Matt Cain

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 24: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates with fans following the Dodgers' 9-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants to win the National League West Division Championship at Dodger Stadium on September 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: High Payrolls Reign Supreme In National League Playoffs

The National League Division Series feature some of the wealthiest teams in the league. Will the results justify the expense?

CBS Chicago–10/03/2014

DETROIT, MI - JULY 08: Hyun-Jin Ryu #99 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches in the first inning of the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on July 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 17 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.

07/18/2014

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CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 13 Starts And Sits

It’s always tough to start a platoon bat in Fantasy baseball. While some players can absolutely mash depending on the handedness of the pitcher, there’s always concern about their lack of playing time hurting their value. In many situations, this is the case.

06/20/2014

White Sox left-hander John Danks. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Rejuvenated Danks Wins 3rd Straight

John Danks has won three straight starts for the first time in three years.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2014

John Danks. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Preview: Giants-White Sox

Matt Cain opposes John Danks tonight at U.S. Cellular Field.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 13: Mike Minor #36 of the Atlanta Braves pitches S| during the first inning at AT&T Park on May 13, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 8 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.

05/16/2014

Umpire Brian Gorman, right, conducts a replay review. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Did We Get What We Wished For With Baseball Replay?

There are more loopholes and flaws than anyone envisioned with the new system.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2014

Giants, Tigers Will Need All Seven Games To Decide World Series

It looks like the World Series will go the distance and seven games for the second straight year.

10/24/2012

Matt Carpenter #13 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates after hitting a two-run home run with teammates Jon Jay #19 and Matt Holliday #7 in the third inning against the San Francisco Giants in Game Three of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 17, 2012 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Beltran Sub Boosts Cardinals In Game 3

Matt Carpenter hit a two-run homer after subbing for an injured Carlos Beltran and the St. Louis Cardinals chased Matt Cain before a 3½ hour rain delay in the seventh inning of a 3-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants for a 2-1 series lead Wednesday night.

10/17/2012

Buster Posey.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Giants Beat Reds 6-4, Win NLDS On Posey’s Slam

Buster Posey hit the third grand slam in Giants’ postseason history, and San Francisco completed its startling comeback by holding off the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 Thursday in the decisive Game 5 of the NL division series.

670 The Score–10/11/2012

Brandon Belt #9 of the San Francisco Giants hits an RBI triple in the sixth inning as Luis Valbuena #24 of the Chicago Cubs makes alate tag on September 02 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Pagan’s Single Lifts Giants To 7-5 Win Over Cubs

Angel Pagan hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the ninth inning and the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants closed out a successful road trip with a 7-5 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

09/02/2012

National League All-Star Melky Cabrera #53 of the San Francisco Giants hits a two-run home run in the fourth inning during the 83rd MLB All-Star Game at Kauffman Stadium on July 10, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Sandoval, Cabrera Turn All-Star Game Into NL Romp

Pablo Sandoval and Melky Cabrera keyed a five-run blitz against Justin Verlander in the first inning Tuesday night, and the National League romped to an 8-0 win over the American League and its third straight All-Star game victory.

07/10/2012

Justin Verlander. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Verlander, Cain To Start In All-Star Game

Detroit’s Justin Verlander will start for the American League in Tuesday night’s All-Star game against San Francisco’s Matt Cain.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2012

Meat packing plant. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: What To Get Dad This Father’s Day

Full disclosure—I’m banging this drum again to anger people who don’t want to think. Call me a troll, I don’t care. People have to get angry at being wrong about something before they begin to consider converting to the correct side.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

Matt Cain celebrates with teammates after throwing a perfect game. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Cain Pitches Giants First Perfect Game

Matt Cain and his wife, Chelsea, returned to the field an hour and a half later for a few more perfect memories. They snapped photos on the mound, posing with the workers who tore it down so the dirt could be sent to the Hall of Fame.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2012

Matt Cain. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Cain Agrees To 6-Year, $127.5M Deal With Giants

Matt Cain has that hefty new contract he hoped for before opening day.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2012