I am pleased to re blog this pro-Timmy post. It is refreshing but unfortunately rare for a “sports blogger” to write in support of the re-signing of Tim Lincecum. I feel that he is more than just an important part of the San Francisco Giants, he is the heart as Matt Cain is the soul. I hope to see them both finish out their pro ball days on my forever passion, my SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS!
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The Giants gave Tim Lincecum 35 million this off season and were derided by many. I wasn’t one of the *deriders*. I happen to think Timmy is going to be very good in ’14/’15. His lost velocity is well documented but you don’t need velocity to pitch well. And he’s on record as saying he’s taking a new approach to pitching now and how he had been stubborn about trying to re-capture his lost mph’s. Plus, everyone thinks Tim Hudson will be a great mentor for him now that they’re on the same team.
The thing Lincecum needs to figure out is how to stay out of the big inning. His W/L splits are ridiculous.
wins: 1.64 ERA, 0.98 WHIP, .155BAA, .505OPS
Losses: 6.53 ERA, 1.68 WHIP, .306 BAA, .844 OPS
If you remembered Lincecum having rough starts to his outings, you aren’t imagining that. In terms of…
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