Explaining Cain Starting Over Dickey At All-Star GameTony LaRussa announced that Giants ace Matt Cain and not Mets star R.A. Dickey will be starting the 2012 All-Star Game for the National League. It is a controversial decision both statistically and emotionally and in terms of the entertainment quality of the game.
Can Lincecum, Zito Turn Things Around?Tim Lincecum is broken and now Barry Zito is becoming Barry Zito again. The once-dominant starting rotation now has two major holes in its foundation, and it’s a guess how long Matt Cain, Madison Bumgarner and Ryan Vogelsong can hold it down.
Giants Right-Hander Cain Misses Start
Dodger's Kershaw Readies For Opener Against GiantsAsk Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly about left-hander Clayton Kershaw, Mattingly's starter for opening day on March 31 against the San Francisco Giants, and he talks about a work ethic.