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Matt Cain and the Seven Underappreciated Seasons

Matt Cain has an impressive resume. He has won three world championships as a member of the San Francisco Giants, he is a three time All-Star, including starting the Midsummer Classic in 2012, and has also thrown a perfect game. Cain has been a “horse” for Giants rotation since his call up in 2005. In the storied history of the Giants, pitchers such as Christy Mathewson, Juan...
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Game 162: Cain Start and Affeldt Honors Dampered By Giants’ 9th Inning Loss

On a day where Game 162s across the country were determining postseason berths and homefield advantage, the Giants had a memorable final day of their own as Jeremy Affeldt was honored, Matt Cain threw five scoreless innings, and walkup songs got weird. “It was a crazy day trying to get through everything,” said Cain on the pregame festivities. “Luckily we’ve done a lot of...
Via BaySportsNet
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Giants' Matt Cain to pitch from bullpen upon return

As a veteran pitcher, Matt Cain has practically done it all: make the All-Star team, win a World Series, throw a perfect game. However, he's on the cusp of doing something he's never done in his 11-year career. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Cain will pitch from the bullpen for the first time in his career upon returning to the Giants on Thursday from nerve irritation...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the Giants shut down Matt Cain?

The Giants have a dilemma on their hands, and it concerns a cornerstone player. Matt Cain, who has delivered for the Giants for over a decade, is struggling mightily and hasn't been able to win games. Starting the season in July due to a flexor tendon injury, the 30-year-old righty is 2-4 with a 6.15 ERA, 1.58 WHIP, and .311 opponent batting average in 10 starts. While Cain produced...
Via Fox Sports
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

What Matt Cain’s Injury Means For The SF Giants

The San Francisco Giants‘ pitching staff hasn’t be tremendous this season, and with the loss of Matt Cain, it doesn’t look like it will get better. On Monday, Cain discovered he needs season-ending elbow surgery, which he will undergo on the 11th. In 15 starts, Cain was 2-7 with 4.18 ERA and 70 Ks. There are several factors that could have played in the injury. According to...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Cain to visit Dr. James Andrews

San Francisco Giants ace Matt Cain is making a trip that not many athletes want to make. According to Andrew Baggarly of CSN Bay Area, Cain will visit Dr. James Andrews, to have Andrews examine his ailing elbow. Cain has been on the DL  since July 21, with inflammation in his elbow. Giants source confirms […]
Via Full Scale Sports
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants fans grilling in McCovey Cove with horse masks (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.A couple of San Francisco Giants fans wearing horse masks were grilling in their boat in McCovey Cove during Saturday night's game against the L.A. Dodgers.Needless to say, it was an unusual sight, although it might have made more sense if Matt Cain was pitching. Video via MLB.Related posts:Giants fan in horse mask enjoys a beer (Video) This...
Via Holdout Sports
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: The Matt Cain Dilemma

What has happened to Matt Cain? That question is being asked around baseball; but more specifically, that question is being asked by the Giants organization. A once good pitcher and ace of the  San Francisco Giants staff, as recently as last year, has been really bad by his standards this season. He looked bad last year as well, so this is an ongoing problem. So what’s wrong with...
June 27, 2014  |  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

Matt Cain scratched from start due to sandwich-related injury

Matt Cain didn’t start for the Giants on Tuesday night, and people immediately began freaking out when Yusmeiro Petit took the mound at AT&T Park. Initial word began to trickle in that Cain was scratched because of a cut on his finger as opposed to any arm problems, which is a good thing. Petit also pitched well for the Giants in their 6-0 win over the Padres, which is also...
Via The Outside Corner
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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