Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum smacks an RBI single in the fifth. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
By Chris Haft / MLB.com
Tim Lincecum was in Cy Young form, scattering seven hits in his second career shutout. He struck out eight A's and delivered an RBI single to spark a three-run uprising in the fifth inning to carry the hosts in the Interleague series opener.
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