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Lincecum's 1st Cactus appearance set for Fri.

Tim Lincecum will make his first appearance in a Cactus League game when he pitches an inning against the Padres on Friday in Peoria.
Via Rangers.com
11 hours ago

Rangers officially announce signing of Tim Lincecum

The Rangers announced today that they have designated catcher Brett Nicholas for assignment. His roster spot was needed for the addition of righty Tim Lincecum, whose previously reported signing is now official.With this move, the Rangers could be slated to utilize Juan Centeno as the backup to regular receiver Robinson Chirinos. With younger backstop Jose Trevino also on the 40...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers confirm Tim Lincecum signing, deal not yet finalized

The Texas Rangers confirmed an agreement on a deal with Tim Lincecum but says it is not quite finalized and won’t be announced Tuesday, as TR Sullivan of MLB.com was among those to tweet.Lincecum’s deal comes with a $1MM base salary and incentives to drive the salary up from that point, The Dallas Morning News' Evan Grant tweeted last week.Texas has steadily added arms all winter...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Lincecum expected to compete for Rangers’ closer job

Tim Lincecum will sign with the Texas Rangers and is expected to have a shot at the team’s closer job, according to a report.Both Yahoo’s Jeff Passan and Fan Rag Sports’ Jon Heyman reported Tuesday about Lincecum and the Rangers. They each said he could pitch out of the bullpen, with Heyman reporting that Lincecum would be likely to get a shot at the closer job.Lincecum has been...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rangers closing in on a deal with Tim Lincecum

Former Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum could soon be making his return to MLB. Out of the league since putting up a disastrous stint with the Los Angeles Angles back in 2016, the 33-year-old pitcher is reportedly closing on a one-year, major league deal with the Texas Rangers. Lincecum has been showcasing his talents for multiple teams this spring. It’s in this that him being able to...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Lincecum nearing decision

Free-agent righty Tim Lincecum is nearing a decision on where he’ll attempt his comeback, according to a report from Jon Heyman of Fan Rag. The Dodgers and Rangers are two of the final organizations being considered by Lincecum, who is said to be weighing major-league offers from those and other clubs.It has seemed for a while that Lincecum would earn a 40-man spot after putting...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lincecum has at least one guaranteed contract offer

Around two thirds of the league reportedly had at least one scout on hand at Tim Lincecum’s showcase last week, and SB Nation’s Grant Brisbee reports that one club came away with a favorable enough impression to offer Lincecum a guaranteed, Major League deal. That team is not the Giants, Brisbee adds, noting that the presence of a big league contract offer for Lincecum likely eliminates...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
February 19, 2018  |  Discuss

Giants GM wants to bring Tim Lincecum back

Tim Lincecum is 33 years old, and hasn’t pitched in the majors since 2016. But that’s not stopping Giants GM Bobby Evans from giving him a look. And, the interest on his end appears to be real.“It’s up to the competition of what clubs are bidding on him, and I can’t speak to that yet. t’s early. We obviously are all rooting for Timmy. Selfishly, anything he does, we would love for...
Via The Sports Post
February 17, 2018  |  Discuss

Angels reportedly have interest in Tim Lincecum again

Tim Lincecum has not given up on pitching in the major leagues, and it sounds like there will be plenty of teams willing to give him a look at his showcase on Thursday.According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, several teams are planning to send scouts to watch Lincecum. Among them will be the Los Angeles Angels, whom the right-hander played for in 2016. Lincecum was one of the most...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 14, 2018  |  Discuss

Report: Giants could bring back Tim Lincecum

Tim Lincecum is still looking for a way back into Major League Baseball, and his former team could be willing to give him that route.According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the San Francisco Giants have been eyeing Lincecum and will attend his scheduled showcase for teams on Thursday.While numerous teams are expected to attend the showcase, the Giants may have the inside track...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 11, 2018  |  Discuss

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