Lincecum scratched due to blister
March 2, 2013
New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum was scratched from a start against the Chicago Cubs because of a blister on his right middle finger.
Lincecum allowed three runs and four hits in an inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday during his first spring-training start this year.
Yusmeiro Petit took his place Saturday. He had appeared in one exhibition game, throwing two scoreless innings.
Lincecum said he didn't think the injury was serious and said he planned to still play catch.
A two-time NL Cy Young Award winner, Lincecum went 10-15 with a 5.18 ERA last year and was shifted to the bullpen in the postseason.
The Associated Press News Service
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved
17-4 L21 G-Plays, +2,379 TY
4-0 +500 Last 4, +1,413 TY
+1,442 Guaranteed Plays TY
4-1, +320 Last 5 Selections
2-0 +338 Y'day, +1,212 G-Plays TY
8-4 Last 12 MLB Selections
2-0 L2 Picks, 7-3 L10 G-Plays
3-1 L4 Picks, +1,892 G-Plays TY
3-0, +305 Playoffs Record
9-1 L10 Run, 14-4 L18 Totals
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10%
off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20%
off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000
Member Plays each month!