- One example of this was San Francisco Giants'Tim Lincecum.
- He was tied for first in complete games thrown ( four ) with teammate Tim Lincecum.
- On May 6, starter Tim Lincecum was recalled from Fresno and Scott Munter was sent down.
- The Giants, along with Tim Lincecum, won Game 5 by a score of 3 1.
- After Zito allowed a run on three hits in the sixth inning, Tim Lincecum relieved him.
- As in Game 1, Tim Lincecum relieved the Giants'starter, and pitched scoreless innings.
- Despite his success, he was activated and sent down to AAA after the Angels called up Tim Lincecum.
- The only other active pitchers with 100 + wild pitches are John Lackey with 114 and Tim Lincecum with 107.
- Game 5 was a pitching rematch of Game 1 between former Cy Young Award winners Cliff Lee and Tim Lincecum.
- They were again unable to score the following night as Tim Lincecum and the Giants blanked the Dodgers 4 0.