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San Francisco Giants v Los Angeles Dodgers

Giants, Cain Looking To Return To Winning Form In Arizona

While Matt Cain is looking to end his longest season-opening drought in five years, the San Francisco Giants are trying to avoid their longest losing streak in almost three.


Didi Gregorius #1 of the Arizona Diamondbacks scores the go-ahead run on a wild pitch by Santiago Casilla #46 of the San Francisco Giants in the 11th inning at AT&T Park on April 23, 2013 in San Francisco. The Diamondbacks won the game 6-4 in eleven innings. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants Rally Late, Lose To Diamondbacks In 11 Innings

Didi Gregorius scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch in the 11th inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 Tuesday night after blowing a late four-run lead.


St Louis Cardinals v San Francisco Giants

Cain Looking For Bounce Back Performance Against Diamondbacks

While trying to bounce back from a rough outing, Cain will also look to lead the Giants to an eighth consecutive home win and a season-high fifth in a row overall Tuesday night as he opposes the red-hot Patrick Corbin.


Carlos Gomez #27 of the Milwaukee Brewers races past Hector Sanchez #29 of the San Francisco Giants to score during the second inning at Miller Park on April 18, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Tom Lynn/Getty Images)

Cain Shelled As Brewers Complete Sweep Of Giants

Milwaukee took all three games from the World Series champion Giants and won its season-high fourth in a row after a 1-8 skid.


Shortstop Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs tags out Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants as he tries to steal second base during the first inning at Wrigley Field on April 12, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Giants Unable To Hold On, Lose To Cubs

Starlin Castro’s ninth-inning double off the center-field wall gave the Chicago Cubs a 4-3 win Friday over the San Francisco Giants.


St Louis Cardinals v San Francisco Giants

Cardinals Rout Giants, Tag Cain For 9 Runs In 4th

Matt Cain became the first Giants pitcher to allow nine runs in an inning since 1902 when Matt Carpenter and the St. Louis Cardinals tagged him Sunday in a 14-3 romp over San Francisco.


San Francisco Giants v Los Angeles Dodgers

Daily Madden: Kershaw Spoils Giants’ Opener

It was a pitchers’ duel between the Giants’ Matt Cain and the Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw in Los Angeles Monday afternoon.


Carl Crawford #25 of the Los Angeles Dodgers slides into home under pitcher Santiago Casilla #46 of the San Francisco Giants to score the Dodgers second run on a wild pitch at Dodger Stadium on Opening Day on April 1, 2013 in Los Angeles. The Dodgers won 4-0. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Giants Shut Out By Dodgers In Season Opener

Clayton Kershaw launched his first career home run to break a scoreless tie in the eighth inning, then finished off a four-hitter Monday that led the Los Angeles Dodgers over the San Francisco Giants 4-0 on opening day.


Marco Scutaro #19 of the San Francisco Giants. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Scutaro Shows Off Dare And Dash, Giants Top Padres

Marco Scutaro came up with a rare play, taking an extra base after a walk Tuesday as the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 4-2.


Pitcher Tim Lincecum #55 poses for a portrait during San Francisco Giants Photo Day on February 20, 2013 in Scottsdale, Arizona.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Lincecum’s Spring Troubles Worrisome For Giants

What the Giants fear is the worst-case scenario: that he gets knocked around similarly to last year when the season starts and they are forced to consider removing him from the rotation.