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2012 MLB: Pujols, Lincecum, Kemp and Others Cooled off but Will Recover
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Mark Twain once wrote, "the coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco." Starting Giants Pitcher Tim Lincecum might agree as he is off to his coldest start in his young career.

The two-time Cy Young winner has been struggling with command and has allowed an uncharacteristic 41 runs in 60.1 innings pitched so far in 2012. But Timmy and Giants fans alike are hoping the fog will burn off and Lincecum will return to true form as the summer progresses.

As the month of June eases its way into the season, a number of other star players are feeling the chills as well. A cold start doesn't mean a cold finish. In the long season, players heat up and others break down.

Here's a list of some key players who will snap their funk and help their teams compete for a chance to play in October.

 

Add any comments or players you felt were left out in the conversation section below.

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