The 2024 calendar has begun to say goodbye to its first days. A fact that makes you dream of the arrival of the main figures on the training fields in a few weeks Major League (MLB).
Despite this, Major League Baseball continues to bring very attractive news thanks to the signing of very talented players present in the squad Free agency.
Until now Los Angeles Dodgers They were able to sign two items for sale. Arrival of the Japanese Shohei Ohtani And Yoshinobu Yamamoto make the California franchise a big favorite World Series.
However, even with the arrival of these two brilliant pitchers, the organization Dodgers doesn’t top the important list Major League Baseball.
Best Starting Rotations in MLB
Tops the list Atlanta Braves, the team with the most wins in a tough season. The rotation that had the most success in 2023 (66) and had the third-most strikeouts (970). While he didn’t lose any major players during the offseason, he did manage to add a lefty. Chris Salea hand with experience and quality.
In the second position are located Philadelphia Phillies, an organization with 53 smiles on its 2023 starting roster. Something very striking about the Phillies is the number of innings pitched by their starters (899.0), the third-best total of the entire tournament, which demonstrates the quality of the work. For their part, Philadelphia ranked fifth in WHIP (1.22), tenth in AVE (.245) and sixth in strikeouts (864).
The first surprise came when we saw Dodgers in third position, with their powerful players in the starting lineup. In 2023, the franchise ranked 20th in ERA (4.57), eighth in AVE (.244) and seventh in WHIP (1.22). The numbers have affected the above situation, but they should certainly improve with the arrival of the Japanese.
Yeah Miami Marlins managed to reach the postseason in 2023, largely due to his starting rotation under the direction of Sandy Alcantara. Even though the Dominican and his teammates didn’t have a season like 2022, they posted the eighth-best ERA (4.09). While they haven’t added any weapons yet in the offseason, given Alcantara’s best season, the Marlins could do well in 2024.
Another surprise in the top 5 was location Cincinnati Reds. Despite failure in the playoffs, the starting lineup Reds managed to surpass Houston, Yankees And Rangers. If during part of the season the supply Cincinnati fell, now they can count on services Frankie Montasvery high quality hand.