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Posey, Lincecum Share Wave Length

US Presswire

There they were, side by side last weekend, two close-cropped, successful 20-somethings joking with their fans and poised to go after another World Series together.

You want Giants symbolism? You got it: Buster Posey and Tim Lincecum, the team's highest-profile and most scrutinized duo, figuratively joined at the hip on stage at Giants FanFest.

For the first time in such a public setting, the 2012 N.L. MVP and the two-time Cy Young winner looked and acted like comfortable comrades, good friends and a little bit like family.

And as the players assembled in Scottsdale, Ariz., for spring training, there was a clear message:

The Giants are Posey's ship now.

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