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Who is the most overrated pitcher in the game?
C.J. WILSON, ANGELS 14%
A.J. BURNETT, PIRATES 10%
JOSH BECKETT, RED SOX 5%
JOHN LACKEY, RED SOX 5%
JONATHAN PAPELBON, PHILLIES 4%
Sixty-one pitchers received at least one mention.... Average 2012 salary of the top five is $13,700,011.... Wilson is one of only two lefties in the top 10 (along with the Giants' Barry Zito, who finished seventh, with 4%).... Familiarity breeds contempt? Another Giant, Tim Lincecum, finished sixth, with nine nods—eight from his own NL West.... In a similar poll on Facebook, Beckett led with 48%.
BASED ON 227 MLB PLAYERS WHO RESPONDED TO SI'S SURVEY