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Cain, Verlander to start All-Star game

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Posted: Monday, July 9, 2012 3:08 pm

Giants pitcher Matt Cain and Tigers hurler Justin Verlander will start Tuesday night's Major League Baseball All-Star game in Kansas City.

Cain (9-3, 2.62 ERA) will lead the National League squad, which also features San Francisco’s Pablo Sandoval, Melky Cabrera and Buster Posey, who will all start as well.

Verlander (9-5, 2.58) will take the hill for the American League, which is skippered by Rangers manager Ron Washington.

Tony La Russa will step out of retirement to manage the National League.

The lineups:

American: 1. Derek Jeter; 2. Robinson Cano; 3. Josh Hamilton; 4. Jose Bautista; 5. Prince Fielder; 6. Adrian Beltre; 7. David Ortiz; 8. Mike Napoli; 9. Curtis Granderson.

National: 1. Carlos Gonzalez; 2. Melky Cabrera; 3. Ryan Braun; 4. Joey Votto; 5. Carlos Beltran; 6. Buster Posey; 7. Pablo Sandoval; 8. Dan Uggla; 9. Rafael Furcal.

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