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Cain delivers for Giants to cap unbeaten spring

OAKLAND, Calif. — Matt Cain struck out six in five innings to cap an unbeaten spring, delivering Tuesday night in a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics a day after he agreed to a $127.5 million, six-year contract that is the richest in baseball history for a right-hander.

Cain (4-0) insisted he wanted to resolve his situation one way or another before opening day — and the Giants came through.

Melky Cabrera scored the go-ahead run in the fifth on Aubrey Huff's fielder's choice, and Brandon Belt added an RBI single in the fourth after Huff's one-out double.

Cain allowed Josh Reddick's solo home run in the first but retired the A's newcomer on a called third strike his next time up to end the third.