Could 'The Freak' make a comeback in The Big Apple? As the Mets continue to look for extra veteran starting pitching options on the open market, one blast from the past could emerge: Tim Lincecum. Yes, as in the former two-time National League Cy Young award winner. According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Mets had some interest in Lincecum earlier this offseason--and it could be turned up again soon.