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Top 25 Starting Pitchers in the MLB | 2016

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Everybody knows what wins championships in the major leagues. Pitching, in particular, starting pitching. A great 1-2 punch is necessary to be a contender in major league baseball. It is even better if you have a solid starting staff from top to bottom.

The pitchers on this list are a #1 or #2 starters, or would be if on almost any other team. They eat up innings and set the tone for the rest of the rotation and bullpen. These aces are the key for their franchise’s success.

These pitchers are worth the price of admission. Especially for those who appreciate the nuances of the game and not just the long ball. Check out our list of the game’s best arms and see if your favorite pitcher made the list.

Note: All statistics are courtesy of baseball-reference.com unless otherwise noted.

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About Vince Corcoran

Vincent played four varsity sports in high school instilling in him a respect for all sports and the athletes who play them. Vince was born and lived in his youth, overseas giving him a well rounded knowledge of many world wide sports. If you made him choose he would say that his biggest love would be college basketball but he is knowledgeable and maintains an interest in a variety sports.

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