Lincecum looking for ways to get back on track

Associated Press  |  Last updated June 13, 2012
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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