Former Giants prospect Zack Wheeler pitched seven sharp innings, Marlon Byrd homered again and the New York Mets completed their first sweep in San Francisco since 1994 with a 7-2 win Wednesday.
San Francisco hopes for a strong bounce-back effort Wednesday from Matt Cain as the Giants face their former draft pick Zack Wheeler of the NY Mets for the first time.
Not long after his earliest exit in nearly four years, Matt Cain sat in the Giants’ dugout and stared blankly at the floor.
Juan Perez hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants beat San Diego 5-4 on Tuesday night, snapping the Padres’ seven-game winning streak.
Matt Cain will try to bring that run to an end, however, as he gets the nod for the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night against the Padres at AT&T Park.
Matt Cain allowed two hits over 6 2-3 innings and the San Francisco Giants pounded the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-0 on Thursday night.
After taking Tuesday’s opener 8-2 behind an impressive effort from prized pitching prospect Gerrit Cole, Pittsburgh’s bats led the way Wednesday in a 12-8 victory. Starling Marte, Jordy Mercer, Andrew McCutchen and Gaby Sanchez – the top four hitters in the batting order – went a combined 13 for 19 with eight runs.
Matt Cain and the San Francisco Giants were on the brink of giving Patrick Corbin his first loss in 10 decisions this season.
The NL West-leading Arizona Diamondbacks open a three-game series Friday evening against Matt Cain and the visiting San Francisco Giants.
Brandon Belt hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the fifth inning to back a shaky outing by Matt Cain, and the San Francisco Giants rallied past the Colorado Rockies 7-3 Sunday.