Tag Archives: Matt Cain

The case for baseball’s best player

This is my Monday column on the best position player in Major League Baseball. In honor of Tuesday’s All Star Game and all the great players participating in it, answer this question: Who is the best position player in baseball? I don’t mean the player having the best month or season or season and a […]

Giants’ ace is this season’s wild card

This is my Thursday column on Matt Cain: Matt Cain, “The Man” on the Giants’ pitching staff, their ace, has pitched terribly the first two months of this season. His 5.45 ERA is fifth-worst in the National League, and he gave up seven earned runs in the third inning of his most recent outing, on […]

Alex Smith and Jim Harbaugh drive Giants In World Series Parade

The Giants are parading through the streets of streets of San Francisco today, and some of them are being driven by Alex Smith and Jim Harbaugh. Spefically, Alex Smith is driving Matt Cain’s car, and Jim Harbaugh is driving Brandon Belt’s car. Here’s what Harbaugh said to CSN Bay Area about the SF Giants: “It’s […]

Harbaugh takes stock after the Niners minicamp

SANTA CLARA – Jim Harbaugh spoke to reporters after Thursday’s practice. He was thrilled with how his team performed in this minicamp, and he detailed what he liked so much. Here’s the transcript of his interview, courtesy of the 49ers.   Opening Statement: “Very excited. That was an A++ practice today, and that goes for […]

An intimate look at Jim Harbaugh with Alex Smith at Pebble Beach

A friend of my dad’s had an inside look at Jim Harbaugh and Alex Smith at the AT&T golf at Pebble Beach last month. The Niners played the Giants on a Tuesday. Duane Kuiper caddied for Mike Krukow, Alex Smith caddied for Jim Harbaugh. Jerry Rice, Matt Cain, and Brent Jones played, too, among others. […]