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Pitcher Brandon McCarthy
Currently Dallas Braden and Brett Anderson are on the disabled list.
That leaves Brandon McCarthy as the clear ace of the staff and a whole lot of question marks behind him.
It's likely to be some combination of Bartolo Colon, Tom Milone, Graham Godfrey and Tyson Ross for now.
With a career ERA over 4.00, Colon is one year removed from 40 years old.
Though Godfrey dominated the minors last season, he has 25 innings of big league experience. Milone has 26.
Ross has just under 80 innings of experience. He pitched well in spring training, but was recently shelled in an exhibition.
McCarthy has found recent success and has turned more than a few heads with his reinvented style. Unfortunately, he's the lone bright spot in the rotation.
With a healthy Braden and Anderson: B