Yup, it's a rotation showdown. As the season goes on, I'm going to compare the Phillies' vaunted rotation to Atlanta's famed group of 1997, which featured Greg Maddux, John Smoltz, Tom Glavine and Denny Neagle at their respective peaks.
The Traditional Stats
The Advanced Metrics
(Note: For ERA- and FIP-, the league average is 100, and a lower figure is better.)