A week ago I kicked off a discussion among MLBTR writers about how many true ace starting pitchers there are in baseball. I was surprised to find that my own off-the-cuff list totaled 18, with another eight falling into my "borderline" group. My list of aces, in no particular order:
My borderline group:
I didn't crunch any numbers here – just good old-fashioned gut feelings. But could there really be almost 20 ace starters in MLB? Let's see your list in the comments.