Cain, 9-3 with a 2.62 ERA, pitched a perfect game against Houston on June 13. He was picked over the Mets’ R.A. Dickey, who is 12-1 but throws a knuckleball that could pose a challenge for Posey. —
You’re the best pitcher in the NL so far but since your main pitch is too challenging (the pitch that made you the best pitcher in the NL) for the NL All Star catcher you are not going to start. Makes total sense.