Yasmany Tomas Arrested for Criminal Speeding After Allegedly Driving 105 MPH

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Yasmany Tomas was reportedly arrested Thursday and charged with reckless driving and criminal speeding.

KTAR News reported the news, noting he was allegedly driving 105 mph but was not impaired.

KTAR News noted Arizona law says drivers can be arrested if they travel faster than 85 mph on any road. Drivers can have their license suspended for the reckless driving or criminal speeding charge, but the latter brings a maximum sentence of up to 30 days in jail and a $500 fine.

"We are very disappointed to learn of this news," a Diamondbacks spokesperson said, per KTAR News. "We are still gathering facts, and will refrain from further comment at this time as this is a pending legal matter."

On the field, Tomas impressed in 2016 and slashed .272/.313/.508 with 31 home runs and 83 RBI. However, he struggled with a core injury in 2017 and played just 47 games, slashing .241/.294/.464 with eight home runs and 32 RBI.

David Schoenfield of ESPN.com deemed the six-year, $68.5 million deal he signed in 2014 the worst contract investment on the Diamondbacks.

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Andrew McCutchen Trade Rumors: Latest on Pirates Star After Gerrit Cole Deal

The Pittsburgh Pirates already announced they traded pitcher Gerrit Cole to the Houston Astros and reportedly could move outfielder Andrew McCutchen as well.

On Sunday, Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com reported he spoke with some teams that believe Pirates general manager Neal Huntington will "be more receptive to trade offers" for McCutchen. Crasnick noted the San Francisco Giants are one of several teams that have discussed a potential McCutchen trade with the Pirates.  

The Giants' interest makes sense considering they were last in the league in home runs in 2017 on the way to a 64-98 record. It was a significant fall after they reached the playoffs in 2016, and McCutchen would give them a power bat to insert into the lineup in an effort to avoid another long-ball shortage in 2018.

Elsewhere, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reported earlier this month the New York Mets had also talked with the Pirates about McCutchen.

As for Pittsburgh, moving McCutchen—who has been a franchise cornerstone in recent years—would further signal a rebuild after it traded Cole.

The National League Central figures to be competitive in the immediate future with the Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers, and landing additional young pieces for McCutchen would help the Pirates retool for down the road after missing the playoffs two straight years.

McCutchen would be a significant addition for any team considering he was the 2013 National League MVP and a five-time All-Star. He has topped the 20-homer mark in each of the last seven years and played well in 2017 with a .279/.363/.486 slash line to go with 28 long balls and 88 RBI.

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Yankees Rumors: NY Interested in Yu Darvish After Astros Trade for Gerrit Cole

The New York Yankees didn't trade for pitcher Gerrit Cole but reportedly have their eyes on someone else: free-agent starter Yu Darvish.

On Sunday, John Harper of the New York Daily News reported general manager Brian Cashman's interest in Darvish "is very real, largely because he believes this stalled free-agent market gives the Yankees a chance to get the Japanese star pitcher at a 'reasonable' price."

According to Harper, New York thinks it could sign Darvish to a five-year deal worth between $80 and $90 million.

The Yankees had targeted Cole, but the Pittsburgh Pirates announced Saturday they traded him to the Houston Astros.

    

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Report: Gerrit Cole Traded to Astros from Pirates Amid Yankees Rumors

The Houston Astros reportedly made a major addition to their pitching staff Wednesday, trading for Pittsburgh Pirates ace Gerrit Cole.  

Jon Morosi of MLB Network reported the deal shortly after first noting a trade was a "imminent." Pittsburgh's return for the pitcher has yet to be revealed. Morosi added Cole's salary arbitration has yet to be resolved with a filing deadline of Friday, and that the Astros wanted to finalize a trade to "they can file at their number" rather than take on the Pirates' salary number.

Despite Morosi's report, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported that "multiple sources are cautioning" that a deal wasn't done yet. Passan did note that "generally, this sort of thing winds up with a deal being consummated."

While Cole's value is apparent given his 3.50 career ERA, he is also under team control through the 2019 season, per Spotrac. This is not a one-year rental, and Houston landed a proven arm who is just 27 years old.

Cole turned heads in 2015 when he made the All-Star Game and posted sparkling numbers. He finished with a 2.60 ERA, 1.09 WHIP and 202 strikeouts in 32 starts and 208 innings, all of which were career bests. He helped lead the Pirates to the postseason, but he coughed up four earned runs in 7.2 innings during a loss against the Chicago Cubs in the National League Wild Card Game.

Cole also contributed to Pittsburgh's 2013 postseason run, making two October starts as a rookie. He didn't flinch under the pressure and posted a 2.45 ERA in those contests.

However, the right-handed hurler has slipped some in recent years. He finished with a career-worst 4.26 ERA in 2017 and career-worst 1.44 WHIP in 2016.

From Pittsburgh's perspective, losing someone of Cole's caliber is difficult to swallow, especially as a smaller-market team that doesn't always attract marquee free agents. However, the Pirates may not have been able to re-sign him when he eventually hit free agency, so they ensured they landed something in return for the ace.

The Pirates aren't realistic World Series contenders this year, so any return pieces will help restock the organization as it builds toward the future.

While the Pirates focus on the future, Houston can turn its attention toward its World Series defense with another formidable pitcher in tow.

The notion of him serving in a rotation with Justin Verlander and Dallas Keuchel in a playoff series should worry the American League. Houston could have the upper hand in as many as five or six starts in a best-of-seven series with that tandem following this trade.

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Gerrit Cole Trade Rumors: Astros, Pirates Talks ‘Gaining Momentum’

The Houston Astros are reportedly zeroing in on Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Gerrit Cole.  

On Wednesday, Jesse Sanchez and Jon Morosi of MLB.com cited sources who said trade discussions between the Astros and Pirates are "picking up steam" and have "intensified in the past 24 hours."

Morosi added the talks surrounding Cole have been "gaining momentum," although neither side has offered a comment on the potential deal.

             

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Astros Trade Rumors: Gerrit Cole Talks Held Amid Links to Yankees

The Houston Astros are reportedly in the market for more pitching before they begin their World Series defense.

On Monday, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported Houston has discussed a potential trade for starting pitcher Gerrit Cole with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Passan noted Houston outfielder Derek Fisher has been included in the talks, although he granted Pittsburgh "almost certainly would need Kyle Tucker or Forrest Whitley as a centerpiece." 

Passan suggested it is no surprise the Astros are looking for an additional "frontline starter" since Dallas Keuchel is set to be a free agent after the 2018 campaign.

They may have to contend with the New York Yankees for Cole, though, as Ryan Fagan of Sporting News wrote the Bronx Bombers' interest in Cole is well established.

             

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Boone Logan, Brewers Reportedly Agree to Contract

Boone Logan agreed to terms on a contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman reported Friday.

Heyman shared the particulars of the deal:

The veteran has been in the league since 2006 and brings plenty of experience to his new club after playing for the Chicago White Sox, Atlanta Braves, New York Yankees, Colorado Rockies and Cleveland Indians.

In his one season with the Indians, Logan had a 4.71 ERA but a 3.16 FIP in 21 innings as a lefty specialist, per Baseball Reference. He posted a 3.69 ERA and 1.01 WHIP in 66 appearances in 2016 with Colorado.

While he finished with a sub-4.00 ERA all four seasons with the Yankees (2010 to 2013), he struggled in 2014 (6.84 ERA) and 2015 (4.33 ERA) in Colorado. His bounce-back effort in 2016 was all the more striking considering he played his home games for the Rockies in the altitude of Coors Field.

The fact he struck out a career-high 12 batters per nine innings in Cleveland showed his strong 2016 season wasn't an aberration.

Logan also counts 13 postseason appearances on his resume, sporting a 2.35 ERA and 1.04 WHIP in those showings. He was particularly strong in the 2011 and 2012 playoffs for the Yankees when he didn't allow a single run in eight appearances.

Logan may not be a marquee name in the Milwaukee bullpen, but he has been an efficient weapon in relief recently, especially when facing left-handed batters. He adds postseason experience and a talented arm to the Brewers' arsenal.

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Mets Trade Rumors: Andrew McCutchen Swap Being Discussed with Pirates

The New York Mets reportedly view Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen as a potential trade target.

On Thursday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reported the Mets held discussions with the Pirates this offseason and last offseason regarding McCutchen, although he cautioned there was "no deal close."

Rosenthal explained New York is looking at a number of different options for changes to its roster and called free-agent signings "more realistic than trades given lack of depth in system."

From Pittsburgh's perspective, a trade could accelerate a rebuilding process in a difficult National League Central that features the Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers. Reloading with younger assets to take advantage of future windows when all three aren't playoff contenders is one option, and trading McCutchen would allow it to land something in return before he could become a free agent next year.

However, as Rosenthal noted, the Mets aren't exactly loaded with top-notch prospects. In fact, none of the top 100 prospects in MLB.com's most recent rankings are in the Mets' system.

It would likely take a highly regarded player or two to land McCutchen considering he is a five-time All-Star, four-time Silver Slugger and Gold Glove winner. He also won the 2013 National League MVP and has been a franchise cornerstone for the Pirates throughout his career.

His batting average fell to a career-worst .256 in 2016, but he bounced back last year with a slash line of .279/.363/.486 with 28 home runs and 88 RBI.

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Broadcasting Legend Dick Enberg Dies at Age 82

Sports broadcasting legend Dick Enberg died Thursday at the age of 82.

According to Bryce Miller of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Enberg's wife, Barbara, said he died Thursday morning in La Jolla, California, from what she thought was a heart attack.

The sportscaster was a familiar voice in the field for decades, providing play-by-play for the likes of NBC, ESPN and CBS while covering a number of sports.

Fox Sports San Diego provided a video tribute on its YouTube page at the time of Enberg's retirement in 2016 that helped capture his impact in the sports world:

According to Miller, Barbara Enberg said her family learned of the death when Dick Enberg did not get off a flight in Boston when they were supposed to meet.

"He was dressed with his bags packed at the door," she said. "We think it was a heart attack."

Enberg worked as a play-by-play television voice for the San Diego Padres for seven seasons until his retirement but was nationally known thanks to his "Oh my" catchphrase and presence on broadcasts for events such as the Super Bowl and Wimbledon.

A report from ESPN noted Enberg received a number of honors for his work, including the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame's Gowdy Award, the National Baseball Hall of Fame's Ford C. Frick Award and the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Rozelle Award.

Los Angeles Lakers radio voice John Ireland reflected on Enberg's broadcasting career—which started at KTLA in Los Angeles—and put him on the "Mount Rushmore of LA Sports Announcers":

AJ Cassavell of MLB.com summarized Enberg's career at the time of his retirement and said he called 42 NFL seasons, 28 Wimbledons, 15 NCAA basketball championship games, 10 Super Bowls, nine Rose Bowls and a World Series to go along with 14 Emmy awards and nine Sportscaster of the Year awards.

Some of the most famous games in sports history—including the NCAA championship game between Magic Johnson's Michigan State Spartans and Larry Bird's Indiana State Sycamores and Joe Montana's comeback in Super Bowl XXIII—featured Enberg on the microphone describing the action to sports fans gathered in their living rooms across the country.

He will forever be remembered as a titan in the industry, a professional who could seamlessly switch between different sports and capture the magnitude of the most memorable moments in broadcasting history.

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Yankees Trade Rumors: Gerrit Cole Deal Still Being Discussed with Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole may be headed to the New York Yankees after all.

On Thursday, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported the Bronx Bombers are still "working on a deal to acquire" the right-hander from the Pirates. He cited a source who said it is "a matter of when rather than if" the trade happens.

Passan also noted the Pirates are "highly motivated to trade" Cole even if the potential deal with New York doesn't happen.

Passan's report comes after Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic said Wednesday talks between the two teams "have cooled" following the winter meetings.

Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports noted the Pirates were looking for infielder Gleyber Torres in a deal but called outfielder Clint Frazier "a more likely centerpiece" even though Pittsburgh would need more than just a straight swap.

The Pirates missed the playoffs the last two seasons after three straight postseason appearances and are facing a difficult National League Central featuring the Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee Brewers and St. Louis Cardinals. There is likely motivation to accelerate a rebuild by moving Cole, and the Yankees are in the middle of a competitive window.

Cole was a 2015 All-Star with a 2.60 ERA, 1.09 WHIP and 202 strikeouts in 208 innings, but his production has slipped the last two seasons. He finished with a 3.88 ERA and 1.44 WHIP in 2016 and a 4.26 ERA and 1.25 WHIP in 2017.

Still, he is just 27 years old and has proven himself in the recent past. He also boasts an 0.88 WHIP in 16 postseason innings.

The Yankees figure to play in plenty of meaningful games in 2018 after reaching Game 7 of the American League Championship Series in 2017 and adding Giancarlo Stanton during the offseason, and Cole would be a playoff-tested arm to bolster the rotation.

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Darryl Strawberry Says Sex Addiction Led to Relations Between Innings of Games

Former Major League Baseball player Darryl Strawberry revealed his sexual addiction drove him to engage in sex during games when he played.

According to A.J. Perez of USA Today, Strawberry made the admission Thursday during an appearance on The Dr. Oz Show. The 55-year-old said his coaches and teammates "covered" for him in between innings when he would do so. 

While Strawberry said his coaches and teammates "were pretty cool" for covering for him, Dr. Oz told him they were enabling the behavior.

Strawberry played from 1983 through 1999 for the New York Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants and New York Yankees. The eight-time All-Star hit 335 home runs during his career.

This isn't the first time he revealed he had sex during games. In 2016, he appeared on SiriusXM's Mad Dog Radio and said the same thing, via Mike Oz of Big League Stew.

In a Thursday article, Oz noted Strawberry has since gone through recovery and started a ministry with his wife to help others handle some of the same addictions he faced. He has also written a book, Don't Give Up On Me: Shedding Light on Addiction with Darryl Strawberry, and told Dr. Oz he previously reached out to former NBA player Lamar Odom to help him with his own struggles.

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Jean Segura Says Police Assaulted, Robbed Him in Dominican Republic

Seattle Mariners shortstop Jean Segura said he was assaulted and robbed by police in his native Dominican Republic in a Thursday Instagram post

The post was written in Spanish, but Zachary Ripple of the New York Daily News noted Segura said armed police officers "hit him and threw him to the ground before taking his belongings and crashing into his vehicle."

Ripple explained the "DICAN" on the offers' hats represents the Dominican Republic's anti-narcotics division.

Ripple pointed out Segura "appears" to be fine after the attack and described the practice as "part of a wider trend of corruption surrounding the department in recent years, including the former chief being sentenced to 20 years in prison for stealing millions of dollars in cocaine that was seized during drug raids."

On the field, Segura played for the Los Angeles Angels, Milwaukee Brewers and Arizona Diamondbacks before Seattle acquired him via trade in November 2016. The Mariners announced they signed the shortstop to a five-year extension in June.

He slashed .300/.349/.427 with 11 home runs, 22 stolen bases and 45 RBI in 125 games in 2017.

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Tim Lincecum Plans to Throw for MLB Teams at Undisclosed Showcase

Tim Lincecum hasn't pitched a major league game since the 2016 season, but he is apparently eyeing a comeback. 

Kyle Boddy, founder and president of Driveline Baseball, shared an image of Lincecum on Tuesday and noted the former San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Angels hurler plans on throwing for teams at an upcoming showcase.

Lincecum last made nine starts for the Angels in 2016 and finished with an unsightly 9.16 ERA, 2.37 WHIP and 32 strikeouts in 38.1 innings. He allowed six earned runs in 3.1 innings in his most recent start against the Seattle Mariners on Aug. 5 that year and hasn't graced a major league mound since.

While Lincecum is 33 years old and would be looking to bounce back from a disastrous final season, he does have a head-turning resume and would be a significant asset for a number of teams if he could rediscover his previous form.

He was a two-time National League Cy Young Award winner, three-time World Series champion and four-time All-Star during his tenure with the Giants from 2007 through 2015. His career 2.40 ERA and 0.85 WHIP in the postseason was a major reason San Francisco captured three championships in a six-year span, and he could provide a proven and tested arm for the pennant race.

Still, teams would likely have to see something they really liked at the upcoming showcase to take a serious financial risk on the right-hander considering his absence from the game in 2017 and the fact he posted an ERA above 4.00 in each of his last five seasons after he finished with an ERA below 2.75 three times in a four-year stretch.

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Tim Lincecum Plans to Throw for MLB Teams at Undisclosed Showcase

Tim Lincecum hasn't pitched a major league game since the 2016 season, but he is apparently eyeing a comeback. 

Kyle Boddy, founder and president of Driveline Baseball, shared an image of Lincecum on Tuesday and noted the former San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Angels hurler plans on throwing for teams at an upcoming showcase.

Lincecum last made nine starts for the Angels in 2016 and finished with an unsightly 9.16 ERA, 2.37 WHIP and 32 strikeouts in 38.1 innings. He allowed six earned runs in 3.1 innings in his most recent start against the Seattle Mariners on Aug. 5 that year and hasn't graced a major league mound since.

While Lincecum is 33 years old and would be looking to bounce back from a disastrous final season, he does have a head-turning resume and would be a significant asset for a number of teams if he could rediscover his previous form.

He was a two-time National League Cy Young Award winner, three-time World Series champion and four-time All-Star during his tenure with the Giants from 2007 through 2015. His career 2.40 ERA and 0.85 WHIP in the postseason was a major reason San Francisco captured three championships in a six-year span, and he could provide a proven and tested arm for the pennant race.

Still, teams would likely have to see something they really liked at the upcoming showcase to take a serious financial risk on the right-hander considering his absence from the game in 2017 and the fact he posted an ERA above 4.00 in each of his last five seasons after he finished with an ERA below 2.75 three times in a four-year stretch.

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Tim Lincecum Plans to Throw for MLB Teams at Undisclosed Showcase

Tim Lincecum hasn't pitched a major league game since the 2016 season, but he is apparently eyeing a comeback. 

Kyle Boddy, founder and president of Driveline Baseball, shared an image of Lincecum on Tuesday and noted the former San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Angels hurler plans on throwing for teams at an upcoming showcase.

Lincecum last made nine starts for the Angels in 2016 and finished with an unsightly 9.16 ERA, 2.37 WHIP and 32 strikeouts in 38.1 innings. He allowed six earned runs in 3.1 innings in his most recent start against the Seattle Mariners on Aug. 5 that year and hasn't graced a major league mound since.

While Lincecum is 33 years old and would be looking to bounce back from a disastrous final season, he does have a head-turning resume and would be a significant asset for a number of teams if he could rediscover his previous form.

He was a two-time National League Cy Young Award winner, three-time World Series champion and four-time All-Star during his tenure with the Giants from 2007 through 2015. His career 2.40 ERA and 0.85 WHIP in the postseason was a major reason San Francisco captured three championships in a six-year span, and he could provide a proven and tested arm for the pennant race.

Still, teams would likely have to see something they really liked at the upcoming showcase to take a serious financial risk on the right-hander considering his absence from the game in 2017 and the fact he posted an ERA above 4.00 in each of his last five seasons after he finished with an ERA below 2.75 three times in a four-year stretch.

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Tim Lincecum Plans to Throw for MLB Teams at Undisclosed Showcase

Tim Lincecum hasn't pitched a major league game since the 2016 season, but he is apparently eyeing a comeback. 

Kyle Boddy, founder and president of Driveline Baseball, shared an image of Lincecum on Tuesday and noted the former San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Angels hurler plans on throwing for teams at an upcoming showcase.

Lincecum last made nine starts for the Angels in 2016 and finished with an unsightly 9.16 ERA, 2.37 WHIP and 32 strikeouts in 38.1 innings. He allowed six earned runs in 3.1 innings in his most recent start against the Seattle Mariners on Aug. 5 that year and hasn't graced a major league mound since.

While Lincecum is 33 years old and would be looking to bounce back from a disastrous final season, he does have a head-turning resume and would be a significant asset for a number of teams if he could rediscover his previous form.

He was a two-time National League Cy Young Award winner, three-time World Series champion and four-time All-Star during his tenure with the Giants from 2007 through 2015. His career 2.40 ERA and 0.85 WHIP in the postseason was a major reason San Francisco captured three championships in a six-year span, and he could provide a proven and tested arm for the pennant race.

Still, teams would likely have to see something they really liked at the upcoming showcase to take a serious financial risk on the right-hander considering his absence from the game in 2017 and the fact he posted an ERA above 4.00 in each of his last five seasons after he finished with an ERA below 2.75 three times in a four-year stretch.

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Tim Lincecum Plans to Throw for MLB Teams at Undisclosed Showcase

Tim Lincecum hasn't pitched a major league game since the 2016 season, but he is apparently eyeing a comeback. 

Kyle Boddy, founder and president of Driveline Baseball, shared an image of Lincecum on Tuesday and noted the former San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Angels hurler plans on throwing for teams at an upcoming showcase.

Lincecum last made nine starts for the Angels in 2016 and finished with an unsightly 9.16 ERA, 2.37 WHIP and 32 strikeouts in 38.1 innings. He allowed six earned runs in 3.1 innings in his most recent start against the Seattle Mariners on Aug. 5 that year and hasn't graced a major league mound since.

While Lincecum is 33 years old and would be looking to bounce back from a disastrous final season, he does have a head-turning resume and would be a significant asset for a number of teams if he could rediscover his previous form.

He was a two-time National League Cy Young Award winner, three-time World Series champion and four-time All-Star during his tenure with the Giants from 2007 through 2015. His career 2.40 ERA and 0.85 WHIP in the postseason was a major reason San Francisco captured three championships in a six-year span, and he could provide a proven and tested arm for the pennant race.

Still, teams would likely have to see something they really liked at the upcoming showcase to take a serious financial risk on the right-hander considering his absence from the game in 2017 and the fact he posted an ERA above 4.00 in each of his last five seasons after he finished with an ERA below 2.75 three times in a four-year stretch.

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Tim Lincecum Plans to Throw for MLB Teams at Undisclosed Showcase

Tim Lincecum hasn't pitched a major league game since the 2016 season, but he is apparently eyeing a comeback. 

Kyle Boddy, founder and president of Driveline Baseball, shared an image of Lincecum on Tuesday and noted the former San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Angels hurler plans on throwing for teams at an upcoming showcase.

Lincecum last made nine starts for the Angels in 2016 and finished with an unsightly 9.16 ERA, 2.37 WHIP and 32 strikeouts in 38.1 innings. He allowed six earned runs in 3.1 innings in his most recent start against the Seattle Mariners on Aug. 5 that year and hasn't graced a major league mound since.

While Lincecum is 33 years old and would be looking to bounce back from a disastrous final season, he does have a head-turning resume and would be a significant asset for a number of teams if he could rediscover his previous form.

He was a two-time National League Cy Young Award winner, three-time World Series champion and four-time All-Star during his tenure with the Giants from 2007 through 2015. His career 2.40 ERA and 0.85 WHIP in the postseason was a major reason San Francisco captured three championships in a six-year span, and he could provide a proven and tested arm for the pennant race.

Still, teams would likely have to see something they really liked at the upcoming showcase to take a serious financial risk on the right-hander considering his absence from the game in 2017 and the fact he posted an ERA above 4.00 in each of his last five seasons after he finished with an ERA below 2.75 three times in a four-year stretch.

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Tim Lincecum Plans to Throw for MLB Teams at Undisclosed Showcase

Tim Lincecum hasn't pitched a major league game since the 2016 season, but he is apparently eyeing a comeback. 

Kyle Boddy, founder and president of Driveline Baseball, shared an image of Lincecum on Tuesday and noted the former San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Angels hurler plans on throwing for teams at an upcoming showcase.

Lincecum last made nine starts for the Angels in 2016 and finished with an unsightly 9.16 ERA, 2.37 WHIP and 32 strikeouts in 38.1 innings. He allowed six earned runs in 3.1 innings in his most recent start against the Seattle Mariners on Aug. 5 that year and hasn't graced a major league mound since.

While Lincecum is 33 years old and would be looking to bounce back from a disastrous final season, he does have a head-turning resume and would be a significant asset for a number of teams if he could rediscover his previous form.

He was a two-time National League Cy Young Award winner, three-time World Series champion and four-time All-Star during his tenure with the Giants from 2007 through 2015. His career 2.40 ERA and 0.85 WHIP in the postseason was a major reason San Francisco captured three championships in a six-year span, and he could provide a proven and tested arm for the pennant race.

Still, teams would likely have to see something they really liked at the upcoming showcase to take a serious financial risk on the right-hander considering his absence from the game in 2017 and the fact he posted an ERA above 4.00 in each of his last five seasons after he finished with an ERA below 2.75 three times in a four-year stretch.

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Tim Lincecum Plans to Throw for MLB Teams at Undisclosed Showcase

Tim Lincecum hasn't pitched a major league game since the 2016 season, but he is apparently eyeing a comeback. 

Kyle Boddy, founder and president of Driveline Baseball, shared an image of Lincecum on Tuesday and noted the former San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Angels hurler plans on throwing for teams at an upcoming showcase.

Lincecum last made nine starts for the Angels in 2016 and finished with an unsightly 9.16 ERA, 2.37 WHIP and 32 strikeouts in 38.1 innings. He allowed six earned runs in 3.1 innings in his most recent start against the Seattle Mariners on Aug. 5 that year and hasn't graced a major league mound since.

While Lincecum is 33 years old and would be looking to bounce back from a disastrous final season, he does have a head-turning resume and would be a significant asset for a number of teams if he could rediscover his previous form.

He was a two-time National League Cy Young Award winner, three-time World Series champion and four-time All-Star during his tenure with the Giants from 2007 through 2015. His career 2.40 ERA and 0.85 WHIP in the postseason was a major reason San Francisco captured three championships in a six-year span, and he could provide a proven and tested arm for the pennant race.

Still, teams would likely have to see something they really liked at the upcoming showcase to take a serious financial risk on the right-hander considering his absence from the game in 2017 and the fact he posted an ERA above 4.00 in each of his last five seasons after he finished with an ERA below 2.75 three times in a four-year stretch.

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