The All-Star Break is already upon us, and it appears last season's "Year of the Pitcher" was no fluke.
Hurlers throughout the league have been making opposing batters look just plain silly so far.
The Steroid Era is officially over, and it's time to celebrate those pitchers who have been superior up to this point.
But what qualifies a pitcher as one of the best?
Of course, those pitchers who let up the fewest runs will have an edge.
The guys who can come up with big wins, log key performances, strike out batters and keep runners off base are all incredibly invaluable to their teams.
Also, those pitchers who go deep into games and give their bullpen a little extra rest will be commended.
Those who have given their teams more wins than than their replacement will also be noted.
So here are the ten best pitchers at the halfway point, all of which have been exceptional so far.