3yEven though Buster Poseys back spasms were believed to be minor and his exit merely a precaution after eight innings, its no small thing when an injury involves the NLs leading MVP candidate.
3yGiants starter Matt Cain allowed two runs in five innings in his final regular season start and the Dodgers broke a 2-2 tie in the ninth to keep their slim postseason chances alive.
3yAndrew McCutchen doubled for his only hit in three at-bats Monday to keep his average at .329, which trails Buster Posey with only two games remaining.
3yOn his 28th birthday, Matt Cain has a 1-0 lead to work with in Los Angeles, where the Giants are trying to play spoiler against the Dodgers. Watch the game on CSN Bay Area and follow along with In-Game Live!
3yThe Giants will almost certainly open the 2012 postseason at AT&T Park Saturday and Mr. Perfect will be on the mound. The rest of the Giants' playoff rotation is less settled, although Bruce Bochy has a Game 2 starter in mind.
3yThe Giants have a chance to eliminate the Dodgers from the postseason tonight. The nine guys you will see start the game could be the exact lineup you'll see in Game 1 of the N.L. Division Series Saturday.
3yThe Giants have the NL west sewn up, but they can still knock the Dodgers out of the postseason in the final three games at Dodger Stadium.
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