Found May 19, 2013 on
Bush League Chronicle:
Your browser does not support iframes.San Francisco Giants hurler Tim Lincecum took quite the tumble on this play from Saturday.Watch as the right-hander slips off the mound while trying to deliver a pitch in the fourth inning at Coors Field against rival Colorado. As you can see, Lincecum seems to lose his footing on the rubber and subsequently proceeds to go down hard on his backside. The miscue results in one of the more amusing balks you are likely to lay eyes on.Lincecum has taken a fall from grace (pardon the pun) over the past few seasons.The 28-year-old is coming off a 2012 campaign in which he posted a 10-15 record and an astronomical 5.18 ERA. He is sporting a 4.70 ERA this season through nine starts. Suddenly, those back-to-back Cy Young Awards he won in 2008 and 2009 seem so long ago.
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Tim Lincecum wound up for a pitch on Saturday night against the Rockies, but proceeded to fall off the mound instead and balk the runner to second.
This incident during the 4th inning summed up Tim Lincecum’s outing against the Colorado Rockies. Lincecum’s back foot slips as he winds up for the pitch and he falls on his backside and was called for the balk. Lincecum ended up giving up six runs through five innings and the San Francisco Giants lost to the Rockies 10-2.
Sometimes, Major League Baseball players can fall and earlier today, San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum bit the dust against the Colorado Rockies.
Watch as big time Timmy Jim falls delivering a pitch to Colorado's Tyler Chatwood and gets called for a balk because of his fall:
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The San Francisco Giants committed three more errors Saturday, bringing their total to 13 errors over their past six games.
This time, the errors did not result in any unearned runs to blame the loss on, that designation goes straight to the poor pitching of Tim Lincecum. The former Cy-Young winner surrendered six runs on seven hits and a pair of walks in five innings of work.
Despite the team's pitching struggles early on this season, the San Francisco Giants are going to stand pat with who they have. Barry Zito, after a remarkable run during the postseason last year, has struggled mightily. Tim Lincecum continues to struggle. The team is playing alright despite the problems, but they need to correct the pitching issues. However, they won...
The San Francisco Giants (24-20) return to AT&T Park after errors and off pitching plagued a six game road trip to Toronto and Colorado.
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Shortstop, Brandon Crawford...
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Tyler Chatwood threw into the sixth inning and Wilin Rosario hit a two-run homer off Tim Lincecum in the Colorado Rockies' 10-2 rout of the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night.
Promoted from Triple-A Colorado Springs before the game for his second stint with the Rockies this season, Chatwood (2-0) had a shaky second inning but settled in after that and handcuffed the Giants...