KANSAS CITY, MO. -- Of course this is going to be about Tim Lincecum, because the predetermined narrative demands it. It’s enough to make your brain throb.
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SAN FRANCISCO -- He vowed to stick with his struggling leadoff man, and it worked. He let a rookie reliever challenge Bryce Harper and wasn't daunted when the ball splashed into McCovey Cove.
SAN FRANCISCO -– On a postseason roster, you have your starting pitchers and your relievers.
You have your everyday horses in the lineup.
You might have a platoon bat or two.