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Matt Cain expects to return from the disabled list Saturday

May 5, 2014, 6:59 PM EST

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Giants right-hander Matt Cain was placed on the disabled list yesterday due to a cut on his right index finger, but he told Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle this afternoon that he fully expects to return to start Saturday against the Dodgers. His last start was on April 23, so that would be one day after he’s first eligible.

As Cain told Schulman, he injured his finger with a kitchen knife while trying to make “fancy” triangles in his sandwich last Tuesday. The initial hope was that he would be able to return tonight against the Pirates, but he felt that the wound was about to open up when he threw yesterday without a protective device on his finger, so the Giants decided to play things safe. Yusmiero Petit will start in his place tonight.

Cain owns a 4.35 ERA and 25/10 K/BB ratio in 31 innings through his first five starts this season.

  1. jkcalhoun - May 5, 2014 at 7:10 PM

    Fancy triangles. You can’t make this stuff up.

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