The 10 Pitchers That Will Save Baseball

D.A.Senior Writer IMay 19, 2009

The 10 Pitchers That Will Save Baseball

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10. Chris Volstad

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    DENVER - MAY 10:  Starting pitcher Chris Volstad #41 of the Florida Marlins throws out a runner against the Colorado Rockies during MLB action at Coors Field on May 10, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. Volstad collected the loss as the Rockies defeated the Marli

9. Scott Kazmir

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    ST. PETERSBURG, FL - APRIL 14:  Pitcher Scott Kazmir #19 of the Tampa Bay Rays shows off his 2008 AL championship ring before play  against the New York Yankees April 14, 2009 in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

8. Chad Billingsley

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 08:  Chad Billingsley #58 of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws a pitch against the San Francisco Giants in the second inning at Dodger Stadium on May 8, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

7. Yovani Gallardo

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6. Felix Hernandez

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    MINNEAPOLIS, MN - APRIL 6: Felix Hernandez #34 of the Seattle Mariners pitches against the Minnesota Twins on opening day at the Metrodome on April 6, 2009 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Scott A. Schneider/Getty Images)

5. Zack Greinke

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    ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 09:  Pitcher Zack Greinke #23 of the Kansas City Royals throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on May 9, 2009 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

4. Edinson Volquez

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    CINCINNATI, OH - APRIL 8: Edinson Volquez #36 of the Cincinnati Reds pitches against the New York Mets during the first inning at Great American Ballpark on April 8, 2009 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Mark Lyons/Getty Images)

3. Jair Jurrjens

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    NEW YORK - MAY 12:  Jair Jurrjens #49 of the Atlanta Braves throws a pitch against the New York Mets on May 12, 2009 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Mets defeated the Braves 4-3 in ten innings.  (Phot

2. Cole Hamels

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    DENVER - APRIL 10:  Starting pitcher Cole Hamels #35 of the Philadelphia Phillies delivers against the Colorado Rockies during MLB action on Opening Day at Coors Field on April 10, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. Hamels collected the loss as the Rockies defeate

1. Tim Lincecum

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    SAN FRANCISCO - APRIL 08:  Pitcher Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after receiving his 2008 Cy Young award before his game against the Milwaukee Brewers at a Major League Baseball game on April 8, 2009 at AT&T Park in San Francisco

Honorable Mentions

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