The New York Mets starting rotation is not going to be what anyone had hoped for when last season ended.
With a lot of controversy already going on in the Mets front office, the team's ace starting pitcher (Johan Santana) will not be ready to pitch for a while. That opens up a huge spot in the starting rotation, and any number of guys could make the cut come April 1.
We know who three of the Mets starters will be, but which other two will fill out the rotation, and what other guys could we see starting games for the Mets this season?
Here's a list of 10 pitchers who will or could be starting games for the Mets in 2011.
Note: The first five pitchers are projected to make up the starting rotation on Opening Day. The next five are potential 2011 starters.