Tim Lincecum

SFG: San Francisco Giants Mailbag: McGehee, Maxwell, Lincecum

Apr 21, 2015; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants celebrate their 6-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Lance Iversen-USA TODAY Sports

Apr 21, 2015; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants celebrate their 6-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Lance Iversen-USA TODAY Sports

The San Francisco Giants currently have an 8-12 record, which is currently the worst in the National League West, but is steadily improving, as they went 4-1 last week. The Giants are still dealing with some injuries to key players, but they’re slowly getting healthier and starting to come together on the field.

In this week’s Giants Mailbag post, we will discuss Casey McGehee’s slump, if Justin Maxwell can continue his current rate of production (on both offense and defense), and if Tim Lincecum’s success so far is for real or not.

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SF: Colin Kaepernick’s Development Draws Comparisons to Tim Lincecum

Dec 14, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) passes the ball against the Seattle Seahawks during the second half at CenturyLink Field. Seattle defeated San Francisco 17-7. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

Dec 14, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) passes the ball against the Seattle Seahawks during the second half at CenturyLink Field. Seattle defeated San Francisco 17-7. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

Colin Kaepernick got the unique opportunity to work with Kurt Warner this offseason, in the hopes of refining his mechanics and working on the mental side of being a quarterback.

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SFG: San Francisco Giants Mailbag: Lincecum, LF Power, Leadoff Spot

Apr 6, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks during opening day at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Apr 6, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks during opening day at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The San Francisco Giants started off the 2015 season on Monday with their first game of a three-game series on the road against the Arizona Diamondbacks. One game down, 161 to go.

In this week’s Giants Mailbag, we will discuss expectations for Tim Lincecum in 2015, the lack of power from the left field “platoon”, and how Nori Aoki will do as the leadoff hitter, compared to Angel Pagan.

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SFG: Tim Lincecum Makes First Start in 10 Days, Explains Focus for Rest of Spring

Mar 3, 2015; Mesa, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum (55) throws in the third inning against the Oakland Athletics at HoHoKam Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 3, 2015; Mesa, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum (55) throws in the third inning against the Oakland Athletics at HoHoKam Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports

After 10 days of rest due to neck stiffness, Tim Lincecum finally returned to the mound on Saturday, after the neck stiffness lingered much longer than expected. Bruce Bochy and the San Francisco Giants were eager to get Lincecum back on the mound.

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SFG: San Francisco Giants Mailbag: Rotation, Lineup, Tim Lincecum

Mar 4, 2015; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; The San Francisco Giants look on during the National Anthem before a spring training baseball game against the Oakland Athletics at Scottsdale Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 4, 2015; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; The San Francisco Giants look on during the National Anthem before a spring training baseball game against the Oakland Athletics at Scottsdale Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

In this week’s San Francisco Giants Mailbag, we discuss the starting rotation, the starting lineup, and expectations for Tim Lincecum in the 2015 season.

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SFG: Tim Lincecum Impressing Teammates, Showing Consistency in Spring Training

Feb 27, 2015; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum (55) poses for a photo during photo day at Scottsdale Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Allan Henry-USA TODAY Sports

Feb 27, 2015; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum (55) poses for a photo during photo day at Scottsdale Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Allan Henry-USA TODAY Sports

Tim Lincecum won his third World Series title with the San Francisco Giants in 2014, but individually, he had a disappointing season last year. He finished last season with a 4.74 ERA, he was removed from the Giants’ starting rotation, and he only made one postseason appearance in 2014.

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SFG: Tim Lincecum Reunites with Father, Returns to Rotation

Oct 22, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum (55) reacts after suffering an apparent injury against the Kansas City Royals in the 8th inning during game two of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 22, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum (55) reacts after suffering an apparent injury against the Kansas City Royals in the 8th inning during game two of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Tim Lincecum has gone from the face of the San Francisco Giants franchise to somewhat of an afterthought in the past few years. Lincecum has struggled with command, consistency, and velocity, and he is now a completely different pitcher than he was back in 2008 and 2009 when he won back-to-back National League Cy Young Awards.

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