Matt Cain SP SF 21 Hrs
Matt Cain was touched for seven runs over six innings in a no-decision against the Rockies on Wednesday.
Cain had been really good in his previous two starts, but he didn't have much working on Wednesday. The right-hander allowed 10 hits, including two home runs, and walked three on the day. He's not the first pitcher and he won't be the last to struggle in Coors Field. He should be better in his next start Monday against the Padres.
Matt Cain SP SF 6 Days
Matt Cain was a hard-luck loser after limiting the Padres to an unearned run over seven innings on Friday.
The lone run came on the first on what was originally ruled a wild pitch, but was later changed to a passed ball. Cain struck out eight for the second start in a row. He's now 0-3 despite a 2.88 ERA. The Giants are scoring runs, just not for him.
Matt Cain SP SF 12 Days
Matt Cain allowed just one earned run over seven innings but the Giants lost to the Rockies on Saturday.
It was a positive showing for the Giants' right-hander, who struggled in his first two outings of the season. He struck out eight Colorado batters and surrendered just four hits, but the San Francisco offense gave him no support and he fell to 0-2 on the year. Cain will hope for better luck next time out in San Diego.
Matt Cain SP SF 18 Days
Matt Cain served up three homers, including a pair to Matt Kemp, as the Giants fell to the Dodgers on Sunday night.
Cain finished the night allowing five runs on six hits in his six innings of work, striking out three. Matt Kemp got him for a solo shot in the second inning to get the Dodgers on the board, then Hanley Ramirez and Kemp each knocked one over the wall in the fourth inning. Cain now sports a 5.73 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 5/2 K/BB ratio through 11 innings this season. He'll look to turn things around and get in the win column when he takes on the Rockies at home on Saturday.
Matt Cain SP SF 23 Days
Matt Cain surrendered three runs -- two earned -- on seven hits and two walks over five innings in a no-decision 5-4 loss to Arizona on Tuesday.
The right-hander whiffed two. Coming off a rough spring (7.47 ERA), Cain at the very least succeeded in keeping the ball in the yard tonight, no small feat considering the competition, ballpark, and his 2013 struggles in that department. His next start comes on Sunday Night Baseball against Zack Greinke and the Dodgers.
Matt Cain SP SF 29 Days
Matt Cain struggled in Wednesday's start against the Rockies, allowing six runs in five innings.
Cain allowed nine hits and walked three while recording only one strikeout. The outing brought his ERA up to 7.47. Cain has not been particularly sharp this spring and the 29-year-old is coming off of a career-worst season in 2013.
Matt Cain SP SF 1 Month
Matt Cain was obliterated in a losing effort against the Athletics on Saturday, surrendering seven runs on six hits in his 2 2/3 innings.
Cain walked three and struck out three in the disappointing performance. Long balls by Luke Montz and Stephen Vogt accounted for most of the damage against him.He had been unscored upon through his first eight innings of Cactus League play heading into Saturday's disaster. He'll try to put this one behind him and get back on track next time out.
Matt Cain SP SF 1 Month
Matt Cain tossed five perfect innings in Monday's start against the Cubs.
Cain appears to be in mid-season form already. The right-hander struck out seven Cubs in his impressive outing. He's yet to allow a run in eight innings in the Cactus League.
Matt Cain SP SF 2 Months
Matt Cain was on point, tossing three scoreless innings during Wednesday's start against the Angels.
Cain allowed only one hit and struck out two in his Cactus League debut. The right-hander is hoping to erase memories of a faulty 2013, when he posted an even 4.00 ERA.
Matt Cain SP SF 7 Months
Matt Cain has been shut down for the remainder of the 2013 season.
Guillermo Moscoso will get the ball in Sunday's season finale against the Padres in his place. Giants skipper Bruce Bochy was quick to add that there was nothing wrong with Cain, he simply wanted to give him a break after his enormous workload the past eight seasons. He finishes his 2013 campaign a highly disappointing 8-10 with a 4.00 ERA, 1.16 WHIP and 158/55 K/BB ratio over 184 1/3 innings of work.