With pitchers ruling these playoffs, Matt Cain made it six shutouts — a half-dozen, count ‘em! — in only 22 games this postseason.
Matt Cain pitched seven impressive innings and outdueled 2008 World Series MVP Cole Hamels for his first postseason win, and the Giants beat the Phillies 3-0 on Tuesday for a 2-1 lead in the NL championship series.
Once again, the pitching matchup is drawing most of the Game 3 pregame attention: Cole Hamels vs. Matt Cain.
Roy Oswalt pitched eight dominant innings, Jimmy Rollins drove in four runs and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Francisco Giants 6-1 Sunday night.
Lincecum outdueled Roy Halladay, Cody Ross hit a pair of solo homers and the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 in Game 1 of the NLCS.