BRADENTON, FL - FEBRUARY 28: Pitcher Brad Bergesen #35 of the Baltimore Orioles pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during a Grapefruit League Spring Training Game at McKechnie Field on February 28, 2011 in Bradenton, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
These are the last two sets of projections for the starting rotation, so next week look for a summary post.
2011 will be Brad Bergesen's third season in the big leagues and he's certainly had his ups and downs. How will he do this year? Will he look like the Bergy of the last two months of 2010, or will he look like, as Will Carroll said, a fifth starter that makes you long for four man rotations? Here are his stats for the last three seasons:
Justin Duchscherer is even more delicate a flower than Koji Uehara, so will he even make a start this season? He's already experienced hip discomfort in Spring Training although current reports are optimistic. Here are his stats for the last three years:
Submit your predictions for these two pitchers below the jump, and if you missed making predictions for any of the other presumptive starters, you can fill those out here: Chris Tillman, Jake Arrieta, Brian Matusz, Jeremy Guthrie. You can see what other people think of Bergy here and Duke here.