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The returns of Matt Cain, Jake Peavy could land San Francisco Giants in postseason

Given the hoopla surrounding the return of Jose Fernandez, Matt Cain‘s 2015 debut for the San Francisco Giants was easy to overlook.  Except maybe for the part where he gave up a home run to Fernandez and took the loss in a 5-4 Miami Marlins win on Thursday. The truth is, while Fernandez being back in the big leagues might be great for Marlins fans and baseball in general, Cain’s...
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Main Cain is years removed from being Giants ace, simply needs to fill rotation

Matt Cain returned to the mound today taking a loss after allowing five runs in five innings of work against the Miami Marlins who ironically were also seeing the return of starting pitcher Jose Fernandez. The Giants are not expecting Cain to be an ace anymore spouted the analysts following Thursday’s start. Yet, I’m left stumped as it seems it has been years since Cain has...
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Marlins Complete Sweep of Giants in Cain’s Return

It was the return of both the San Francisco Giants’ Matt Cain and Miami Marlins’ Jose Fernandez on Thursday afternoon, and the Marlins starter emerged the victor both on the mound and at the plate as Miami completed the sweep with a 5-4 win over the Giants. Cain, who had not pitched in a Major League game since July 9th of last season, made it through four frames with just one...
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What Matt Cain can bring to the San Francisco Giants’ rotation

It’s been quite a while since we’ve seen Matt Cain pitch for the San Francisco Giants. Once considered the ace of the Giants’ staff, Cain hasn’t pitched in a major league game in about a year. Injuries have piled up on the perfect game throwing pitcher. Originally, it was surgery to remove bone chips in Cain’s right elbow last July. Then, spring training came along and...
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Return of Matt Cain and Jake Peavy Still Pose Questions for San Francisco Giants’ Rotation

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy talks to catcher Andrew Susac and Buster Posey (28) as starting pitcher Tim Lincecum (55) leaves during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets on Thursday, June 11, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) The San Francisco Giants have had a feel for when veterans Matt Cain and Jake Peavy would return for about...
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San Francisco Giants: Rotation questions

The biggest questions with the San Francisco Giants this season have been regarding the starting rotation. The rotation has been up and down and now the imminent returns of Matt Cain and Jake Peavy leave the Giants with some difficult decisions. Who do they replace? Cain has a spot waiting for him. He’s been one of the Giants most consistent pitchers for the last five seasons he...
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San Francisco Giants’ pitcher Matt Cain hits 94 MPH in rehab start

Matt Cain hasn’t pitched in a big league game since last July. He underwent elbow surgery to remove bone chips last season, then came back in spring training only to tear a flexor tendon in his elbow area. The San Francisco Giants were forced to put him on the disabled list before opening day. Now, Cain seems to be finally making solid progress and has started regaining his elite...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

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