Sun, 06 Apr 2014 00:35:35 -0700
San Francisco Giants SP Madison Bumgarner struck out 10 batters Saturday, April 5, in a 7-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. He allowed two runs and eight hits over 6 1/3 innings in his second outing. Bumgarner has a career strikeout-to-walk ratio of 3.65-1, which is better than that of All-Star teammates Tim Lincecum (2.77-1) and Matt Cain (2.48-1).
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:09:41 -0800
San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy announced Tuesday, Feb. 25, that SP Madison Bumgarner will start the team's opening day game against the Arizona Diamondbacks March 31. It will be Bumgarner's first career opening day start. SP Matt Cain will pitch the second game.
Sat, 01 Feb 2014 11:05:31 -0800
San Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean envisions SP Tim Hudson as the No. 3 starter in the starting rotation behind SPs Matt Cain and Madison Bumgarner, but added that it is up to manager Bruce Bochy and pitching coach Dave Righetti to determine the official rotation order.
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.