Cain Can!

Matt Cain in San Francisco pitched the 22nd perfect game in Major League Baseball history and first for the Giants, striking out a career-high 14 batters and getting help from two spectacular catches to beat the Houston Astros 10-0 on tonight.

Cain’s 125-pitch masterpiece featured a pair of great plays by his corner outfielders, and he got pinch-hitter Jason Castro on a grounder to third for his 27th and final out with a sellout crowd of 42,298. Cain accomplished a feat even Hall of Famers Gaylord Perry and Juan Marichal couldn’t with this storied franchise.  Continue reading “Cain Can!” Cain Can!

Go Giants Go!

The World series starts in just a half hour, with the San Francisco Giants (!!!!!!!!) taking on the Texas Rangers.

Tim Lincecum is pitching tonight against Cliff Lee, followed by Matt Cain to finish the first 2 games in SF, and Jonathan Sanchez + Madison Bumgarner to lead off games 3 & 4 in Texas.

Ex-Giants catcher Bengie Molina played the majority (barely over half) of this season with the Giants, and is now catching for the Rangers, meaning whichever team wins the World Series he will walk away with a shiny new ring. Lucky him!