I was bored, so I decided to look up some stats. Below are the 2011 FIP, xFIP and Bill James' projected 2012 FIP of all the possible SP candidates for the Orioles in 2012. Enjoy, for whatever it's worth.

Zach Britton

2011 FIP: 4.0

2011 xFIP: 4.12

Bill James 2012 FIP Projection: 3.84

Jeremy Guthrie

2011 FIP: 4.48

2011 xFIP: 4.47

Bill James 2012 FIP Projection: 4.56

Brian Matusz

2011 FIP: 7.66

2011 xFIP: 5.22

Bill James 2012 FIP Projection: 4.55

Jake Arrieta

2011 FIP: 5.34

2011 xFIP: 4.52

Bill James 2012 FIP Projection: 4.79

Tommy Hunter

2011 FIP: 4.48

2011 xFIP: 4.28

Bill James 2012 FIP Projection: 4.48

Chris Tillman

2011 FIP: 3.99

2011 xFIP: 4.83

Bill James 2012 FIP Projection: 4.82

Brad Bergesen

2011 FIP: 4.92

2011 xFIP: 4.52

Bill James 2012 FIP Projection: 4.63

Dana Eveland (only 30 Innings in 2011)

2011 FIP: 3.19

2011 xFIP: 3.60

Bill James 2012 FIP Projection: 3.81

No projections of Tsuyoshi Wada available yet.