Pitching wins championships.
It's not overly complicated: if you have a great starting rotation, you're going to win some ball games. Just ask the San Francisco Giants, or a Philadelphia Phillies fan if you've got the time.
Every offseason teams try to bring in talented arms. Sometimes those arms are found through free agency, while other times it comes from a hot prospect or even taking a chance on an aging veteran.
For many teams, their seasons hinge on the performance of their starting rotation.
That said, let's take a look at who will be the best starting pitchers in the AL on their respective teams in 2011.