Cain reinstated from DL to face D'backs

Cain: 'They weren't missing them'

Cain reinstated from DL to face D'backs
September 7, 2013, 2:00 pm
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Matt Cain will start Saturday night following his first career trip to the disabled list. (USA TODAY IMAGES)

The Giants reinstated Matt Cain from the disabled list Saturday, in time to make the evening start against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

The right-hander will play in his first game since Aug. 22, when he was struck in the right forearm by a line drive off the bat of Gaby Sanchez.

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It was Cain's first career trip to the disabled list.

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The nine-year veteran who signed an extension in April that gave him a six-year, $127.5 million contract is 8-8 with a 4.43 ERA and 140 strikeouts to 47 walks in 26 starts this year. The 4.43 ERA is a single season career high for Cain.

 

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