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Cain, Posey lead Giants over Cubs 5-3

In the age of sabermetrics, pitcher wins aren't supposed to matter.

Don't tell that to Matt Cain — he savored every minute of his first victory in 10 months.

"When you haven't had one in a year, it's pretty nice to have," Cain said.

Cain pitched six strong innings and helped himself with the bat, Buster Posey added a two-run homer and the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 on Saturday.

Cain (1-5) got his first victory since July 22, 2015, snapping a streak of 15 consecutive winless starts. The Giants were 3-12 over that stretch.

"You want to go out there and give your team a chance to win," Cain said. "When your...