Lincecum impresses at showcase

More than 25 scouts attended to see "the Freak" in action

Now it seems more probable than ever that Tim Lincecum is coming back to the MLB. As Jon Heyman of FanRagSports reported, more than 25 scouts from up to 15 to 20 different teams attended to Lincecum's showcase on Thursday in Seattle.


According to Heyman's information, "the Freak" was able to reach 90-93 mph on his pitches, showing a much improved performance than 2 years ago. Jon Heyman states that Lincecum's chances to get a deal are "improved".


Past days information confirmed some team names that attended to the showcase, were long-time rivals Dodgers, Red Sox, Yankees, Tigers and of course his former team, the Giants.


Even though"The Freak" is able to convince a team to sign him, it is unlikely that they would offer a place on their starting rotation, as it looks like he's more suitable for a role in the bullpen, due to his last season woes as a starting pitcher.


During his time as a Giant, Lincecum won two Cy Young Awards and 3 World Series rings, being named an All-Star in 4 ocassions. He was released from the Giants in 2015 and was signed for the Angels for the 2016 season, having a tough tenure with the Halos, with a record of 2-6 and a 9.16 ERA


He has a career record of 110-89, with a 3.74 ERA and 1736 K's