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Tim Lincecum impresses in first bullpen session as an Angel

Tim Lincecum impresses in first bullpen session as an Angel

Right-hander Tim Lincecum threw his first bullpen session Sunday as part of the Angels at the team's extended spring-training facility in Arizona. They said he impressed them.

"On video, his motion looks the same," Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said. "The evaluation of his workout was very encouraging. The litmus test is going to be not Start 1 when he gets with us. It's: What's he like Start 5, 10 or 15?

"Tim's worked hard. He won't get out there until he's ready for that challenge."

Lincecum will next throw a simulated game at the complex. He will work his way up to an extended...

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