Tim Lincecum

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Giants Hammer Rangers in 11-7 Slugfest

I'm sorry, did someone order a pitcher's duel?

(Newser) - Cliff Lee. Tim Lincecum. With starters like that, Game One of the World Series was supposed to be a pitcher's duel. Instead, the normally light-hitting Giants tagged Lee for 6 runs amidst an 11-7 slugfest, the AP reports. Freddy Sanchez hit three doubles, and Juan Uribe broke the game open... More »

Most Underpaid Athletes

Even LeBron James makes the list—relatively speaking, of course

(Newser) - If you set aside the fact that even the minimum-earning NBA player ($457,558) is still in the top 1% of American earners, you can appreciate that some sports standouts are relatively underpaid. Yahoo! Sports lists some of the biggies:
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Halladay, Lincecum Will Start MLB All-Star Game


(Newser) - Tim Lincecum and Roy Halladay were selected today as the starting pitchers for tomorrow night's All-Star game in St. Louis. Lincecum, last year's National League Cy Young Award winner, is 10-2 with a 2.33 ERA for the San Francisco Giants; he got the nod from NL manager Charlie Manuel.... More »

Giants' Lincecum Wins NL Cy Young

Right-hander who led majors in strikeout easily fends off Arizona's Webb

(Newser) - San Francisco Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum won the National League’s Cy Young Award today, the Chronicle reports. The 24-year-old, in his first full season in the big leagues, led the majors in strikeouts with 265, and posted an 18-5 record with a 2.62 ERA. Lincecum got 23 of... More »

Vizquel Successful in Return from DL

(Newser) - Tim Lincecum threw strikes all day, and San Francisco's entire offense clicked in Omar Vizquel's season debut. Randy Winn hit his first home run of the year, while Aaron Rowand connected against his former club for the second time in just more than a week and the Giants ended a... More »

Rockies Top Giants 3-2

Lincecum saddled with hard-luck loss

(Newser) - Tim Lincecum's first loss of the year came via a debated balk call that pushed home the go-ahead run. Chris Iannetta, who replaced the injured Troy Tulowitzki in the first, scored on that seventh-inning balk by Lincecum that led the Colorado Rockies past the San Francisco Giants 3-2 on Tuesday... More »

Aurilia's Homer Carries Giants

Padres continue to struggle

(Newser) - The San Diego Padres are struggling so badly that they allowed only four hits to the San Francisco Giants, and still lost. Rich Aurilia homered off Chris Young in the seventh inning to keep Tim Lincecum perfect this season and give San Francisco a 1-0 win last night in another... More »

Lincecum Beats Cards Again

Giants right-hander earns second win over St. Louis this week

(Newser) - Tim Lincecum pitched seven sharp innings and beat St. Louis for the second time in a week, leading the San Francisco Giants over the Cardinals 3-0 today. Aaron Rowand hit a solo home run and an RBI single as the Giants ended a three-game losing streak. Lincecum (3-0) gave up... More »

Giants Beat Cardinals 7-4

Lincecum fans 11, rookie Bowker homers again

(Newser) - Tim Lincecum struck out 11 in six innings, rookie John Bowker homered for the second straight day and drove in four runs, and the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-4 Sunday. Bowker had an RBI single in the second, then homered in the fourth after Bengie Molina... More »

Molina Hits Homer in 11th for Win

Woeful Giants blow lead in 9th before catcher's heroics

(Newser) - Bengie Molina hit his second homer of the game with one out in the 11th inning off Cla Meredith, giving the San Francisco Giants a 3-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night. Brad Hennessey (1-0) threw two shutout innings as the Giants snapped a four-game skid.... More »

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