Found February 26, 2012 on SFgate:
While Tim Lincecum and Matt Cain appear destined for $100 million contracts, it might be unwise for the Giants to sign either to a nine-figure deal. Historically speaking, that is. The success rate of $100 million...

Matt Cain Player Projection No. 46

Key Stats: Matt Cain threw less fastballs than he’s ever thrown last season. He threw fastballs 8.5% less fastballs than he had in 2010. The result was a career high number of groundballs and a career low number of fly balls against him. In the end his strikeout and walk rates didn’t change too significantly, but his ERA was as low as it has ever been. Skeptics Say: The pitch...

Lincecum Back To Normal After Back Flare-Up

RHP Tim Lincecum, whose Feb. 21 bullpen session was cancelled because of a stiff back, threw off a mound two days later and said he felt fine.

Cain Contract Talks Aren't Going Well

RHP Matt Cain and the San Francisco Giants sound as if they are drifting apart on extension talks.

Cain looking for 'fair value' in extension talks

Giants president and COO Larry Baer affirmed Saturday that signing Matt Cain is a top priority. Cain said his agents are listening to any offers that they consider to be "fair value."

Giants on Matt Cain deal, territorial rights issue

Giants fans want a quick resolution to the Matt Cain contract extension talks, and the A's want the Giants to cede territorial rights to San Jose as soon as possible, but comments from Giants President Larry Baer...

Spring training recap—Day 10

“Stuff’s gettin’ better.” — The Postman, quoting “President” Richard Starkey, The Postman (1997) Now there’s a movie that will never be confused with the Oscars. But that movie quote could have very well been the theme for the San Francisco Giants today, as the club received some good news on three players who were dinged up earlier in the week. According to Giants...

Spring training recap—Day 8

Kind of a slow day today in Scottsdale, on this, the eighth day of spring training. My notes will be somewhat abbreviated… Tim Lincecum threw a bullpen session today and showed no lingering effects from a stiff back that kept him out of action for part of last week. - – - – - Ryan Vogelsong is scheduled to resume throwing activities tomorrow, after being shut down for a week...

Giants wait on Cain deal, A's relocation (AP)

San Francisco Giants president and CEO Larry Baer hinted Saturday there might not be a swift resolution regarding his club's territorial rights in the South Bay and whether the Oakland Athletics will be allowed to relocate to San Jose. It appears as if negotiations on a possible contract extension with Giants ace Matt Cain also could take a while.

Giants notes: Matt Cain wants contract done before opening day

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — For the second time in a week, right-hander Matt Cain expressed the desire to resolve contract negotiations before opening day.

San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain wants contract issue resolved before Opening Day

Team's co-ace wants to concentrate on baseball once season starts but hasn't set a deadline on when potential contract extension.

Giants' first live batting practice a little too adventuresome

Matt Cain takes a line drive off his calf, Jeremy Affeldt plunks Pablo Sandoval in a scary first day at the cages.

Giants fine after scary batting practice

The Giants' initial batting practice of Spring Training thrown by the club's pitchers Sunday featured startling contact. While Buster Posey generated it with his bat, Matt Cain and Pablo Sandoval absorbed it with their bodies but avoided harm.
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