain's perfect game marks the 22nd in MLB history and the second of the 2012 season. Philip Humber tossed a perfect game on April 21st against the Seattle Mariners.
After watching Gregor Blanco's play yesterday (via Craig Calcaterra of NBCSports) to save Matt Cain's perfect game, and read that he went 2-5 with a home run and three RBI's I couldn't stop thinking about when I wrote about him being a possibility for the A's.
As a Venezuelan, I can honestly say that I know how good of a baseball player Blanco is. His numbers...
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