Who is the best lefthanded pitcher in baseball?
Randy Johnson/Yankees starter 61%
Johan Santana/Twins starter 23%
Mark Mulder/Cardinals starter 5%
June 5, 2005
Billy Wagner/Phillies closer 3%
[Based on a survey of 450 MLB players ]
FAST FACTS: Only five other pitchers--the Pirates' Oliver Perez, the Astros' Andy Pettitte, the Mets' Tom Glavine, the Orioles' B.J. Ryan and the Cards' Ray King--got three or more votes.... Among voters with 10 or more years experience, Santana got 34% to Johnson's 53%.
For complete results and a breakdown of the poll go to SI.com/scorecard.