MLB  > General MLB  > MLB's Top 20 Starting Pitchers
July 28, 2009, 01:31 PM
If you want the specifics, and the explanations behind the rankings, go here:

http://www.fannation.com/blogs/post/421151?new=true

If not, here's the raw list:

(Just know two things: this list is NOT based entirely upon the 2009 season, and stuff is the ultimate tiebreaker.)

20. Chad Billingsley-RHP, Los Angeles Dodgers
19. Adam Wainwright-RHP, St. Louis Cardinals
18. Mark Buehrle-LHP, Chicago White Sox
17. A.J. Burnett-RHP, New York Yankees
16. Roy Oswalt-RHP, Houston Astros
15. Josh Johnson-RHP, Florida Marlins
14. Javier Vazquez-RHP, Atlanta Braves
13. Chris Carpenter-RHP, St. Louis Cardinals
12. Justin Verlander-RHP, Detroit Tigers
11. Jon Lester-LHP, Boston Red Sox
10. Matt Cain-RHP, San Francisco Giants
9. C.C. Sabathia-LHP, New York Yankees
8. Felix Hernandez-RHP, Seattle Mariners
7. Cliff Lee-LHP, Cleveland Indians
6. Johan Santana-LHP, New York Mets
5. Zack Greinke-RHP, Kansas City Royals
4. Josh Beckett-RHP, Boston Red Sox
3. Dan Haren-RHP, Arizona Diamondbacks
2. Tim Lincecum-RHP, San Francisco Giants
1. Roy Halladay-RHP, Toronto Blue Jays

Honorable Mention: Carlos Zambrano, Yovani Gallardo, Wandy Rodriguez, Jair Jurrjens, and Edwin Jackson.

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