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Matt Cain Pitches Giants' 1st Perfect Game

125-pitch masterpiece gives Giants 10-0 win over Astros

(Newser) - Matt Cain of the San Francisco Giants pitched the Houston Astros into oblivion at AT&T Park last night, throwing the first perfect game in the team's history, and the 22nd in major league history, reports the San Francisco Chronicle . He had a career-high 14 strikeouts and threw a... More »

Cain Delivers With Arm and Bat

(Newser) - Matt Cain provided his own insurance run and limited Lance Berkman to only a base hit. Cain hit a solo home run and earned his first victory in three starts, and the San Francisco Giants snapped the Houston Astros' four-game winning streak 4-2 on Tuesday night. It was the fourth... More »

Pirates Sweep Giants

Bay equalizes, LaRoche smacks go-ahead single in 5-4 win

(Newser) - Adam LaRoche hit a go-ahead single in a three-run seventh inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied to beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 for a three-game sweep. Pittsburgh has won 13 of its last 15 games against San Francisco and swept three-game series from the Giants in three straight seasons,... More »

Cain Finally Catches a Break Over Rockies

Righty wins first game of the season

(Newser) - Matt Cain got an early lead and his teammates held it, helping San Francisco's hard-luck pitcher to his first win of 2008 with a 4-0 victory over the slumping Colorado Rockies on Monday night. Giants manager Bruce Bochy moved past former San Francisco skipper Felipe Alou for most victories by... More »

Cards Rock Cain in Blowout Win Over Giants

St. Louis puts up season highs in runs and hits

(Newser) - Matt Cain absorbed the worst beating of his career from the same team he held hitless for six innings last weekend. Albert Pujols hit a three-run homer to cap a six-run fourth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat San Francisco 11-1 on Friday. St. Louis reached a season best... More »

Cardinals Rally to Beat Giants in 10 Innings

Duncan singles in winning run after Cain's gem is spoiled

(Newser) - Chris Duncan lined a go-ahead single with the bases loaded in the 10th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals battered the San Francisco bullpen for an 8-7 victory today to spoil a gem by Giants starter Matt Cain, who lost a no-hitter in the seventh inning. It was the fourth... More »

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