ESPN the Magazine’s list of the 25 best-paid athletes in sports lists no Barry Zito, Barry Bonds or even a Buster Posey. As in previous years, many of the highly-compensated don’t even play one of the four major American sports. Eight of the top 25 income earners come from the worlds of boxing, soccer or Formula One.
Hector Sanchez singled home the winning run with two outs in the 12th inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Tuesday night after Brandon Belt’s tying double in the ninth.
Paul Goldschmidt hit a three-run homer and sacrifice fly to pound Tim Lincecum again, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 7-3 on Wednesday night.
Angel Pagan hit a three-run home run in San Francisco’s five-run eighth inning and the Giants rallied to beat Arizona 8-5 on Thursday in a game that was halted briefly in the top of the first due to a swarm of bees in the outfield.
Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum escaped what appeared to be a serious injury with only a bruised left knee in his final spring start.
But the Bay Area his home to a lot of reliable talent that should go in the middle rounds, and could be snapped up inexcusably early if you are playing in a league full of homer Giants and A’s fans. So who should you target if you miss out on Buster Pose, Hunter Pence, Madison Bumgarner, Matt Cain, Josh Donaldson or Yoenis Cespedes? There are several intriguing players worth taking a late round pick on in standard leagues.
Tim Lincecum was tagged for 11 hits and 7 runs, including 3 homers, but the Giants came all the way back to beat the Kansas City Royals 13-9 on Sunday.
Tim Lincecum, a two-time NL Cy Young Award winner, allowed seven hits and five runs in 5 1-3 innings in his fourth start.
Tim Lincecum pitched 4 1-3 effective innings, and the Giants rallied for two runs in the bottom of the ninth for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.
Tim Lincecum pitched three strong innings and Hunter Pence homered as the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0 on Friday.