Friday night the Giants evened up the four game series at one game apiece against the Atlanta Braves, fueled by a vintage performance by Matt Cain. The final score of 8-2 is a wide margin this scrappy team isn’t used to but one they have come to appreciate.
The big righty was brilliant from the get go yielding just three hits and two runs over eight solid innings earning his second win of the year.
“I’ve just been feeling good, I’ve been feeling better,” Cain said of himself as of late. “Buster did a great job and Quiroz did a great last time to just instilling confidence on me.”
Not only was Cain getting what he wanted on the hill but he also helped his own cause at the plate when he slapped a RBI-single into right field just passed the second baseman Dan Uggla after Brandon Crawford was intentially walked.
As good as Cain was, Marco Scutaro was the story of the night. After the first three innings without much excitement it looked like a pitcher’s duel was ahead. Scutaro and the G...