Giants Close To Deal With SP Matt Cain For Five-Year $110 Million Deal

Monday April 2nd, 2012

The San Francisco Giants and very close to a contract extension with starting pitcher Matt Cain for a five-year $110 million deal, according to John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle.

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In six Cactus League exhibition game starts this Spring, Cain was 3-0 with a 1.42 ERA with 24 strikeouts and just three walks.  Coaches have remarked that he appears to be in the shape of his career.

Last season, Cain was 12-8 with a 2.88 ERA and tossed 179 strikeouts.

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