Matt Cain pitched seven innings and had two hits and an RBI to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 6-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.
Brandon Belt added three hits, Pablo Sandoval singled twice and drove in two runs, and Marco Scutaro extended his career-best hitting streak to 14 games while helping Cain to his career-best 16th win.
It's San Francisco's first victory since clinching the NL West division for the second time in three years.
The Giants were the fifth NL team to pitch a shutout Wednesday. The last time there were at least five shutouts in the same league on the same day was Sept. 18, 2003, in the NL, according to STATS LLC.
Miguel Montero and Gerardo Parra had two hits apiece for Arizona, which only managed to get one runner past second base while losing for just the third time in 10 games.
Cain (16-5) looked sharp in his next-to-last start in the regular season. The right-hander scattered four hits and had six strikeouts, two in the seventh w...