Look around the landscape of Major League Baseball and you would be extremely hard pressed to find any starting pitcher more reliable and durable than Reds right-handed veteran Bronson Arroyo.
The 36-year-old has been a model of consistency since joining the Reds prior to the 2006 season. In fact, no other National League pitcher has won more games or made more starts than Arroyo has since the beginning of the 2006 campaign.
Part of the reason for Arroyo's success lies in his ability to stay healthy. In 14 big league seasons, Arroyo has never missed a start and has never spent any time on the disabled list, a modern marvel in today's day in age where pitchers land on the DL multiple times in their careers.
Arroyo is on pace to start at least 32 games for the 10th consecutive season, reach 200 innings for the eighth time in nine years (he pitched 199 in 2011), and win 15 games for the fourth time in six years.
"That's where most of my ego lies, to be honest with you," Ar...