San Francisco Giants: Who needs a bullpen?

If this past week has shown anything, it’s that the San Francisco Giants only need a closer in the bullpen. Madison Bumgarner, Johnny Cueto, Jeff Samardjiza, and Matt Cain have all pitched at least 7 innings in their most recent starts and were dominant in those starts. It really shows that the Giants are in good hands for the rest of the year. Easing many anxieties about the exorbitant...
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What You Need to Know: Matt Cain`s Campaign To Get His 2018 Option Picked Up Wins the Weekend by Ashley Varela

The 2010 Giants are back, sort of. Meanwhile, Noah Syndergaard continues his takeover of the world, while Joe Kelly flashes great stuff.
Via Baseball Prospectus
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Cain gets first win in over a year, Giants even series with Cubs

For only the third time in the last nine meetings, the Giants defeat the Cubs. Is Matt Cain back? He had velocity, control of his pitches, and command of the strike zone. Is Matt Cain back? He kept hitters off balance and got swinging strikes. Is Matt Cain back? He induced plenty of weak contact with his breaking pitches and got a Cainesque number of popups and flyouts on the...
Via McCovey Chronicles
4 days ago

Cain, Posey lead Giants over Cubs 5-3

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Matt Cain pitched six strong innings and helped himself with his bat, Buster Posey added a two-run homer and the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 on Saturday. Cain (1-5) got his first victory since July 22, 2015, against San Diego, snapping a streak of 15 consecutive winless starts. The Giants were 3-12 over that stretch. Cain also had a two-run...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Cain ends two long droughts, Giants bullpen hangs on to beat Cubs

SAN FRANCISCO – Over and over again, Matt Cain came up empty. He had his chances. Sometimes he had things working in his favor. But it never seemed to work out.   Win his first big league decision in 16 starts? Sure, he did that. Collect his first hit in more than two years? Yeah, he did that, too.   Cain held the Chicago Cubs to a run in six innings, and provided his own lead...
Via Giants Extra
4 days ago

Cain does it all to lead Giants in win vs. Cubs

Continuing to blossom in May, the San Francisco Giants received an all-around effort from Matt Cain as they evened their three-game showdown against the Chicago Cubs with a 5-3 triumph Saturday.
4 days ago

Cubs fall short against Giants, Cain

Continuing to blossom in May, the San Francisco Giants received an all-around effort from Matt Cain as they evened their three-game showdown against the Chicago Cubs with a 5-3 triumph Saturday.
4 days ago

San Francisco Giants: Matt Cain fighting worst season-start of his career

A numbers guy could realistically take tonight being the turn around for struggling right handed starter, Matt Cain, as he looks to find a smooth path to a prosperous groove. The Giants are set to host the Colorado Rockies—a club Cain has success against— at AT&T Park. However, Cain cannot afford to rest on his laurels. Keeping his pitch count per inning low is of supreme...
Via The Sports Journal
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Necessary Moves: Matt Cain, San Francisco Giants

Over the next 30 days, I’ll look at 30 players—one from each team—that I believe should be traded, but more along the lines of a “what if” scenario. Some will seem obvious, just as others will seem nonsensical. Some may also seem desperate, but it’s important to understand that this list is entirely subjective and made up solely of notable names. A player can be deemed...
Via The Sports Post
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Matt Cain exits game

According to Andrew Baggarly of CSN BayArea, Matt Cain of the San Francisco Giants left the game Wednesday night against the Rockies due to an apparent hamstring injury. Yusmeiro Petit replaced Cain out of the bullpen in the 4th inning of a 1-0 Giants lead. Cain grabbed his right hamstring on his last pitch of the third inning.— Andrew Baggarly (@CSNBaggs) May 22, 2014 Justin...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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