Last year was a "down year" of sorts when it came to pitching in the American League. The eventual Cy Young winner, Felix Hernandez, posted less-than-stellar numbers on the mound. Although he posted a league-leading 2.27 ERA, his 13-12 record hardly exemplified quintessential Cy Young credentials.
It didn't help that his Seattle Mariners vastly underperformed despite a much improved team, posting the worst record in the AL (61-101).
The following is a list of ten pitchers who are in position to kick Felix off his throne.