Tim Lincecum’s struggles continue as his spring ERA creeps into double digits
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Mar 23, 2013
His spring ERA? It's in the double digits Just good enough that the San Francisco Giants could say, "OK, there's some of the old Tim Lincecum we used to know. "Some good moments," Lincecum said, "and some pretty bad ones. "Today, he was just off," said Giants manager Bruce Bochy. Tim Lincecum's performance Saturday against the Oakland A's was uncomfortably reminiscent of 2012. Not even a dominating spring or a return-to-Cy-Young-form spring. Just a promising one. But he yielded Yoenis Cespedes' two-run homer in the first inning on a hanging slider, issued a pair of walks to help the A's score in the third inning and yielded opposing pitcher Tommy Milone's fourth-inning single to prompt his removal from the game.