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- n. Plural form of starting pitcher.
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After strong '08, Twins' rotation in rough shapeMINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota's young starting pitchers exceeded expectations and propelled the Twins to the brink of the playoffs last season.
Who cared if they owned two of the best starting pitchers in baseball in Curt Schilling and Pedro Martinez.
With the Red Sox hurting (All-Star outfielder Jason Bay would miss the first three games of the crucial showdown with a strained right hamstring and starting pitchers Daisuke Matsuzaka and Tim Wakefield were on the disabled list), hittable (end-of-the-rotation pitchers Brad Penny and Clay Buchholz were joined in their ineffectiveness by future Hall of Famer John Smoltz, who was coming off shoulder surgery himself) and hemorrhaging badly, the possibilities of what lay ahead fascinated me.