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TIM LINCECUM RUMORS & GOSSIP

Agent: Tim Lincecum has no plans to retire

Tim Lincecum apparently still thinks he has something left in the tank. Lincecum’s agent, Rick Thurman, says that the two-time NL Cy Young Award winner isn’t planning to retire and “is throwing and getting ready for the season,” per Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News. It’s a bit of a surprising development considering how completely and utterly washed up Lincecum...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Lincecum will not return to the Angels

The 2016 season is over for two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum. The Los Angeles Angels announced Wednesday that Lincecum will not be called up with any September roster expansion. The #Angels decide that Tim Lincecum won't be called back up to big leagues, ending his comeback season. He had 9.16 ERA in nine #MLB starts — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) September 7, 2016...
Via Sportsnaut
September 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Angels designate Tim Lincecum for assignment

Earlier this year, Tim Lincecum held a showcase in hopes of latching on with a major league team. The Angels gave Lincecum a chance to show he could regain the form that made him one of the top pitchers in the game, but that experiment now appears to be over. On Friday, Lincecum started his ninth game of the season and lasted just 3.1 innings. He allowed nine hits, two walks, and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Tim Lincecum on His Hip, Curveball, and a Comeback

Tim Lincecum used to be freakishly good. He no longer is. Hampered by hip woes, the 32-year-old right-hander went from winning Cy Young awards and tossing no-hitters to the precipice of pitching oblivion. His velocity down and his ERA up, he succumbed to surgery last September. He’s on the comeback trail, but not with the team he helped win three World Series. The former Giant...
Via Fangraphs
July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Tim Lincecum may not make Angels debut for two weeks

Tim Lincecum is expected to make at least one more start in the minors before joining the Los Angeles Angels. Lincecum told reporters on Tuesday that he will pitch for the Triple-A Salt Lake Bees again on Sunday and evaluate things from there. Lincecum told us he will have one more outing with the Bees and "see how he's feeling." — Jessica Kleinschmidt (@KleinschmidtJD) June...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Lincecum expected to make Angels debut Sunday

Tim Lincecum has completed his second start with the Triple-A Salt Lake Bees. According to Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register, the two-time Cy Young Award winner is now on track to make his debut with the Los Angeles Angels at home on Sunday versus the Cleveland Indians. Tim Lincecum is done: 5IP, 2ER, 2BB, 6K, 95 pitches. His next start will probably be with the #Angels...
Via Sportsnaut
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Tim Lincecum is on the verge of joining the Anaheim

The Tim Lincecum Showcase Showdown looks to finally be over, and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have bid closest to his actual retail price without going over. They get Lincecum, a set of kitchen appliances, and a new TV. Actually, they only get Lincecum, but that’s enough of a prize for the pitching-starved Angels. According to Yahoo Sports, Lincecum and Anaheim are closing...
Via The Comeback
May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Tim Lincecum, Angels close to deal

Tim Lincecum will likely not be out of baseball for much longer. Jon Heyman of the MLB Network is reporting that the two-time Cy Young Award winner is close to signing a deal with the Los Angeles Angels. Jeff Passan later added that the deal will be a Major League contract. It’s likely that the opportunity to start factored into his decision, as other interested teams were not...
Via Sportsnaut
May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

The five best fits for Tim Lincecum

It’s been a whole week since Tim Lincecum had his big showcase in Arizona, and so far no team has signed the former two-time Cy Young winner to a contract. It’s unclear as to why: maybe Lincecum’s demands are too high, maybe teams weren’t impressed with what they saw, or maybe teams are bidding $1 on his showcase and hoping other teams go over. It works on The Price is Right...
Via The Outside Corner
May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Tim Lincecum hits 92 mph during pitching showcase

Tim Lincecum performed on Friday in his long-awaited showcase for MLB teams interested in signing him. Around 20 teams plus reporters attended the showcase to watch the former longtime San Francisco Giants pitcher throw. According to MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez, Lincecum threw in two sets. He reportedly maintained a velocity of around 90-91 mph in his first set of 20 pitches....
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 06, 2016  |  Discuss
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