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Tim Lincecum Throws Second Career No-Hitter vs. Padres, Celebrates Accordingly (Videos)

by: JamieD On  Thursday, June 26, 2014

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Exactly one week after Clayton Kershaw hurled the MLB’s second no-hitter of the season, Tim Lincecum now has the third, and it is also the second of his career.

Sure, Lincecum’s no-hit performance may not have been as impressive as Kershaw’s, but it was still awfully good, as he allowed just one baserunner—Chase Headley via a second inning walk—and struck out six over nine innings during a 4-0 Giants victory.

Here’s a look at the celebration on the field following his final pitch:

As we mentioned earlier, this wasn’t Lincecum’s first no-hitter—but it was probably his best, as he needed 35 fewer pitches and yielded three fewer walks compared to his no-no back in July 2013.

And because he’s done this before, the 30-year-old righty knows a thing or two about how to celebrate a no-hitter—with a gladiator mask and Daniel Bryan’s “YES!” chant: