Yankees have best rotation

ESPN.com's Steve Phillips offers his predictions and preseason ratings for the 2005 baseball season.

Originally Published: April 2, 2005
By Steve Phillips | ESPN Insider
Editor's note: Friday, our GM regaled ESPN Radio listeners with predictions and preseason ratings for the 2005 baseball season, covering everything from who has the best pitching to which managers and GMs will be on the hot seat. Here now for ESPN Insiders is the list:

Best starting rotation: New York Yankees
Honorable mention: Atlanta Braves

Best starting pitching for playoffs: Atlanta Braves
Honorable mention: New York Yankees, Houston Astros, (St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, if healthy).