Baseball’s 2014 trade deadline has come and gone and several top-line starting pitchers have swapped uniforms. The MLB arms race has gotten intense and now four teams have what have to be considered far and away the best starting rotations in baseball. The question is: who has the best collection of starting pitchers after the deadline?
I made my personal selections for the Major League Baseball All-Star Game starters earlier this week.
Now it is time for projecting the entire rosters to be announced at 7 p.m. ET Sunday, including the Final Vote candidates and possible injury replacements.
Baltimore has dropped below the surging Yankees but still has respectable leads over the other three teams of the division. Can they stay in the race through September?
Jered Weaver, Troy Tulowitzki, Roy Halladay, Matt Kemp…the list goes on. Many of the biggest stars in Major League Baseball are going down to injury. Corey D’Souza and I welcome special guest Mike Beauvais to the show as we discuss what teams will do to compensate for lost players.
Two of the MLB regular season’s six months are already in the books, so it’s not too early to start to take a look at what pitchers are in contention to be named the 2012 Cy Young Award winner.