Top 10 Starting Pitchers So Far in 2009

Corey TaylorCorrespondent IJuly 2, 2009

Top 10 Starting Pitchers So Far in 2009

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - JUNE 17:  Starting pitcher Zack Greinke #23 of the Kansas City Royals pitches just prior to the start of the game against  the Arizona Diamondbacks on June 17, 2009 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Ge

10. Yovani Gallardo

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    PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 1:  Yovani Gallardo #49 of the Milwaukee Brewers sets up to throw a pitch during Game 1 of the NLDS Playoffs against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Ballpark on October 1, 2008 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies

9. Kevin Millwood

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    ARLINGTON, TX - JULY 29:  Starting pitcher Kevin Millwood #33 of the Texas Rangers throws against the Kansas City Royals on July 29, 2006 at Ameriquest Field in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

8. Josh Beckett

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    NEW YORK - MAY 05:  Josh Beckett #19 of the Boston Red Sox delivers a pitch against the New York Yankees on May 5, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Red Sox defeated the Yankees 7-3.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

7. Matt Cain

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    DENVER - MAY 07:  Starting pitcher Matt Cain #18 of the San Francisco Giants delivers against the Colorado Rockies during MLB action at Coors Field on May 7, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. Cain earned the win as the Giants defeated the Rockies 8-3.  (Photo by

6. Felix Hernandez

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    SEATTLE - JULY 23:  Starting pitcher Felix Hernandez #34 of the Seattle Mariners pitches against the Boston Red Sox on July 23, 2008 at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

5. Dan Haren

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    PHOENIX - APRIL 22:  Starting pitcher Dan Haren #15 of the Arizona Diamondbacks pitches against the Colorado Rockies during the game at Chase Field on April 22, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 2-0.  (Photo by Christian Pete

4. Tim Lincecum

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    OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 23:  Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Oakland Athletics during a Major League Baseball game on June 23, 2009 at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

3. Roy Halladay

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    NEW YORK - JUNE 03:  Roy Halladay #32 of the Toronto Blue Jays pitches against the New York Yankees on June 3, 2008 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

2. Josh Johnson

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    NEW YORK - APRIL 29:  Josh Johnson #55 of the Florida Marlins throws a pitch against the New York Mets on April 29, 2009 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Marlins defeated the Mets 4-3.  (Photo by Jim M

1. Zack Greinke

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - JUNE 17:  Starting pitcher Zack Greinke #23 of the Kansas City Royals pitches just prior to the start of the game against  the Arizona Diamondbacks on June 17, 2009 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Ge

Honorable Mentions

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 03:  Pitcher Chad Billingsley #58 of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks  on June 3, 2009 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California.  The Dodgers won 1-0.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)