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Matt Cain

Matt Cain


Age: 37Bats: RThrows: R

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Matt Cain goes four innings in Miami

Matt Cain fell to 3-10 on Wednesday afternoon in Miami, allowing five runs (two earned) on five hits over four innings of work.

Fantasy Impact

Cain struck out seven and walked just one, plus he didn't allow a homer to Giancarlo Stanton, which alone make his outing a success these days. Unfortunately, Cain's best day are far behind him. He currently owns a 5.19 ERA here in the middle of August.

Matt Cain allows just two runs on Monday night

Matt Cain received a no-decision on Monday night in Oakland, throwing five inning of two-run ball while allowing five hits.

Fantasy Impact

Cain also walked three and struck out just one as the Giants went on to lose 8-5. It's been an ugly season for San Francisco, and it may be time for them to consider alternatives for Cain's rotation spot. His ERA currently sits at 5.37.

Matt Cain unlucky on Monday night

Matt Cain lasted just four innings on Monday night versus the Pirates, allowing six runs (two earned) on six hits over four innings. Cain also walked one and struck out one.

Fantasy Impact

Cain hasn't been on the fantasy radar for some time now. He owns a 3-9 record with a 5.45 ERA and he's most useful when stacking against him in DFS. The Giants have been one of baseball's biggest disappointments this year.

Matt Cain throws a quality start versus The Tribe

Matt Cain allowed three runs over six innings on Wednesday versus Cleveland, surrendering five hits and two walks while striking out five in a no-decision.

Fantasy Impact

The Giants would go on to win 5-4. Cain hasn't been very useable in fantasy this year, and that isn't going to change anytime soon. For the season he has a 5.49 ERA.

Matt Cain hit hard on the 4th of July

Matt Cain took the loss on Tuesday versus the Tigers, allowing five runs on seven hits over 6 1/3 innings. Cain also walked one and struck out three.

Fantasy Impact

The outing caused his ERA to rise to 5.58 on the season. It appears his best days of being an effective major league pitcher are behind him. He can safely be ignored in fantasy.