exactly, and he's still as solid number 2.
i actually win pitching every week w/ him as my number one. i've traded away my aces for offense, and i've kept all my 2nd tier guys like smoltz, lackey, vazquez, bonderman, haren, zito, bought low on pettitte, and played the ww for guys like liriano, jered weaver, and soler. just a bit of advice that you dont have to build aruond your aces. smoltz is a solid pitcher and will help you win a lot of categories.