Big Unit could be big help with Giants

Johnson wants to win in San Francisco, also willing to mentor new teammates

Originally Published: February 25, 2009
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- A comprehensive scouting report on Giants pitcher Matt Cain should make reference to his sinking fastball, power curve, meager run support and buzzard luck. Considering how the past two seasons have gone, it's a miracle that a safe hasn't crash-landed on Cain's head.

Cain has a better ERA than Carlos Zambrano and A.J. Burnett since Opening Day of 2007, and a 15-30 won-loss record to show for it. He has received "hang in theres" from the manager, the pitching coach, ...

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