Newsclip®: [Sports] 10 reasons why Tim Lincecum can succeed with Angels - San Francisco Chronicle

"When Lincecum was placed on the disabled list last summer, it wasn’t because of an ailment in his elbow or shoulder or a result of pitching, but because he was drilled on his forearm by a line drive. When he’s right, he ends his long stride with his foot pointing either toward the target or a bit closed (toward the third-base line). Last year, as the hip progressively limited him, he was landing with his foot a bit open (toward the first-base line), affecting his balance, command and velocity. Following surgery, he has the mobility, stability and strength to use his windup, with the familiar rotation and torque, without restrictions. Back in the ’60s, the Tigers dealt Jim Bunning to the Phillies when he was 32, thinking he was past his prime following a down year, and Bunning then posted his best four-year run (74-46, 2.48 ERA), solidifying his Hall-of-Fame resume. The Angels desperately need Lincecum, who wasn’t going to return to the Giants so long as",

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