What Will Become of Tim Lincecum?

Although it has yet to be decided if San Francisco Giants’ former pitching ace Tim Linecum will once again don orange and black and stay in the Bay Area, much speculation has risen about Lincecum’s future in the MLB – either with the Giants or another team. Because Lincecum began his career in San Francisco, there’s hope that he’ll continue his legacy where it began. However...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Tim Lincecum's run with the San Francisco Giants done?

Grab the tissues for all you San Francisco Giants fans because I don’t think general manager Bobby Evans and manager Bruce Bochy are going to accept Tom’s offer to keep Tim Lincecum. Remember your first friend from Myspace, Tom well he sure exceeded his friendship for all you Giants fans out there by offering to pay for Lincecum’s contract for the 2016 season. The only problem...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Are Orioles, Lincecum a good fit? Team said to be 'interested'

Free agent right-hander Tim Lincecum is still out there on the market, and the Baltimore Orioles are said to be one of the clubs with some level of interest. The report comes from Eduardo A. Encina of the Baltimore Sun, who notes that the O's interest level is 'unclear' at the moment...but that they're still in the mix. Lincecum, 31, saw his 2015 (and, likely, his tenure with the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees not only AL East team reportedly interested in free agent Tim Lincecum

Lincecum has two Cy Young awards Two-time Cy Young award winner (and free agent) Tim Lincecum is scheduled to host a showcase/workout for over 20 major league teams in the next week or so, hoping to prove he can still pitch as a high-end starter in the big leagues. (Lincecum had surgery on his hip last September.) Could he land with the Yankees...
Via NJ.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers interested in Tim Lincecum, Gavin Floyd

Yovani Gallardo may have spent the 2015 season with the Rangers but the veteran right hander is not expected back with the team. Instead the Rangers appear to be targeting lower cost free agents such as Tim Lincecum and Gavin Floyd according to the Dallas Morning News‘ Evan Grant.  General manager Jon Daniels recently said that the Rangers were in their payroll range for the...
Via Tireball.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Lee: Comeback Player Of The Year?

It really is amazing that Tim Lincecum has ever thrown a pitch without it being intercepted by Sean Lee. Allow me to explain. On Sunday evening the Pro Bowl for the 2015 NFL season took place. The starting quarterback for “Team Rice” was Eli Manning. Our favorite awkward face’d Giant tossed a pass that was tipped and fell right into the arms of Sean Lee. As if it wasn’t...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres Points: Blash, Lincecum, Liriano

With less than a month until pitchers and catchers report, the 2016 baseball season is closing in. The Padres have acquired many under the radar names that could play significant roles this year. Jabari Blash  2015 season (Double-A/Triple-A, Mariners): .271/.370/.576, 24 2B, 2 3B, 32 HR, 81 RBI  The 6’5, 225 pound power hitting right fielder was acquired in the Rule 5 draft...
Via Baseball Essential
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins reportedly still looking to add rotation help

Even after signing Wei-Yin Chen to a five-year deal, the Miami Marlins are reportedly still looking to add to the rotation.According to Joe Frisaro of MLB.com, they're looking for a veteran pitcher:"With the pitching market thinning out, the Marlins remain open to adding another starter or perhaps a reliever, but the club is leaning toward signing candidates who would accept a Minor...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the San Francisco Giants’ Even-Year Superstition Continue Without ‘The Freak’?

The San Francisco Giants’ pitching ace Tim ‘The Freak’ Lincecum has been suffering from a degenerative hip condition, that has ensured his inactivity since June last year. Since then, Lincecum has undergone hip repair surgery, which was projected to heal entirely after a period of five or six months. While his recovery period comes to an end, and as baseball season draws nearer...
Via The Sports Journal
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Myspace Tom Willing To Pay For Giants To Keep Free Agent Tim Lincecum?

Tom from Myspace took a breather from friend requesting everyone Tuesday to propose an idea. Tom Anderson, the co-founder of Myspace who’s commonly known as everyone’s first friend on the social network, really wants the San Francisco Giants to re-sign pitcher Tim Lincecum, apparently. Can we keep @timLincecum if I pay for it? #6manrotation ! @sfgiants @knbr @extrabaggs @mccoveychron...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Myspace co-founder offers to pay for Giants to re-sign Tim Lincecum

In his nine seasons with the San Francisco Giants, Tim Lincecum amassed many ardent fans – who now don't want to see him leave the Bay Area.For the first time in his career, Lincecum has become a free agent, presenting the likely option that he won't be wearing orange and black in 2016.That possibility makes San Francisco fans squeamish, and one Giants fan is trying to intervene...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

MySpace founder offers to pay the Giants to re-sign Tim Lincecum

If the San Francisco Giants wind up making a bid to bring long-time starter Tim Lincecum back to The Bay for another hurrah, they may be getting a boost from a surprise donor: Tom from MySpace. Tom Anderson, the founder of the now all-but-defunct social network MySpace, took to Twitter on Tuesday to publicly offer that should the Giants re-sign Lincecum, he would foot the bill....
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Have Yankees spent enough to win in 2016?

The Yankees are one of only five teams to not spend a dime in free agency. Have they done enough to win in 2016? Watch video For a franchise with a payroll over $200 million, the Yankees didn't come across as a big-market team this offseason. In fact, they are one of only five teams to spend exactly $0 on guaranteed free-agent...
Via NJ.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Padres, Marlins interested in free-agent pitcher Tim Lincecum

There is no shortage of interest in free agent Tim Lincecum, and now we know a couple of the rumored teams interested in the two-time Cy Young Award winner.According to CBS Sports, both the San Diego Padres and Miami Marlins have displayed interested in Lincecum, who is a free agent for the first time after nine seasons with the San Francisco Giants.The 31-year-old right-hander has...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Yankees sign 2-time Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum?

Lincecum, 31, started 15 games last season Watch video Former San Francisco Giants ace and two-time Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum is holding a showcase for scouts in February, hoping to prove he can still be an effective big league pitcher. Should the Yankees--not exactly deep on starting pitching--consider adding him? Lincecum...
Via NJ.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants have been in contact with Tim Lincecum

Once a back-to-back Cy Young award winner, Tim Lincecum remains on the free agent market looking for his next contract. Four rough seasons and a hip surgery in September have sucked the value out of the now 31-year-old right hander who has spent his entire major league career with the San Francisco Giants. Giants general manager Bobby Evans tld teh San Francisco Chronicle that the...
Via Tireball.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Free-agent RHP Tim Lincecum plans to hold showcase in February

San Francisco Giants free-agent pitcher Tim Lincecum has a big audition coming up soon.Lincecum, who had season-ending hip surgery in 2015, expects to hold a showcase for MLB teams sometime in the first couple weeks of February, his agent tells the San Francisco Chronicle."He's throwing every day and says he's doing great," Lincecum's agent, Rick Thurman, told the Chronicle. "He...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Lincecum to throw for teams later this month or February

Tim Lincecum is planning to hold a showcase for interested teams. The former CY Young winner plans to throw in front of teams in late January or early February according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN. The showcase will be held in the Scottsdale-Tempe area. The 31-year-old Lincecum is years removed from being the ace of the Giants. Last season he made just 15 starts posting a 4.13 ERA...
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January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Examing the San Francisco Giants Philosophy of Success

By Jonathan Northrop, AngelsWin.com Contributor -  The most successful franchise in the last six year is, by a long-shot, the San Francisco Giants - they've won three of the last six World Series. The next team to have three World Series titles would be the Boston Red Sox, but over twice as many years (going back to 2004). Now I personally tend to prefer when a team builds...
Via Angelswin
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants free agent profile: Tim Lincecum edition

It’s been quite a ride for the San Francisco Giants’ two-time Cy Young, three-time World Series champion, and four-time All Star, Tim “Freak” Lincecum. He has seen a steady decrease in most of his positive stats and an increase in most negative stats over the course of his career. That’s not really the profile front offices want to pay the mega bucks for, especially coming...
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December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Tim Lincecum hoping to impress MLB clubs in January

Two-time National League Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum is available this off-season, and he’s ready to show his skills off to any team that wants to watch. Giants insider Alex Pavlovic reported that Lincecum plans to throw for teams in a showcase in January, as soon as his rehab from hip surgery is complete and he is “100 percent” healthy. Lincecum threw a no-hitter...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

What the staff of The Outside Corner is thankful for this year

Happy Thanksgiving to all of our American readers (which is roughly 95% of our reader base, if Google is to be trusted). The staff of The Outside Corner has a lot to be thankful for after completing our fifth (!!!!) season covering Major League Baseball. I polled out staff about what we’re all thankful for this year, and here were the results. (regular content will resume Monday...
Via The Outside Corner
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: All about that pitching

It’s well documented that the San Francisco Giants need and want to obtain starting pitching. Acquiring starting pitching through free agency won’t be easy, but the Giants have the cash to do so. The team has shed a ton of cap space with players like Tim Hudson, Ryan Vogelsong departing and Tim Lincecum’s two-year contract expiring. Zack Greinke, Johnny Cueto, David Price and...
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November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Tim Lincecum to Hold Showcase for Interested Teams

According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo, free agent pitcher Tim Lincecum will hold a showcase in January for teams interested in his services. Lincecum had hip surgery in September and is rehabing in Arizona with a specialist. Passan notes that the possible of impressing scouts does excite Lincecum. The 31-year-old is coming off yet another […]
Via Baseball Essential
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Free agent Lincecum reportedly ahead of schedule after hip surgery

Tim Lincecum hasn't posted an ERA below 4.00 since 2011. Al Bello Getty Images North AmericaTim Lincecum is ahead of schedule in his rehab from September hip surgery and likely will throw for scouts and team executives in January, Yahoo Sports reports.Lincecum, 31, has spent his entire career with the San Francisco Giants. But for the first time in his career, the right-hander is...
Via Fox Sports
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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