Here's how it works, my friends: I rank 133 starting pitchers so you don't have to. You peruse the list, we have respectful and smart debate, and everyone wins. What a perfect world we live in.
The ranks are in Phase 1.0 right now, with is the pre-burrito phase. I never commit to any rank until I have my Thursday evening Mexican food (that's why I overrated Ismael Valdes all those years). After the meal, I'll return here, smooth some ranks here and there, add comments.
What's happened to this point is an audition, not a ranking mandate. I'm trying to figure out who's worth the most going forward. Yes, I know Cliff Lee is winless, and yes, I know Philly's offense is a joke - right now. But that doesn't mean those