• Matt Cain is officially Giants’ fifth starter, says Bochy, and Ty Blach will be in bullpen

    San Jose Mercury News "Bruce Bochy finally made the call on the Giants’ fifth starter, and in what shouldn’t be much of a surprise to anyone, it’ll be veteran right-hander Matt Cain. Despite a shaky spring, the 32-year-old Cain was the pick over rookie left-hander Ty Blach, who will make the club as a swing man..." April 01

  • Giants’ Matt Cain stoked for strange fifth-starter competition

    San Francisco Chronicle "One of the most over-hyped stories of any spring training is the competition for the fifth spot in the rotation, which raises suspense but does not ordinarily make or break a team. It’s not over-hyped this year, not in Giants camp, where one of the candidates owns three World Series rings, has..." February 14