The Cardinals pitching staff has, in some ways, been at the center of the baseball world this season. And between the cover of Sports Illustrated and the parade of young arms stepping up to fill injured veterans' shoes, there has been a lot to talk about.
So on an elite staff that is second in Major League Baseball when it comes to ERA, who is performing the best? Now, I know you might be tempted to answer "Yadier Molina," but I'm of course talking about the men on the mound.
With the return of Jake Westbrook in the imminent future, this roster may be getting a shake-up. But I have taken a look at the current starting rotation and ranked them according to who I believe is doing the best job. This is taking into account statistics, wins and run support.
Read on to find out who takes the crown!
*All statistics are current on baseball-reference.com as of June 10, 2013.