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Matt Cain
ERA W-L K
5.95 2-6 46
Team: San FranciscoHt / Wt: 6-3 / 230 NFBC ADP: 437.56
Position: SPBorn: 10/1/1984 Birthplace: Dothan, Alabama
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 1st Round by Giants (2002)


Latest News
June 14 7:15 PM PT8:15 PM MT9:15 PM CT10:15 PM ET22:15 ET2:15 GMT10:15 7:15 PM MST9:15 PM EST9:45 PM VEN6:15 UAE (+1)9:15 PM CT-The Giants placed Cain on the 15-day DL with a right hamstring strain.
Analysis: The move came one day after Cain was removed from the DL for the same injury. There is no timetable for a possible return.
May 27 7:24 PM PT8:24 PM MT9:24 PM CT10:24 PM ET22:24 ET2:24 GMT10:24 7:24 PM MST9:24 PM EST9:54 PM VEN6:24 UAE (+1)9:24 PM CT-Cain had a rough return from the disabled list Monday, giving up three runs, five hits and five walks in 3 2/3 innings against Milwaukee.
Analysis: Cain left his outing May 27 at Colorado after 1 2/3 innings and 26 pitches. The oft-injured right-hander struggled early in the season but had been pitching well before landing on the DL, posting a 1.59 ERA over his previous four starts.
May 22 3:49 PM PT4:49 PM MT5:49 PM CT6:49 PM ET18:49 ET22:49 GMT6:49 3:49 PM MST5:49 PM EST6:19 PM VEN2:49 UAE (+1)5:49 PM CT-Cain ended his 10-month winless drought by holding the Cubs to one run over six innings Sunday.
Analysis: Cain was due for a breakthrough after allowing three runs in 15 innings over his previous two outings. The former All-Star had gone 0-8 in 15 starts since recording his last victory at San Diego on July 22.
May 16 2:09 PM PT3:09 PM MT4:09 PM CT5:09 PM ET17:09 ET21:09 GMT5:09 2:09 PM MST4:09 PM EST4:39 PM VEN1:09 UAE (+1)4:09 PM CT-Cain allowed a season-low one run in seven innings Sunday but his winless drought continued. The Giants didn't score their go-ahead run in a 2-1 victory in Arizona until the ninth.
Analysis: Cain (0-5, 5.87 ERA) has allowed three runs over 15 innings in his past two starts after posting a 7.84 ERA in his first six.
May 6 12:51 PM PT1:51 PM MT2:51 PM CT3:51 PM ET15:51 ET19:51 GMT3:51 12:51 PM MST2:51 PM EST3:21 PM VEN23:51 UAE2:51 PM CT-Cain lost Thursday and fell to 0-4 as his ineptitude continued.
Analysis: Cain was blasted for eight runs in four-plus innings. He was awful.
May 1 4:11 PM PT5:11 PM MT6:11 PM CT7:11 PM ET19:11 ET23:11 GMT7:11 4:11 PM MST6:11 PM EST6:41 PM VEN3:11 UAE (+1)6:11 PM CT-Cain's woes continued in a 6-5 loss to the New York Mets on Saturday.
Analysis: Cain gave up six runs in six innings while falling to 0-3 with a 7.00 ERA in five starts.
Apr. 25 12:26 PM PT1:26 PM MT2:26 PM CT3:26 PM ET15:26 ET19:26 GMT3:26 12:26 PM MST2:26 PM EST2:56 PM VEN23:26 UAE2:26 PM CT-Cain remained winless with no decision Sunday.
Analysis: Cain allowed four runs over 5 2/3 innings with four strikeouts and two walks. "It was encouraging," Giants manager Bruce Bochy said. "He battled well. That should do a lot for him."
Apr. 20 3:03 PM PT4:03 PM MT5:03 PM CT6:03 PM ET18:03 ET22:03 GMT6:03 3:03 PM MST5:03 PM EST5:33 PM VEN2:03 UAE (+1)5:03 PM CT-Cain struggled again in Tuesday's loss to Arizona.
Analysis: Cain went 4 2-3 innings for the second straight start, giving up a combined nine runs in those outings.
Feb. 25 11:06 AM PT12:06 PM MT1:06 PM CT2:06 PM ET14:06 ET19:06 GMT3:06 12:06 PM MST2:06 PM EST2:36 PM VEN23:06 UAE1:06 PM CT-Cain underwent a procedure Thursday in San Francisco to have a cyst removed from his upper right arm.
Analysis: The Giants said they expect Cain to resume throwing in approximately 10 days, but the news raises another red flag in regards to the right-hander's health. Various arm issues have limited Cain to just 151 innings over the past two seasons.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2005 SF 2 1 0 - 0 7 7 1 46.1 24 12 12 4 19 1 30 0.93 2.33
2006 SF 13 12 0 - 0 32 31 1 190.2 157 93 88 18 87 1 179 1.28 4.15
2007 SF 7 16 0 - 0 32 32 1 200.0 173 84 81 14 79 3 163 1.26 3.65
2008 SF 8 14 0 - 0 34 34 1 217.2 206 95 91 19 91 9 186 1.36 3.76
2009 SF 14 8 0 - 0 33 33 4 217.2 184 73 70 22 73 6 171 1.18 2.89
2010 SF 13 11 0 - 0 33 33 4 223.1 181 84 78 22 61 4 177 1.08 3.14
2011 SF 12 11 0 - 0 33 33 1 221.2 177 82 71 9 63 5 179 1.08 2.88
2012 SF 16 5 0 - 0 32 32 2 219.1 177 73 68 21 51 1 193 1.04 2.79
2013 SF 8 10 0 - 0 30 30 0 184.1 158 85 82 23 55 3 158 1.16 4.00
2014 SF 2 7 0 - 0 15 15 0 90.1 81 47 42 13 32 2 70 1.25 4.18
2015 SF 2 4 0 - 0 13 11 0 60.2 71 39 39 12 20 0 41 1.50 5.79
2016 SF 2 6 0 - 0 13 13 0 65.0 81 45 43 13 20 1 46 1.55 5.95
Career 99 105 0 - 0 307 304 15 1937.0 1670 812 765 190 651 36 1593 1.20 3.55

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2005 SF 7 15 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 .067 .067 .133
2006 SF 32 57 1 8 2 0 0 1 1 28 0 0 .140 .155 .175
2007 SF 32 57 3 4 0 0 2 4 2 32 0 0 .070 .102 .175
2008 SF 34 62 3 7 1 0 2 3 4 34 0 0 .113 .167 .226
2009 SF 33 60 2 9 2 1 0 3 4 31 0 0 .150 .203 .217
2010 SF 35 66 3 7 1 0 0 1 1 33 0 0 .106 .119 .121
2011 SF 35 66 5 9 1 0 1 6 3 30 0 0 .136 .171 .197
2012 SF 35 74 6 13 2 0 1 6 2 33 0 0 .176 .197 .243
2013 SF 30 52 0 5 0 0 0 2 2 22 0 0 .096 .130 .096
2014 SF 15 27 1 4 0 0 0 0 2 13 0 0 .148 .233 .148
2015 SF 13 16 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2016 SF 13 20 1 2 1 0 1 5 0 12 0 0 .100 .100 .300
Career 314 572 26 69 11 1 7 32 21 283 0 0 .121 .153 .180

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2010 SF Total 2 0 0 - 0 3 3 0 21.1 13 1 0 0 7 1 13 0.00
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 6.2 7 1 0 0 2 0 6 0.00
    LCS 1 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 7.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 5 0.00
    WS 1 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 7.2 4 0 0 0 2 1 2 0.00
2012 SF Total 2 2 0 - 0 5 5 0 30.0 27 12 12 6 7 1 20 3.52
    LDS 1 1 0 - 0 2 2 0 10.2 11 6 6 3 3 0 9 5.06
    LCS 1 1 0 - 0 2 2 0 12.1 11 3 3 1 2 1 6 2.19
    WS 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 7.0 5 3 3 2 2 0 5 3.86
Career 4 2 0 - 0 8 8 0 51.1 40 13 12 6 14 2 33 2.10

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2010 SF Total 3 7 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 .286 .286 .286
    LDS 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500
    LCS 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    WS 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .333
2012 SF Total 5 9 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 .222 .222 .222
    LDS 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    LCS 2 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 .400 .400 .400
Career 8 16 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 9 0 0 .250 .250 .250


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 563 93 88 90.3 50.68
Curveball 148 81 74 76.5 13.32
Slider 270 88 81 84.9 24.3
Changeup 130 87 82 84.3 11.7

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