Found July 06, 2012 on Fox Sports:
Matt Cain should start the All-Star Game. R.A. Dickey deserves the honor, too. And if National League manager Tony La Russa hoped Thursday would simplify his hairsplitting decision, he must have been disappointed. The night felt like a gimmick concocted by the baseball gods: Cain and Dickey made their 17th starts of the season at the same exact time , a mere 240 miles apart on the East Coast. They departed their games within minutes of one another, around 9:15 p.m. local time. Thanks to a throwback commemoration at Nationals Park, both were pitching for "New York." Cain and his San Francisco teammates wore the interlocking "NY" in honor of the 1924 World Series between the Giants and Washington Senators, while Dickey took the mound in his customary Mets home threads against Philadelphia at Citi Field. (And since we can't get enough of these parallels, it's my duty to inform you that both games ended in 6-5 walk-off wins.) Cain delivered a quality start...
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