Filling out a starting rotation is one of the most important parts of building a fantasy baseball roster. After the Clayton Kershaws and Justin Verlanders of the world come off the board, drafting pitching becomes a bit dicey. For every Jaime Garcia, there's a Ubaldo Jimenez. With the proper study and preparation, it's much easier to identify the pitchers primed to take the next step, be it to stardom or just to reliability.
Here are my best bets for pitchers to take the next step in 2012.