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Ben Margot/APGiants right-hander Matt Cain made is spring training debut Monday and pitched two perfect innings against the Dodgers.

Cain is perfect for two innings as Giants tie Dodgers

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Matt Cain pitched two perfect innings in his spring…

Ben Margot/APGiants right-hander Matt Cain made is spring training debut Monday and pitched two perfect innings against the Dodgers.
Darron Cummings/AP PhotoSan Francisco Giants' Matt Cain (18) throws during spring training baseball practice Thursday

Cain, Hudson make progress in rehab throwing programs

SCOTTSDALE — Matt Cain pitched his second productive bullpen session of spring…

Darron Cummings/AP PhotoSan Francisco Giants' Matt Cain (18) throws during spring training baseball practice Thursday

Giants’ Matt Cain heads to DL with elbow injury

PHILADELPHIA -- The Giants have placed righty Matt Cain on the disabled…

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Matt Cain hammered as Giants can’t stop skid

CHICAGO -- Gordon Beckham and Dayan Viciedo hit two-run home runs, John…

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Ben Margot/APGiants right-hander Matt Cain has just one victory this season

Matt Cain's lack of wins troubling for Giants

Anyone else sick of sabermetricians downplaying the importance of certain stats? Like…

Ben Margot/APGiants right-hander Matt Cain has just one victory this season
Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Giants drop third straight to Nationals

Jayson Werth hit his first homer in almost a month and drove…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford
David Zalubowski/APGiants reliever Santiago Casilla is helped off the field after injuring himself while running out a ground ball in the ninth inning.

Hamstring injuries to Cain, Casilla overshadow Giants' victory

DENVER -- Even when the Giants pick up a rare win at Coors…

David Zalubowski/APGiants reliever Santiago Casilla is helped off the field after injuring himself while running out a ground ball in the ninth inning.
David Zalubowski/APGiants right-hander Matt Cain isn’t off to the best start this season

Don’t look to catcher to figure out Matt Cain’s struggles

Had Matt Cain not been scratched from his scheduled start Tuesday, he…

David Zalubowski/APGiants right-hander Matt Cain isn’t off to the best start this season
Eric Risberg/APYusmeiro Petit filled in for Matt Cain on Tuesday and threw six shutout innings in the Giants’ victory.

Petit fills in admirably in Giants win after Cain scratched

Angel Pagan led off the first inning with a homer, Buster Posey…

Eric Risberg/APYusmeiro Petit filled in for Matt Cain on Tuesday and threw six shutout innings in the Giants’ victory.
Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Home runs hurt Cain as Giants can't finish sweep of Dodgers

LOS ANGELES -- Matt Cain gave up a career-worst 23 home runs…

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AP Photo/Rick ScuteriArizona Diamondbacks center fielder A.J. Pollock (11) beats the tag from San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain (18) in the fourth inning during a baseball game

Lost replay challenge comes back to haunt Giants

A.J. Pollock broke out of an 0-for-13 start to the season with…

AP Photo/Rick ScuteriArizona Diamondbacks center fielder A.J. Pollock (11) beats the tag from San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain (18) in the fourth inning during a baseball game
Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.

Giants’ starting staff a big question mark as 2014 opens

Only the hopelessly optimistic fans can see the Giants as serious postseason…

Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.
Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Giants headed back to The City after spring win

The Giants wrapped up Cactus League play in style as catcher Hector…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford
Michael Perez/APThe Giants’ Brandon Crawford strokes a bases-loaded double in the 14th inning to snap a 5-5 tie. Crawford came around to score.

Cain is perfect for 5 innings, but Giants fall to Cubs

Matt Cain pitched five perfect innings for the Giants on Monday, but…

Michael Perez/APThe Giants’ Brandon Crawford strokes a bases-loaded double in the 14th inning to snap a 5-5 tie. Crawford came around to score.
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Cain throws 3 shutout innings as Giants top Angels

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Matt Cain pitched three shutout innings in his first…

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Matt Cain

Giants pitcher Matt Cain pledges matching funds for Make-A-Wish goal

Giants pitcher Matt Cain wants to do his part to help the…

Matt Cain
AP Photo/Ben MargotSan Francisco Giants' Matt Cain wipes his face in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles

Giants spoil Cain's start in 10-2 rout by Orioles

At the end of almost every game, the San Francisco Giants keep…

AP Photo/Ben MargotSan Francisco Giants' Matt Cain wipes his face in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

Giants starters finding their groove

Matt Cain put together another solid outing on Sunday, which is a…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
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Solid outing by Cain helps Giants gain ground on Diamondbacks

Matt Cain rebounded from the shortest start of his career as the…

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carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

Tough stretch awaits scuffling Giants, but it's not time to panic

Bruce Bochy is steadier than a heart surgeon. He doesn't allow himself…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.