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MLB Milestone Watch: Strikeouts

Milestone Statistics
Pitching: Wins · Strikeouts · Innings Pitched · Saves · Games Started · Games Played · Batters Faced
Fielding: Errors Committed · Assists · Putouts
2,000 Strikeouts
Zack Greinke 1,978 22 to milestone
James Shields 1,923 77 to milestone
Clayton Kershaw 1,891 109 to milestone
1,500 Strikeouts
Francisco Liriano 1,495 5 to milestone
Adam Wainwright 1,425 75 to milestone
Yovani Gallardo 1,390 110 to milestone
Oliver Perez 1,386 114 to milestone
Gio Gonzalez 1,351 149 to milestone
1,000 Strikeouts
Jeff Samardzija 998 2 to milestone
Bud Norris 996 4 to milestone
Mat Latos 991 9 to milestone
Joaquin Benoit 988 12 to milestone
Gavin Floyd 985 15 to milestone
Phil Hughes 970 30 to milestone
Joe Nathan 970 30 to milestone
Kyle Farnsworth 963 37 to milestone
Jordan Zimmermann 963 37 to milestone
J.A. Happ 959 41 to milestone
Colby Lewis 949 51 to milestone
Rick Porcello 912 88 to milestone
Jon Niese 901 99 to milestone
Jose Contreras 889 111 to milestone
Clay Buchholz 862 138 to milestone
Ryan Vogelsong 855 145 to milestone
Jake Arrieta 852 148 to milestone
Carlos Villanueva 849 151 to milestone
Corey Kluber 847 153 to milestone
MLB Career Leaders for Strikeouts
1 Nolan Ryan* 5,714  
2 Randy Johnson* 4,875  
3 Roger Clemens 4,672  
4 Steve Carlton* 4,136  
5 Bert Blyleven* 3,701  
6 Tom Seaver* 3,640  
7 Don Sutton* 3,574  
8 Gaylord Perry* 3,534  
9 Walter Johnson* 3,509  
10 Greg Maddux* 3,371  
11 Phil Niekro* 3,342  
12 Fergie Jenkins* 3,192  
13 Pedro Martinez* 3,154  
14 Bob Gibson* 3,117  
15 Curt Schilling 3,116  
16 John Smoltz* 3,084  
17 Jim Bunning* 2,855  
18 Mickey Lolich 2,832  
19 Mike Mussina 2,813  
20 Cy Young* 2,803  
21 Frank Tanana 2,773  
22 David Cone 2,668  
23 CC Sabathia 2,650 (needs 18 to move into 22nd place)
24 Chuck Finley 2,610  
25 Tom Glavine* 2,607  
26 Warren Spahn* 2,583  
27 Bob Feller* 2,581  
28 Tim Keefe* 2,564  
29 Jerry Koosman 2,556  
30 Javier Vazquez 2,536  
31 A.J. Burnett 2,513  
32 Christy Mathewson* 2,507  
33 Don Drysdale* 2,486  
34 Jack Morris 2,478  
35 Mark Langston 2,464  
36 Jim Kaat 2,461  
37 Sam McDowell 2,453  
38 Andy Pettitte 2,448  
39 Jamie Moyer 2,441  
40 Luis Tiant 2,416  
41 Dennis Eckersley* 2,401  
42 Kevin Brown 2,397  
43 Sandy Koufax* 2,396  
44 Charlie Hough 2,362  
45 Robin Roberts* 2,357  
46 Early Wynn* 2,334  
47 Rube Waddell* 2,316  
48 Bartolo Colon 2,307 (needs 9 to move into 47th place)
49 Juan Marichal* 2,303  
50 Dwight Gooden 2,293  
51 Lefty Grove* 2,266  
52 Eddie Plank* 2,246  
53 Tommy John 2,245  
54 Jim Palmer* 2,212  
55 David Wells 2,201  
56 Pete Alexander* 2,198  
57 Felix Hernandez 2,197 (needs 1 to move into 56th place)
58 Jake Peavy 2,188 (needs 9 to move into 57th place)
59 Vida Blue 2,175  
60 Camilo Pascual 2,167  
61 Tim Wakefield 2,156  
62 Dennis Martinez 2,149  
63 Roy Halladay 2,117  
64 John Lackey 2,098 (needs 19 to move into 63rd place)
65 Justin Verlander 2,087 (needs 11 to move into 64th place)
66 Kevin Millwood 2,083  
67 Bobo Newsom 2,082  
68 Tim Hudson 2,080  
69 Ryan Dempster 2,075  
70 Fernando Valenzuela 2,074  
71 Dazzy Vance* 2,045  
72 Cole Hamels 2,042 (needs 3 to move into 71st place)
73 Rick Reuschel 2,015  
74 Orel Hershiser 2,014  
75 Dan Haren 2,013  
76 Catfish Hunter* 2,012  
77 Andy Benes 2,000  
78 Billy Pierce 1,999  
79 Kevin Appier 1,994  
80 Johan Santana 1,988  
81 Red Ruffing* 1,987  
82 Zack Greinke 1,978 (needs 9 to move into 81st place)
  John Clarkson* 1,978  
84 Livan Hernandez 1,976  
85 Al Leiter 1,974  
86 Bob Welch 1,969  
87 Kenny Rogers 1,968  
88 Whitey Ford* 1,956  
89 Bobby Witt 1,955  
90 Amos Rusie* 1,950  
91 Danny Darwin 1,942  
92 Tom Gordon 1,928  
93 James Shields 1,923 (needs 5 to move into 92nd place)
94 Hideo Nomo 1,918  
95 Jerry Reuss 1,907  
96 Josh Beckett 1,901  
97 Clayton Kershaw 1,891 (needs 10 to move into 96th place)
98 Barry Zito 1,885  
99 Kid Nichols* 1,881  
100 Mark Buehrle 1,870  
101 Roy Oswalt 1,852  
102 Mickey Welch* 1,850  
103 Frank Viola 1,844  
104 Aaron Harang 1,842  
105 Old Hoss Radbourn* 1,830  
106 Cliff Lee 1,824  
107 Randy Wolf 1,814  
108 Pud Galvin* 1,807  
109 Tony Mullane 1,803  
110 Hal Newhouser* 1,796  
111 Jon Lester 1,782 (needs 14 to move into 110th place)
112 Ron Guidry 1,778  
  Max Scherzer 1,778 (needs 4 to move into 111th place)
114 John Burkett 1,766  
115 Rudy May 1,760  
116 Jason Schmidt 1,758  
117 Joe Niekro 1,747  
118 Sid Fernandez 1,743  
119 Dave Stewart 1,741  
120 Ed Walsh* 1,736  
121 Tom Candiotti 1,735  
122 Bob Friend 1,734  
123 Tim Lincecum 1,732 (needs 2 to move into 122nd place)
124 Joe Coleman 1,728  
  Milt Pappas 1,728  
126 Kevin Gross 1,727  
127 Floyd Bannister 1,723  
128 Derek Lowe 1,722  
129 Bret Saberhagen 1,715  
  Chan Ho Park 1,715  
131 Chief Bender* 1,711  
132 Larry Jackson 1,709  
133 Jim McCormick 1,704  
134 Bob Veale 1,703  
135 Red Ames 1,702  
136 Charlie Buffinton 1,700  
137 Chris Carpenter 1,697  
  Curt Simmons 1,697  
139 Bruce Hurst 1,689  
140 Ted Lilly 1,681  
141 Rick Sutcliffe 1,679  
142 Carl Hubbell* 1,677  
143 Tommy Bridges 1,674  
144 John Candelaria 1,673  
145 Dave Stieb 1,669  
146 Darryl Kile 1,668  
147 Gus Weyhing 1,667  
  Mike Moore 1,667  
149 Pedro Astacio 1,664  
  Ervin Santana 1,664 (needs 3 to move into 147th place)
151 Vic Willis* 1,651  
152 Rick Wise 1,647  
153 Jeff Fassero 1,643  
154 Al Downing 1,639  
155 Carlos Zambrano 1,637  
156 Mike Cuellar 1,632  
157 Chris Short 1,629  
158 Andy Messersmith 1,625  
159 Jack Powell 1,621  
  Freddy Garcia 1,621 (needs 4 to move into 158th place)
  Steve Rogers 1,621  
162 Kyle Lohse 1,615 (needs 6 to move into 159th place)
163 Ray Sadecki 1,614  
164 Claude Osteen 1,612  
165 Scott Sanderson 1,611  
166 Hoyt Wilhelm* 1,610  
167 Jose Rijo 1,606  
168 Jim Maloney 1,605  
169 Ken Holtzman 1,601  
170 Jose DeLeon 1,594  
  Doug Drabek 1,594  
172 Rube Marquard* 1,593  
173 Steve Trachsel 1,591  
  Scott Kazmir 1,591 (needs 2 to move into 172nd place)
175 Ron Darling 1,590  
176 Matt Cain 1,589 (needs 1 to move into 175th place)
177 Todd Stottlemyre 1,587  
  Woodie Fryman 1,587  
179 Kerry Wood 1,582  
180 Jim Perry 1,576  
181 Harvey Haddix 1,575  
182 Jim Whitney 1,571  
183 Jered Weaver 1,556 (needs 15 to move into 182nd place)
184 Jon Lieber 1,553  
  Adonis Terry 1,553  
186 Bill Donovan 1,552  
187 Greg Swindell 1,542  
188 Jimmy Key 1,538  
189 Dean Chance 1,534  
  Virgil Trucks 1,534  
191 Bobby Mathews 1,528  
  Ubaldo Jimenez 1,528 (needs 6 to move into 189th place)
  Doyle Alexander 1,528  
194 Bronson Arroyo 1,526 (needs 2 to move into 191st place)
195 Juan Pizarro 1,522  
196 Tim Belcher 1,519  
197 David Price 1,517 (needs 2 to move into 196th place)
198 Jon Matlack 1,516  
199 Toad Ramsey 1,515  
  Bill Singer 1,515  
201 Dave McNally 1,512  
  Burleigh Grimes* 1,512  
  Sonny Siebert 1,512  
204 Paul Derringer 1,507  
205 Rich Gossage* 1,502  
206 Francisco Liriano 1,495 (needs 7 to move into 205th place)
207 J.R. Richard 1,493  
  Larry Dierker 1,493  
209 Mike Flanagan 1,491  
  Burt Hooton 1,491  
211 George Mullin 1,482  
  Kevin Tapani 1,482  
213 Ron Reed 1,481  
214 Woody Williams 1,480  
215 Mike Krukow 1,478  
216 Jim Lonborg 1,475  
217 Bob Knepper 1,473  
218 Red Faber* 1,471  
219 Mike Scott 1,469  
220 Lefty Gomez* 1,468  
221 Brad Radke 1,467  
222 Charlie Root 1,459  
223 Steve Renko 1,455  
224 Earl Wilson 1,452  
225 Mario Soto 1,449  
226 Johnny Podres 1,435  
227 Ramon Martinez 1,427  
228 Adam Wainwright 1,425 (needs 2 to move into 227th place)
229 Allie Reynolds 1,423  
230 Jim Clancy 1,422  
231 Gary Peters 1,420  
232 Rick Rhoden 1,419  
233 Hippo Vaughn 1,416  
234 Denny Neagle 1,415  
235 Ray Culp 1,411  
  Wilbur Wood 1,411  
237 Aaron Sele 1,407  
238 Mike Torrez 1,404  
239 Mike Morgan 1,403  
  Shane Reynolds 1,403  
  Earl Moore 1,403  
242 Dave Burba 1,398  
243 Yovani Gallardo 1,390 (needs 8 to move into 242nd place)
  Jeff Suppan 1,390  
245 Mike Hampton 1,387  
246 Oliver Perez 1,386 (needs 1 to move into 245th place)
247 Doc White 1,384  
248 Esteban Loaiza 1,382  
249 Brett Myers 1,379  
250 Gary Bell 1,378