Tim Lincecum RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rangers Release Tim Lincecum As 30-Day Rehab Assignment Comes to an End

    SI "The Rangers announced Tuesday that they have granted Tim Lincecum his outright release from the team. Lincecum was on the 60-day disabled list because of a blister on his right middle finger and Tuesday was the last day of his 30-day rehab assignment. He pitched 12.2 innings..." June 05

  • Lincecum struggling in minors, might fall short of comeback with Rangers

    MLB.com "The recent resurgence of the Rangers' bullpen may end up blocking right-hander Tim Lincecum from returning to the Major Leagues. Lincecum, who is on the 60-day disabled list, has a 7.45 ERA in eight appearances with Triple-A Round Rock and has averaged 12.1 hits allowed, 6.5 walks..." May 31

  • Will Tim Lincecum ever throw a pitch for Rangers?

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Someone on my Facebook page — which if you're not following or liking, you really should be — commented how old he feels now that Ivan Rodriguez's oldest son, Dereck, is a major leaguer. The San Francisco Giants purchased his Triple A contract Monday and..." May 29

  • Lincecum can come off DL next week. Will Rangers activate him?

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Tim Lincecum is eligible to come off the 60-day disabled list in seven days, and he again was scheduled to pitching multiple innings Monday for Triple A Round Rock. There are no guarantees, though, that the Texas Rangers will reinstate him May 28. General manager Jon Daniels..." May 22

  • Rangers' Lincecum to begin rehab assignment Monday

    CBS Sports "Lincecum (finger) will begin a minor-league rehab assignment with Triple-A Round Rock on Monday. Lincecum, who is on the 60-day disabled list with blister issues, has been working through a throwing program at extended spring training." May 06

  • Tim Lincecum will wear No. 44 to honor his late brother

    Sportsnaut "Tim Lincecum has always worn No. 55 during the course of his MLB career. But now with the Texas Rangers, Lincecum will sport a different number on his back. Lincecum’s new number will honor Sean Lincecum, the late older brother of the two-time Cy Young Award winner." March 07

  • Tim Lincecum expected to compete for Rangers’ closer job

    Larry Brown Sports "Tim Lincecum will sign with the Texas Rangers and is expected to have a shot at the team’s closer job, according to a report. Both Yahoo’s Jeff Passan and Fan Rag Sports’ Jon Heyman reported Tuesday about Lincecum and the Rangers. They each said he could pitch out of the bullpen, with Heyman..." February 27

  • Rangers Agree To Terms With Tim Lincecum

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Rangers have struck a deal with righty Tim Lincecum, according to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag (via Twitter). Presumably, the contract is of the MLB variety and pending a physical, though details remain unknown at this time. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports (via Twitter) reported the sides were nearing a..." February 27

  • MLB Rumors: Tim Lincecum expected to choose team soon

    Fanrag Sports "Two-time Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum is deciding where to sign between two or three teams, likely within the next day or so. The former San Francisco Giants star has received very strong interest from the rival Los Angeles Dodgers, Texas Rangers and a few others, and it’s said he’s preparing..." February 27

  • MLB Rumors: Tim Lincecum to Dodgers, Giants or Padres?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The MLB free agent market is starting to dry up, with just a few top-flight options remaining unsigned, including former NL Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta. The former Cubs ace won't come cheap, but teams looking for a bargain basement steal can grab a former two-time NL Cy Young Award..." February 23

  • Tim Lincecum’s fastball clocked at 93 m.p.h. during his scouting showcase

    Hardball Talk "Yesterday Tim Lincecum held his much awaited showcase, throwing 25 pitches for 20 scouts representing 15 major league teams. By all accounts, it went well. Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports that scouts walked away impressed, with most saying Lincecum was hitting 90-92 on the gun, and one saying..." February 16

  • Report: Yankees to Attend Tim Lincecum's Seattle Showcase

    12 Up "?Free agency this offseason in the Major Leagues has been a real dud. There's a host of top talent still out on the market waiting to be signed, and knowing that, former Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum has decided to take his own unique approach to catching the attention of a potential Big League..." February 13

  • MLB rumors: Mets interested in former Cy Young winner?

    Newark Star-Ledger "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..." February 09

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