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Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants comes out to talk with his pitcher Tim Lincecum #55 after Lincecum gave up a hit to Joey Votto #19 of the Cincinnati Reds in the fourth inning at AT&T Park on July 22, 2013 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Analysis: Lincecum Gets Roughed Up After No-Hitter

Tim Lincecum had hoped his first career no-hitter would propel him to a strong start in the second half with the reigning World Series champions. Nine days after being at his absolute best, the San Francisco right-hander looked like a completely different pitcher.

07/23/2013

Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres sat Petco Park on July 13, 2013 in San Diego, California.   (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Lincecum Hopes To Build On 1st Career No-Hitter

The two-time NL Cy Young Award winner will pitch again Monday night for the Giants against the Cincinnati Reds, giving the home fans at AT&T Park a chance to cheer his July 13 no-hitter at San Diego that provided the first-half highlight for the reigning World Series champions.

07/22/2013

San Francisco Giants v San Diego Padres

Daily Madden: Everyone Is Celebrating Lincecum’s No-Hitter

As their team enters the All-Star break six and a half games back in their division, Giants fans found something to feel good about with Tim Lincecum’s no-hitter against the Padres in San Diego Saturday night.

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San Francisco Giants v San Diego Padres

Analysis: Lincecum Still The Freak After 148-Pitch No-Hitter

Tim Lincecum walked into the San Francisco Giants’ clubhouse late Sunday morning and, yes, his right arm was still attached to his body.

07/14/2013

Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres sat Petco Park on July 13, 2013 in San Diego, California.   (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Lincecum Throws 1st Career No-Hitter, Beats San Diego 9-0

Tim Lincecum has thrown his first career no-hitter and the second in the majors in 11 days, a gem saved by a spectacular diving catch by right fielder Hunter Pence in the San Francisco Giants’ 9-0 win against the last-place San Diego Padres on Saturday night.

07/13/2013

Homer Bailey #34 of the Cincinnati Reds pitches against the San Francisco Giants during the game at Great American Ball Park on July 2, 2013 in Cincinnati. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Reds’ Bailey Low-Key In Celebrating No-Hitter Vs. Giants

Cincinnati’s right-hander celebrated his no-no against the San Francisco Giants by calling his family while listening to music Wednesday. Homer Bailey also spent time answering more than 200 text messages from former teammates and current and former major-leaguers.

07/03/2013

Yasiel Puig

Daily Madden: Is Yasiel Puig An All-Star?

Los Angeles phenom Yasiel Puig has posted All-Star numbers in recharging the Dodgers since joining the team June 2. But has he played long enough to be considered for the National League All-Star team?

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Guillermo Moscoso #52 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after giving up his first hit of the game in the eighth inning against the Kansas City Royals at O.co Coliseum (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Moscoso Takes No-Hit Bid Into 8th, A’s Beat Royals

Guillermo Moscoso held Kansas City hitless until rookie Salvador Perez singled with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Royals 7-0 Wednesday.

09/07/2011

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: From NFL To Professional Boxing

During his daily chat with the KCBS morning crew, John Madden recalled an NFL pro who became a professional boxer, Charlie Powell.

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