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Tim Lincecum blanked the White Sox on one hit through four innings in the Giants' 4-3 exhibition victory Wednesday, then was removed with one out in the fifth inning after yielding two runs and three hits. He insisted that he wasn't tired.

"I feel like I could have kept going, but, at the same time, the pitches were starting to elevate," he said.

Tim Lincecum blanked the White Sox on one hit through four innings in the Giants' 4-3 exhibition victory Wednesday, then was removed with one out in the fifth inning after yielding two runs and three hits. He insisted that he wasn't tired.

"I feel like I could have kept going, but, at the same time, the pitches were starting to elevate," he said.

• First baseman Brandon Belt missed his second game in a row with the flu Wednesday, and probably will rest again on Thursday, Bochy said.

• Center fielder Angel Pagan was in the original lineup against the White Sox but was excused to attend a doctor's appointment.

"We're just getting him checked out about something. Right now, we're going to keep it between us," Bochy said.

Chris Haft is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Haft-Baked Ideas, and follow him on Twitter at @sfgiantsbeat.

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