It seems as if everyone in the game has a deep infatuation with elite starting pitching. Franchises are willing to grossly overpay for the services of a ball player who quite possibly will only factor in the outcome of a ball game on 30 occasions during the course of the regular season. Since the conclusion of the 20th century, franchises have aggressively courted these extraordinarily talented athletes with extravagance and financial security that are well beyond the limits of reason.