Though the MLB season just started less than a week ago, the 30 teams are constantly looking for ways to improve their roster, with the ultimate goal being a World Series title.
Usually, starting pitching is a major factor for the eight teams that make the playoffs. Each year, prior to the trade deadline, starters find themselves on the move to a new home in order to bolster another team’s rotation.
As the season progresses, the contenders will emerge, leaving the fringe teams with the decision to pursue available talent.
Depending on if their team is playing meaningful games later in the season, here are 15 pitchers who could help a contender make a deep playoff run.