Sat, 07 Sep 2013 18:33:38 -0700
The San Francisco Giants have activated SP Matt Cain (forearm) from the 15-day disabled list.
Mon, 02 Sep 2013 12:19:00 -0700
San Francisco Giants head coach Bruce Bochy said SP Matt Cain (forearm) threw 90 pitches during a bullpen session Monday, Sept. 2, and felt great.
Fri, 30 Aug 2013 20:13:23 -0700
San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Friday, Aug. 30, that barring any setbacks, SP Matt Cain (forearm) will return from the 15-day disabled list to start the game Sept. 7.
Fri, 23 Aug 2013 20:14:48 -0700
San Francisco Giants SP Yusmeiro Petit will start Tuesday, Aug. 27, against the Colorado Rockies, getting first crack at replacing SP Matt Cain (forearm) in the rotation.
Fantasy Tip: Petit is only worth a look in the deepest of NL-only fantasy formats at this point. He might face a two-start week for the scoring period starting Monday, Sept. 2, through Sunday, Sept. 8.
Fri, 23 Aug 2013 13:45:56 -0700
The San Francisco Giants placed SP Matt Cain (forearm) on the 15-day disabled list with a contusion on his right forearm Friday, Aug. 23, and recalled P Yusmeiro Petit from Triple-A Fresno in a corresponding move.
Fantasy Tip: Cain shouldn't have too tough a time making it back in 15 days to return to the rotation. Barry Zito recently re-entered the rotation and Guillermo Moscoso is the most realistic candidate to fill in for Cain.
Thu, 22 Aug 2013 20:18:24 -0700
San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (arm) left his start Thursday, Aug. 22, after getting hit in the right arm by a line drive.
Fantasy Tip: Owners should monitor the situation over the next day to find out the severity of the injury.
Sat, 13 Jul 2013 18:44:31 -0700
San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy said SP Matt Cain likely will start the first or second game after the All-Star break.
Thu, 11 Jul 2013 17:31:46 -0700
San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy said the team does not plan to start SP Matt Cain this weekend even though he did not pitch long during his last start.
Wed, 10 Jul 2013 16:34:48 -0700
The San Francisco Giants optioned Mike Kickham to Triple-A Fresno Wednesday, July 10, after he was forced to throw 94 pitches following Matt Cain's early exit from the game.
Fantasy Tip: If rumors of a Cain injury wind up true, he could be in the running to fill in for the right-hander. Keep an eye on this situation for NL-only innings.
Wed, 10 Jul 2013 15:33:59 -0700
San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain's health has been in question in recent days, and it has been the subject of in-house discussions, reportedly.
Fantasy Tip: Pavlovic is hearing the scuttlebutt, but this would explain more about why Cain left his start today in the first inning and why he has again not pitched so well lately. Stay tuned.