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Lincecum (forearm), along with pitcher Tim Hudson (shoulder), is expected to be activated Sep. 1 or earlier, Andrew Baggarly of the Bay Area News Group reports.
Lincecum (forearm) may face hitters at the Giants' spring-training facility this week, CSN Bay Area reports.
Lincecum (forearm) threw from 60 feet to up to 115 feet in left field Saturday, and also threw some pitches from 45-feet off flat ground, Chris Haft of MLB.com reports.
Lincecum (forearm) played catch Saturday and will throw off flat ground for a few more days before tossing off a mound, Amy Gutierrez of CSN Bay Area reports.
Lincecum (forearm) will begin throwing later in the week after five consecutive off-days and won't resume throwing off a mound for "a couple of weeks," Alex Pavlovic of CSN Bay Area reports.
Lincecum is on the disabled list due to forearm soreness, but manager Bruce Bochy revealed Monday that he has received cortisone shots for "degenerative things" in his hips, Alex Pavlovic of CSN Bay Area reports.
While Tim Hudson will return to the rotation after the All-Star break, Lincecum (forearm) is not ready and could go into the bullpen when he does return from the DL.
Lincecum (forearm) threw three simulated innings on the bullpen mound Friday, CSN Bay Area reports.
Lincecum (arm) will be placed on the disabled list Thursday, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Lincecum indicated Sunday that his arm felt a little "tight" a day after it was on the receiving end of a line drive, but noted that he was experiencing now obvious swelling, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Even so, manager Bruce Bochy hinted that Lincecum would likely be ticketed for the disabled list. "Timmy, like all those guys, is not going to want it, but it's a no-brainer," manager Bruce Bochy said in reference to a DL stint for Lincecum.
Lincecum's (arm) X-rays returned negative Saturday, confirming the injury is just a contusion, but manager Bruce Bochy indicated he could miss some time since the ball was lined off his pitching arm, Alex Pavlovic of CSN Bay Area reports.
Lincecum was shelled by the Dodgers on Sunday, allowing five runs on seven hits and a walk through just 1.1 innings.
Lincecum only lasted 5.2 innings against the Mariners on Tuesday, but he pitched well enough to get the win, giving up two runs on five hits and four walks while striking out three.
Lincecum lasted 4.2 innings, giving up three runs -- two earned -- on four hits and three walks while striking out five against the Mets on Thursday.
Lincecum labored a bit through six innings, allowing four runs on five hits, walking two and striking out four, but came away with a 5-4 victory against the Phillies.
Lincecum (5-3) was tagged for four runs on eight hits and a pair of walks in just 4.1 innings Saturday against visiting Atlanta. He struck out five.
Lincecum (4-2) won Wednesday against the Dodgers, striking out four while giving up three hits and two walks in seven scoreless innings.
Lincecum gave up three earned runs on five hits over 4.2 innings in Thursday's loss the Reds.
Lincecum pitched a gem Friday, going six strong while striking out eight in the 6-0 win over Miami.
Lincecum (2-2) tossed a gem against the Angels on Sunday, going eight innings without surrendering a run and striking out four.
Lincecum (1-2) turned in his worst start of the season Monday, surrendering four runs on eight hits and three walks while striking out two over four innings in the loss to the Dodgers.
Lincecum will start Monday's series opener against the Dodgers, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Lincecum picked up his first win of 2015, tossing six innings of one-run ball with five hits, three walks, and five strikeouts.
Lincecum (0-1) took the loss to the Rockies on Wednesday, surrendering four runs (three earned) on six hits while striking out four and walking one over five innings.
Lincecum threw seven shutout innings Friday, but didn't get a decision in a 1-0 loss to the Padres. He allowed four hits and three walks, while striking out five in the outing.
Lincecum (neck) made his return to the mound Saturday and tossed four innings of one-run ball, but failed to strike any batters out for the first time this spring.
Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Lincecum (neck) will not pitch again until March 21, but Bochy still thinks the right-hander can be ready by Opening Day, Carl Steward of the Bay Area News Group reports.
There has been no improvement with Lincecum's sore neck, but the Giants are just taking it day by day, the San Francisco Chronicle's John Shea reports.