Tim Lincecum didn't have a wild explanation for his eight shutout innings against the Angels, noting that he was just trying to execute.
The Giants got early offense and that's all Tim Lincecum would need as he threw eight shutout innings in the 5-0 win over the Angels.
Buster Posey and Tim Lincecum haven't started together since the beginning of last season, but that will change on Sunday for the Giants.


Brewers fire manager Ron Roenicke after win 1h Associated Press Comments (0)
The Brewers fired manager Ron Roenicke on Sunday, hours after the team's 5-3 victory over the Cubs. Read More »
Giants lineup: Posey catching Lincecum 10h CSN Bay Area staff Comments (5)
The Giants look to sweep the Angels Sunday and Bruce Bochy has Buster Posey catching Tim Lincecum, while Justin Maxwell gets the day off. Read More »
Giants notes: Crawford still crushing lefties; Hudson goes deep 1d Alex Pavlovic Comments (0)
When you look at Brandon Crawford's splits, you'll see something strange: he hits lefty pitchers better than he hits righties. And he's not sure why. Read More »
Rewind: McGehee gets big boost from three-hit game 1d Alex Pavlovic Comments (4)
Casey McGehee has had a rough Northern California homecoming, but in today's breakthrough game he was finally relaxed thanks to a small play... Read More »
Instant Replay: Hudson hurls gem, Giants beat Angels 5-4 1d Alex Pavlovic Comments (30)
Tim Hudson pitched into the ninth inning on Saturday, only giving up two hits - both home runs - as the Giants held on for a 5-4 win. Read More »
Giants notes: Peavy throws bullpen; Ishikawa back on track 1d Alex Pavlovic Comments (14)
Jake Peavy and Travis Ishikawa will forever be connected for their wild celebration from last year, and the two are looking to get on the field soon... Read More »
Giants lineup: Panik batting second, Belt sixth against Angels 1d CSN Bay Area staff Comments (7)
The Giants are looking to build off a walk-off win against the Angels, and have slotted Joe Panik back into the No. 2 spot, with Brandon Belt batting sixth. Read More »
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Giants - Team News
Norichika Aoki - OF
Nori Aoki hit his first home run of the season in Sunday's win over the Angels. Aoki stepped into the batter's box against Jered Weaver to open the bottom of the first inning. He promptly homered. It was Aoki's first tater of the season and the 20th of...
May 3 5:41PM Read More
Tim Lincecum - S
Tim Lincecum pitched eight innings of shutout baseball against the Angels on Sunday, allowing... Lincecum jumped into the time machine and came out pitching his best game of the season. The Angels only managed three singles in the entire contest. With the shutout,...
May 3 5:14PM Read More
Mac Williamson - OF
Giants prospect Mac Williamson clubbed four hits Saturday for Double-A Richmond. Williamson missed most of last season while recovering from Tommy John surgery and really hadn't done much prior to Saturday. With that said, his .280 average is respectable...
May 3 2:55PM Read More
Buster Posey - C
Buster Posey went 2-for-4 with a solo home run Saturday in the Giants' 5-4 win over the Angels. Posey doubled in the bottom of the first inning and then slugged a 373-foot shot off Angels reliever Vinnie Pestano in the bottom of the seventh. The star catcher fell into...
May 2 3:53PM Read More
Tim Hudson - S
Tim Hudson held the Angels to three earned runs over eight innings Saturday in a win over the... Hudson worked efficiently throughout the afternoon, needing only 96 pitches to get through eight frames. He walked two batters but only gave up two hits -- both of them...
May 2 3:50PM Read More
Jake Peavy - S
Jake Peavy (back) threw a successful bullpen session on Saturday. He's scheduled to repeat the process on Tuesday and if all goes well he could then be cleared for a minor league rehab assignment. Barring any setbacks, he should be ready...
May 2 11:39AM Read More
Angel Pagan - OF
Angel Pagan went 2-for-3 with a sac fly in the Giants' 3-2 win over the Angels on Friday. Pagan is still hitting a robust .352. Questions about his back plagued him this spring, but he's been one of the Giants' best players thus far, hitting .352 in 91 at-bats....
May 1 11:48PM Read More
Chris Heston - S
Chris Heston pitched 6 1/3 innings of one-run ball Friday in beating the Angels. Heston bounced back nicely after struggling in his Coors Field start last week. He'll take a 2.51 ERA into his start next week at home against the Padres. He should be a...
May 1 11:46PM Read More
Hunter Pence - OF
Hunter Pence (forearm) took batting practice without issue on Friday. Pence had originally been slated to start facing live pitching on Saturday, but has been progressing faster than expected. He'll repeat the process on Saturday and Sunday...
May 1 5:20PM Read More
Matt Cain - S
Matt Cain (elbow) is scheduled to begin throwing off flat ground in 7-to-10 days. If all goes well with that, he'll progress to mound work. He's still a long ways away from a potential return to the Giants rotation, which means Chris Heston is secure in...
May 1 5:17PM Read More
Jake Peavy - S
Jake Peavy (back) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Saturday. Peavy has been playing catch in recent days as he continues his slow recovery from back issues that have bothered him since the spring. He's on track to return to the Giants...
May 1 5:16PM Read More
Brandon Belt - 1B
Brandon Belt is not in the Giants starting lineup for Friday's game against the Angels. Giants manager Bruce Bochy continues to sit Belt regularly against left-handed pitching, and with C.J. Wilson on the hill on Friday he'll utilize Buster Posey at first base...
May 1 3:20PM Read More
Ryan Vogelsong - S
Ryan Vogelsong was punted around for six runs over three innings in a 7-3 loss to the Dodgers... It was ugly. On the bright side, as it were, it could have been uglier. Vogelsong gave up three homers in the first inning and another in the third. Fortunately for him,...
Apr 29 10:24PM Read More
Hunter Pence - OF
Hunter Pence (forearm) could be a few days away from taking batting practice. Pence "had his best day" of rehab Wednesday, Giants manager Bruce Bochy said. Batting practice is a big step for the outfielder in his return from a fractured...
Apr 29 5:37PM Read More
Tyler Beede - S
Giants prospect Tyler Beede collected a season-high six strikeouts Tuesday in a win for High-A... The 2014 first-round pick is off to a solid start, holding his opponents to two runs over his last two outings. Beede's early success can be attributed to a high ground ball...
Apr 29 1:48PM Read More

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Angel Pagan24958336107.347
Nori Aoki249811305106.306
Joe Panik23787225107.282
Buster Posey248872420411.273
Brandon Crawford2475111821512.240

Jeremy Affeldt01.00011006.121.42
Javier Lopez00-12005.211.59
George Kontos101.000110015.281.72
Jean Machi101.000120012.172.19
Santiago Casilla301.000130711.282.31
Chris Heston22.50055032.1252.51
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