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Giants | Matt Cain to see doctor Tuesday

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:05:50 -0700

Updating a previous report, San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (elbow) will meet with Dr. James Andrews Wednesday, July 30.

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Giants | Matt Cain update

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:14:33 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (elbow) will have a consultation with Dr. James Andrews, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Is there a name that strikes more fear in the fantasy community than Dr. Andrews? Check back for further updates, but visiting the ligament specialist is never a good thing. Cain owners should be looking for a long-term replacement.

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Giants | Matt Cain not throwing

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:53:20 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (elbow) has not thrown a baseball since being placed on the 15-day disabled list and likely will undergo more tests to see what is happening with his injured elbow.

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Giants | Matt Cain could be done

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 16:09:46 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (elbow) is not making much progress from his elbow injury and will have more tests done. General manager Brian Sabean wouldn't specify whether Cain will pitch again this season.

Fantasy Tip: Monitor his second opinion, but keep him on your DL if you can.

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Giants | Matt Cain undergoes MRI

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:54:04 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (elbow) said an MRI done on his elbow did not show and structural damage and does not think he will need surgery on the elbow now or in the offseason. Cain received a cortisone shot before the All-Star break, but his elbow was still sore when the played catch. He is not sure when he will be able to rejoin the starting rotation.

Fantasy Tip: Owners in shallow leagues can consider dropping Cain if they need another player since his timetable in unknown. Deeper league owners should consider holding onto him in case he comes back in a few weeks.

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Giants | Matt Cain to DL

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:04:08 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (elbow) was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation. 1B Brandon Belt (concussion) was placed on the 7-day disabled list. 3B Adam Duvall and RP George Kontos were recalled from Triple-A Fresno. The team announced P Yusmeiro Petit will start in place of Cain Tuesday, July 22.

Fantasy Tip: Petit has some NL-only value as he pitched well in his spot starts recently. Cain could only miss a couple of weeks if tests have revealed only inflammation.

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Giants | Matt Cain has cranky elbow

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:36:48 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (elbow) has been dealing with a "cranky" elbow, according to manager Bruce Bochy. The issue is the same thing Cain has dealt with in previous seasons, and it could be related to bone chips.

Fantasy Tip: Right now, Cain's arm issue doesn't appear to be too serious, but it's definitely worth watching. His outing next week against the Philadelphia Phillies might go a long way in telling us how he's really feeling.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: San Francisco Chronicle - Henry Schulman

Giants | Matt Cain to be fifth in rotation

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:33:00 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain, who was sporting a wrap on his right arm Friday, July 18, has been pushed back to fifth in the rotation following the All-Star break.

Fantasy Tip: As far as we know, there is nothing wrong with Cain physically. Perhaps the Gigantes just felt that Cain needed the most rest out of the break than their other pitchers. He'll face the Philadelphia Phillies on the road next week.

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Giants | Matt Cain activated

Fri, 06 Jun 2014 08:47:59 -0700

The San Francisco Giants activated SP Matt Cain (hamstring) from the 15-day disabled list Friday, June 6.

Fantasy Tip: Cain will be making the start in the series opener against the New York Mets Friday night.

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Giants | Matt Cain good to go for Friday

Wed, 04 Jun 2014 14:31:17 -0700

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy said SP Matt Cain (hamstring) is set to make his start against the New York Mets Friday, June 6.

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