Tim Lincecum RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bochy: Giants' interest in Lincecum rising

    The Score "Free agent right-hander Tim Lincecum is two days away from putting on a big showcase in front of more than 20 teams, and his former employer will be in attendance with a peaked level of interest. San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy confirmed with reporters on Wednesday that his club's..." May 04

  • Tim Lincecum’s Showcase Set For Friday

    MLB Trade Rumors "Tim Lincecum will hold a long-awaited throwing showcase for scouts on Friday in Scottsdale, MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reports (Twitter links). As many as 20 teams are expected to attend, including representatives from the Orioles, Padres and the Giants, Lincecum’s former team. As of February, a..." May 02

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeyman

    #SFGiants remain interested/in touch with timmy. unlike others, they are still thinking pen for him, tho. TL wants to start

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    Carl Steward @stewardsfolly

    BIlly Beane says the #Athletics haven't discussed Tim Lincecum internally but would likely attend a showcase.

  • Pirates have shown interest in free agent Tim Lincecum

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Could ”The Freak” be the Pirates’ next reclamation project? The Pirates are among the clubs that have checked in on free agent right-hander Tim Lincecum, a source confirmed Saturday, but at this time Lincecum still is not close to a deal with any team. In Lincecum, teams see a man with four..." March 13

  • Royals booted from Lincecum's private workout

    The Score "Tim Lincecum is pitching - just not for any crowds right now. "The Freak" reportedly held a throwing session at an undisclosed Arizona location Tuesday, and only the Kansas City Royals managed to locate his whereabouts - which apparently didn't please some people at Lincecum's session, as the..." March 09

  • The Padres have been “very active” on Tim Lincecum

    Hardball Talk "Spring training is in full swing but some players are still looking for work. Included in that group: Tim Lincecum, rehabbing free agent. Dennis Lin of the Union-Tribune reports that the Padres have been “very active” on Lincecum. That info coming from Lincecum’s agent, Rick Thurman of Beverly..." March 07

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeyman

    As I just said on @MLBNetwork, 20 teams, including #SFGiants, reached out on lincecum. Padres, marlins, O's big interest

  • Tim Lincecum is working out in an “secret location”

    Hardball Talk "A free agent pitcher on the decline coming off of major surgery and still looking for work on February 12 isn’t exactly the definition of Big News. But as newspaper men have known for ages, if you make a bit of information sound cool enough, it becomes news. Or, in some cases, you can make a..." February 12

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    Joel Sherman @Joelsherman1

    Lincecum’s agt, Rick Thurman, going to Az to watch client coming off hip surgery throw Wed. Then will determine when to do showcase in Tempe

  • Orioles have expressed interest in free-agent right-hander Tim Lincecum

    Baltimore Sun "The Orioles are still looking to upgrade their starting rotation, and are “one of several teams” that have expressed interest in free-agent right-hander Tim Lincecum, according to an industry source. The level of the their interest -- beyond inquiring about the health of the two-time National..." February 04

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

    Fox Sports "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..." January 27

  • Lincecum targets early February showcase

    San Francisco Chronicle "Tim Lincecum, the Giants’ two-time Cy Young Award winner and one of the most popular players in team history, tentatively plans to pitch in a showcase in the first two weeks of February hoping to land a big-league job, his agent said Friday. “He’s throwing every day and says he’s doing great,”..." January 25

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeyman

    free agent tim lincecum is shooting for the first half of february to hold a throwing showcase for teams

  • Tim Lincecum hoping to impress MLB clubs in January

    Sportsnaut "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..." December 11

  • Sources: Tim Lincecum is recovering well, expects to pitch in January showcase

    Yahoo! Sports "Amid the flurry of discussion about all the available top-flight starting pitching, one of the biggest names has slinked under the radar, where he's likely to stay until sometime in January. Tim Lincecum, the only free agent with two Cy Young Awards, is expected to bide his time as he recovers..." November 24

  • Report: Giants, Tim Lincecum have ‘mutual and strong’ interest in return

    Larry Brown Sports "With the Giants officially being eliminated from postseason contention on Tuesday after an 8-0 defeat at the hands of the Dodgers, who clinched their third straight NL West title, the focus for San Francisco is now on next season. And one of the first orders of business could be bringing back..." October 01

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    Andrew Baggarly @extrabaggs

    Susac had wrist surgery, Bochy said. Expected to be ready for spring training. Lincecum could rejoin team as spectator for last homestand.

  • Giants' Lincecum could regain past form, his hip surgeon predicts

    CBS Sports "Iconic Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum should make a full recovery and even has a very good chance to regain his previous velocity and control following left hip surgery, world-renowned surgeon Marc Philippon said in a phone interview with CBSSports.com. "I'm very optimistic," said Philippon,..." September 05

  • Giants GM says pitcher Lincecum done for the season

    San Francisco Chronicle "There were other years when it seemed as though Tim Linccum had thrown his final pitch as a San Francisco Giant. Now, it seems more real. General manager Bobby Evans said on KNBR on Thursday morning that Lincecum is done for the season and likely will undergo hip surgery, which almost certainly..." September 04

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    John Shea @JohnSheaHey

    Bochy on TL's future: "My door will always be open for Tim Lincecum." Said it will be baseball decision whether to bring him back. #sfgiants

  • Giants' Tim Lincecum flies to see noted hip doctor; surgery posssible

    CBS Sports "Giants great Tim Lincecum will travel to visit noted hip doctor Marc Philippon Wednesday in Vail, Colo., where a final determination will be made as to whether Lincecum needs hip surgery, people familiar with the situation say. Lincecum has already seen multiple doctors regarding his hip issue,..." September 02

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    Andrew Baggarly @extrabaggs

    Tim Lincecum told me he had setback with hips in Arizona. Sending MRIs to another specialist. Exploring all treatment options. Story soon.

  • Lincecum 'definitely' confident he will return this season

    CSN Bay Area "The photo is an iconic one. It shows Tim Lincecum, sitting on teammates' shoulders with his long hair flowing, holding one finger up and screaming as he celebrated the 2010 World Series title. Lincecum was back on the field in Arlington Saturday, but five years later the circumstances are much..." August 02

  • Giants' Lincecum diagnosed with degenerative hip condition; received cortisone shots

    The Score "Mired in the first stint on the disabled list in his nine-year career, San Francisco Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum is dealing with more than just the elbow contusion that interrupted his season June 27. Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Lincecum visited a specialist in Nashville on Monday and..." July 21

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    Alex Pavlovic @AlexPavlovic

    Lincecum has hip issue, saw specialist in Tennessee and got cortisone shots. Bochy said it's "degenerative things" in hips.

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    Alex Pavlovic @AlexPavlovic

    Tim Lincecum (forearm contusion) played catch today.

  • Tim Lincecum leaves game after line drive strikes his pitching arm

    San Jose Mercury News "Tim Lincecum walked off the mound with almost no discussion and without attempting a practice pitch after getting smoked near his right elbow by a line drive Saturday afternoon. Lincecum winced in apparent pain after his pitching arm absorbed the full force of D.J. Lemahieu’s line drive with..." June 28

  • Giants’ Cain, Peavy seem destined to displace Hudson, Lincecum

    San Francisco Chronicle "Matt Cain and Jake Peavy each will make one more rehab start for Triple-A Sacramento, then join the rotation on a timetable that suggests they will replace Tim Hudson and Tim Lincecum. Manager Bruce Bochy said the club tentatively plans to have one of the rehabbing pitchers return July 2 at..." June 24

  • Tim Lincecum in danger of losing his spot in the Giants’ rotation

    Hardball Talk "Tim Lincecum had the shortest start of his career Sunday, failing to make it out of the second inning against the Dodgers while allowing five runs and recording four outs. Early on this season Lincecum had a fantastic ERA despite poor velocity and underwhelming strikeout and walk rates, all of..." June 22

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    Andrew Baggarly @extrabaggs

    Bochy confirms Lincecum will begin the season in the rotation. That was the plan, but he hadn't confirmed it till now.

  • Lincecum taken out early due to sore neck

    CSN Bay Area "The Giants can’t keep their Tims healthy at the same time. On the day Tim Hudson returned to the field, Tim Lincecum was limited by a sore neck. Lincecum pitched just one inning out of the bullpen Wednesday, saying his neck “locked up” overnight. He tried to pitch through it but his mechanics..." March 12

  • Giants’ Lincecum gets good early reviews at spring training

    San Francisco Chronicle "Tim Lincecum threw a fastball up, which is not his happy place, but got a huge swing and miss from Brandon Belt. “His fastball was deceptive,” Belt said. “It was getting on you quicker than you expected.” A lot of eyes will be focused on Lincecum in 2015 as he tries — again — to rediscover a..." March 01

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    Alex Pavlovic @AlexPavlovic

    Bochy said Lincecum is in rotation, Vogelsong and Petit in bullpen.

  • Tim Lincecum will probably head back to the Giants rotation in 2015

    Hardball Talk "The Giants are going to lose, in all likelihood, Jake Peavy and Ryan Vogelsong. Or at least one of them. Maybe both. That leaves Madison Bumgarner and Tim Hudson as locks. Matt Cain if he’s healthy. Likely Yusmeiro Petit and . . . Lincecum wasn’t used much in relief in the playoffs. He has..." November 06

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    #OctoberTogether @SFGiants

    Tim Lincecum left tonight's game with lower back tightness. #SFGiants

  • Giants' Tim Lincecum needs MRI on lower back/side after leaving Game 2

    CBS Sports "Tim Lincecum, the Giants' iconic starter-turned-reliever who came out of Game 2 after feeling sudden tightness, will be getting an MRI on Thursday on his lower back/left side region, according to sources connected to the team. No one with the Giants has said yet whether Lincecum will remain..." October 23

  • Giants aiming to find role for Lincecum in NLCS

    MLB.com "In each of the Giants' last two championship runs, Tim Lincecum has played hero. As a starter in 2010, he won four playoff games and logged 37 lights-out innings. In 2012, he made six appearances, five in relief, and contributed in every inning except the ninth as San Francisco captured another..." October 09

  • Petit's strong start for Giants leaves Lincecum in limbo

    San Francisco Chronicle "He didn't play in the game. And he didn't speak to reporters before or after the game, begging off beforehand and slipping out with earbuds securely in place shortly after the Giants secured their third straight win. But Tim Lincecum was still a dominant presence Thursday afternoon. That's..." August 29

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    Carl Steward @stewardsfolly

    Lincecum out of rotation, Petit in. Could be just one start. Depends on results of both pitchers.

  • SF Giants’ Tim Lincecum no-hits Padres — again

    San Francisco Gate "Anyone who understands the Giants in the last decade and a half knows the five starting pitchers must be the ones to take charge and lead them out of the darkness of the past two weeks and back to the promised land. On a cool, overcast afternoon at AT&T Park on Wednesday, Tim Lincecum..." June 26

  • Tyler Colvin powers Tim Lincecum's gem for Giants

    San Francisco Chronicle "Tim Lincecum has two Cy Young Awards and two World Series rings with the Giants. Before Monday, Tyler Colvin had two plate appearances with San Francisco. Those two men, the Freak and the Fresno call-up, were the two main reasons the Giants put away Atlanta 4-2 in China Basin on Monday..." May 13

  • Giants' Tim Lincecum may have food poisoning, could miss start

    San Jose Mercury News "Tim Lincecum didn't need much time to get past a bruise suffered in his final spring start, but the right-hander still might not be able to take the ball Thursday night. During an interview with KNBR on Wednesday morning, Giants pitching coach Dave Righetti said Lincecum might have food..." April 03

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    Kate Scott @katetscott

    Dave Righetti tells @KNBR that Tim Lincecum was throwing up last night. Not sure if he'll start on Thursday. #SFGiants #MLB

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    Andrew Baggarly @CSNBaggs

    Lincecum has a left knee contusion, Giants say. X-rays negative.

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    Alex Pavlovic @AlexPavlovic

    Lincecum rented a warehouse this offseason, bought a portable mound and threw to friends. Said, "I feel strong. I'm pretty confident."

  • Lincecum, Giants finalize - and defend - new deal

    San Francisco Chronicle "Giants fans have showered Tim Lincecum with love and adulation throughout his time in San Francisco, through his Freakish highs and depressing lows. After he passed his physical and finalized a two-year, $35 million contract Friday, Lincecum said he did not want to leave with his two worst..." October 26

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    Andrew Baggarly @CSNBaggs

    Lincecum said he thought about playing for Mariners and believes that is an opportunity he'd like to explore, but later in his career.

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    Andrew Baggarly @CSNBaggs

    Lincecum said he thought about playing for Mariners and believes that is an opportunity he'd like to explore, but later in his career.

  • Giants sign Tim Lincecum to two-year contract

    Oakland Tribune "Tim Lincecum and the Giants agreed to a two-year deal on Tuesday pending a physical. Lincecum a two-time Cy Young Award winner was set to become a free agent at the conclusion of the World Series. The 29-year-old was 10-14 last season with a 4.37 ERA and threw his first career no-hitter. After..." October 23