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Can The San Francisco Giants’ Repeat In 2015?

Today really should be a holiday. The day that all of baseball is reporting to work. Not just pitchers and catchers, but second baseman and right fielders too. On this glorious day, let’s take a look at the defending champs, the San Francisco Giants, and their chances at a return trip to October baseball in 2015. The Lineup: CF Angel Pagan 2B Joe Panik 1B Brandon Belt C Buster...
Via Baseball Essential
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cain, Hudson make progress in rehab throwing programs

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Matt Cain pitched his second productive bullpen session of spring training and is encouraged with each step in his recovery from the elbow surgery that cut short his 2014 season with the reigning World Series champion San Francisco Giants. He's throwing all his pitches and made about 30 in all Monday. ''Letting it go,'' Cain said at Scottsdale Stadium after...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Matt Cain to start throwing next week

The San Francisco Giants are coming off their third World Series title in the past five seasons, despite finishing the regular season just 12th in runs scored and 10th in ERA. Although not many moves appear to be on the horizon for the Giants this winter, there is some news on the injury front. Matt Cain, who is coming off elbow surgery, is expected to start throwing next week....
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants' Cain may be a spectator, but he's not standing idly by

SAN FRANCISCO -- Well after the rest of his teammates put on their uniforms, Matt Cain wandered into the San Francisco clubhouse and changed clothes for a recent World Series practice. The workhorse of the rotation for years, Cain isn't pitching for the Giants this October. His season ended in August when he had surgery to remove bone chips from his right elbow. Playing spectator...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Injured Matt Cain is Series spectator for Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Well after the rest of his teammates put on their uniforms, Matt Cain wandered into the San Francisco clubhouse and changed clothes for a recent World Series practice. The workhorse of the rotation for years, Cain isn't pitching for the Giants this October. His season ended in August when he had surgery to remove bone chips from his right elbow. Playing spectator...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Matt Cain has ankle surgery

The San Francisco Giants defeated the San Diego Padres on Saturday by the score of 3-1. The win improved the Giants to 87-74 on the season, second in the National League West. The Giants will head into the post season just above the middle of the pack in runs scored and team ERA. Already out for the rest of the season, right-handed pitcher Matt Cain had ankle surgery to remove a...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Marco Scutaro, Matt Cain to 60-day DL

The San Francisco Giants entered Tuesday night's game against the Colorado Rockies with a record of 75-63, two games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West. The Giants have a good chance at making a run in the division with 24 games left, and made two roster moves to help the rest of the way. Infielder Marco Scutaro and pitcher Matt Cain have been transferred...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Future Tense

It's March 2014 and you're at a San Francisco Giants Spring Training game in metropolitan Phoenix. The person next to you turns and suddenly exclaims, “I'm from the future.” “Prove it,” you say. They point to their “Germany 2014 World Cup Champions” t-shirt and it seems plausible. “Tell me, future boy,” you say in your best Doc Brown voice, “How far in the future...
Via Sporadic Sentinel
September 02, 2014  |  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

San Francisco Giants Pitcher Matt Cain To Have Season-Ending Elbow Surgery

NEW YORK — San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain will have season-ending surgery next week to remove bone chips in his right elbow. Manager Bruce Bochy said “it was inevitable” that Cain would have surgery. Bochy said after Monday’s 4-3 win over the New York Mets that Cain would have the operation and look forward to getting ready for spring training. The 29-year-old Cain...
Via NESN.com
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Cain to have elbow surgery, done for season

The San Francisco Giants just took a gut-punch on Monday as they announced that ace Matt Cain will have surgery to remove bone chips from his right elbow. The 29-year-old will miss the rest of the season and his recovery will likely be at least three months. After winning on Monday afternoon, the Giants are currently two games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers for first place in the...
Via Rumors and Rants
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Cain to undergo surgery, season over

The season of San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain is officially over. Cain will undergo season-ending elbow surgery next Monday. The procedure is to remove bone chips from his right pitching elbow. The news of Cain’s season coming to an end is not a huge surprise. Given the recovery time needed for the surgery the 29-year-old should have no trouble being ready for spring...
Via Tireball.com
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Cain Is Out For The Year, And That’s Bad

Quick news from up north: Matt Cain, out since July 11, is going to have season-ending elbow surgery. This is bad news for the Dodgers. Yes, really. No, it’s not because Cain was having the worst year of his stellar career. It’s because without him, the San Francisco rotation is Madison Bumgarner, Tim Lincecum, Tim Hudson, Ryan Vogelsong, and Jake Peavy. That’s fine, I guess...
Via Dodgers Digest
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Cain to have season-ending elbow surgery

San Francisco Giants right-hander Matt Cain will have surgery to remove bone chips from his elbow next Monday, manager Bruce Bochy said. Cain will miss the rest of the season. He is expected to be ready for spring training. Cain has been out since July 11 with ongoing elbow issues. The 29-year-old has struggled this season, posting a 2-7 record with a 4.18 ERA. “It’s been frustrating...
Via Sports-Glory
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Matt Cain to have season-ending surgery

Matt Cain of the San Francisco Giants will have surgery next Monday to have bone chips removed from hid right elbow, manager Bruce Said to Henry Schulman of SF Gate. Cain to have season-ending surgery Monday in SF. #sfgiants— Henry Schulman (@hankschulman) August 4, 2014#106335605 / gettyimages.comHe will be out for three months, so Cain will be back for 2015 Spring Training....
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Fan breaks arm falling from Party City deck at Citi Field: Report

A fan broke his arm when he fell over a railing above an outfield wall before the Mets-Giants game at Citi Field Saturday.The fan, identified as Nick Gambacorta, was standing in the area called the Party City deck over an 8-foot wall when he leaned over the railing and fell. Gambacorta was reportedly trying to get the attention of a Giants player who had just caught a flyball....
Via The Other Paper
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Cain likely to undergo elbow surgery, miss rest of season

This is potentially a huge blow for the San Francisco Giants’ playoff hopes. According to manager Bruce Bochy, odds are that starting pitcher Matt Cain will not pitch again this season (via MLB.com).  If you’re putting odds on it, odds are going to be that he will not pitch. Luckily for Cain and the Giants, it’s unlikely that Cain will have to undergo Tommy John Surgery, which...
Via Sportsnaut
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Matt Cain, Hector Sanchez

San Francisco Giants ace Matt Cain's season is over. After visiting with medical experts, Cain has decided to undergo surgery to remove bone chips and spurs from his right elbow. It would take at least three months to recover from the surgery, meaning he would miss the rest of the season and the postseason. MLB.com's Christ Haft made the announcement late Friday night.SF RHP Matt...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Matt Cain likely out for season

The San Francisco Giants are preparing to complete their 2014 season without starting pitcher Matt Cain. Chris Haft of MLB.com reports that says Cain will “almost surely” undergo surgery to have bone chips and spurs removed from his throwing elbow. The recovery time for such surgery is three months, but Cain has not officially decided whether […]
Via Full Scale Sports
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Cain needs bone chips removed, likely done for the season

Dr. James Andrews has been a very busy man the last few weeks, with his latest patient being Matt Cain. Everything seems fine with Cain’s UCL, as San Francisco Giants fans breathe a sigh of relief, sort of. However, Cain has bone chips in his elbow that he needs to have removed which will likely […]
Via Baseball Essential
August 01, 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 Injury Update: Matt Cain to visit Dr. James Andrews

The San Francisco Giants fell to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday by the score of 5-0. The loss dropped the Giants to 57-49, two games back of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West. The Giants are still being carried by a pitching staff that is seventh in the Major Leagues in ERA. There is concern on the status of Matt Cain, who is slow in his recovery from elbow...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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

Giants Injury Update: Matt Cain is not improving

The San Francisco Giants are battling the Los Angeles Dodgers for top spot in the National League West. The Dodgers have been more balanced, while the Giants have relied more heavily on a pitching staff that is 6th in the Major Leagues in ERA. It appears someone on the staff will have to pick up the slack for Matt Cain, as he has not been improving since being placed on the disabled...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox trade Jake Peavy to Giants

Jake Peavy, who’s name has been swirling in trade rumors for some time now, has been traded. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Peavy has been traded to the San Francisco Giants, in return the Boston Red Sox get two Minor League pitchers. Peavy is going to giants — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) July 26, 2014 ESPN’s Buster Olney reports the Red Sox are getting back pitcher’s...
Via Sports-Glory
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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