Found August 01, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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SAN FRANCISCO -- On a day the San Francisco Giants acquired Hunter Pence to bolster the middle of their lineup, they got a look at what a familiar face could do for their rotation. Tim Lincecum. Remember him? Lincecum gave up one run in seven innings as the Giants snapped their five-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night at AT&T Park. "He had all his pitches going," Giants manager Bruce Bochy said. "He was under control. He threw quality strikes." Lincecum spent the entire first half in a mysterious slump, but he has a 2.70 ERA in four starts since the All-Star break. "He's been huge for us," Giants first baseman Brandon Belt said. "That's like a huge trade for us. Look back to the All-Star break or maybe before, you've seen the old Timmy come back. If he can keep doing a great job, it'll help us toward the end of the season and during the playoff run." He was sharp for muc...
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