Tim Lincecum comes back to SF for Bruce Bochy’s last game with the Giants
Bruce Bochy managed with his last game for the San Francisco today – a 9-0 misfortune to the Los Angeles Dodgers – in the wake of declaring he would retire at the finish of this season.
What’s more, one player from Bochy’s legendary past showed up at Oracle Park for the event.
Tim Lincecum, the previous Giants pitcher who was instrumental in each of the three of Bochy’s World Series wins with the Giants, appeared at see his old skipper’s last nine innings. It was his first time back in quite a while old ballpark since 2015, when it was still called AT&T Park.
Lincecum was one of a few previous Giants under Bochy who appeared at Oracle Park for his last game. He exited onto the field at Oracle to an overwhelming applause from a group that was likewise feeling sentimentality for may be Madison Bumgarner’s last game as a Giant notwithstanding Bochy’s.
Lincecum, 35, began his vocation with the Giants that year Bochy was procured as the team’s manager. In his nine seasons with the Giants, he showed up and won two National League Cy Young Awards, notwithstanding the World Series titles in 2010, 2012 and 2014.
He’s at present out of baseball subsequent to playing with the Los Angeles Angels and the Texas Rangers for a year each. “I’m transitioning,” he told Killion without saying what he’s transitioning to.