Thoughts, lists and other compulsive bits about baseball from comedian filmmaker television producer/Red Sox fan Paul Francis Sullivan....
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Tuesday, September 07, 2010
Giants... let Lincecum do what he needs to do
Tim Lincecum is about to make arguably the biggest start of his career. After a month or so when the Giants couldn't get any decent starting pitching, suddenly things have turned around.
And a lost season is looking more and more found as the Giants remain 2 back in the loss column for the NL West lead and 1 game in the loss column for the NL Wild Card with 24 to play. (And a possible season making 4 game series in San Diego starting day after tomorrow.)
He had a grotesque August where he went 0-5 with a 7.82 ERA and pitched just over 5 innings a start.
His first start in September was a solid 8 innings 1 run win. They need another start like that against the D'Backs. They need Cy Young Lincecum.
Which means, Giants... let him do WHATEVER he was doing in 2008 and 2009 when he won his first two Cy Young Awards.