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Adam Wainwright -- not Clayton Kershaw -- to start for NL All-Stars
Adam Wainwright -- not Clayton Kershaw -- to start for NL All-Stars

Clayton Kershaw might be the best pitcher in the major leagues, but he will not start the All-Star Game. Again. Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will start for the National League in Tuesday’s All-Star Game, NL Manager Mike Matheny announced Monday. Matheny, the manager of the Cardinals, earned the right to manage the NL team because the Cardinals beat the Dodgers in last year’s NL championship series. Neither Wainwright nor Kershaw, each a four-time All-Star, has started an All-Star game previously. For the second consecutive year, Kershaw was a runner-up. With the All-Star Game at New York’s Citi Field last season, National League Manager Bruce Bochy...

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