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Topic - Tim Lincecum
Lincecum pitched his second no-hitter against the San Diego Padres in less than a year, allowing only one runner Wednesday and leading the San Francisco Giants to a 4-0 win.
Bruce Bochy remembered stressing out while watching Tim Lincecum labor through the final innings of his 148-pitch no-hitter at San Diego last July. The Giants manager said there was "no chance" of stretching out his starter again Wednesday, even after Lincecum logged five hitless innings.
The Chicago Cubs proved again Wednesday that they have at least been good at one thing besides mostly losing the last 50 years: breaking up no-hitters.
Kyle Gibson pitched quickly and in command. Tim Lincecum labored and rarely looked in rhythm.
If Tim Lincecum wants to win without an overpowering fastball, he knows he will have to find his way through games when he is nowhere near his best.
Tim Lincecum regularly finds ways to keep the Atlanta Braves off-balance.
Tim Lincecum rarely acknowledges the cheering crowd when he walks off the mound, though the support of 41,000 when he made his exit Monday night meant plenty.
As the game went on, Gerrit Cole's fastball got faster, and the San Francisco Giants couldn't catch up.
Despite losing the series, the San Francisco Giants found something positive about their trip to PNC Park: Brandon Belt is beginning to hit.
Maybe the Giants won't keep up their current home-run pace, but the surge in power isn't a surprise to manager Bruce Bochy.
Manager Fredi Gonzalez hopes the Atlanta Braves' offensive drought won't last much longer.
Despite his various struggles over the last three years, Tim Lincecum always likes facing the Atlanta Braves.
The San Francisco Giants needed four innings to figure out Cleveland starter Zach McAllister.
The San Diego Padres are one game under .500 three weeks into the season, not bad considering that they lost six of their first nine games.
The San Francisco Giants are totally in favor of instant replay.
"Today I tried to be a little bit more efficient and take what they were going to give me. They were giving me a lot of groundballs and a lot of pop flies, so I was just going to try to keep attacking the way that I was," he said.
"I've always been that guy who will kind of go for the strikeout," Lincecum said. "I think my first no-hitter I had 13, so I think I was going for those a little bit more often."