The 2011 season may not have ended the way that the Toronto Blue Jays had hoped, but closing out the season at .500 in the most competitive division in baseball is nothing to take lightly.
Ending the season at 81-81 wasn't that terrible.
Throughout Major League Baseball, many teams have made some blockbuster offseason moves to strengthen their pitching and their defense.
Toronto has some top-notch talent, and their minor league system is filled with prospects who will likely rise through the ranks and make significant contributions on their way.
Looking at the current pitching staff, Toronto appears to have developed a strong, solid arsenal of hurlers, and they seemed to do it under the radar without too much attention.
The Blue Jays look like they will be very serious contenders in the 2012 season, and the pitching staff will be the backbone.
Take a look at some of the pitching staff that's sure to perform and deliver a strong 2012 season.