Giants ready to begin title defense
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Tim Lincecum drew quite the crowd the moment he stepped onto the mound and began firing warmup fastballs to Rookie of the Year catcher Buster Posey.
Some 100 fans who braved a dreary, windy day in the desert hovered over the dugout at Scottsdale Stadium to get a glimpse of the Giants' two-time NL Cy Young Award winner getting to work.
Manager Bruce Bochy leaned on the batting cage to assess his ace.
Lincecum allowed Pat Burrell to line the first pitch to ...
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