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MLB Milestone Watch: Batters Faced

Milestone Statistics
Pitching: Wins · Strikeouts · Innings Pitched · Saves · Games Started · Games Played · Batters Faced
Fielding: Errors Committed · Assists · Putouts
10,000 Batters Faced
Jake Peavy9,829171 to milestone
Felix Hernandez9,744256 to milestone
Freddy Garcia9,595405 to milestone
Justin Verlander9,483517 to milestone
James Shields9,429571 to milestone
Zack Greinke9,153847 to milestone
Ervin Santana8,9891011 to milestone
Cole Hamels8,9181082 to milestone
5,000 Batters Faced
J.A. Happ4,97327 to milestone
Jordan Zimmermann4,899101 to milestone
Jeff Samardzija4,873127 to milestone
Trevor Cahill4,847153 to milestone
Clay Buchholz4,788212 to milestone
Bud Norris4,766234 to milestone
Mat Latos4,677323 to milestone
Jerome Williams4,427573 to milestone
Brandon McCarthy4,414586 to milestone
Homer Bailey4,388612 to milestone
Kyle Farnsworth4,281719 to milestone
Chris Sale4,259741 to milestone
Joaquin Benoit4,242758 to milestone
Chris Tillman4,242758 to milestone
Carlos Villanueva4,203797 to milestone
Wade Miley4,107893 to milestone
Derek Holland4,058942 to milestone
Luke Hochevar3,9631037 to milestone
Charlie Morton3,9281072 to milestone
Jeremy Hellickson3,9271073 to milestone
Jake Arrieta3,9221078 to milestone
Tom Gorzelanny3,8741126 to milestone
Francisco Rodriguez3,8441156 to milestone
Travis Wood3,7711229 to milestone
John Lannan3,7551245 to milestone
Joe Nathan3,7531247 to milestone
Jose Quintana3,7501250 to milestone
Stephen Strasburg3,7261274 to milestone
Chad Gaudin3,7041296 to milestone
Jaime Garcia3,6551345 to milestone
Clayton Richard3,6191381 to milestone
Chien-Ming Wang3,5731427 to milestone
Matt Belisle3,5481452 to milestone
Marco Estrada3,5191481 to milestone
Jhoulys Chacin3,4601540 to milestone
Dallas Keuchel3,4501550 to milestone
Corey Kluber3,4481552 to milestone
Ricky Romero3,4391561 to milestone
Wei-Yin Chen3,4211579 to milestone
Lance Lynn3,3531647 to milestone
MLB Career Leaders for Batters Faced
1Cy Young*29,565 
2Pud Galvin*25,415 
3Walter Johnson*23,405 
4Phil Niekro*22,677 
5Nolan Ryan*22,575 
6Bobby Mathews21,997 
7Gaylord Perry*21,953 
8Steve Carlton*21,683 
9Don Sutton*21,631 
10Warren Spahn*21,547 
11Kid Nichols*21,082 
12Tim Keefe*20,941 
13Pete Alexander*20,893 
14Bert Blyleven*20,491 
15Greg Maddux*20,421 
16Mickey Welch*20,308 
17Roger Clemens20,240 
18Tommy John19,692 
19Early Wynn*19,408 
20Tony Mullane19,407 
21Tom Seaver*19,369 
22Gus Weyhing19,188 
23Robin Roberts*19,174 
24John Clarkson*19,146 
25Jim Kaat19,023 
26Old Hoss Radbourn*18,918 
27Christy Mathewson*18,913 
28Eppa Rixey*18,754 
29Tom Glavine*18,604 
30Red Ruffing*18,546 
31Fergie Jenkins*18,400 
32Burleigh Grimes*17,974 
33Jack Powell17,896 
34Eddie Plank*17,803 
35Ted Lyons*17,797 
36Jim McCormick17,702 
37Frank Tanana17,641 
38Jamie Moyer17,356 
39Red Faber*17,104 
40Randy Johnson*17,067 
41Dennis Martinez16,754 
42Sad Sam Jones16,662 
43Lefty Grove*16,622 
44Bobo Newsom16,467 
45Jack Quinn16,356 
46Amos Rusie*16,313 
47Vic Willis*16,263 
48Bob Feller*16,180 
49Charlie Hough16,170 
50Jack Morris16,120 
51Jim Palmer*16,114 
52Bob Gibson*16,068 
53Waite Hoyt*16,010 
54Jerry Koosman15,996 
55Earl Whitehill15,781 
56Jim Bunning*15,618 
57Jerry Reuss15,582 
58Adonis Terry15,413 
59Paul Derringer15,391 
60Bob Friend15,214 
61George Mullin15,179 
62Joe Niekro15,166 
63Mickey Lolich15,140 
64Herb Pennock*15,096 
65Tommy Bond15,082 
66Will White14,951 
67Rick Reuschel14,888 
68Mel Harder14,861 
69Carl Hubbell*14,805 
70Jim Whitney14,666 
71Mike Mussina14,593 
72Chick Fraser14,553 
73Charlie Buffinton14,465 
74Claude Osteen14,433 
75David Wells14,413 
76Wilbur Cooper14,377 
77Luis Tiant14,365 
78Clark Griffith*14,335 
79Kenny Rogers14,280 
80John Smoltz*14,271 
81Juan Marichal*14,236 
82Hooks Dauss14,175 
83Doyle Alexander14,162 
84Curt Simmons14,144 
85Joe McGinnity*14,132 
86Don Drysdale*14,097 
87Andy Pettitte14,074 
88Catfish Hunter*14,032 
89Tim Wakefield13,939 
90Billy Pierce13,853 
91Al Orth13,837 
 Vida Blue13,837 
93Livan Hernandez13,816 
94Jim Perry13,732 
95Mark Buehrle13,705 
96Silver King13,671 
97Jesse Haines*13,644 
98Rube Marquard*13,641 
99Chuck Finley13,638 
100George Uhle13,597 
101Larry Jackson13,593 
102Freddie Fitzsimmons13,570 
103Kevin Brown13,542 
104Dennis Eckersley*13,534 
105Charlie Root13,529 
106Dutch Leonard13,487 
107Dolf Luque13,470 
108Tom Zachary13,467 
109Larry French13,465 
110Bill Hutchinson13,458 
111Lee Meadows13,371 
112Brickyard Kennedy13,285 
113Curt Schilling13,284 
114Bartolo Colon13,219(needs 65 to move into 113th place)
115Pink Hawley13,213 
116Milt Pappas13,198 
117Mike Torrez13,179 
118Rick Wise13,157 
119Orel Hershiser13,150 
120Bucky Walters13,140 
121Red Ames13,080 
122CC Sabathia13,061(needs 19 to move into 121st place)
123Bullet Joe Bush13,053 
124Whitey Ford*13,036 
125Bump Hadley13,016 
126Ted Breitenstein13,010 
127Tim Hudson13,005 
128Bob Welch12,956 
129Murry Dickson12,936 
130Lew Burdette12,745 
131Eddie Cicotte12,731 
132Stan Coveleski*12,729 
133Al Spalding*12,724 
134Danny Darwin12,716 
135Hal Newhouser*12,648 
136Jack Stivetts12,636 
137Red Donahue12,629 
138Mark Langston12,562 
139Bill Dinneen12,548 
140Mark Baldwin12,470 
141Frank Dwyer12,429 
142Mordecai Brown*12,422 
143Camilo Pascual12,415 
 Guy Hecker12,415 
145Fernando Valenzuela12,398 
146George Bradley12,377 
147Dazzy Vance*12,366 
148Carl Mays12,352 
149Bert Cunningham12,285 
150Red Ehret12,232 
151Mike Moore12,203 
152Bill Lee12,186 
153David Cone12,184 
154Bill Donovan12,175 
155Tommy Bridges12,165 
156Bob Lemon*12,099 
157Doc White12,093 
158Howard Ehmke12,081 
159Dave Stieb12,072 
160Ken Holtzman12,069 
161Bob Shawkey12,019 
162Babe Adams11,947 
163Javier Vazquez11,935 
164Frank Viola11,933 
165Chief Bender*11,895 
166Mike Morgan11,872 
167Bob Caruthers11,842 
168Danny MacFayden11,767 
169Guy Bush11,750 
170Rube Waddell*11,717 
171Bob Forsch11,715 
172Dwight Gooden11,705 
173Steve Rogers11,702 
174Mike Flanagan11,684 
175A.J. Burnett11,665 
176Claude Passeau11,642 
177Jack Chesbro*11,632 
178Kevin Millwood11,616 
179Dizzy Trout11,615 
180Lon Warneke11,608 
181Bill Sherdel11,604 
182Bill Doak11,582 
183Tom Candiotti11,568 
 Wes Ferrell11,568 
185Rick Sutcliffe11,548 
186Jouett Meekin11,543 
187Jim Slaton11,535 
188Sadie McMahon11,534 
189Rube Walberg11,531 
190Willis Hudlin11,522 
191Earl Moore11,507 
192Mike Cuellar11,505 
193Bob Knepper11,488 
194Slim Sallee11,476 
195Ed Walsh*11,413 
196Pedro Martinez*11,394 
197Virgil Trucks11,378 
198Derek Lowe11,358 
199John Burkett11,324 
200Roy Halladay11,287 
201Dave Stewart11,251 
202Jesse Tannehill11,236 
203Vern Law11,231 
204Dave McNally11,229 
205Hippo Vaughn11,225 
206Art Nehf11,183 
207John Lackey11,178(needs 5 to move into 206th place)
208Wilbur Wood11,154 
209Jeff Suppan11,139 
210Urban Shocker11,137 
211Win Mercer11,106 
212Ice Box Chamberlain11,097 
213Ed Morris11,073 
214Terry Mulholland11,060 
215Bob Buhl11,045 
216Burt Hooton11,025 
217Tom Hughes11,009 
218Bobby Witt11,003 
219Barry Zito11,001 
220Mel Stottlemyre10,972 
221Kevin Appier10,958 
222Frank Killen10,951 
223Joe Coleman10,948 
224Pretzels Getzien10,939 
225Rudy May10,902 
226Rick Rhoden10,900 
227Eddie Rommel10,871 
228Kyle Lohse10,839(needs 32 to move into 227th place)
229Paul Splittorff10,829 
230Steve Trachsel10,799 
231Kevin Gross10,791 
232Jim Clancy10,772 
233Bill Gullickson10,744 
234Lefty Gomez*10,729 
235Jimmy Key10,719 
236Scott Sanderson10,709 
237Jack Taylor10,705 
238Steve Renko10,704 
239Stan Bahnsen10,701 
240Ray Sadecki10,694 
241Jesse Barnes10,676 
242Sam Leever10,662 
243Allie Reynolds10,660 
244Red Lucas10,651 
245Andy Benes10,645 
246Kid Gleason10,617 
247Matt Kilroy10,604 
248Sam McDowell10,587 
249Ned Garver10,584 
250Hal Schumacher10,571