Matt Cain RUMORS & NEWS

  • Giants put Cain back on DL with same hamstring injury

    CSN Bay Area "Matt Cain's return to the rotation didn't last long. The Giants put Cain back on the 15-day disabled list before Tuesday's game with the same right hamstring strain that he had just come back from. "He was very sore in the hamstring area again," manager Bruce Bochy said after a 3-2 win over the..." June 15

  • Cain could miss time after straining hamstring

    MLB.com "Aniother trip to the disabled list looks like a distinct possibility for Giants right-hander Matt Cain, who strained his right hamstring in Friday night's second inning of San Francisco's 5-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies and immediately left the game. Cain, 31, will undergo an MRI on Saturday..." May 28

  • Giants tentatively plan to place Matt Cain on DL, recall right-hander Chris Stratton

    San Jose Mercury News "Back in 2002, the Giants drafted right-hander Matt Cain in the back end of the first round. A decade later, they drafted right-hander Chris Stratton in the back end of the first round. Now Cain’s hamstring injury is providing an avenue for Stratton’s first major league promotion. A club..." May 28

  • Cain frustrated after winless streak stretches to 12

    The Score "Matt Cain is still chasing that elusive win. It's been nearly 10 months since the right-hander picked up a victory (July 22, 2015 against the San Diego Padres), and after dropping Saturday's contest to the New York Mets, the San Francisco Giants starter now sits at 12 straight starts without a..." May 01

  • Cain: Penalties for PED users are 'strong enough'

    San Jose Mercury News "Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon will be suspended for 80 games after testing positive for a banned substance. He’ll forfeit half a season, which seems like a stiff penalty. Until you think of it this way: Gordon will end up forfeiting just $1.65 million of the $50 million extension he..." April 30

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    Alex Pavlovic @AlexPavlovic

    Giants are confident Cain will be ready. He'll throw at minors facility Monday to regulate pitch count. Heston gets big league game.

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    Alex Pavlovic @AlexPavlovic

    Bochy has already talked to Cain about not rushing back, sounds pretty unlikely he's ready opening day. Romo 2-3 days away from first game.

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    Alex Pavlovic @AlexPavlovic

    Cain just finished up a lengthy bullpen session. Looked fine, live BP should be up next.

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    Henry Schulman @hankschulman

    There is an issue with Matt Cain. He is not throwing today as planned, and the team expects to provide an update later today. #sfgiants

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    Henry Schulman @hankschulman

    Cain had cyst removed from throwing arm. Expected to resume throwing in 10 days. #sfgiants

  • Giants’ Cain eager to face hitters at spring training

    San Francisco Chronicle "Manager Bruce Bochy laid out the schedule for the next several days of camp: Position player report Monday, the first full-squad workout is Tuesday and pitchers start throwing full-speed batting practice to the hitters. Nobody needs that exercise more than Matt Cain, who has spent all winter..." February 22