San Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean all but finalized pitcher Barry Zito’s long-expected departure following seven tough years, while saying two of his top priorities moving forward from a disappointing 2013 season are re-signing Tim Lincecum and Hunter Pence.
Angel Pagan hit a tiebreaking home run leading off the eighth inning to give San Francisco a win in what might have been Tim Lincecum’s final outing with the club, and the Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Thursday night.
While the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers have seen plenty of Tim Lincecum over the years, he could be making his final start in a San Francisco Giants uniform Thursday night.
The San Francisco Giants have determined they will make qualifying offers to top free agents Hunter Pence and Tim Lincecum, sources said, but first the team is trying to lock up Pence – the hottest hitter in the National League this month – on a multi-year deal. In that bigger endeavor, they are just getting started with talks.
Alex Rodriguez set a major league record with his 24th career grand slam, passing Lou Gehrig with a tiebreaking shot in the seventh inning that sent the New York Yankees to a 5-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Friday night.
The Giants will counter the Yankees two-time Cy Young Award winner CC Sabathia with one of their own in Tim Lincecum .
Brandon Belt’s RBI single with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning gave the San Francisco Giants a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night, their second straight walk-off win.
Pablo Sandoval hit three homers and drove in six runs Wednesday, leading a rare power show by the San Francisco Giants in a 13-5 win over the San Diego Padres.
Tim Lincecum pitched six spotless innings and third baseman Pablo Sandoval made a diving play to save the San Francisco Giants in their 1-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night.
Poor situational hitting left the Arizona Diamondbacks one win shy of a series sweep. They’ll look to rebound against Tim Lincecum, who they’ve hammered over the last three seasons, as he starts for the San Francisco Giants in Friday night’s opener at Chase Field.