No-Hitter GIFPost: All Thirteen of Tim Lincecum’s Strikeouts

By Stuart Jones

Jul 13, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher

Tim Lincecum

(55) reacts after a diving catch by right fielder

Hunter Pence

(not pictured) during the eighth inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but Tim Lincecum has no-hit the San Diego Padres, allowing four baserunners, throwing 148 pitches, and felt great after dealing the fifteenth no-hitter in Giants history. By the way, he also struck out thirteen Padres, and although they are one of the weaker hitting teams in the big leagues, this is still the big leagues. One by one, let’s re-watch the dominance.

Strikeout 1: Will Venable, swinging at 82 MPH slider

Strikeout 2: Rene Rivera, swinging at a fastball at 89

Strikeout 3: Edinson Volquez, swinging at a curveball at 76

Strikeout 4: Everth Cabrera, swinging on a split at 82

Strikeout 5: Alexi Amarista, swinging at a slider at 83

Strikeout 6: Chase Headley, swinging at a 74 MPH hook

Strikeout 7: Yonder Alonso, just lookin’ at a 91 MPH fastball in the tenth pitch of the at bat

Strikeout 8: Jedd Gyorko, swinging at a slider at 83

Strikeout 9: Logan Forsythe, swinging at some 90 MPH heat

Strikeout 10: Alexi Amarista, swinging at a split at 84

Strikeout 11: Yonder Alonso, swinging at a split near the dirt at 83

Strikeout 12: Rene Rivera, swinging at a slider at 83

Strikeout 13: Chase Headley, swinging at a two-seam fastball at 90

So that’s twelve of thirteen strikeout swingings, with twenty-nine whiffs all told on the night. A very impressive feat performed by Lincecum, to be sure, and we couldn’t be happier for him. Congrats, Timmy!