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No Answers for Lincecum's Struggles

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The reasons for Tim Lincecum not resembling a front-line pitcher this season are as clear as the smog in Southern California.

Yet, everyone is waiting for those answers, including Lincecum after his early dominance retracted into another awful inning and another ugly final line that sprouted even more questions Wednesday night at Dodger Stadium.

Lincecum went five innings, allowed four runs on eight hits, walked two and struck out eight. The start bumped his ERA to 5.89 and left everyone grasping at solutions.

“It (stinks) when you can’t find the zone and you’re putting guys on with walks and one big hit hurts you or you’re finding the zone too much and you get hit,” Lincecum said. “In the end, it’s about not ...

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