Tim Lincecum News Archive
Lincecum will be passed over for Thursday's start against the Rockies in favor of Yusmeiro Petit, Hank Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. He'll likely be available out of the bullpen beginning Thursday.
After Lincecum was pounded for six runs (four earned) over 2.2 innings Saturday against the Nationals, manager Bruce Bochy was noncommittal when asked if the right-hander would take the ball for his next scheduled turn, John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. "This is something we need to talk about internally, what our best option is," Bochy said. "We'll look at it and see what the best thing is for Timmy and for us the next time around."
Lincecum was atrocious Saturday, surrendering six runs -- four of them earned -- on 70 pitches in just 2.2 innings of work against the Nationals. The loss dropped his record to 10-9 on the season.
Lincecum allowed two runs on seven hits and four walks while striking out two in five innings to get the win in the Giants' 5-2 win over the Phillies on Sunday.
Lincecum was tagged for seven hits and six earned runs over 3.1 innings against Kansas City on Sunday. He walked three and punched out two.
Lincecum pitched six innings, allowing three runs on seven hits and one walk, while striking out eight batters in picking up a no-decision in the Giants' loss to the Brewers on Tuesday.