Tim Lincecum’s debut as an Angel yielded positive results. His subsequent starts have not. For the third consecutive outing, Lincecum could not finish five innings Tuesday night at Tropicana Field.
The Angels amassed a bevy of baserunners and secured a 13-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays, but Lincecum was discouraged by his progress.
“I’m not really where I want to be,” he said. “I didn’t see this happening, or see myself here. I thought I would have ironed out some things by now, but this is part of the game. I gotta find a way out of it.”
The Angels’ defenders did not aid the 32-year-old right-hander’s chances. Shortstop Andrelton Simmons made an errant throw in...