Chart: Potential free-agent pitchers

  • Updated: October 2, 2012 - 10:49 PM

STARTING PITCHING MARKET

A glance at this year's potential free-agent starting pitchers (age in parentheses; *-pitcher with a team option for 2013):

TIER I: Ace in his prime

Zack Greinke (28)

TIER II: Close to their prime

Dan Haren* (32), Brandon McCarthy (29), Shawn Marcum (31), Jake Peavy* (32), Anibal Sanchez (29)

TIER III: Oldies but goodies

Ryan Dempster (36), Hiroki Kuroda (38), Kyle Lohse (34)

TIER IV: Boom or bust

Gavin Floyd* (30), Edwin Jackson (29), Francisco Liriano (29), Ervin Santana* (30)

TIER V: Call me, maybe

Scott Baker* (31), Kevin Correia (32), Scott Feldman (29), Jeremy Guthrie (34), Hisashi Iwakuma (32), Paul Maholm* (31), Joe Saunders (32), Carlos Villanueva (29)

TIER VI: Still hanging on

Bartolo Colon (40), Aaron Cook (34), Jason Marquis (34), Kevin Millwood (38), Kip Wells (36), Randy Wolf (36), Chris Young (34), Carlos Zambrano (32)

TIER VI: Reclamation projects

Erik Bedard (34), Rich Harden (31), Roberto Hernandez (32), Daisuke Matsuzaka (32), Roy Oswalt (35), Carl Pavano (37), Chien-Ming Wang (33)

JOE CHRISTENSEN

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St. Louis - WP: L. Lynn 4 FINAL
Washington - LP: J. Zimmermann 3
Toronto - WP: M. Buehrle 5 FINAL
Cleveland - LP: C. Kluber 0
LA Angels - LP: C. Wilson 2 FINAL
Detroit - WP: M. Scherzer 5
Baltimore - LP: B. Norris 2 FINAL
Boston - WP: J. Tazawa 4
Minnesota - LP: K. Correia 4 FINAL
Kansas City - WP: B. Chen 5
Cincinnati - LP: T. Cingrani 4 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - WP: E. Jackson 8
Houston - LP: C. Qualls 3 FINAL
Oakland - WP: D. Otero 4
Milwaukee - WP: J. Henderson 8 FINAL
Pittsburgh - LP: J. Grilli 7
Atlanta - WP: E. Santana 7 FINAL
NY Mets - LP: B. Colon 5
NY Yankees - LP: I. Nova 1 FINAL
Tampa Bay - WP: C. Archer 16
Seattle - LP: R. Elias 0 FINAL
Miami - WP: H. Alvarez 7
Chicago WSox - LP: J. Quintana 3 FINAL
Texas - WP: C. Lewis 6
Philadelphia - LP: K. Kendrick 1 FINAL
Colorado - WP: J. Lyles 3
Arizona - LP: M. Bolsinger 6 FINAL
Los Angeles - WP: D. Haren 8
San Francisco - LP: T. Hudson 1 FINAL
San Diego - WP: E. Stults 3
Brooklyn 94 FINAL
Toronto 87
Golden State 109 FINAL
LA Clippers 105
Atlanta 101 FINAL
Indiana 93
Memphis 86 FINAL
Oklahoma City 100
Chicago 3 FINAL(OT)
St. Louis 4
Columbus 4 FINAL(OT)
Pittsburgh 3
Minnesota 2 FINAL
Colorado 4
Houston 0 FINAL
Philadelphia 0
New England 1 FINAL
Chicago 1
San Jose 0 FINAL
Colorado 0
Los Angeles 2 FINAL
Vancouver FC 2
D.C. 1 FINAL
Columbus 1
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FC Dallas 2
Montreal 0 FINAL
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Real Salt Lake 1
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