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Current Status
Free Agent since 2017-11-03 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Matthew Thomas Cain
Stat Years
2002-2017  [mlb] 2005-2017
Height/Weight
6-3 / 180
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (427)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1984-10-01 in Dothan, Alabama   [35.352]
High School
Houston (Germantown,TN)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the San Francisco Giants in Round #1 (#25 overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Lee Elder
MLB Debut
2005-08-29 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.332)
Service Time
12.038 (2017)
Organizations
SFN [16]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 21472 ... retro id: cainm001 ... mlbam id: 430912
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2002Arizona Giants ArizRksfn-171---013.72870001019.113108111203041.246.050.475.129.314.661.82.000
    2002Minor Totals: SFNbyYearRk----171---013.77870001019.313108111203041.266.130.475.189.424.711.82.000
    2003Hagerstown SunsSALAsfn35182---442.5514140000074.0572421524901101.096.930.612.9210.952.923.75.500
    2003Minor Totals: SFNbyYearA----181---442.5514140000074.0572421524901101.096.930.612.9210.952.923.75.500
    2004San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn18193---711.8613130000072.2582515517890041.037.180.622.1111.023.105.24.875
    2004Norwich NavigatorsEastAAsfn18193---643.3515150000086.0734432740724031.317.640.734.197.534.601.80.600
    2004Minor Totals: SFNbyYearA+/AA----192---1352.67282800000158.7131694712571614071.197.450.683.249.163.932.82.722
    2005Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-204---1054.39262610000145.2118777122731765051.317.291.364.5110.874.762.41.667
    2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn43204Log - Sp - Ext - Perf212.33771000046.1241212419301000.934.660.783.695.832.331.58.667
    2005Minor Totals: SFNbyYearAAA----201---1054.40262610000145.7118777122731765051.327.311.364.5210.914.772.41.667
    2005MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----201Log - Sp - Ext - Perf212.34771000046.3241212419301000.934.690.783.715.862.341.58.667
    2006San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn43215Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13124.15323111110190.2157938818871799261.287.410.854.118.454.392.06.520
    2006MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13124.16323111110190.7157938818871799261.287.430.854.128.474.402.06.520
    2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn18226Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7163.65323210000200.01738481147916312051.267.790.633.567.343.782.06.304
    2007MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7163.65323210000200.01738481147916312051.267.790.633.567.343.782.06.304
    2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn18237Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8143.76343411000217.2206959119911867271.368.520.793.767.693.932.04.364
    2008MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8143.77343411000217.7206959119911867271.378.540.793.777.713.942.04.364
    2009San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn18248Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1482.89333340000217.2184737022731719031.187.610.913.027.073.022.34.636
    2009MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1482.90333340000217.7184737022731719001.187.620.913.027.093.022.34.636
    2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn18259Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13113.14333342000223.1181847822611778041.087.290.892.467.133.392.90.542
    2010MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13113.15333342000223.3181847822611778001.087.300.892.467.143.392.90.542
    2011San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn182610Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12112.88333310000221.217782719631794091.087.190.372.567.273.332.84.522
    2011MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12112.89333310000221.717782719631794091.087.200.372.567.283.342.84.522
    2012San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn182711Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1652.79323222000219.1177736821511938091.047.260.862.097.923.003.78.762
    2012MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1652.79323222000219.3177736821511938091.047.270.862.097.933.003.78.762
    2013San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn182812Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8104.00303000000184.1158858223551581051.167.711.122.697.714.152.87.444
    2013MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8104.01303000000184.3158858223551581051.167.721.122.697.724.162.87.444
    2014San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn182913Log - Sp - Ext - Perf274.1815150000090.18147421332702021.258.071.303.196.974.682.19.222
    2014MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf274.2015150000090.38147421332702021.258.091.303.206.994.692.19.222
    2015Richmond Flying SquirrelsEastAAsfn183014---004.9111000003.23220120001.097.360.002.454.914.912.00.000
    2015Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAsfn233014---123.20530012019.2188724220001.128.240.921.8310.073.665.50.333
    2015San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn183014Log - Sp - Ext - Perf245.7913110002060.27139391220411041.5010.531.782.976.085.792.05.333
    2015Minor Totals: SFNbyYearAA/AAA----302---123.51640012023.32110925240001.138.180.781.959.353.904.80.333
    2015MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf245.8313110002060.77139391220411041.5110.611.792.996.135.832.05.333
    2016Arizona Giants ArizRksfn73115---005.4011000003.13221061000.908.102.700.0016.205.400.00.000
    2016San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn183115---0120.2511000004.010991320013.2522.502.256.754.5020.250.67.000
    2016Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAsfn263115---115.06220000010.211861460011.419.280.843.375.066.751.50.500
    2016San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn183115Log - Sp - Ext - Perf485.6421170024089.110358561632725061.5110.381.613.227.255.842.25.333
    2016Minor Totals: SFNbyYearA+/Rk/AAA----313---128.50440000018.024191737141021.7212.001.503.507.009.502.00.333
    2016MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf485.6621170024089.310358561632725061.5210.401.623.237.275.862.25.333
    2017San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn183216Log - Sp - Ext - Perf3115.43272300140124.115785751849753021.6611.361.303.555.436.151.53.214
    2017MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf3115.44272300140124.315785751849753021.6611.391.313.555.446.161.53.214
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)1041183.6834233115641102,085.718499108532117121694704551.237.980.913.077.313.932.38.468
    National League Totals (13 yrs)1041183.6834233115641102,085.718499108532117121694704551.237.980.913.077.313.932.38.468
    Minor League Totals29193.55868310130439.036420917345177485141181.237.460.923.639.944.282.74.604
    Minor: Rk Totals014.05980001022.7161210211264041.226.490.814.4610.544.862.36.000
    Minor: A Totals442.5514140000074.0572421524901101.096.930.612.9210.952.923.75.500
    Minor: A+ Totals722.8314140000076.7683424620910051.158.030.712.3610.754.024.55.778
    Minor: AA Totals643.4316160000089.7764634741744031.317.670.714.147.474.641.80.600
    Minor: AAA Totals1284.30333110120176.0147938425812045061.307.521.284.1410.434.762.52.600
    San Francisco Giants Totals (13 yrs)1041183.6834233115641102,085.718499108532117121694704551.237.980.913.077.313.932.38.468
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2004Norwich NavigatorsEastAAsfn1819p---1153000000000101000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    2005Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-20p---216293720000011506000.241.267.310.5773692.103.069.5002.7841.6715.000.00.0028.6
    2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn4320pL-S-E-P2715111000000601000.067.067.133.2001621.067.066.1110.0037.500.000.00.00100.0
    2006San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn4321pL-S-E-P332571820010012808000.140.155.175.33066102.053.035.2761.5242.4228.000.00.0025.0
    2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1822pL-S-E-P430573400240023207000.070.102.175.27766102.140.105.0873.0348.4816.0028.53.0350.0
    2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1823pL-S-E-P532623710230043406000.113.167.226.39372143.177.113.1925.5647.228.5031.02.7842.9
    2009San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1824pL-S-E-P632602921030043109000.150.203.217.42073133.133.067.3105.4842.477.750.00.0033.3
    2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1825pL-S-E-P7336637100100133010000.106.119.121.2407781.030.015.2121.3042.8633.000.00.0014.3
    2011San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1826pL-S-E-P834665910160033008100.136.171.197.36878132.106.061.2223.8538.4610.0066.01.2822.2
    2012San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1827pL-S-E-P9357461320160023308000.176.197.243.44084183.095.067.3002.3839.2916.5074.01.1923.1
    2013San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1828pL-S-E-P10305205000200222010001.096.130.096.2266450.038.000.1673.1334.3811.000.00.000.0
    2014San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1829pL-S-E-P1115271400000021310000.148.233.148.3813040.074.000.2866.6743.336.500.00.000.0
    2015Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAsfn2330p---1233000000000201000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2015San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1830pL-S-E-P121316000001000903100.000.000.000.0002000.000.000.0000.0045.000.000.00.000.0
    2016San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1831pL-S-E-P1320271210150001700100.074.071.222.2932862.148.148.1000.0060.710.0027.03.57100.0
    2017San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1832pL-S-E-P1424321520020002002000.156.156.219.3753472.063.063.4170.0058.820.000.00.0040.0
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)33761127741317340021308172301.121.151.180.33170811021.093.059.2242.9743.5014.6787.30.9928.4
    National League Totals (13 yrs)33761127741317340021308172301.121.151.180.33170811021.093.059.2242.9743.5014.6787.30.9928.4
    Minor League Totals34353720000011808000.200.222.257.4794492.086.057.4122.2740.9118.000.00.0028.6
    Minor: AA Totals153000000000101000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals19323720000011707000.219.242.281.5234092.094.062.4672.5042.5017.000.00.0028.6
    San Francisco Giants Totals (13 yrs)33761127741317340021308172301.121.151.180.33170811021.093.059.2242.9743.5014.6787.30.9928.4
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2002Arizona Giants ArizRk17P800.01300441.0000.500.0014.3100.015
    2003Hagerstown SunsSALA18P1400.01400551.0000.400.0010.4100.08
    2004San Jose GiantsCalifA+19P1200.0251087.8750.600.008.692.314
    2004Norwich NavigatorsEastAA19P1500.056201311.8460.700.0010.6100.012
    2005Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAA20P2600.0613312219.8640.700.0018.1100.07
    2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLB20P7746.1121043.7500.400.074.3100.020
    2006San Francisco GiantsNLMLB21P3231190.21715303532.9141.000.1719.9100.08
    2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLB22P3232200.06250231311.0001.000.1619.8100.09
    2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLB23P3434217.014240338381.0001.100.1821.0100.06
    2009San Francisco GiantsNLMLB24P3333217.217220139391.0001.200.1820.4100.08
    2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLB25P3333223.1924203533.9431.000.1520.4100.09
    2011SF GiantsNLMLB26p3333221.21423304037.9251.100.1720.497.18
    2012SF GiantsNLMLB27P3232219.11024213634.9441.100.1619.891.48
    2013SF GiantsNLMLB28P3030184.11225123837.9741.200.2018.5100.011
    2014SF GiantsNLMLB29P151590.11212212624.9231.600.279.3100.014
    2015Richmond Flying SquirrelsEastAA30P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.022
    2015Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA30P500.0000000.0000.000.003.5100.024
    2015SF GiantsNLMLB30P131160.22400661.0000.500.108.0100.017
    2016Arizona Giants ArizRk31P100.0000000.0000.000.001.8100.028
    2016San Jose GiantsCalifA+31P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.027
    2016Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA31P200.01302441.0002.000.001.4100.028
    2016SF GiantsNLMLB31P211789.1511231816.8890.800.1813.0100.015
    2017SF GiantsNLMLB32P2723124.11218133130.9681.100.2416.7100.013
    MLB Totals - (P)3423312,0821312291716377360.9551.100.170.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)3300716332623.8850.700.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)160056201311.8460.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)1300251087.8750.500.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)14001400551.0000.400.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)9001300441.0000.400.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    2002Minor8----------
    2003Minor14----------
    2004Minor27----------
    2005MLB7----------
    2005Minor26----------
    2006MLB32----------
    2007MLB32----------
    2008MLB34----------
    2009MLB33----------
    2010MLB33----------
    2011MLB33----------
    2012MLB32----------
    2013MLB30----------
    2014MLB15----------
    2015MLB13----------
    2015Minor6----------
    2016MLB21----------
    2016Minor4----------
    2017MLB27----------
    Totals427----------