Found September 27, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
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At the end of the season, two-time Cy Young award winner Tim Lincecum is scheduled to hit free agency for the first time in his career. The 29-year old Lincecum figures to get a multi-year contract this offseason. If he doesn't re-sign with the Giants before free agency starts, one of their division rivals will show interest. Bud Black says if #SFGiants don't re-sign Lincecum #Padres will "get in line." Figures he'll be back w/SF. "I think it's going to happen." — Janie McCauley (@JanieMcCAP) September 28, 2013 Earlier this year, Lincecum threw a 148 pitch no-hitter against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park and it had the whole world buzzing. All of Lincecum's pitches were crisp and he looked like his old self where he won the two Cy Young awards. If Lincecum does hit the open market, he should expect many suitors that will ask him to either start for them or be a late inning reliever. Lincecum pitched as a reliever back in 2012 when the Giants won the World Series. If it wasn't for his late inning brilliance, the Giants likely wouldn't have even advanced to the World Series. He was absolutely brilliant for them. On the season, Lincecum went 10-14 with a 4.37 ERA and a 193/76 strikeout-to-walk ratio. Follow Robert on Twitter @RobertMurrayMLB Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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