Originally written on We Talk Fantasy Sports  |  Last updated 1/27/15
The landscape of the American League Central is beginning to flip with the Cleveland Indians and Kansas City Royals improving while the Chicago White Sox and Minnesota Twins are "rebuilding."  Clearly the Detroit Tigers are still the team to beat in the AL Central.  The Tigers traded Doug Fister, while the Twins added Ricky Nolasco and Phil Hughes in the off season.  The Royals added Jason Vargas and brought back Bruce Chen.  The Indians will show off its young staff while the White Sox traded Hector Santiago to the Angels for a bat. table.tableizer-table { border: 1px solid #CCC; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif font-size: 12px; } .tableizer-table td { padding: 4px; margin: 3px; border: 1px solid #ccc; } .tableizer-table th { background-color: #104E8B; color: #FFF; font-weight: bold; } Chicago White SoxCleveland IndiansDetroit TigersKansas City RoyalsMinnesota TwinsChris SaleJustin MastersonJustin VerlanderJames ShieldsRicky NolascoJose QuintanaCorey KluberMax ScherzerJeremy GuthrieKevin CorreiaJohn DanksZach McAllisterAnibal SanchezJason VargasPhil HughesErik JohnsonDanny SalazarRick PorcelloBruce ChenMike PelfreyFelipe PaulinoCarlos CarrascoDrew SmylyDanny DuffyVance WorleyWhich rotation is the best?Chicago White Sox1. Chris Sale2. Jose Quintana3. John Danks4. Erik Johnson5. Felipe PaulinoCombined 2013 MLB Stats:27-373.63 ERA1.20 WHIP7.72 K/9 Cleveland Indians1. Justin Masterson2. Corey Kluber3. Zach McAllister4. Danny Salazar5. Carlos CarrascoCombined 2013 MLB Stats:37-313.87 ERA1.29 WHIP8.28 K/9 Detroit Tigers1. Justin Verlander2. Max Scherzer3. Anibal Sanchez4. Rick Porcello5. Drew SmylyCombined 2013 MLB Stats:67-313.22 ERA1.17 WHIP9.15 K/9 Kansas City Royals1. James Shields2. Jeremy Guthrie3. Jason Vargas4. Bruce Chen5. Danny DuffyCombined 2013 MLB Stats:48-333.57 ERA1.31 WHIP6.32 K/9 Minnesota Twins1. Ricky Nolasco2. Kevin Correia3. Phil Hughes4. Mike Pelfrey5. Vance WorleyCombined 2013 MLB Stats:32-564.67 ERA1.44 WHIP6.32 K/9
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