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Who would you consider the "Ace" of the pitching staff on the following teams?

Who would you consider the "Ace" of the pitching staff on the following teams?

Arizona Diamondbacks-

Atlanta Braves-

Baltimore Orioles-

Boston Red Sox-

Chicago Cubs-

Chicago White Sox-

Cincinnati Reds-

Cleveland Indians-

Colorado Rockies-

Detroit Tigers-

Florida Marlins-

Houston Astros-

Kansas City Royals-

Los Angeles Angels Of Anaheim-

Los Angeles Dodgers-

Milwaukee Brewers-

Minnesota Twins-

New York Mets-

New York Yankees-

Oakland Athletics-

Philadelphia Phillies-

Pittsburgh Pirates-

San Diego Padres-

San Francisco Giants-

Seattle Mariners-

St. Louis Cardinals-

Tampa Bay Rays-

Texas Rangers-

Toronto Blue Jays-

Washington Nationals-

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Arizona Diamondbacks- Webb

    Atlanta Braves- Smoltz

    Baltimore Orioles- Don't have an ace but the #1 starter is Daniel Cabrera

    Boston Red Sox- Beckett

    Chicago Cubs- Big Z

    Chicago White Sox- Buehrle

    Cincinnati Reds- Harang

    Cleveland Indians- Sabathia

    Colorado Rockies- don't have an ace, #1 starter is Aaron Cook right now

    Detroit Tigers- Verlander

    Florida Marlins- don't have an ace, #1 starter is Hendrickson now

    Houston Astros- Oswalt

    Kansas City Royals-no ace, #1 starter is Grienke now

    Los Angeles Angels Of Anaheim-Lackey

    Los Angeles Dodgers- Penny

    Milwaukee Brewers-Sheets

    Minnesota Twins- no ace, #1 starter is Hernandez now, but Liranio will be the #1 starter and ace in the near future

    New York Mets- Santana

    New York Yankees- Wang

    Oakland Athletics- no ace, Blanton is the #1 starter, but a healthy Harden is the best pitcher

    Philadelphia Phillies- Hamels

    Pittsburgh Pirates-no ace, Snell is the #1 starter

    San Diego Padres- Peavy

    San Francisco Giants- Lincecum

    Seattle Mariners- Bedard/Hernandez, toss up but neither pitcher is pitching like an ace right now

    St. Louis Cardinals- no ace yet, Wainwright is the #1 and will soon be an ace

    Tampa Bay Rays-Kazmir

    Texas Rangers-no ace, Padilla is the #1

    Toronto Blue Jays- Halladay

    Washington Nationals-no ace, Perez is the #1

  • Matt C
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    Arizona Diamondbacks-Brandon Webb

    Atlanta Braves- Tim Hudson

    Baltimore Orioles- Daniel Cabrera

    Boston Red Sox- Josh Beckett

    Chicago Cubs-Carlos Zambrano

    Chicago White Sox- Javier Vazquez

    Cincinnati Reds- Aaron Harang

    Cleveland Indians- Cliff Lee

    Colorado Rockies- Aaron Cook

    Detroit Tigers- Armando Galarraga

    Florida Marlins-Scott Olsen

    Houston Astros- Roy Oswalt

    Kansas City Royals- Zack Greinke

    Los Angeles Angels Of Anaheim- John Lackey

    Los Angeles Dodgers- Brad Penny

    Milwaukee Brewers- Ben Sheets

    Minnesota Twins- Livan Hernandez

    New York Mets- Johan Santana

    New York Yankees- Chien Ming Wang

    Oakland Athletics- Rich Harden

    Philadelphia Phillies- Cole Hamels

    Pittsburgh Pirates-Ian Snell

    San Diego Padres- Jake Peavy

    San Francisco Giants- Tim Lincecum

    Seattle Mariners- Erik Bedard

    St. Louis Cardinals- Adam Wainwright

    Tampa Bay Rays- Scott Kazmir

    Texas Rangers-Vicente Padilla

    Toronto Blue Jays- Roy Halladay

    Washington Nationals- Tim Redding

  • john s
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    Arizona Diamondbacks-Brandon Webb

    Atlanta Braves- Tim Hudson

    Baltimore Orioles- Daniel Cabrera

    Boston Red Sox-Daisuke Matsuzaka

    Chicago Cubs-Carlos Zambrano

    Chicago White Sox-Javier Vazquez

    Cincinnati Reds-Edinson Volquez

    Cleveland Indians-Cliff Lee

    Colorado Rockies-Jeff Francis

    Detroit Tigers-Jeremy Bonderman

    Florida Marlins-Mark Hendrickson

    Houston Astros- Roy Oswalt

    Kansas City Royals-Gil Meche

    Los Angeles Angels Of Anaheim-John Lackey

    Los Angeles Dodgers-Brad Penny

    Milwaukee Brewers-Ben Sheets

    Minnesota Twins- Livan Hernendez

    New York Mets- Johan Santana

    New York Yankees-Chein Ming Wang

    Oakland Athletics- Rich Harden

    Philadelphia Phillies- Cole Hamels

    Pittsburgh Pirates-Ian Snell

    San Diego Padres- Greg Maddux

    San Francisco Giants- Tim Lincecum

    Seattle Mariners- Eric Bedard

    St. Louis Cardinals- Adam Wainwright

    Tampa Bay Rays-Scott Kazmir

    Texas Rangers-Vincente Padilla

    Toronto Blue Jays- Roy Halladay

    Washington Nationals-John Lannan

    PS: For the Padres, obviously it is Peavy, but he is hurt....

    Source(s): baseball fan
  • 1 decade ago

    Arizona Diamondbacks- Brandon Webb

    Atlanta Braves- Tom Glavine (smoltz is out)

    Baltimore Orioles- Daniel Cabrera

    Boston Red Sox- Josh Beckett

    Chicago Cubs- Carlos Zambrano

    Chicago White Sox- Gavin Floyd

    Cincinnati Reds- Edinson Volquez

    Cleveland Indians- C.C Sabathia

    Colorado Rockies- Aaron Cook

    Detroit Tigers- Justin Verlander

    Florida Marlins- Mark Hendrickson

    Houston Astros- Roy Oswalt

    Kansas City Royals- Zach Grienke

    Los Angeles Angels Of Anaheim- Joe Saunders

    Los Angeles Dodgers- Brad Penny

    Milwaukee Brewers- Ben Sheets

    Minnesota Twins- Livan Hernandez

    New York Mets- Johan Santana

    New York Yankees- Chien Ming Wang

    Oakland Athletics- Dana Eveland

    Philadelphia Phillies- Cole Hamels

    Pittsburgh Pirates- Ian Snell

    San Diego Padres- Jake Peavy

    San Francisco Giants- Tim Lincecum

    Seattle Mariners- Felix Hernandez

    St. Louis Cardinals- Todd Wellmeyer

    Tampa Bay Rays- Edwin Jackson

    Texas Rangers- Vincente Padilla

    Toronto Blue Jays- Roy Halladay

    Washington Nationals- Tim Redding

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  • 1 decade ago

    Arizona Diamondbacks- webb

    Atlanta Braves- hudson

    Baltimore Orioles- cabrera

    Boston Red Sox- beckett

    Chicago Cubs- zambrano

    Chicago White Sox- vazquez

    Cincinnati Reds- harang

    Cleveland Indians- Sabathia

    Colorado Rockies- Francis

    Detroit Tigers- verlander

    Florida Marlins- hendrickson

    Houston Astros- oswalt

    Kansas City Royals- Meche

    Los Angeles Angels Of Anaheim- Lackey

    Los Angeles Dodgers- penny

    Milwaukee Brewers- sheets

    Minnesota Twins- hernandez

    New York Mets- santana

    New York Yankees- wang

    Oakland Athletics- harden

    Philadelphia Phillies- hamels

    Pittsburgh Pirates- snell

    San Diego Padres- peavy

    San Francisco Giants- linescum

    Seattle Mariners- hernandez

    St. Louis Cardinals- Lohse

    Tampa Bay Rays- Kazmir

    Texas Rangers- Padilla

    Toronto Blue Jays- Halladay

    Washington Nationals- redding

  • 1 decade ago

    1. Brandon Webb

    2. Tim Hudson

    3. Daniel Cabrera

    4. Josh Beckett

    5. Carlos Zambrano

    6. Gavin Floyd

    7. Edsin Volquez

    8. C.C. Sabathia

    9. Jeff Francis

    10. Wait... The Tigers pitch?

    11. Mark Hendrickson

    12. Sadly? Shawn Chacon...

    13. Zach Grienke

    14. John Lackey/Joe Saunders/Ervin Santana

    15. Chad Billingsly

    16. Ben Sheets

    17. Livan Hernandez

    18. Johan Santana

    19. Chin Men Wang?

    20. Rich Harden when he's healthy

    21. Cole Hamels

    22. Zach Duke

    23. Peavy... until he went on the DL... now? Maddux

    24. Tim Lincecum!!!

    25. Ummm.... Jarrod Washburn!!

    26. Rick Ankiel! J/k Adam Wainwright

    27. Scott Kazmir

    28. Sidney Ponson? Wow, feels weird to say that one!

    29. Roy Halladay

    30. Tim Redding for prez!!!

  • Brian
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    Arizona-Brandon Webb

    Braves-Tim Hudson

    Baltimore-Daniel Cabrera

    CHC-Carlos Zambrano

    CHW-Javier Vazquez

    Cincinnati-Aaron Harang

    Cleveland-C.C. Sabathia

    Colorado-Aaron Cook

    Detroit-Justin Verlander (Still)

    Florida-Scott Olsen

    Houston-Roy Oswalt

    Kansas City-Zack Greinke

    LAA-John Lackey

    LAD-Chad Billingsey

    Milwaukee-Ben Sheets

    Minnesota-Nick Blackburn

    NYM-Johan Santana

    NYY-Chein-Ming-Wang

    Oakland-Joe Blanton (Rich Harden would be my pick when he's healthy, but that's very rare)

    Philadelphia-Cole Hamels

    Pittsburgh-Ian Snell

    San Diego-Jake Peavy

    San Francisco-Tim Lincecum

    Seattle-Felix Hernandez

    St. Louis-Adam Wainwright

    Tampa Bay-Scott Kazmir

    Texas Rangers-Vincente Padilla (Kason Gabbard was close second)

    Toronto-Roy Halladay

    Washington-John Lannan

  • Jacoby
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    ARZ: Brandon Webb

    ATL: Tim Hudson

    BAL: Jeremy Guithre

    BOS: Josh Beckett

    CHC: Carlos Zambrano

    CHW: Mark Buehrle

    CIN: Aaron Harang

    CLE: CC Sabathia

    COL: Jeff Francis

    DET: Justin Verlander

    FLA: Mark Herickson

    HOU: Roy Oswalt

    KC: Gil Meche

    LAA: John Lackey

    LAD: Brad Penny

    MIL: Ben Sheets

    MIN: Livan hernandez

    NYM: Johan Santana

    NYY: Chein Ming Wang

    OAK: Joe Blanton

    PHI: Cole Hamels

    PIT: Tom Gorzelony

    SD: Jake Peavy

    SF: Tim Lincencam

    SEA: Felix Hernandez

    STL: Chris Carpenter

    TB: Scott Kazmir

    TEX: Sydney Ponson

    TOR: Roy Hallasay

    WAS: Odalis Perez

  • 1 decade ago

    Arizona - Brandon Webb

    Baltimore - Cabrera

    Red Sox - Lester

    Cubs - Zambrano

    White Sox - don't know

    Reds - Haarang

    Indians - Sabathia

    Rockies - none

    Tigers - Verlander (just location problems)

    Florida - Gregg Olsen

    Mets - Santana

    Phillies - Hamels

    These are all the teams i know

  • 1 decade ago

    dbacks- Webb

    Boston- Beckett

    Tigers- Bonderman

    Tampa- Kazmir

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