Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TODAY ; Lincecum to Pitch for Clubs in Comeback Bid

Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TODAY ; Lincecum to Pitch for Clubs in Comeback Bid

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SAN FRANCISCO - Two-time NL Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum will pitch for major league clubs in a showcase event Friday as he attempts to make a comeback from hip surgery last year. The free agent right-hander is set to hold his much-anticipated throwing session Friday in Arizona, according to Paul Kuo, spokesman for Lincecum's agency, Beverly Hills Sports Council. A location and time were not yet announced for the showcase, but dozens of scouts and executives are expected to be in attendance with their radar guns at the ready.

The San Francisco Giants will be there as planned all along, general manager Bobby Evans said Sunday night. That does not necessarily mean they will re-sign the pitcher who helped them win three World Series in five years 2010, '12 and '14 though they certainly have interest in how Lincecum looks after his lengthy rehab, not to mention an overall care and concern given what "The Freak has meant to the franchise. …

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