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Giants vs. Diamondbacks preview: Matt Cain looks to stay hot against Arizona

The San Francisco Giants couldn't overcome their early deficit on Tuesday against the Arizona Diamondbacks, but turn to Matt Cain to get back on track on Wednesday at AT&T Park.

Cain (15-5, 2.86 ERA) hasn't taken a loss in his last nine starts, allowing more than two runs only once while posting a 2.45 ERA over that span. He threw eight innings of one-run ball against Colorado in his last start, while he is 4-1 with a 2.26 ERA over his last eight starts at home against Arizona.

As for the D-backs, they'll send out Wade Miley (16-10, 3.25), who has gone 2-2 with a 5.34 ERA in his last five starts. He gave up five runs on 10 hits on Friday against Colorado, but still picked up the win by the score of 15-5. Arizona remains 5 1/2 games back of St. Louis for the last wild card spot in the NL.

First pitch is set for 7:15 p.m. PT with coverage on CSN Bay Area and KNBR 680 AM.