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SAN DIEGO - The Freak is back. Adidas Outdoor Shoes For Sale . Tim Lincecum tossed aside his recent struggles and pitched his first career no-hitter and the second in the majors in 11 days, a gem saved by a spectacular diving catch by right fielder Hunter Pence in the San Francisco Giants 9-0 win over last-place San Diego on Saturday night. Lincecum has won two Cy Young Awards and two World Series rings. Now he has something really remarkable — a no-hitter in which he threw a whopping career-high 148 pitches. "Right now I think Im just kind of coming down and dont know where to be emotionally," a calm Lincecum said afterward. The slightly built right-hander was in control from his first pitch until his last, which settled into left fielder Gregor Blancos glove and set off a wild celebration in front of a pro-Giants crowd at Petco Park. Catcher Buster Posey wrapped Lincecum in a bear hug and lifted him off the ground. Lincecum was then mobbed by his teammates behind the mound and doused with water. Blanco, who caught Yonder Alonsos fly ball to end the game, found Lincecum in the mob and handed him the ball. Lincecum, who witnessed Jonathan Sanchezs no-hitter against San Diego in 2009 and Matt Cains perfect game last year, was given a champagne shower by his teammates in the clubhouse. "Its pretty surreal for me just to be part of that," Lincecum said. "Obviously I got to see a couple with Jonathans and Cains perfect game, but to be in the middle of it is a little different. I think Im still kind of pinching myself right now." Lincecum (5-9) struck out 13. He walked four and hit a batter. Still, he needed some help to preserve his no-no. Pence caught Alexi Amaristas sinking liner with a full dive to end the eighth. Lincecum pumped his fist as Pence excitedly jumped up and with the ball in his glove. Amarista put his hands to his helmet and pulled it off in disgust. "That was really special. To be honest with you, I thought that was a hit off the bat by Amarista," Lincecum said. "But Hunter comes flying out of nowhere and makes the Superman catch. That was awesome." Pence said he "just laid out and reached as far as I could and happened to just get there. I would say the whole game was one of the greatest feelings and greatest things to be a part of." Said Amarista: "He got to the ball." Lincecums 148 pitches were the second most thrown in a no-hitter since at least 1988, according to STATS. Edwin Jackson needed 149 pitches for his no-no for Arizona in 2010. Lincecum had 103 going into the seventh and mightve saved his shot at history with an 11-pitch inning. "You dont see a pitcher up over 140 pitches in a no-hitter often," Posey said. "You get fatigued." Posey noted that Lincecum threw more than 200 pitches all night, including 40 in the bullpen warming up pregame and then eight pitches before each inning. "It takes a toll on your body, so for him to be able to continue to execute pitches is remarkable," the catcher said. Manager Bruce Bochy said he had pitching coach Dave Righetti — who threw a no-hitter for the New York Yankees on July 4, 1983 — check on Lincecum the last few innings. "Im superstitious at that point," Bochy said. "Im not going to say anything. There was no way he was coming out. I was just praying he didnt hit the 150 mark. "He was just right on all night with all his pitches," Bochy said. Lincecum was in a season-long funk. He was the loser when Cincinnatis Homer Bailey no-hit the Giants on July 2. Pablo Sandoval did his part, too, when he made a nice backhanded play on pinch-hitter Jesus Guzmans grounder deep behind third base and threw him out for the third out of the seventh. Lincecum had been struggling coming in, losing his previous four decisions and hadnt won since June 4 against Toronto. He hadnt won on the road since April 3 at the Los Angeles Dodgers. Then again, hed gotten only 12 runs of support in his last 10 starts. The crowd gave Lincecum a standing ovation as he headed to the mound for the ninth. Lincecum struck out Chase Headley and then retired Carlos Quentin and Alonso on fly balls to left. Lincecum tossed the 15th no-hitter in franchise history and seventh since the Giants moved to San Francisco after the 1957 season. Matt Cain was perfect last June. The Padres remain the only team without a no-hitter. Lincecum lost 15 games last year and ended the season as a reliever — and a reliable one at that. He cut his hair short in the off-season, a new look as he started anew. He worked out with a personal trainer during the winter to add about 10 pounds of strength, and tweaked his mechanics. Padres manager Bud Black said Lincecum was mixing his fastball, splitter, curve and cutter. "Hes evolved," Black said. "He knows how to pitch. He keeps his poise. He has us off-balance all night." The Padres lost for the 18th time in 21 games and dropped a season-high 12 games under .500. "We havent been swinging the bats like were capable," Black said. "Were not pitching. Theres a lot of things were not doing well. The last 2 1/2 weeks have been unacceptable. We just havent gotten it done." While Lincecum dominated the Padres, the Giants jumped all over San Diegos Edinson Volquez (6-8). Posey and Sandoval had three hits apiece. Pence hit a three-run double and finished with four RBIs against Volquez, and then homered off Joe Thatcher leading off the eighth. Brandon Belt hit a two-run home run an estimated 414 feet into the sandy play area beyond the fence in right-centre in the fourth inning. Volquez allowed eight runs and nine hits in five innings, struck out six and walked one. He threw 107 pitches. NOTES: The four-game series concludes Sunday with a matchup of lefties. 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Jay Feely kicked a 41-yard field goal in overtime, and the Cardinals edged the Tennessee Titans 37-34 in overtime after blowing a 17-point lead late in the fourth quarter. . -- Aaron Murray threw for 408 yards and three touchdowns, ran for another score, and led No. HOUSTON -- Another bad start by Doug Fister doomed the Houston Astros on Wednesday.Robinson Cano hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Astros 12-4 to keep pressure on the other AL wild-card contenders.Kyle Seager added another three-run drive in the eighth, his 30th home run this season, as Seattle remained two games behind Baltimore for the second AL wild card. Houston dropped 3 1/2 games back as its magic number for elimination was cut to one.Fister gave up five runs and five hits over 1 1/3 innings in the shortest start of his big league career.Its pretty frustrating, he said. I let the team down. The last couple of starts havent gone what I would call my way at all.Fister has lost five straight decisions, and Houston has lost his last seven starts -- all five innings or fewer.Getting into the game was very difficult for him, manager A.J. Hinch said. His command wasnt great. He didnt execute the way he does when hes good.Canos career-best 36th home run, a drive off Fister (12-13), landed in the first row of the Crawford Boxes in left field. Cano has nine homers and 25 RBI in 19 games against Houston this season.Seattle doubled its lead in the second on Nori Aokis RBI single and Seth Smiths two-run single. Ketel Marte made it 7-0 with a run-scoring infield single in the third.James Paxton (6-7) allowed three runs and six hits in five innings, striking out eight.George Springer hit a solo home run in the third for the Astros, who closed it to 7-4 in the sixth on Evan Gattis solo homer.We were clawing back, Hinch said. We dont quit. We know that. We just couldnt get enough and they come back and put up a couplle of crooked numbers. Wholesale Adidas Outdoor Shoes. Since the Astros are off Thursday, if the Orioles win their next two games, Houston could be eliminated by the time it takes the field on Friday.Im not ready for that, Hinch said. This is not a position that were happy to be in, but its a position that we are in.FAREWELLSWednesdays game was the final broadcast for the Astros Bill Brown, who is retiring after 30 seasons with the team. It was also the last game for Tals Hill in Minute Maid Park. The Astros will renovate the ballpark this offseason, and the center-field fence will be moved in.SCRIBNER SOLIDSeattle manager Scott Servais was impressed with the work of reliever Evan Scribner, who took over with two on and no outs in the sixth inning and got the Mariners out of a jam. He allowed one hit and no runs in two innings for his third hold this season.Hes been awesome probably about the last 10, 11 times out, Servais said. But you have those days where it just didnt look good and it was time to go to Scrib and he certainly picked us up today.UP NEXTMariners: LHP Ariel Miranda (5-2) will start the first of a four-game series Thursday against Oakland. Miranda will be making his 12th appearance and will be looking to rebound after giving up three runs in four innings Saturday at Minnesota.Astros: Brad Peacock (0-0) will start for Houston on Friday when it opens a three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels. It will be the fifth start this season for Peacock, who has a 2.67 ERA.---AP freelancer Jeremy Rakes contributed to this report. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '