Tim Lincecum of the San Francisco Giants threw 148 pitches to earn his first no-hitter and the second this season in Major League Baseball, a 9-0 victory against the San Diego Padres.
Two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum signed a two-year contract extension with the San Francisco Giants, team General Manager Brian Sabean said.
The opening game of the World Series was supposed to be a showcase for pitchers Cliff Lee of the Texas Rangers and Tim Lincecum of the San Francisco Giants.
The San Francisco Giants ended their 56-year World Series drought behind a homegrown pitching staff and a lineup of “misfits and outcasts” who delivered key hits in crucial situations.
San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum ’s curveball, which helped him win two Cy Young awards, doesn’t break near home plate. It just appears to move when the batter switches modes of seeing, scientists suggested.
"I did not feel like my stuff was great."
- Tim Lincecum on Jun 25, 2014