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Giants looking to acquire Jake Peavy?

The San Francisco Giants are expected to look to make a move now that Matt Cain is heading to the DL, and there is one player in particular that they could look to target. According to a report from Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports, the Giants could look to acquire Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox. It would certainly be an intriguing move, and it would reunite Peavy with former...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Giants sign Dan Uggla to minor-league deal

The San Francisco Giants have signed second baseman Dan Uggla to a minor league deal, reports Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Source: Uggla to #SFGiants. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 21, 2014 Uggla will be assigned to Triple-A Fresno, reports Jon Heyman of Uggla signed minor-leaguel deal with giants. Heads to albuquerque to join triple-a team. @Ken_Rosenthal...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lincecum Solid, Offense Struggles

The San Francisco Giants (54-44) three game winning streak and a chance to sweep the Miami Marlins (45-52) was shattered this afternoon with a 3-2 loss in the series finale. Starting pitcher, Tim Lincecum (9-6, 3.68 ERA), struggled in the first inning, allowing a two-run homer to Casey McGehee. But after that, Lincecum shut down the Marlins until the seventh inning and got out of...
Via BaySportsNet
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants' Lincecum extends string of strong starts in win of Diamondbacks

Considering how tough it has been for the Giants to score runs in the desolate past month, they ought to be thankful for at least one thing: They didn't have to face Tim Lincecum. The man who threw his second career no-hitter against the Padres on June 25 crafted his third consecutive excellent start since then Friday night. Lincecum and the Giants throttled Arizona 5-0 at...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lincecum, Giants quiet D-backs' bats in shutout

SAN FRANCISCO -- Tim Lincecum and two relievers combined on a five-hitter, and Lincecum drove in a run with a safety squeeze, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-0 on Friday night. Pablo Sandoval homered and drove in three runs to break out of a slump that extended back to late June. The Giants third baseman, hitting just .222 over his previous 16 games...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
10 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants’ team chemistry tested

The San Francisco Giants may have lost their place as one of Major League Baseball’s best teams, but their strong team chemistry can make the difference between the club staying afloat for a potential second half run and drowning in their struggles. Following a June that saw the Giants’ 9.5 game lead over division rival Los Angeles disappear, the team has managed to stay within...
12 days ago  |  1 Comment

Week 15 MLB Waiver Wire: Tim Lincecum just 55% owned

Tim Lincecum (SP,SF,55% owned): Another spot-start. Favorable matchup against, guess who? The Padres. The same team he no-hit two weeks ago. His follow up to the most recent no-hitter was much more impressive than the last. No one is expecting a return to his dominant form but the last few weeks have made it very clear that Lincecum still has relevant fantasy starts to offer. Marco...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Lincecum dons USMNT jersey, knight’s helmet following no-hitter (GIF)

Tim Lincecum notched his second career no-hitter on Wednesday, once again shutting down the San Diego Padres, the same team the San Francisco Giants pitcher no-hit last season on July 13. This time, Lincecum only needed 113 pitches compared to the staggering 148 he threw in his first gem last year. Lincecum walked one and […] The post Tim Lincecum dons USMNT jersey, knight’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Tim Lincecum Throws Second Career No-Hitter, Immediately Puts On Custom USMNT Jersey

If anyone needs proof that this year’s World Cup is a huge deal here in the U.S., and they shouldn’t, just check out Tim Lincecum’s reaction to throwing his second career no-hitter. After pitching an absolute 113-pitch gem, in which he struck out six and only walked one batter in a 4-0 Giants win over the Padres. Immediately after the game, Lincecum used his bully pulpit to...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Lincecum: What Happened to “The Freak”?

Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports Tim Lincecum has always had controversy surrounding him. His unorthodox mechanics and size have started heated debates about his effectiveness and health since before he was a pro. The one thing everyone can agree on is that he’s not the same dominating pitcher he once was. Lincecum can still strike batters out with the best of them. Since he began...
Via The Sideline
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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