Lincecum and arbitration: think big. No, BIGGER

Now, Timmy won’t go that high, nor would he win even he DID submit a figure that large. No matter what, though, whatever figure he does wind up with in 2010 will be far less than he’d get as a free agent.

And once he gets close to sniffing that free agent market, the hounds (read: Yanks, Sox) will come a’calling!

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