Matt Cain News Archive
Cain (elbow) underwent an MRI on Monday that revealed no structural damage, Hank Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Cain was placed on the 15-day DL retroactive to July 11 due to elbow inflammation.
Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Friday that Cain's elbow "has been cranky," but he is still expected to start Tuesday against the Phillies, Alex Pavlovic of the San Jose Mercury News reports.
Cain (2-7) allowed two runs on five hits in six innings Wednesday in a win over the A's.
Cain (1-7, 4.27 ERA) allowed two runs on seven hits, walking three and striking out six over 6.1 innings of a 2-0 loss to the Padres on Friday afternoon.
Cain turned in seven scoreless innings Saturday night versus the Reds, surrendering just six hits and two walks while striking out four.