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Giants | Matt Cain throws BP

Sun, 31 May 2015 04:30:54 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (elbow) threw batting practice Saturday, May 30, and he could throw in game situations later this week in Arizona if all feels well with his elbow.

Fantasy Tip: Cain ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) will make a good player for your roster once he returns. As previous tips have suggested, it may not be until later this summer, however. Keep him on your bench in yearly leagues and play him once he returns.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - Janie McCauley

Giants | Matt Cain throws simulated innings

Tue, 26 May 2015 14:25:02 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (elbow) threw 25 pitches in a simulated inning Tuesday, May 26, and he used all of his pitches.

Fantasy Tip: Cain ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) must still go on a rehab assignment before he rejoins the Giants' rotation, so it may still be several weeks before he will make his 2015 debut. Stash him now if he's available in your league. Cain could make for a decent matchup play once he's healthy.

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Giants | Matt Cain continues to progress

Fri, 22 May 2015 15:49:04 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (elbow) threw his entire repertoire of pitches during a bullpen session Friday, May 22, and he could face hitters Tuesday, May 26.

Fantasy Tip: Cain ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) was on the decline before his injury-plagued era began, so fantasy owners will want to keep their expectations in check in all formats upon his return. Continue to check back for updates on his recovery and an updated timeline for his return.

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

Giants | Matt Cain moving to flat ground

Tue, 19 May 2015 17:48:11 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (elbow) threw off a mound Tuesday, May 19, and will move to throwing flat-ground breaking balls next.

Fantasy Tip: Cain ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) will be a risky option upon his return in both season-long leagues and on FantasyScore. The upside will be there, but Cain had already started a decline before dealing with multiple injuries during the last couple seasons.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: San Jose Mercury News - Andrew Baggarly

Giants | Matt Cain rehab update

Sat, 16 May 2015 11:45:48 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (elbow) threw a 30-pitch bullpen session Friday, May 15, and is set to throw another session Tuesday, May 19. He has not yet resumed facing live hitters or throwing breaking pitches and there is no official timetable for his return.

Fantasy Tip: Cain ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) is hoping to return to action in July, right before the All-Star break. He remains worthy of being stashed in NL-only and deep mixed leagues.

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

Giants | Matt Cain throws bullpen

Wed, 13 May 2015 15:43:26 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (elbow) threw 20 pitches during a light bullpen session Tuesday, May 12, and he didn't have any setbacks. He will repeat the session again Friday, May 15.

Fantasy Tip: Cain ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) is progressing slowly, and the Giants won't rush him back by any means. Once he's ready and fully health, the logical plan would be for him to replace Ryan Vogelsong in the rotation. Cain is still worth stashing in deep mixed and NL-only leagues if he can return and be productive in a starting role.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNBayArea.com - Andrew Baggarly

Giants | Matt Cain throwing from 90 feet

Wed, 06 May 2015 10:03:15 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (elbow) threw from 90 feet Tuesday, May 5, and could throw off a mound soon.

Fantasy Tip: Cain is still weeks away from returning but is worth stashing on your DL if you have space.

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Giants | Matt Cain close to bullpens

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:58:41 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (forearm) is close to throwing a bullpen session in his recovery from a flexor tendon strain in his right forearm.

Fantasy Tip: Cain ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) could return to the Giants' starting rotation in a week or two. He won't be a popular FantasyScore start, though, at least initially. Cain is two years removed from a 16-win season and 2.79 ERA, and injuries have derailed him the last two years. He'll have to prove he's fully healthy before fantasy owners can trust him again.

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Giants | Matt Cain to throw on flat ground

Fri, 01 May 2015 17:31:48 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (forearm) will throw off flat ground for the next seven to 10 days before progressing to the mound.

Fantasy Tip: Cain will not return for a while, so fantasy owners in standard leagues need to be patient. FantasyScore players can estimate Cain will not be back for at least a month, if not longer. Everyone stay patient.

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Giants | Matt Cain feeling no discomfort

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 17:02:26 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (forearm) played catch from 60 feet Tuesday, April 28, and reported no discomfort. Cain will do the same exercise Wednesday.

Fantasy Tip: Cain ($4,700, 9.4% of cap) is yet to appear in the majors in 2015 and isn't worthy of a roster spot in season-long leagues. Cain will be worth the occasional spot-start on FantasyScore, in favorable matchups. Owners should allow him a handful of starts after returning before making the investment.

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