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numberFire on BL: Should the Giants Be Concerned About Matt Cain?

Matt Cain is not having himself a happy 2014 season. On Monday, the Giants’ top-of-the-rotation stud right-hander, who is in the midst of an eight-year, $139.75 million contract that takes him through 2017, was placed on the disabled list for the third time this season. The Giants said Cain had a “cranky” elbow, although upon doing a quick Web MD search on the Googleweb, I...
Via Batting Leadoff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Rumors: Matt Cain injury signaling pitching search?

Neck and neck with the LA Dodgers for supremacy in the NL West, the San Francisco Giants have fallen on some bad times with injuries of late. Angel Pagan still has no timetable for a return, recently activated Marco Scutaro and Brandon Belt have been in and out of the lineup, and most recently, starting pitcher Matt Cain was sent to the 15 day DL with no timetable for a return...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Cain Latest To Fall

In Episode 97, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) recap all the fantasy relevant news from around the league. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Today’s topics include: Whether Matt Cain is droppable Whether Zack Wheeler has turned a corner Whether Dallas Keuchel is hurt or regressing A game of real or fake on...
Via Baseball Professor
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Roundup: Cain Goes on the DL

Cain hasn’t had the magic this season (Photo: Matt Cain did not have one DL stint in the first eight Major League seasons, but on Monday he landed on the DL for the third time in the past three months. He was placed on the DL with elbow inflammation related to bone chips in his right elbow. The DL designation was backdated to prior to the All-Star break, so it’s...
Via Baseball Professor
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants looking to acquire Jake Peavy?

The San Francisco Giants are expected to look to make a move now that Matt Cain is heading to the DL, and there is one player in particular that they could look to target. According to a report from Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports, the Giants could look to acquire Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox. It would certainly be an intriguing move, and it would reunite Peavy with former...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Matt Cain placed on DL with elbow inflammation

The San Francisco Giants have placed starting pitcher Matt Cain on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right elbow.#450289030 / gettyimages.comThe team announced the news Monday afternoon:Matt Cain placed on 15-day DL (retro to 7/11) with right elbow inflammation. #SFGiants— San Francisco Giants (@SFGiants) July 21, 2014 The Giants also said that Yusmeiro Petit...
Via MLB Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants place Matt Cain on DL, recall George Kontos for bullpen

The San Francisco Giants have placed Matt Can on the 15-day disabled list with elbow inflammation. Cain, 29, has had a rough season going 2-7 with a 4.18 ERA in 90 1/3 innings of work this season. The Giants will have Yusmeiro Petit pitch in his place for Tuesday’s game against Philadelphia. While Cain could return from the disabled list in a few days, as his placement is retroactive...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Matt Cain pitching through sore elbow

The San Francisco Giants clubbed the Miami Marlins on Friday by the score of 9-1. The win kept the Giants in a first-place tie with the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West. At 19th in the league in runs scored, the Giants are relying on a pitching staff that is near the top of the Major Leagues in ERA at 3.38. There is some concern about one key component of the staff...
Via MLB Injury News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Cain dealing with 'cranky' elbow, but will start Tuesday

There isn’t enough truth serum in the world to make Matt Cain confess to any arm discomfort. But the signs were too great to ignore, and Giants manager Bruce Bochy acknowledged that Cain, his longest tenured player, has been dealing with “crankiness” in his right elbow since spring training. That’s why Cain got pushed back in the second-half rotation; he’ll get 12 days...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: The Matt Cain Dilemma

What has happened to Matt Cain? That question is being asked around baseball; but more specifically, that question is being asked by the Giants organization. A once good pitcher and ace of the  San Francisco Giants staff, as recently as last year, has been really bad by his standards this season. He looked bad last year as well, so this is an ongoing problem. So what’s wrong with...
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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