Giants P Cain is ready for season
Saturday, March 24, 2012
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) -- Matt Cain pitched five scoreless innings to help the San Francisco Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 in a split squad game for both teams Saturday.
Cain allowed four hits and no walks. He struck out five.
Gregor Blanco and Justin Christian homered for San Francisco. Nate Schierholtz had two hits and Brandon Belt had four hits for the Giants.
Minor leaguer Danny Dorn hit a three-run home run off Andrew Kown for Cincinnati.
Homer Bailey allowed four runs in 3 1/3 innings for Cincinnati. He is competing with Aroldis Chapman for the fifth spot in the Reds rotation. Chapman pitched five scoreless innings against a San Diego Padres split squad.