2016 Best Starting Pitchers in MLB
Starting pitching is often considered the key to success in the MLB. So, who are the top 5 starting pitchers in the MLB today?
- •Clayton Kershaw5-1, 1.74 ERA, 77 K, 66 IP, 2CG — Perennial Cy Young front runner
- •Jake Arrieta6-0, 1.13 ERA, 44 K, 1 NH — Not quite ready to overthrow Kershaw, but he's close
- •Chris Sale7-0, 1.79 ERA, 47 K, 50.1 IP — Dominant lefty today and for years to come
- •Max Scherzer4-2, 66 K (one 20 K game), 52 IP — Early struggles, but still an absolute force. His twenty strikeout game shows he is back
- •Madison Bumgarner4-2, 49.2 IP, 60 K, 2.72 ERA — Another superstar lefty. Few people you'd rather have on the hill than him (just ask the 2014 Royals)