Tim Lincecum

Francisco Rodriguez (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Schwei: It’s Rarely As Easy As 1-2-3 For K-Rod

On April 6th, 2009, Francisco Rodriguez made his Mets’ debut and recorded his first NL save with a 1-2-3 9th inning against the Reds. Since then, 1-2-3 innings have not been exactly the norm for the Mets’ closer.

WFAN–05/09/2011

San Francisco Giants' Tim Lincecum (55) delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at Citi Field in New York. (credit: AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Somers’ Monologue: Mets Don’t Get Their Freak On, Yankees Lay An Egg

Tim Lincecum showed up and mowed down Steve’s Metropolitans, who lost with a whimper on Wednesday, 2-0. Meanwhile, in Detroit, Derek Jeter left early and the Yankees managed to lay an egg against the Tigers.

WFAN–05/05/2011

Giants closer Brian Wilson

Lincecum Puts On Clinic As Giants Blank Mets

Tim Lincecum struck out 12 to surpass Christy Mathewson for most double-digit strikeout games in Giants history, lifting San Francisco over the New York Mets 2-0 on Wednesday night.

WFAN–05/04/2011

Josh Thole (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mets May Bench Thole For Paulino After Rough Night

Josh Thole not only killed the Mets’ ninth-inning rally on Tuesday night, but he also had a nightmarish game behind the plate. All that considered, manager Terry Collins may give Ronny Paulino a chance to contribute behind the dish.

WFAN–05/04/2011

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Is MLB Commissioner Bud Selig Losing Touch With Fans?

Bud Selig prides himself on being a student of history. In two judgments last week, though, baseball’s long-serving steward reminded us he can be a fan of selective memory, too, so long as it suits his purpose.

WFAN–04/25/2011

A fan of Derek Jeter holds up a custom No. 2 jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter’s No. 2 Tops 2010 MLB Jersey Sales

Last week, Derek Jeter was voted New York’s all-time favorite athlete in a Siena College poll. This week,the shortstop has been crowned king of MLB jersey sales.

WFAN–03/23/2011

Roy Halladay

Phils’ Halladay Unanimously Wins NL Cy Young Award

Roy Halladay of the Philadelphia Phillies has unanimously won the NL Cy Young Award, making him the fifth pitcher to earn the honor in both leagues.

WFAN–11/16/2010

Buster Posey #28 hugs Aubrey Huff #17 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate their 3-1 victory to win the World Series over the Texas Rangers in Game Five of the 2010 MLB World Series at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on November 1, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Keidel: One Giant Step

Name four players on the Giants. Neither can I. They have a longhaired prodigy who spins Wiffle balls to home plate and a lumberjack closer whose beard bogarts his face like wild black weeds.

WFAN–11/03/2010

(Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

B&C Show Blog & Audio: Yankees Fans, Oh Yeah

Before his team lost in Game 5 of the World Series to the San Francisco Giants, Texas Rangers owner Chuck Greenberg made some comments about his experience at Yankee Stadium during the ALCS.

WFAN–11/02/2010

(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Rangers’ Best Pitcher, Big Bats Fizzle Vs. Giants

Everything that carried the Texas Rangers into the World Series fizzled against the San Francisco Giants. The best pitcher. The big batters. Nothing seemed to work when it mattered most.

WFAN–11/02/2010

The San Francisco Giants celebrate their 3-1 victory to win the World Series over the Texas Rangers in Game Five of the 2010 MLB World Series at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on November 1, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Giants Win First World Series Title In 56 Years

The prize that eluded Willie and Barry at long last belongs to the San Francisco Giants, thanks to a band of self-described castoffs and misfits and their shaggy-haired ace.

WFAN–11/01/2010

Cliff Lee #33 and Tommy Hunter #35 of the Texas Rangers line up before taking on the San Francisco Giants in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Slumping Rangers Turn To Lee To Extend Series

To extend their first World Series, the Rangers need ace left-hander Cliff Lee to make the most of his second chance in Game 5 on Monday night in a rematch against Tim Lincecum.

WFAN–11/01/2010

Aubrey Huff #17 of the San Francisco Giants hits a 2-run home run in the top of the third inning against the Texas Rangers in Game Four of the 2010 MLB World Series at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 31, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Huff: Series Homer Against Hometown Team ‘Surreal’

Aubrey Huff remembers going to about 100 Texas Rangers game at this ballpark and its predecessor, rooting for Nolan Ryan to strike everyone out and for Juan Gonzalez to launch homers into the cheap seats.

WFAN–11/01/2010

(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Rangers In World Series Deficit After Bumbling Debut

Texas became the first World Series team in six years to have four errors in a game, including two by Vladimir Guerrero in right field.

WFAN–10/28/2010

Giants-Rangers

Giants Beat Up Lee, Rangers In World Series Opener

The San Francisco Giants turned the World Series opener into an extra long round of batting practice — against Cliff Lee and the Texas Rangers, winning 11-7 on Wednesday night.

10/27/2010

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