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1987 National League Pitching Leaders

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Rk Name Age Tm Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Rick Sutcliffe 31 CHN MLB CHC 18 10 .643 3.68 34 34 0 6 1 0 237.1 223 106 97 24 106 14 174 4 4 9 1012 1.386 8.5 0.9 4.0 6.6 1.64
2 Shane Rawley* 31 PHI MLB PHI 17 11 .607 4.39 36 36 0 4 1 0 229.2 250 118 112 23 86 8 123 5 2 3 1005 1.463 9.8 0.9 3.4 4.8 1.43
3 Orel Hershiser 28 LAN MLB LAD 16 16 .500 3.06 37 35 2 10 1 1 264.2 247 105 90 17 74 5 190 9 2 11 1093 1.213 8.4 0.6 2.5 6.5 2.57
4 Mike Scott 32 HOU MLB HOU 16 13 .552 3.23 36 36 0 8 3 0 247.2 199 94 89 21 79 6 233 4 2 10 1010 1.122 7.2 0.8 2.9 8.5 2.95
5 Dwight Gooden 22 NYN MLB NYM 15 7 .682 3.21 25 25 0 7 3 0 179.2 162 68 64 11 53 2 148 2 1 1 730 1.197 8.1 0.6 2.7 7.4 2.79
6 Zane Smith* 26 ATL MLB ATL 15 10 .600 4.09 36 36 0 9 3 0 242.0 245 130 110 19 91 6 130 5 1 5 1035 1.388 9.1 0.7 3.4 4.8 1.43
7 Bob Welch 30 LAN MLB LAD 15 9 .625 3.22 35 35 0 6 4 0 251.2 204 94 90 21 86 6 196 4 4 4 1027 1.152 7.3 0.8 3.1 7.0 2.28
8 Fernando Valenzuela* 26 LAN MLB LAD 14 14 .500 3.98 34 34 0 12 1 0 251.0 254 120 111 25 124 4 190 4 1 14 1116 1.506 9.1 0.9 4.4 6.8 1.53
9 Don Carman* 27 PHI MLB PHI 13 11 .542 4.22 35 35 0 3 2 0 211.0 194 110 99 34 69 7 125 5 1 3 886 1.246 8.3 1.5 2.9 5.3 1.81
10 Mike Dunne 24 PIT MLB PIT 13 6 .684 3.03 23 23 0 5 1 0 163.1 143 66 55 10 68 8 72 1 4 6 680 1.292 7.9 0.6 3.7 4.0 1.06
11 Neal Heaton* 27 MON MLB MON 13 10 .565 4.52 32 32 0 3 1 0 193.1 207 103 97 25 37 3 105 3 5 2 807 1.262 9.6 1.2 1.7 4.9 2.84
12 Mike LaCoss 31 SFN MLB SFG 13 10 .565 3.68 39 26 4 2 1 0 171.0 184 78 70 16 63 12 79 2 1 6 728 1.444 9.7 0.8 3.3 4.2 1.25
13 Ron Darling 26 NYN MLB NYM 12 8 .600 4.29 32 32 0 2 0 0 207.2 183 111 99 24 96 3 167 3 3 6 891 1.343 7.9 1.0 4.2 7.2 1.74
14 Kelly Downs 26 SFN MLB SFG 12 9 .571 3.63 41 28 4 4 3 1 186.0 185 83 75 14 67 11 137 4 4 12 797 1.355 9.0 0.7 3.2 6.6 2.04
15 Sid Fernandez* 24 NYN MLB NYM 12 8 .600 3.81 28 27 0 3 1 0 156.0 130 75 66 16 67 8 134 8 0 2 665 1.263 7.5 0.9 3.9 7.7 2.00
16 Jamie Moyer* 24 CHN MLB CHC 12 15 .444 5.10 35 33 1 1 0 0 201.0 210 127 114 28 97 9 147 5 2 11 899 1.527 9.4 1.3 4.3 6.6 1.52
17 Rick Aguilera 25 NYN MLB NYM 11 3 .786 3.60 18 17 0 1 0 0 115.0 124 53 46 12 33 2 77 3 0 9 494 1.365 9.7 0.9 2.6 6.0 2.33
18 Danny Cox 27 SLN MLB STL 11 9 .550 3.88 31 31 0 2 0 0 199.1 224 99 86 17 71 6 101 3 1 5 864 1.480 10.1 0.8 3.2 4.6 1.42
19 Jim Deshaies* 27 HOU MLB HOU 11 6 .647 4.62 26 25 0 1 0 0 152.0 149 81 78 22 57 7 104 0 5 4 648 1.355 8.8 1.3 3.4 6.2 1.82
20 Doug Drabek 24 PIT MLB PIT 11 12 .478 3.88 29 28 0 1 1 0 176.1 165 86 76 22 46 2 120 0 1 5 721 1.197 8.4 1.1 2.3 6.1 2.61
21 Brian Fisher 25 PIT MLB PIT 11 9 .550 4.52 37 26 1 6 3 0 185.1 185 99 93 27 72 7 117 4 3 3 792 1.387 9.0 1.3 3.5 5.7 1.63
22 Bob Forsch 37 SLN MLB STL 11 7 .611 4.32 33 30 1 2 1 0 179.0 189 90 86 15 45 4 89 4 1 2 755 1.307 9.5 0.8 2.3 4.5 1.98
23 Scott Garrelts 25 SFN MLB SFG 11 7 .611 3.22 64 0 43 0 0 12 106.1 70 41 38 10 55 4 127 0 1 5 428 1.176 5.9 0.8 4.7 10.7 2.31
24 Terry Leach 33 NYN MLB NYM 11 1 .917 3.22 44 12 7 1 1 0 131.1 132 54 47 14 29 5 61 1 1 0 542 1.226 9.0 1.0 2.0 4.2 2.10
25 Dennis Martinez 33 MON MLB MON 11 4 .733 3.30 22 22 0 2 1 0 144.2 133 59 53 9 40 2 84 6 2 4 599 1.196 8.3 0.6 2.5 5.2 2.10
26 Greg Mathews* 25 SLN MLB STL 11 11 .500 3.73 32 32 0 2 1 0 197.2 184 87 82 17 71 5 108 0 2 7 822 1.290 8.4 0.8 3.2 4.9 1.52
27 Bruce Ruffin* 23 PHI MLB PHI 11 14 .440 4.35 35 35 0 3 1 0 204.2 236 118 99 17 73 4 93 2 0 6 884 1.510 10.4 0.7 3.2 4.1 1.27
28 Tom Browning* 27 CIN MLB CIN 10 13 .435 5.02 32 31 1 2 0 0 183.0 201 107 102 27 61 7 117 5 4 2 791 1.432 9.9 1.3 3.0 5.8 1.92
29 Bill Gullickson 28 CIN MLB CIN 10 11 .476 4.85 27 27 0 3 1 0 165.0 172 99 89 33 39 6 89 2 1 4 698 1.279 9.4 1.8 2.1 4.9 2.28
30 Atlee Hammaker* 29 SFN MLB SFG 10 10 .500 3.58 31 27 1 2 0 0 168.1 159 73 67 22 57 10 107 3 7 8 706 1.283 8.5 1.2 3.0 5.7 1.88
31 Ted Power 32 CIN MLB CIN 10 13 .435 4.50 34 34 0 2 1 0 204.0 213 115 102 28 71 7 133 3 2 3 887 1.392 9.4 1.2 3.1 5.9 1.87
32 Bryn Smith 31 MON MLB MON 10 9 .526 4.37 26 26 0 2 0 0 150.1 164 81 73 16 31 4 94 2 0 2 643 1.297 9.8 1.0 1.9 5.6 3.03
33 John Tudor* 33 SLN MLB STL 10 2 .833 3.84 16 16 0 0 0 0 96.0 100 43 41 11 32 1 54 1 0 1 405 1.375 9.4 1.0 3.0 5.1 1.69
34 Ed Whitson 32 SDN MLB SDP 10 13 .435 4.73 36 34 0 3 1 0 205.2 197 113 108 36 64 3 135 3 1 2 858 1.269 8.6 1.6 2.8 5.9 2.11
35 Larry Andersen 34 HOU MLB HOU 9 5 .643 3.45 67 0 31 0 0 5 101.2 95 46 39 7 41 10 94 2 0 1 440 1.338 8.4 0.6 3.6 8.3 2.29
36 Danny Darwin 31 HOU MLB HOU 9 10 .474 3.59 33 30 0 3 1 0 195.2 184 87 78 17 69 12 134 5 1 3 833 1.293 8.5 0.8 3.2 6.2 1.94
37 Ken Dayley* 28 SLN MLB STL 9 5 .643 2.66 53 0 29 0 0 4 61.0 52 21 18 2 33 8 63 2 0 5 260 1.393 7.7 0.3 4.9 9.3 1.91
38 Kevin Gross 26 PHI MLB PHI 9 16 .360 4.35 34 33 1 3 1 0 200.2 205 107 97 26 87 7 110 10 7 3 878 1.455 9.2 1.2 3.9 4.9 1.26
39 Guy Hoffman* 30 CIN MLB CIN 9 10 .474 4.37 36 22 2 0 0 0 158.2 160 83 77 20 49 5 87 4 1 3 669 1.317 9.1 1.1 2.8 4.9 1.78
40 Jimmy Jones 23 SDN MLB SDP 9 7 .563 4.14 30 22 4 2 1 0 145.2 154 85 67 14 54 2 51 5 2 3 639 1.428 9.5 0.9 3.3 3.2 0.94
41 Joe Magrane* 22 SLN MLB STL 9 7 .563 3.54 27 26 0 4 2 0 170.1 157 75 67 9 60 6 101 10 7 9 722 1.274 8.3 0.5 3.2 5.3 1.68
42 Floyd Youmans 23 MON MLB MON 9 8 .529 4.64 23 23 0 3 3 0 116.1 112 63 60 13 47 2 94 1 1 3 505 1.367 8.7 1.0 3.6 7.3 2.00
43 John Franco* 26 CIN MLB CIN 8 5 .615 2.52 68 0 60 0 0 32 82.0 76 26 23 6 27 6 61 0 0 1 344 1.256 8.3 0.7 3.0 6.7 2.26
44 Gene Garber 39 ATL MLB ATL 8 10 .444 4.41 49 0 43 0 0 10 69.1 87 39 34 7 28 10 48 1 0 4 320 1.659 11.3 0.9 3.6 6.2 1.71
45 Ricky Horton* 27 SLN MLB STL 8 3 .727 3.82 67 6 24 0 0 7 125.0 127 58 53 15 42 10 55 0 4 3 533 1.352 9.1 1.1 3.0 4.0 1.31
46 Bob Knepper* 33 HOU MLB HOU 8 17 .320 5.27 33 31 1 1 0 0 177.2 226 118 104 26 54 3 76 4 0 4 792 1.576 11.4 1.3 2.7 3.8 1.41
47 Les Lancaster 25 CHN MLB CHC 8 3 .727 4.90 27 18 4 0 0 0 132.1 138 76 72 14 51 5 78 1 8 7 578 1.428 9.4 1.0 3.5 5.3 1.53
48 Rick Mahler 33 ATL MLB ATL 8 13 .381 4.98 39 28 1 3 1 0 197.0 212 118 109 24 85 8 95 2 2 5 849 1.508 9.7 1.1 3.9 4.3 1.12
49 Lance McCullers 23 SDN MLB SDP 8 10 .444 3.72 78 0 41 0 0 16 123.1 115 60 51 11 59 11 126 2 1 5 540 1.411 8.4 0.8 4.3 9.2 2.14
50 Rob Murphy* 27 CIN MLB CIN 8 5 .615 3.04 87 0 21 0 0 3 100.2 91 37 34 7 32 5 99 0 0 1 415 1.222 8.1 0.6 2.9 8.9 3.09
51 David Palmer 29 ATL MLB ATL 8 11 .421 4.90 28 28 0 0 0 0 152.1 169 94 83 17 64 4 111 7 0 5 687 1.530 10.0 1.0 3.8 6.6 1.73
52 Nolan Ryan 40 HOU MLB HOU 8 16 .333 2.76 34 34 0 0 0 0 211.2 154 75 65 14 87 2 270 4 2 10 873 1.139 6.5 0.6 3.7 11.5 3.10
53 Scott Sanderson 30 CHN MLB CHC 8 9 .471 4.29 32 22 5 0 0 2 144.2 156 72 69 23 50 5 106 3 0 1 631 1.424 9.7 1.4 3.1 6.6 2.12
54 Eric Show 31 SDN MLB SDP 8 16 .333 3.84 34 34 0 5 3 0 206.1 188 99 88 26 85 7 117 9 5 6 887 1.323 8.2 1.1 3.7 5.1 1.38
55 Bob Walk 30 PIT MLB PIT 8 2 .800 3.31 39 12 6 1 1 0 117.0 107 52 43 11 51 2 78 3 3 7 498 1.350 8.2 0.8 3.9 6.0 1.53
56 Todd Worrell 27 SLN MLB STL 8 6 .571 2.66 75 0 54 0 0 33 94.2 86 29 28 8 34 11 92 0 0 1 395 1.268 8.2 0.8 3.2 8.7 2.71
57 Tim Burke 28 MON MLB MON 7 0 1.000 1.19 55 0 30 0 0 18 91.0 64 18 12 3 17 6 58 0 0 2 354 0.890 6.3 0.3 1.7 5.7 3.41
58 Roger McDowell 26 NYN MLB NYM 7 5 .583 4.16 56 0 45 0 0 25 88.2 95 41 41 7 28 4 32 2 1 3 384 1.387 9.6 0.7 2.8 3.2 1.14
59 Jeff Parrett 25 MON MLB MON 7 6 .538 4.21 45 0 26 0 0 6 62.0 53 33 29 8 30 4 56 0 1 6 267 1.339 7.7 1.2 4.4 8.1 1.87
60 Pascual Perez 30 MON MLB MON 7 0 1.000 2.30 10 10 0 2 0 0 70.1 52 21 18 5 16 1 58 1 1 1 273 0.967 6.7 0.6 2.0 7.4 3.63
61 Ron Robinson 25 CIN MLB CIN 7 5 .583 3.68 48 18 14 0 0 4 154.0 148 71 63 14 43 8 99 1 0 2 638 1.240 8.6 0.8 2.5 5.8 2.30
62 Greg Maddux 21 CHN MLB CHC 6 14 .300 5.61 30 27 2 1 1 0 155.2 181 111 97 17 74 13 101 4 7 4 701 1.638 10.5 1.0 4.3 5.8 1.36
63 Bob McClure* 35 MON MLB MON 6 1 .857 3.44 52 0 16 0 0 5 52.1 47 30 20 8 20 3 33 0 1 0 222 1.280 8.1 1.4 3.4 5.7 1.65
64 Charlie Puleo 32 ATL MLB ATL 6 8 .429 4.23 35 16 2 1 0 0 123.1 122 63 58 11 40 0 99 3 1 0 524 1.314 8.9 0.8 2.9 7.2 2.48
65 Bob Sebra 25 MON MLB MON 6 15 .286 4.42 36 27 3 4 1 0 177.1 184 99 87 15 67 0 156 3 2 8 765 1.415 9.3 0.8 3.4 7.9 2.33
66 Kent Tekulve 40 PHI MLB PHI 6 4 .600 3.09 90 0 38 0 0 3 105.0 96 38 36 8 29 13 60 0 0 2 432 1.190 8.2 0.7 2.5 5.1 2.07
67 Steve Trout* 29 CHN MLB CHC 6 3 .667 3.00 11 11 0 3 2 0 75.0 72 27 25 3 27 0 32 1 0 3 308 1.320 8.6 0.4 3.2 3.8 1.19
68 Doyle Alexander 36 ATL MLB ATL 5 10 .333 4.13 16 16 0 3 0 0 117.2 115 57 54 21 27 5 64 2 0 2 481 1.207 8.8 1.6 2.1 4.9 2.37
69 Steve Bedrosian 29 PHI MLB PHI 5 3 .625 2.83 65 0 56 0 0 40 89.0 79 31 28 11 28 5 74 1 1 3 366 1.202 8.0 1.1 2.8 7.5 2.64
70 David Cone 24 NYN MLB NYM 5 6 .455 3.71 21 13 3 1 0 1 99.1 87 46 41 11 44 1 68 5 4 2 420 1.319 7.9 1.0 4.0 6.2 1.55
71 Bill Dawley 29 SLN MLB STL 5 8 .385 4.47 60 0 17 0 0 2 96.2 93 51 48 15 38 11 65 1 1 4 406 1.355 8.7 1.4 3.5 6.1 1.71
72 Rich Gossage 35 SDN MLB SDP 5 4 .556 3.12 40 0 30 0 0 11 52.0 47 18 18 4 19 6 44 0 0 2 217 1.269 8.1 0.7 3.3 7.6 2.32
73 Bob Kipper* 22 PIT MLB PIT 5 9 .357 5.94 24 20 0 1 1 0 110.2 117 74 73 25 52 4 83 2 0 5 493 1.527 9.5 2.0 4.2 6.8 1.60
74 Mike Krukow 35 SFN MLB SFG 5 6 .455 4.80 30 28 0 3 0 0 163.0 182 98 87 24 46 6 104 2 3 3 699 1.399 10.0 1.3 2.5 5.7 2.26
75 Andy McGaffigan 30 MON MLB MON 5 2 .714 2.39 69 0 30 0 0 12 120.1 105 38 32 5 42 7 100 3 0 6 500 1.222 7.9 0.4 3.1 7.5 2.38
76 Dave Meads* 23 HOU MLB HOU 5 3 .625 5.55 45 0 21 0 0 0 48.2 60 31 30 8 16 2 32 1 0 1 209 1.562 11.1 1.5 3.0 5.9 2.00
77 John Smiley* 22 PIT MLB PIT 5 5 .500 5.76 63 0 19 0 0 4 75.0 69 49 48 7 50 8 58 0 1 5 336 1.587 8.3 0.8 6.0 7.0 1.16
78 Matt Young* 28 LAN MLB LAD 5 8 .385 4.47 47 0 31 0 0 11 54.1 62 30 27 3 17 5 42 0 0 3 234 1.454 10.3 0.5 2.8 7.0 2.47
79 Jim Acker 28 ATL MLB ATL 4 9 .308 4.16 68 0 41 0 0 14 114.2 109 57 53 11 51 4 68 4 0 1 491 1.395 8.6 0.9 4.0 5.3 1.33
80 Tim Belcher 25 LAN MLB LAD 4 2 .667 2.38 6 5 1 0 0 0 34.0 30 11 9 2 7 0 23 0 1 0 135 1.088 7.9 0.5 1.9 6.1 3.29
81 Jeff Heathcock 27 HOU MLB HOU 4 2 .667 3.16 19 2 2 0 0 1 42.2 44 15 15 4 9 1 15 1 1 1 174 1.242 9.3 0.8 1.9 3.2 1.67
82 Shawn Hillegas 22 LAN MLB LAD 4 3 .571 3.57 12 10 1 0 0 0 58.0 52 27 23 5 31 0 51 0 0 4 252 1.431 8.1 0.8 4.8 7.9 1.65
83 Mike Mason* 28 CHN MLB CHC 4 1 .800 5.68 17 4 3 0 0 0 38.0 43 25 24 4 23 0 28 1 0 1 173 1.737 10.2 0.9 5.4 6.6 1.22
84 Dickie Noles 30 CHN MLB CHC 4 2 .667 3.50 41 1 16 0 0 2 64.1 59 31 25 1 27 1 33 5 2 4 285 1.337 8.3 0.1 3.8 4.6 1.22
85 Dennis Rasmussen* 28 CIN MLB CIN 4 1 .800 3.97 7 7 0 0 0 0 45.1 39 22 20 5 12 0 39 1 2 1 187 1.125 7.7 1.0 2.4 7.7 3.25
86 Lee Smith 29 CHN MLB CHC 4 10 .286 3.12 62 0 55 0 0 36 83.2 84 30 29 4 32 5 96 0 0 4 360 1.386 9.0 0.4 3.4 10.3 3.00
87 Jay Tibbs 25 MON MLB MON 4 5 .444 4.99 19 12 2 0 0 0 83.0 95 55 46 10 34 2 54 0 1 1 366 1.554 10.3 1.1 3.7 5.9 1.59
88 Lee Tunnell 26 SLN MLB STL 4 4 .500 4.84 32 9 3 0 0 0 74.1 90 45 40 5 34 7 49 1 5 2 335 1.668 10.9 0.6 4.1 5.9 1.44
89 Frank Williams 29 CIN MLB CIN 4 0 1.000 2.30 85 0 19 0 0 2 105.2 101 37 27 5 39 9 60 2 0 4 446 1.325 8.6 0.4 3.3 5.1 1.54
90 Jeff Calhoun* 29 PHI MLB PHI 3 1 .750 1.48 42 0 15 0 0 1 42.2 25 13 7 1 26 8 31 1 0 2 183 1.195 5.3 0.2 5.5 6.5 1.19
91 Tim Conroy* 27 SLN MLB STL 3 2 .600 5.53 10 9 0 0 0 0 40.2 48 26 25 0 25 3 22 1 0 2 188 1.795 10.6 0.0 5.5 4.9 0.88
92 Jeff Dedmon 27 ATL MLB ATL 3 4 .429 3.91 53 3 14 0 0 4 89.2 82 46 39 8 42 1 40 1 1 2 384 1.383 8.2 0.8 4.2 4.0 0.95
93 Frank DiPino* 30 CHN MLB CHC 3 3 .500 3.15 69 0 20 0 0 4 80.0 75 31 28 7 34 2 61 1 0 5 343 1.362 8.4 0.8 3.8 6.9 1.79
94 Andy Hawkins 27 SDN MLB SDP 3 10 .231 5.05 24 20 2 0 0 0 117.2 131 71 66 16 49 2 51 2 3 2 516 1.530 10.0 1.2 3.7 3.9 1.04
95 Brian Holton 27 LAN MLB LAD 3 2 .600 3.89 53 1 26 0 0 2 83.1 87 39 36 11 32 11 58 0 4 0 360 1.428 9.4 1.2 3.5 6.3 1.81
96 Ken Howell 26 LAN MLB LAD 3 4 .429 4.91 40 2 17 0 0 1 55.0 54 32 30 7 29 2 60 0 1 5 239 1.509 8.8 1.1 4.7 9.8 2.07
97 Michael Jackson 22 PHI MLB PHI 3 10 .231 4.20 55 7 8 0 0 1 109.1 88 55 51 16 56 6 93 3 8 6 468 1.317 7.2 1.3 4.6 7.7 1.66
98 Bill Landrum 29 CIN MLB CIN 3 2 .600 4.71 44 2 14 0 0 2 65.0 68 35 34 3 34 6 42 0 1 4 276 1.569 9.4 0.4 4.7 5.8 1.24
99 Tim Leary 28 LAN MLB LAD 3 11 .214 4.76 39 12 11 0 0 1 107.2 121 62 57 15 36 5 61 2 1 3 469 1.458 10.1 1.3 3.0 5.1 1.69
100 John Mitchell 21 NYN MLB NYM 3 6 .333 4.11 20 19 0 1 0 0 111.2 124 64 51 6 36 3 57 2 1 7 493 1.433 10.0 0.5 2.9 4.6 1.58

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