The Chicago Cubs‘ starting rotation has been awesome so far this year. They have a combined record of 18-4 with a 2.12 ERA and a 0.98 WHIP so far in 2016!!!! 30-year old righty Jake Arrieta is off to a great start and he wants to win back to back Cy Young Awards! He has already thrown a no-hitter this year! Arrieta has started 6 games for the Cubs so far this year and he is 6-0 with a 0.84 ERA and a 0.74 WHIP. He has only given up 20 hits and 12 walks while whiffing 37 batters in his first 43 innings this year! 32-year old lefty Jon Lester has been excellent at the Cubs’ #2 starter this year. He has started 6 games for the Cubs so far this year and he is 3-1 with a 1.58 ERA and a 1.05 WHIP. He has only given up 33 hits and 9 walks while whiffing 38 batters in his first 40 innings pitched this year. The Cubs paid big bucks for 37-year old righty John Lackey over the winter, and he has been their “worst” starter so far this year. Lackey has started 5 games for the Cubs so far this year and he is 3-1 with a 4.32 ERA and a 1.11 WHIP. He has worked 33 1/3 innings so far this year for the Cubs and he is 3-1 with a 4.32 ERA and a 1.11 WHIP. 33-year old righty Jason Hammel is right at home for the Cubs. He has started 5 games for the Cubs so far this year and he is 4-0 with a 1.24 ERA and a 1.07 WHIP. He has given up 21 hits and 10 walks while whiffing 25 batters in only 29 innings so far this year. The Cubs tried all winter to trade for a 5th starter to replace Kyle Hendricks in the rotation. He has started 5 games so far this year and he is 2-2 with a 3.10 ERA and a 1.00 WHIP. He has given up 23 hits and 6 walks while whiffing 23 batters in his first 29 innings this year. As long as these five guys stay healthy, the Cubs have to feel good about winning every day/night!