Top 10 Right Now – Starting Pitchers

It’s that time of year again.  MLB Network is releasing it’s annual list of the Top 10 players at each position right now.  To recap last year’s list starting with number one to number 10: Roy Halladay, Felix Hernandez, Tim Lincecum, CC Sabathia, Jon Lester, David Price, Cliff Lee, Adam Wainwright, Justin Verlander, Josh Johnson.

Without further delay, here’s a look at the Top 10 starting pitchers right now according to the network with their 2011 stats.

10.) Zack Greinke, 28, Milwaukee Brewers – 3.83 ERA/16-6 record/171.2 innings pitched/201 strikeouts

9.) CC Sabathia, 31, New York Yankees – 3.00/19-8/237.1/230

8.) Dan Haren, 31, Los Angeles Angels – 3.17/16-10/238.1/192

7.) Tim Lincecum, 27, San Francisco Giants – 2.74/13-14/217/220

6.) Jared Weaver, 29, Los Angeles Angels – 2.41/18-8/235.2/198

5.) Clayton Kershaw, 23, Los Angeles Dodgers – 2.28/21-5/233.1/248

4.) Felix Hernandez, 25, Seattle Mariners – 3.47/14-14/233.2/222

3.) Cliff Lee, 33, Philadelphia Phillies – 2.40/17-8/232.2/238

2.) Justin Verlander, 28, Detroit Tigers – 2.40/24-5/251/250

1.) Roy Halladay, 34, Philadelphia Phillies – 2.35/19-6/233.2/220

 

Those that just missed the list: Cole Hamels, Josh Johnson, Adam Wainwright, Chris Carpenter, Matt Cain

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