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Matt Cain

Matt Cain
Cain before his Major League debut with the Giants in August 2005
MLB Player information
NameMatt Cain
PositionStarting pitcher
Place of birthDothan, Alabama
BatsRight
ThrowsRight
MLB debutAugust 29, 2005 for the San Francisco Giants
Career statistics
Win loss record69-72|stat2label=Earned run average
Earned run average3.34|stat3label=Strikeouts
Strikeouts1081
Home runs3.34|stat4label=Home runs
Teams
*San Francisco Giants (2005 present)
*Willie Mac Award Winner (2009) *2× All-Star (2009, 2011) *World Series champion (2010)

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Matthew Thomas Cain (born October 1, 1984 in Dothan, Alabama) is an American Major League Baseball starting pitcher for the San Francisco Giants. He is 6 ft 3 in tall and weighs 235 lb (106.6 kg).

Cain graduated from Houston High School in Germantown, Tennessee, where he earned the nickname "Big Sugar", and was selected by the Giants in the first round (25th overall) in the 2002 MLB Draft.

Prior to the 2005 season, Cain was named the #13 prospect in baseball by Baseball America. He features a fastball, curveball, slider, and changeup. His fastball is thrown from 90 to 94 mph.


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