The decision has been made for Giants right-hander Matt Cain, who will have bone chips from his elbow next Monday: he will end the season earlier. The Giants say, however, that he will be ready for spring training.
The Giants and Matt Cain are reportedly considering an arthroscopic procedure on his pitching elbow that would likely shut down the ace for the remainder of the 2014 season.
San Francisco Giants right-hander Matt Cain plans to meet with specialist Dr. James Andrews this week to get a second opinion on his injured elbow.
The San Francisco Giants have placed right-handed pitcher Matt Cain on the disabled list because of elbow inflammation.
The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
Hunter Pence homered and drove in two runs, Matt Cain tossed six strong innings and the San Francisco Giants spoiled Jason Hammel’s debut for Oakland with a 5-2 victory over the Athletics on Wednesday night.
Cuban defector Odrisamer Despaigne pitched seven innings in his major league debut to lead the San Diego Padres to a 6-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night.
It’s always tough to start a platoon bat in Fantasy baseball. While some players can absolutely mash depending on the handedness of the pitcher, there’s always concern about their lack of playing time hurting their value. In many situations, this is the case.
Jayson Werth hit his first homer in almost a month and drove in three runs, and the Washington Nationals capitalized on Matt Cain’s erratic start to beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win.
Cain returns from his second stint on the disabled list Friday night, when the Giants attempt to avoid their longest home losing streak to the New York Mets.