Every MLB Team’s All-Time 5-Man Rotation

Boston Red Sox

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Ace: Pedro Martinez

Starting Pitcher 2: Roger Clemens

Starting Pitcher 3: Lefty Grove

Starting Pitcher 4: Josh Beckett

Back of the Rotation: Cy Young

You’ve got a pretty stellar rotation when Cy Young — the man who the best pitching award annually is named after — sits at the very end of your rotation. From the ground up, the back of the rotation is fortified greatly with Young and his winning ways, and Beckett’s electric stuff. Lefty Grove is a legend — as was Roger Clemens. Sitting atop the group is the diminutive ace Pedro Martinez. We all remember his postseason exploits. We also remember him throwing Don Zimmer to the ground in rather spectacular fashion.