Found October 18, 2013 on Nation Orange:
There’s one thing that Giants fans are most scared of: losing Tim Lincecum. We’re not scared of the Giants having another losing season next year, though we’d hate it. We’re not scared of never winning another World Series; the diamonds in the rings were recently enough extracted from the earth that that fear hasn’t yet sunk in. We’re not even as scared of the Dodgers winning the 2013 World Series as we are of losing our beloved freak, as irrational as that may be. And for the Giants to lose Timmy, two things have to happen: 1. Tim Lincecum has to elect to test free agency. 2. Tim Lincecum has to sign with another baseball team. Unfortunately, step one has been activated. CSN Bay Area’s Andrew Baggarly has reported that Timmy has decided to test the free agent waters upon the completion of the season. This doesn’t mean that the Giants won’t re-sign Lincecum – only that they’re now in a battle against 29 other teams. And so the Giants fans’ most irrational nightmare
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