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  1. Aces were low card in deck on Sunday

    Mark Simon

    As you can see from the graphic above, Sunday was a rough day to be among the best starting pitchers in baseball. It was not the best of days for some staff aces. Let's take a closer look at each of their struggles. Matt Cain Cain matched his...

    Blog | April 07, 2013
  2. The year in MLB heat maps

    Mark Simon

    With 2012 about to come to a close, we thought we'd take one more look at the baseball season. We'll do so both in words and with heat maps-- visual images that may bring back a memory, or tell you something about the greatness of a particular mom...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  3. Game 7 keys: Lohse, Cain, Jay, Posey

    Mark Simon

    The St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants will play one game on Monday for the right to go to the World Series. Inside the Series Tied, 3-3 STL SF BA .219 .241 OBP .267 .303 Slug pct. .327 .36...

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  4. Leaderboard of the week: Red-hot Matt Cain

    Mark Simon

    Philip Humber's perfect game was the most impressive performance of the week. But it actually finished tied for the best pitching performance of the season by one of our favorite metrics. And the pitcher whom he tied is worthy of attention, too. G...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  5. Starting Sanchez made easy by numbers

    Mark Simon

    Why would San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy flip-flop Matt Cain and Jonathan Sanchez, so that Sanchez pitches Game 2 of the NLCS against the Philadelphia Phillies in Philadelphia? There's a very good reason. Sanchez beat the Phillies twi...

    Blog | October 13, 2010
  6. NLDS Game 2 Preview: Braves at Giants

    Mark Simon

    Ezra Shaw/Getty Images The Giants' Game 2 starter, Matt Cain, has found AT&T Park to be much to his liking of late. If history is any indicator, chances are that one of the day-after discussion points about Game 2 of the Braves-Giants NLDS will ...

    Blog | October 08, 2010
  7. Cain unable to get off mat vs Dodgers

    Mark Simon

    Our subject for today's Sunday Night Baseball preview is ownership. As in: No team owns Matt Cain quite like the Dodgers do. Cain is 0-8 against the Dodgers, seeking his first career win against them as the Giants go for the series sweep at 8 ...

    Blog | August 01, 2010
  8. Wright-Cain matchup looms Saturday

    Mark Simon

    David Wright will be in his element Friday night, with the league's leading hitter against lefties (.425 batting average) facing Giants southpaw starter Barry Zito. But the anticipation for Saturday's meeting with Matt Cain is looming. It will be ...

    Blog | July 16, 2010
  9. What's wrong with Wright

    Mark Simon

    There's been a lot of talk on our Bristol campus about David Wright's slow start. It's early, but Wright's hitting is not at the form that Mets fans expect. Beyond the basics (a .239 batting average and 56 strikeouts in 163 at-bats since returning...

    Blog | April 23, 2010