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Matt Cain    \mat kayn\

Matthew Thomas Cain (The Horse)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 230 lb.

Born: October 1, 1984 in Dothan, Alabama, United States
High School: Houston HS (Germantown, TN)

Drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 1st round (25th) of the 2002 MLB June Amateur Draft from Houston HS (Germantown, TN).

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-2004: Rated #91 Prospect
Pre-2005: Rated #13 Prospect
Pre-2006: Rated #10 Prospect

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Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2002 17 -2.4 Giants ARIZ Rk SFG 0 1 .000 3.72 4.66 8 7 0 0 0 0 19.1 13 10 8 1 11 0 20 4 0 3 83 1.241 6.1 0.5 5.1 9.3 1.82
2003 18 -3.7 Hagerstown SALL A SFG 4 4 .500 2.55 2.92 14 14 0 0 0 0 74.0 57 24 21 5 24 0 90 5 1 1 303 1.095 6.9 0.6 2.9 10.9 3.75
2004 19 -4.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ SFG 13 5 .722 2.67 3.91 28 28 0 0 0 0 158.2 131 69 47 12 57 0 161 7 0 4 657 1.185 7.4 0.7 3.2 9.1 2.82
2004 19 -3.9 San Jose CALL A+ SFG 7 1 .875 1.86 3.10 13 13 0 0 0 0 72.2 58 25 15 5 17 0 89 4 0 0 294 1.032 7.2 0.6 2.1 11.0 5.24
2004 19 -5.3 Norwich EL AA SFG 6 4 .600 3.35 4.60 15 15 0 0 0 0 86.0 73 44 32 7 40 0 72 3 0 4 363 1.314 7.6 0.7 4.2 7.5 1.80
2005 20 -7.4 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 10 5 .667 4.39 4.76 26 26 0 1 0 0 145.2 118 77 71 22 73 0 176 5 0 5 627 1.311 7.3 1.4 4.5 10.9 2.41
2005 20 -9.2 SFG NL MLB SFG 2 1 .667 2.33 2.33 7 7 0 1 0 0 46.1 24 12 12 4 19 1 30 0 0 1 181 0.928 4.7 0.8 3.7 5.8 1.58
2006 21 -8.1 SFG NL MLB SFG 13 12 .520 4.15 4.39 32 31 1 1 1 0 190.2 157 93 88 18 87 1 179 6 2 9 818 1.280 7.4 0.8 4.1 8.4 2.06
2007 22 -7.0 SFG NL MLB SFG 7 16 .304 3.64 3.78 32 32 0 1 0 0 200.0 173 84 81 14 79 3 163 5 0 12 832 1.260 7.8 0.6 3.6 7.3 2.06
2008 23 -5.9 SFG NL MLB SFG 8 14 .364 3.76 3.93 34 34 0 1 1 0 217.2 206 95 91 19 91 9 186 7 2 7 933 1.364 8.5 0.8 3.8 7.7 2.04
2009 24 -4.6 SFG NL MLB SFG 14 8 .636 2.89 3.02 33 33 0 4 0 0 217.2 184 73 70 22 73 6 171 3 0 9 886 1.181 7.6 0.9 3.0 7.1 2.34
2010 25 -3.7 SFG NL MLB SFG 13 11 .542 3.14 3.39 33 33 0 4 2 0 223.1 181 84 78 22 61 4 177 4 0 8 896 1.084 7.3 0.9 2.5 7.1 2.90
2011 26 -2.5 SFG NL MLB SFG 12 11 .522 2.88 3.33 33 33 0 1 0 0 221.2 177 82 71 9 63 5 179 9 0 4 907 1.083 7.2 0.4 2.6 7.3 2.84
2012 27 -1.5 SFG NL MLB SFG 16 5 .762 2.79 3.00 32 32 0 2 2 0 219.1 177 73 68 21 51 1 193 9 0 8 876 1.040 7.3 0.9 2.1 7.9 3.78
2013 28 -0.1 SFG NL MLB SFG 8 10 .444 4.00 4.15 30 30 0 0 0 0 184.1 158 85 82 23 55 3 158 5 0 1 760 1.156 7.7 1.1 2.7 7.7 2.87
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2014 29 0.5 SFG NL MLB SFG 2 7 .222 4.18 4.68 15 15 0 0 0 0 90.1 81 47 42 13 32 2 70 2 0 2 374 1.251 8.1 1.3 3.2 7.0 2.19
2015 30 3.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA SFG 1 2 .333 3.47 3.86 6 4 1 0 0 0 23.1 21 10 9 2 5 0 24 1 0 0 98 1.114 8.1 0.8 1.9 9.3 4.80
2015 30 5.5 Richmond EL AA SFG 0 0 4.91 4.91 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.2 3 2 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 15 1.091 7.4 0.0 2.5 4.9 2.00
2015 30 3.2 Sacramento PCL AAA SFG 1 2 .333 3.20 3.66 5 3 1 0 0 0 19.2 18 8 7 2 4 0 22 1 0 0 83 1.119 8.2 0.9 1.8 10.1 5.50
2015 30 1.6 SFG NL MLB SFG 2 4 .333 5.79 5.79 13 11 0 0 0 0 60.2 71 39 39 12 20 0 41 4 0 1 271 1.500 10.5 1.8 3.0 6.1 2.05
2016 31 7.3 3 Teams 3 Lgs AAA-A+-Rk SFG 1 1 .500 9.00 9.00 3 3 0 0 0 0 13.0 14 13 13 2 5 0 10 2 0 1 58 1.462 9.7 1.4 3.5 6.9 2.00
2016 31 10.4 Giants ARIZ Rk SFG 0 0 5.40 5.40 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.1 3 2 2 1 0 0 6 0 0 1 13 0.900 8.1 2.7 0.0 16.2
2016 31 7.9 San Jose CALL A+ SFG 0 1 .000 20.25 20.25 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.0 10 9 9 1 3 0 2 1 0 0 25 3.250 22.5 2.2 6.8 4.5 0.67
2016 31 4.3 Sacramento PCL AAA SFG 1 0 1.000 3.18 3.18 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.2 1 2 2 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 20 0.529 1.6 0.0 3.2 3.2 1.00
2016 31 2.9 SFG NL MLB SFG 4 8 .333 5.81 6.02 17 17 0 0 0 0 83.2 99 56 54 16 31 1 66 6 0 3 378 1.554 10.6 1.7 3.3 7.1 2.13
MLB (12 seasons) MLB 101 107 .486 3.57 3.79 311 308 1 15 6 0 1955.2 1688 823 776 193 662 36 1613 60 4 65 8112 1.202 7.8 0.9 3.0 7.4 2.44
Minors (6 seasons) Minors 29 18 .617 3.50 4.21 85 82 1 1 0 0 434.0 354 203 169 44 175 0 481 24 1 14 1826 1.219 7.3 0.9 3.6 10.0 2.75
All Levels (15 Seasons) 130 125 .510 3.56 3.86 396 390 2 16 6 0 2389.2 2042 1026 945 237 837 36 2094 84 5 79 9938 1.205 7.7 0.9 3.2 7.9 2.50
Rk (2 seasons) Minors 0 1 .000 3.97 4.76 9 8 0 0 0 0 22.2 16 12 10 2 11 0 26 4 0 4 96 1.191 6.4 0.8 4.4 10.3 2.36
A+ (2 seasons) Minors 7 2 .778 2.82 3.99 14 14 0 0 0 0 76.2 68 34 24 6 20 0 91 5 0 0 319 1.148 8.0 0.7 2.3 10.7 4.55
AA (2 seasons) Minors 6 4 .600 3.41 4.62 16 16 0 0 0 0 89.2 76 46 34 7 41 0 74 3 0 4 378 1.305 7.6 0.7 4.1 7.4 1.80
AAA (3 seasons) Minors 12 7 .632 4.21 4.58 32 30 1 1 0 0 171.0 137 87 80 24 79 0 200 7 0 5 730 1.263 7.2 1.3 4.2 10.5 2.53

Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2002 17 -2.5 Giants ARIZ Rk SFG 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 18 -3.9 Hagerstown SALL A SFG 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 19 -5.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ SFG 28 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
2004 19 -3.9 San Jose CALL A+ SFG 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 19 -5.5 Norwich EL AA SFG 15 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
2005 20 -7.3 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 26 36 29 3 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 15 .241 .267 .310 .577 9 0 0 6 0 0
2005 20 -9.4 SFG NL MLB SFG 7 16 15 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .067 .067 .133 .200 2 0 0 1 0 0
2006 21 -8.2 SFG NL MLB SFG 32 66 57 1 8 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 28 .140 .155 .175 .331 10 0 0 8 0 0
2007 22 -7.0 SFG NL MLB SFG 32 66 57 3 4 0 0 2 4 0 0 2 32 .070 .102 .175 .277 10 0 0 7 0 0
2008 23 -5.7 SFG NL MLB SFG 34 72 62 3 7 1 0 2 3 0 0 4 34 .113 .167 .226 .392 14 0 0 6 0 0
2009 24 -4.7 SFG NL MLB SFG 33 73 60 2 9 2 1 0 3 0 0 4 31 .150 .203 .217 .420 13 0 0 9 0 0
2010 25 -3.8 SFG NL MLB SFG 35 77 66 3 7 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 33 .106 .119 .121 .241 8 0 0 10 0 0
2011 26 -2.8 SFG NL MLB SFG 35 78 66 5 9 1 0 1 6 0 0 3 30 .136 .171 .197 .368 13 0 0 8 1 0
2012 27 -1.4 SFG NL MLB SFG 35 84 74 6 13 2 0 1 6 0 0 2 33 .176 .197 .243 .441 18 0 0 8 0 0
2013 28 -0.3 SFG NL MLB SFG 30 64 52 0 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 22 .096 .130 .096 .226 5 1 0 10 0 0
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2014 29 0.8 SFG NL MLB SFG 15 30 27 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 13 .148 .233 .148 .381 4 0 1 0 0 0
2015 30 3.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA SFG 6 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
2015 30 5.5 Richmond EL AA SFG 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 30 3.2 Sacramento PCL AAA SFG 5 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
2015 30 1.8 SFG NL MLB SFG 13 20 16 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 9 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 3 1 0
2016 31 2.7 SFG NL MLB SFG 16 28 27 1 2 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 17 .074 .074 .222 .296 6 0 0 1 0 0
MLB (12 seasons) MLB 317 674 579 26 69 11 1 7 32 0 0 21 288 .119 .151 .178 .329 103 1 1 71 2 0
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 82 44 35 3 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 18 .200 .222 .257 .479 9 0 0 8 0 0
All Levels (15 Seasons) 399 718 614 29 76 13 1 7 32 0 0 22 306 .124 .155 .182 .337 112 1 1 79 2 0
AA (2 seasons) Minors 16 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
AAA (2 seasons) Minors 31 40 32 3 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 17 .219 .242 .281 .524 9 0 0 7 0 0

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2002 17 Giants ARIZ Rk SFG P 8 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.50 1 2 67%
2003 18 Hagerstown SALL A SFG P 14 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.36 4 3 43%
2004 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ SFG P 28 21 7 11 3 0 .857 0.64
2004 19 San Jose CALL A+ SFG P 13 8 2 5 1 0 .875 0.54
2004 19 Norwich EL AA SFG P 15 13 5 6 2 0 .846 0.73
2005 20 Fresno PCL AAA SFG P 26 26 145.2 22 6 13 3 1 .864 1.17 0.73 13 6 32%
2005 20 SFG NL MLB SFG P 7 46.0 4 1 2 1 0 .750 0.59 0.43
2006 21 SFG NL MLB SFG P 32 191.0 35 17 15 3 0 .914 1.51 1.00
2007 22 SFG NL MLB SFG P 32 200.0 31 6 25 0 2 1.000 1.40 0.97
2008 23 SFG NL MLB SFG P 34 218.0 38 14 24 0 3 1.000 1.57 1.12
2009 24 SFG NL MLB SFG P 33 218.0 39 17 22 0 1 1.000 1.61 1.18
2010 25 SFG NL MLB SFG P 33 223.0 35 9 24 2 0 .943 1.33 1.00
2011 26 SFG NL MLB SFG P 33 222.0 40 14 23 3 0 .925 1.50 1.12
2012 27 SFG NL MLB SFG P 32 219.0 36 10 24 2 1 .944 1.40 1.06
2013 28 SFG NL MLB SFG P 30 184.0 38 12 25 1 2 .974 1.81 1.23
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2014 29 SFG NL MLB SFG P 15 90.1 26 12 12 2 1 .923 2.39 1.60
2015 30 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA SFG P 6 23.1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2015 30 Richmond EL AA SFG P 1 3.2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2015 30 Sacramento PCL AAA SFG P 5 19.2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2015 30 SFG NL MLB SFG P 13 60.2 6 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.89 0.46
2016 31 3 Teams 3 Lgs AAA-Rk-A+ SFG P 3 3 13.0 3 1 2 0 1 1.000 2.08 1.00
2016 31 Giants ARIZ Rk SFG P 1 1 3.1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2016 31 San Jose CALL A+ SFG P 1 1 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2016 31 Sacramento PCL AAA SFG P 1 1 5.2 3 1 2 0 1 1.000 4.76 3.00
2016 31 SFG NL MLB SFG P 17 17 83.2 17 5 11 1 3 .941 1.72 0.94
MLB (12 seasons) MLB P 311 17 1955.2 345 119 211 15 13 .957 1.52 1.06
Minors (6 seasons) Minors P 85 29 182.0 55 16 33 6 2 .891 1.09 0.58 18 11 38%
All Levels (15 Seasons) P 396 46 2137.2 400 135 244 21 15 .948 1.48 0.96 18 11 38%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
2002 17 AZL Giants Arizona League Rk
2003 18 Hagerstown Suns South Atlantic League A
2004 19 San Jose Giants California League A+ 2004-04-11 2004-06-13
2004 19 Norwich Navigators Eastern League AA 2004-06-18 2004-09-03
2005 20 Fresno Grizzlies Pacific Coast League AAA 2005-04-11 2005-08-23
2005 20 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2005-08-29 2005-09-30
2006 21 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2006-04-07 2006-09-30
2007 22 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2007-04-04 2007-09-25
2008 23 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2008-04-01 2008-09-27
2009 24 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2009-04-09 2009-10-03
2010 25 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2010-04-07 2010-10-01
2011 26 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2011-04-02 2011-09-23
2012 27 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2012-04-08 2012-10-01
2013 28 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2013-04-01 2013-09-24
2014 29 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2014-04-01 2014-07-09
2015 30 Richmond Flying Squirrels Eastern League AA 2015-06-09 2015-06-09
2015 30 Sacramento River Cats Pacific Coast League AAA 2015-06-15 2015-09-07
2015 30 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2015-07-02 2015-10-04
2016 31 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2016-04-08 2016-08-17
2016 31 AZL Giants Arizona League Rk 2016-07-02 2016-07-02
2016 31 Sacramento River Cats Pacific Coast League AAA 2016-07-08 2016-07-08
2016 31 San Jose Giants California League A+ 2016-07-15 2016-07-15

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