2011 has turned into the second year of the pitcher. In both the American and National league, pitchers have been shutting down hitters at an incredible rate. There are over a dozen pitchers that could post 10 or more wins before the all star break.
Strike-outs are up, hits are down and some pitchers' ERAs are on the lower side of 2.00. As the push for a playoff berth starts to manifest, look for teams with the most pitching depth to be the ones fighting for a spot in October's festivities.
There are some new faces and some you have seen for many years. Here are 2011's top 10 pitchers so far.