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San Francisco Giants
SAN FRANCISCO -- In a rematch of the 2010 World Series, the Texas Rangers exacted some revenge, pummeling Tim Lincecum, who was the winning pitcher in the deciding game 5 of that World Series. Ian Kinsler and Josh Hamilton each hit two-run doubles off Lincecum to take the rubber game of the series as the Rangers beat the San Francisco Giants 5-0 on a warm Sunday afternoon. "Oh finally we got a win, we were like 0-11 here (at AT&T Park)," Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus said after the Rangers won two games in the three-game series. "The World Series was already done so we weren't really thinking about that but it's always fun to come here and play. They have a really good team and great fans and I think it brings up the (competition) level of our team too." Alexi Ogando, Robbie Ross, Mike Adams, and Joe Nathan combined on a three-hit shutout. Until this series, the Giants had not been shut out this season, but they were blanked twice in three g...
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As most Giants fans know, the two-time Cy Young award winner, four-time all-star and dazzler on the mound known as Tim Lincecum has not been his self in 2012.
Not even close.
After yesterdays 5-0 loss to the Texas Rangers (all five runs earned by Lincecum), Lincecum’s ERA is now at an even 6.00 on the year. Before this season, his career ERA stood at an impressive 2.98. Yeah, he...
San Francisco Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum was 24 when he won his first National League Cy Young Award, symbolic of his status as the best pitcher in the league, and 25 when he picked up his second piece of Cy Young hardware.
Now, with his 28th birthday coming on Friday, the baseball world is waiting to find out just how good a pitcher Lincecum really is.
Giants fans are starting...
Should the Giants pull Tim Lincecum from the rotation and rest him for a start? In the wake of another Lincecum clunker -- five runs, nine hits, four walks, 5 2/3 innings -- the Giants might consider all options, and one is to sit him out for more than the regular four days and have him get his act together. Sounds like a real possibility. Not now, however. Not when his next...
A bad Tim Lincecum start no longer is a rarity. It's part of a trend. Nine hits and four walks in 5 2/3 innings? Thirty pitches in the first inning? For a guy who thinks WHIP (walks and hits over innings pitched) is one heck of a stat, Lincecum might not want to see his these days. As manager Bruce Bochy said of Lincecum, whose WHIP is 1.58, ERA is 6.00 and winless streak...
For those of us this year that drafted Tim Lincecum in the early rounds of our fantasy draft or used a nice chunk of our auction budget to pick him up, we are all probably asking ourselves the same question, “Will the real Tim Lincecum please stand up?”
Through 12 starts so far this season, Lincecum’s ERA (5.83) is almost double what his career ERA (2.98) was coming into this...
Another Tim Lincecum start, and another loss for the San Francisco Giants. The G-men have only won 2 of Lincecum’s 13 starts this season. He doesn’t have to get the win in every game, but the team should be winning more than 2 games in his 13 starts.
With that said, the Giants are only 5 games back of the Dodgers. If Lincecum can snap out of his funky rhythm (which I think...
Tim Lincecum avoided the one bad inning that has buried so many of his starts this season. Instead, the lanky right-hander spread out his mistakes all over the place.
Indeed, the calendar is well into June and Lincecum and his funky delivery are still out of whack.
Lincecum extended his winless streak to eight straight starts in the San Francisco Giants' 5-0 loss to the Texas...
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For those of us this year that drafted Tim Lincecum in the early rounds of our fantasy draft or used a nice chunk of our auction budget to pick him up, we are all probably asking ourselves the same question, “Will the real Tim Lincecum please stand up?”Through 12 starts so far this season, Lincecum’s ERA (5.83) is almost double what his career mark ...
In Brian Wilson’s absence, Tim Lincecum has taken it upon himself to make Giants baseball torturous once again. Remember, Torture doesn’t mean bad. Torture means just good enough to hang onto your hopes and your dreams and feel like there’s a reason to wake up each morning. Torture is good pitching and bad hitting, or good hitting and bad pitching, or stranding baserunner...
FanGraphs managing editor Dave Cameron makes his weekly appearance.
• Luck and unsustainability, the difference therein (especially as regards Tim Lincecum).
• How the Pirates are accidentally in first place; the Cardinals, accidentally in third.
• Mike Trout: early MVP candidate?
Don’t hesitate to direct pod-related correspondence to @cistulli on Twitter...
SAN FRANCISCO -- In a rematch of the 2010 World Series, the Texas Rangers exacted some revenge, pummeling Tim Lincecum, who was the winning pitcher in the deciding game 5 of that World Series. Ian Kinsler and Josh Hamilton each hit two-run doubles off Lincecum to take the rubber game of the series as the Rangers beat the San Francisco Giants 5-0 on a warm Sunday afternoon. Alexi...
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