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Giants move struggling Tim Lincecum to the bullpen
Giants move struggling Tim Lincecum to the bullpen

Right-hander Tim Lincecum has been moved to the San Francisco Giants' bullpen as he tries to work through his latest struggles. Yusmeiro Petit will replace him in the rotation, Manager Bruce Bochy said Monday. Bochy met with Lincecum (10-9 with a 4.64 earned-run average) on Sunday about the decision. Lincecum, the two-time NL Cy Young Award winner, is coming off the second-shortest start of his career Saturday at Washington. He was tagged for six runs, four earned, on six hits with four walks in 2 2/3 innings. Etc. St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina (thumb surgery) and right-hander Michael Wacha (right shoulder) are ready for the next step in their return from the...

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