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Matt Cain
ERA W-L K
2.42 2-0 15
Team: San FranciscoHt / Wt: 6-3 / 230 NFBC ADP: 665.43
Position: SPBorn: 10/1/1984 Birthplace: Dothan, Alabama
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 1st Round by Giants (2002)


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Apr. 25 9:52 AM PT10:52 AM MT11:52 AM CT12:52 PM ET12:52 ET16:52 GMT0:52 9:52 AM MST11:52 AM EST12:22 PM VEN20:52 UAE11:52 AM CT-Cain gave up just two hits in six scoreless innings Monday to beat the Dodgers, but he had to leave with a strained hamstring and took a liner off his right foot.
Analysis: Cain pulled himself from the game, fearing a balky hamstring that had lingered in 2016 had started acting up again. However, after the game, Cain reported his hamstring was already feeling better, and X-rays on his foot were negative. The veteran right-hander has surrendered a total of two runs in his last three starts - a span of 18 innings.
Apr. 13 7:12 AM PT8:12 AM MT9:12 AM CT10:12 AM ET10:12 ET14:12 GMT22:12 7:12 AM MST9:12 AM EST9:42 AM VEN18:12 UAE9:12 AM CT-Cain allowed one run over five-plus innings in his first victory since last August, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 on Wednesday night for their first series win of the season.
Analysis: Cain had not won in April since 2012 - a span of 19 starts - before beating the Diamondbacks for the 15th time in his career. Cain (1-0) overcame a shaky start after allowing a run in the first inning and retired 10 of 11 during one stretch. The right-hander struck out six and walked three before leaving after giving up a leadoff double and a walk to open the sixth.
Apr. 8 12:53 PM PT1:53 PM MT2:53 PM CT3:53 PM ET15:53 ET19:53 GMT3:53 12:53 PM MST2:53 PM EST3:23 PM VEN23:53 UAE2:53 PM CT-Cain lasted only 4 1/3 innings in his season debut while not receiving a decision in the Giants' loss at San Diego. The injury-plagued right-hander allowed two homers and four runs and walked three prior to departing.
Analysis: Cain has posted lousy ERAs of 5.64 and 5.79 in the past two seasons, and Friday's effort doesn't inspire confidence that the 32-year-old is primed for a bounce-back in 2017.

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 4 8 0 - 0 21 17 0 89.1 103 58 56 16 32 1 72 1.51 5.64
2017 SF 2 0 0 - 0 4 4 0 22.1 17 6 6 3 9 0 15 1.16 2.42
Career 103 107 0 - 0 319 312 15 1983.2 1709 831 784 196 672 36 1634 1.20 3.56

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 21 27 1 2 1 0 1 5 0 17 0 0 .074 .074 .222
2017 SF 4 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .200 .200 .400
Career 326 584 27 70 12 1 7 32 21 292 0 0 .120 .151 .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 184 91 85 89.3 55.26
Curveball 48 79 72 75.5 14.41
Slider 60 86 80 83.4 18.02
Changeup 41 85 81 83.5 12.31

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