Tim Lincecum RUMORS & NEWS

  • Tim Lincecum accepts Angels minor league assignment, will report to Triple-A Salt Lake

    Orange County Register "Tim Lincecum, whose comeback attempt with the Angels floundered in nine major league starts, has accepted the Angels' assignment to Triple-A. Lincecum, who by virtue of his service time had the option of accepting the assignment or becoming a free agent, is expected to report to Triple-A Salt..." August 09

  • Angels put an end to the Tim Lincecum experiment

    Los Angeles Times "Faced with an experiment that delivered continually worse results, the Angels cut it short Saturday, designating Tim Lincecum for assignment. The 32-year-old right-hander’s 9.16 earned-run average was in the first percentile among major league pitchers, his starts progressively providing less and..." August 07

  • Could Lincecum lose his spot in rotation?

    MLB.com "He put seven of the first nine hitters on base, allowed six runs before recording three outs and failed to complete six innings for the eighth consecutive start. By the time he was finished Friday, Tim Lincecum's ERA had inflated to 9.16, the second-highest among pitchers who have registered at..." August 06

  • Lincecum: I'm not 'pumping the cheese' like I used to

    San Francisco Chronicle "It all looked so familiar. The No. 55 on the jersey. The hop across the baseline on his way to the mound. The toe dig once he got there. The pitch delivery. And the hoodie worn in the postgame celebration line. Everything except for the color. “I don’t think red looks weird,” Tim Lincecum..." June 19

  • The Freak is back: Tim Lincecum makes Angels debut

    Yahoo! Sports "The Freak is back – but in an unfamiliar uniform. Tim Lincecum takes the mound for the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday against the Oakland Athletics. Having trouble picturing Lincecum in anything but a San Francisco Giants jersey? Well, seeing is believing, and you can see his Angels debut right..." June 18

  • Giant love for Tim Lincecum on the eve of his Angels debut

    Los Angeles Times "The best views in baseball are the ones at AT&T Park. On a clear day, you can look beyond the outfield and across San Francisco Bay, with the Oakland Coliseum in your sights. The San Francisco Giants will extend their hearts across the Bay on Saturday. Tim Lincecum, whose artistry on the mound..." June 16

  • Tim Lincecum goes five innings in Triple-A start, seems likely to pitch for Angels on Sunday

    Orange County Register "The two-time Cy Young Award winner allowed four runs (two earned) on three hits with two walks and six strikeouts against the Reno Aces in Reno, Nev. Signed by the Angels three weeks ago, Lincecum is ticketed for a return to the big leagues for Sunday’s game against Cleveland at Angel Stadium...." June 07

  • Tim Lincecum determined to be a major league starter again

    ESPN "Tim Lincecum started his major league career with the San Francisco Giants on May 6, 2007, which coincided with Willie Mays' 76th birthday. After a significant hip injury, he restarted his career on May 6 of this year (Mays' 85th birthday), when he pitched in a showcase for scouts in Arizona to..." June 06

  • Lincecum: Feels great to compete at pro level again

    MLB.com "The Angels didn't need Tim Lincecum to be a two-time Cy Young Award winner Thursday night. All they needed was improvement from the veteran right-hander who's making a comeback to the Major Leagues after hip surgery last September. Lincecum is in the middle of a progression back to The Show..." June 03

  • Tim Lincecum is expected to make his debut with the Angels on June 12.

    Los Angeles Times "The International Drone Racing Assn. held its North American Cup West championships at Tempe Diablo Stadium on Saturday. A quarter-mile away, forced onto a back field at the Angels’ spring training complex by the high-flying event, Tim Lincecum warmed up for his first game with his new team...." May 29

  • Tim Lincecum '20-30' days away from making Angels debut

    Sporting News "Tim Lincecum passed his physical and completed his move to the Angels on Thursday, but don't expect to see him pitching for the Halos anytime soon. According to the Los Angeles Times, Angels general manager Billy Eppler said Friday that Lincecum should need 20-30 days in the minors before..." May 21

  • GM praises Lincecum: 'He started a new era in Giants baseball'

    San Francisco Chronicle "With Tim Lincecum’s one-year Angels agreement in place, Giants general manager Bobby Evans on Thursday called the pitcher an instrumental figure in franchise history. “He started a new era in Giants baseball and forever will mean a lot to the organization,” Evans said. “We wish him well with..." May 20

  • Reports: Angels finalize deal with former Giants ace Tim Lincecum

    CBS Sports "The Angels have finalized a contract with free agent right-hander Tim Lincecum, according to reports by MLB Network's Jon Heyman and MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez. The deal will reportedly pay Lincecum around $2 million for the remainder of the 2016 season with the opportunity to make an additional $1.7..." May 20

  • Tim Lincecum Taking Physical For Angels Today

    MLB Trade Rumors "Lincecum is taking a physical for the Angels today and, if and when he passes, his deal with the team will be complete, reports Passan (Twitter link). Lincecum will head to the minors to build up endurance, per Passan, and Joel Sherman of the New York Post adds that the expectation is that he’ll..." May 19

  • Sources: Tim Lincecum closing in on a deal with Los Angeles Angels

    Yahoo! Sports "Two-time Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum is closing in on a deal with the Los Angeles Angels, multiple sources told Yahoo Sports. While the terms of the contract have yet to be finalized, the expectation is it will be a one-year major league deal. Lincecum, 31, is returning from hip surgery and..." May 16

  • Tim Lincecum’s best options are the White Sox, Angels, and Giants

    Hardball Talk "MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reports that Tim Lincecum‘s best options appear to be starting jobs with the White Sox or Angels, or a relief job with the Giants. The Padres and Mariners are not in the running, according to an earlier report. Lincecum, who turns 32 years old next month, held a..." May 13

  • Padres, Mariners not in the mix for Tim Lincecum

    Hardball Talk "Tim Lincecum held his long-awaited showcase last week and is, presumably, negotiating with various clubs at the moment. Some have suspected that he’ll want to stay on the west coast and many thought that his hometown teams, the Seattle Mariners, would be a potential destination for him as..." May 12

  • Diamondbacks Stewart downplays interest in Lincecum

    MLB.com "The D-backs had multiple scouts as well as senior vice president/assistant general manager De Jon Watson at free agent Tim Lincecum's showcase Saturday in Scottsdale, but it does not sound like they will be in the running to sign the right-hander. "I'll get a little bit more detail from De Jon..." May 10

  • Angels, ChiSox, D’Backs, Giants Showing Early Interest In Tim Lincecum

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Angels, Diamondbacks, Giants and White Sox are the four teams who have been the quickest to show interest in Tim Lincecum, MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reports. The Padres are also expected to join the hunt to sign the two-time Cy Young Award winner. Given that the majority of MLB teams had..." May 09

  • Orioles' Duquette confirms interest in Lincecum

    The Score "Baltimore Orioles general manager Dan Duquette admitted Sunday that his club is monitoring the market for free-agent Tim Lincecum, but he sounded less than optimistic the veteran will call Maryland his next home. Appearing on MLB Network Radio, Duquette confirmed his team's presence at..." May 08

  • Report: Lincecum could sign before next week

    The Score "After Tim Linceum got through his highly anticipated showcase Friday in Scottsdale, Ariz., where the former two-time Cy Young award winner threw 41 pitches in front of representatives from more than 20 teams, nobody was more impressed than Tim Lincecum. "To be honest, I feel like I could pitch..." May 06

  • Tim Lincecum’s showcase is a lot bigger a deal than it seemed before

    Hardball Talk "When a pitcher doesn’t sign anywhere before or during spring training people sometimes wring their hands a bit, but it’s usually the case that they’ll be OK if they are patient. Once the season starts guys start going down with injuries left and right or show that they’re ineffective. In such..." May 06

  • 7 possible landing spots for free-agent starter Tim Lincecum

    USA Today "Free-agent starting pitcher Tim Lincecum will throw a showcase for scouts from about 20 Major League teams on Friday at the Giants’ training complex in Arizona. Lincecum, now 31, performed as one of the best starters in all of baseball from 2008-2011, then something decidedly less than that from..." May 06

  • 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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