With the baseball season just a quarter of the way through, there have already been some pitchers who have established themselves as a cut above the rest.
When talking about the Cy Young award, 20 has become the magic number. Win 20 games, get instant consideration, and rightly so.
Our list consists of five pitchers who are well over the pace to win 20 games this year despite playing for such a short time.
2012 could perhaps be the tightest race for Cy Young we've seen in recent memory.