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All-time and Single-Season League Division Series Pitching Leaders

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Career LeadersSingle-Season Leaders

Earned Run Average

Rank Player ERA IP
1.Mariano Rivera.32 56.0
2.Jeff Nelson.79 22.2
3.Yovani Gallardo.86 21.0
4.Curt Schilling.93 38.2
5.Kevin Brown.98 27.2
6.Roy Halladay1.44 25.0
7.Phil Hughes1.52 23.2
8.Jon Lester1.63 27.2
9.Todd Stottlemyre1.69 21.1
10.Orlando Hernandez1.78 30.1

Earned Run Average

Rank Player ERA IP Series/Year
1.Jerry Reuss.00 18.01981 NWDIV
 Justin Verlander.00 15.02013 ALDS2
 Jon Lester.00 14.02008 ALDS1
 Pedro Martinez.00 10.01999 ALDS1
5.Curt Schilling.50 18.02001 NLDS2
6.Steve Rogers.51 17.21981 NEDIV
7.Justin Verlander.56 16.02012 ALDS2
8.Kevin Brown.61 14.21998 NLDS2
9.Clayton Kershaw.69 13.02013 NLDS2
10.Johan Santana.75 12.02004 ALDS2

Wins

Rank Player W IP
1.Andy Pettitte7100.2
 John Smoltz7 62.2
3.CC Sabathia6 53.2
4.Greg Maddux5 71.0
 David Wells5 61.0
 Chris Carpenter5 42.0
7.Roger Clemens4 68.1
 Mike Mussina4 65.0
 Tom Glavine4 56.2
 Justin Verlander4 50.1
 Barry Zito4 43.1
 Curt Schilling4 38.2
 Pedro Martinez4 38.0

Wins

Rank Player W IP Series/Year
1.Curt Schilling2 18.02001 NLDS2
 Steve Rogers2 17.21981 NEDIV
 CC Sabathia2 17.22012 ALDS1
 Cliff Lee2 16.02010 ALDS1
 Justin Verlander2 16.02012 ALDS2
 Adam Wainwright2 16.02013 NLDS1
 Kerry Wood2 15.12003 NLDS2
 Mike Mussina2 14.01997 ALDS2
 Chris Carpenter2 13.12006 NLDS2
 Russ Ortiz2 12.12002 NLDS1
 Jamie Moyer2 12.02001 ALDS1
 Brad Radke2 11.22002 ALDS2
 Jaret Wright2 11.11997 ALDS1
 Randy Johnson2 10.01995 ALDS2
 Dave Righetti2 9.01981 AEDIV
 Max Scherzer2 9.02013 ALDS2
 Francisco Rodriguez2 5.22002 ALDS1
 Scott Williamson2 5.02003 ALDS2
 Armando Benitez2 4.01996 ALDS1
 Marco Gonzales2 3.02014 NLDS2
 Alejandro Pena2 3.01995 NLDS1
 Jeff Fassero2 2.22002 NLDS2
 Carl Pavano2 2.22003 NLDS1

Win-Loss Percentage

Rank Player W-L% IP
1.John Smoltz1.000 62.2
 Justin Verlander1.000 50.1
 Curt Schilling1.000 38.2
 Pedro Martinez1.000 38.0
5.CC Sabathia.857 53.2
6.Chris Carpenter.833 42.0
7.Cliff Lee.750 38.1
 Russ Ortiz.750 31.1
 Orlando Hernandez.750 30.1
 Max Scherzer.750 29.0

Win-Loss Percentage

Rank Player W-L% IP Series/Year
1.Curt Schilling1.000 18.02001 NLDS2
 Steve Rogers1.000 17.21981 NEDIV
 CC Sabathia1.000 17.22012 ALDS1
 Cliff Lee1.000 16.02010 ALDS1
 Justin Verlander1.000 16.02012 ALDS2
 Adam Wainwright1.000 16.02013 NLDS1
 Kerry Wood1.000 15.12003 NLDS2
 Mike Mussina1.000 14.01997 ALDS2
 Chris Carpenter1.000 13.12006 NLDS2
 Russ Ortiz1.000 12.12002 NLDS1
 Jamie Moyer1.000 12.02001 ALDS1
 Brad Radke1.000 11.22002 ALDS2
 Jaret Wright1.000 11.11997 ALDS1
 Randy Johnson1.000 10.01995 ALDS2
 Dave Righetti1.000 9.01981 AEDIV
 Max Scherzer1.000 9.02013 ALDS2
 Francisco Rodriguez1.000 5.22002 ALDS1
 Scott Williamson1.000 5.02003 ALDS2
 Armando Benitez1.000 4.01996 ALDS1
 Marco Gonzales1.000 3.02014 NLDS2
 Alejandro Pena1.000 3.01995 NLDS1
 Jeff Fassero1.000 2.22002 NLDS2
 Carl Pavano1.000 2.22003 NLDS1

Walks & Hits per Inning Pitched

Rank Player WHIP IP
1.Roy Halladay.480 25.0
2.Mariano Rivera.571 56.0
3.Kevin Millwood.584 25.2
4.Jered Weaver.844 21.1
5.Cole Hamels.865 34.2
6.Kevin Brown.867 27.2
7.Darryl Kile.900 20.0
8.Kyle Lohse.932 24.2
9.John Smoltz.941 62.2
10.Curt Schilling.957 38.2

Walks & Hits per Inning Pitched

Rank Player WHIP IP Series/Year
1.Kevin Millwood.100 10.01999 NLDS1
2.Justin Verlander.533 15.02013 ALDS2
3.Nolan Ryan.600 15.01981 NWDIV
 Matt Moore.600 10.02011 ALDS2
5.Curt Schilling.611 18.02001 NLDS2
6.Gerrit Cole.636 11.02013 NLDS1
 Kevin Millwood.636 11.02002 NLDS1
8.Roy Halladay.688 16.02011 NLDS1
 Cliff Lee.688 16.02010 ALDS1
10.Pedro Martinez.700 10.01999 ALDS1

Hits Allowed per 9 IP

Rank Player H9 IP
1.Roy Halladay3.240 25.0
2.Darryl Kile4.050 20.0
3.Mariano Rivera4.179 56.0
4.Kevin Millwood4.208 25.2
5.Jered Weaver4.219 21.1
6.Kevin Brown5.530 27.2
 Jon Lester5.530 27.2
8.Cole Hamels5.712 34.2
9.Justin Verlander5.722 50.1
10.Yovani Gallardo6.000 21.0

Hits Allowed per 9 IP

Rank Player H9 IP Series/Year
1.Kevin Millwood.900 10.01999 NLDS1
2.Pedro Martinez2.700 10.01999 ALDS1
 Matt Moore2.700 10.02011 ALDS2
4.Kevin Brown3.068 14.21998 NLDS2
5.Nolan Ryan3.600 15.01981 NWDIV
 Justin Verlander3.600 15.02013 ALDS2
7.Justin Verlander3.938 16.02012 ALDS2
8.Gerrit Cole4.091 11.02013 NLDS1
9.Kerry Wood4.109 15.12003 NLDS2
10.Clayton Kershaw4.154 13.02013 NLDS2

Bases On Balls Allowed per 9 IP

Rank Player BB9 IP
1.David Wells.885 61.0
2.Mariano Rivera.964 56.0
3.Kevin Millwood1.052 25.2
4.Roy Halladay1.080 25.0
5.Cliff Lee1.174 38.1
6.James Shields1.246 21.2
7.David Price1.311 34.1
8.Adam Wainwright1.350 40.0
9.Curt Schilling1.397 38.2
10.Kyle Lohse1.460 24.2

Bases On Balls Allowed per 9 IP

Rank Player BB9 IP Series/Year
1.Cliff Lee.000 16.02010 ALDS1
 David Price.000 12.22010 ALDS1
 Kevin Millwood.000 11.02002 NLDS1
 Kevin Millwood.000 10.01999 NLDS1
5.Adam Wainwright.562 16.02013 NLDS1
6.Andy Pettitte.771 11.21997 ALDS1
 Brad Radke.771 11.22002 ALDS2
8.Curt Schilling1.000 18.02001 NLDS2
9.Roy Halladay1.125 16.02011 NLDS1
10.Justin Verlander1.200 15.02013 ALDS2

Strikeouts per 9 IP

Rank Player SO9 IP
1.Justin Verlander11.444 50.1
2.Clayton Kershaw11.412 32.1
3.Adam Wainwright10.800 40.0
4.Max Scherzer10.552 29.0
5.Phil Hughes10.268 23.2
6.Randy Johnson10.078 72.1
7.Cole Hamels9.865 34.2
8.Kerry Wood9.570 26.1
9.Jeff Nelson9.529 22.2
10.Cliff Lee9.391 38.1

Strikeouts per 9 IP

Rank Player SO9 IP Series/Year
1.Randy Johnson14.400 10.01995 ALDS2
2.Clayton Kershaw13.500 12.22014 NLDS2
3.Kevin Brown12.886 14.21998 NLDS2
4.Justin Verlander12.600 15.02013 ALDS2
5.Clayton Kershaw12.462 13.02013 NLDS2
6.Justin Verlander12.375 16.02012 ALDS2
7.Cliff Lee11.812 16.02010 ALDS1
8.Kevin Millwood11.454 11.02002 NLDS1
9.Mike Hampton11.368 12.22003 NLDS2
10.Kevin Appier11.323 10.12000 ALDS1

Games Played

Rank Player G IP
1.Mariano Rivera39 56.0
2.Jeff Nelson20 22.2
3.Andy Pettitte16100.2
 John Smoltz16 62.2
 Mike Stanton16 18.1
6.Brad Lidge15 15.2
 Michael Jackson15 15.1
8.Derek Lowe14 46.2
 Chad Bradford14 13.0
 Paul Assenmacher14 8.2

Games Played

Rank Player G IP Series/Year
1.Scott Williamson5 5.02003 ALDS2
 Kevin Gryboski5 4.12004 NLDS2
 Brian Matusz5 4.12012 ALDS1
 Santiago Casilla5 3.12012 NLDS2
 Kevin Gryboski5 3.02003 NLDS2
6.Norm Charlton4 7.11995 ALDS2
 Kelvim Escobar4 7.02005 ALDS2
 Ron Reed4 6.01981 NEDIV
 Jim Slaton4 6.01981 AEDIV
 Dan Otero4 5.22013 ALDS2
 Mariano Rivera4 5.22004 ALDS2
 Scot Shields4 5.22008 ALDS1
 Jonny Venters4 5.12010 NLDS2
 David Hernandez4 5.02011 NLDS2
 Darren O'Day4 5.02012 ALDS1
 Scot Shields4 5.02005 ALDS2
 Sean Doolittle4 4.12013 ALDS2
 Michael Jackson4 4.11997 ALDS1
 Jim Johnson4 4.12012 ALDS1
 Craig Kimbrel4 4.12010 NLDS2
 Steve Kline4 4.12001 NLDS2
 Ryan Madson4 4.12011 NLDS1
 David Robertson4 4.12012 ALDS1
 Justin Masterson4 4.02008 ALDS1
 Jeff Nelson4 4.01997 ALDS1
 Chad Qualls4 4.02004 NLDS2
 Ricardo Rincon4 4.02003 ALDS2
 Bryan Shaw4 4.02011 NLDS2
 Drew Storen4 4.02012 NLDS1
 Jaret Wright4 4.02003 NLDS2
 Antonio Alfonseca4 3.22004 NLDS2
 Mitchell Boggs4 3.22012 NLDS1
 Chad Bradford4 3.22003 ALDS2
 George Kontos4 3.22012 NLDS2
 Al Leiter4 3.22005 ALDS2
 Mark Melancon4 3.22013 NLDS1
 Pat Neshek4 3.22014 NLDS2
 Paul Assenmacher4 3.11997 ALDS1
 Ryan Cook4 3.12012 ALDS2
 Chris Reitsma4 3.12005 NLDS2
 Bruce Ruffin4 3.11995 NLDS1
 Trevor Hoffman4 3.01998 NLDS2
 Bill Risley4 3.01995 ALDS2
 Craig Stammen4 3.02012 NLDS1
 Luis Avilan4 2.22013 NLDS2
 Tyler Johnson4 2.22006 NLDS2
 Steve Karsay4 2.22002 ALDS1
 Franklin Morales4 2.22009 NLDS2
 Robb Nen4 2.22002 NLDS1
 Junichi Tazawa4 2.12013 ALDS1

List may be truncated due to large number of matching players

Saves

Rank Player SV IP
1.Mariano Rivera18 56.0
2.Brad Lidge6 15.2
 Jason Isringhausen6 11.0
4.Mark Wohlers5 7.0
5.Trevor Rosenthal4 8.1
 Jose Valverde4 7.2
7.John Smoltz3 62.2
 Michael Jackson3 15.1
 Huston Street3 8.2
 Rich Gossage3 6.2
 Trevor Hoffman3 6.2
 Randy Myers3 5.0
 Kazuhiro Sasaki3 5.0
 Dennis Eckersley3 4.2
 Neftali Feliz3 4.2
 Bobby Jenks3 4.0
 Manny Corpas3 3.1

Saves

Rank Player SV IP Series/Year
1.Rich Gossage3 6.21981 AEDIV
 Mariano Rivera3 5.02000 ALDS1
 Michael Jackson3 4.01998 ALDS1
 Dennis Eckersley3 3.21996 NLDS2
 Manny Corpas3 3.12007 NLDS2
 Neftali Feliz3 3.12011 ALDS2
 Mark Wohlers3 3.11996 NLDS1
 Trevor Rosenthal3 3.02014 NLDS2
9.Mariano Rivera2 5.02001 ALDS2
 Jim Johnson2 4.12012 ALDS1
 Steve Kline2 4.12001 NLDS2
 Jeff Reardon2 4.11981 NEDIV
 Mariano Rivera2 4.02003 ALDS1
 John Smoltz2 4.02001 NLDS1
 John Wetteland2 4.01996 ALDS2
 Brian Wilson2 4.02010 NLDS2
 Joaquin Benoit2 3.12013 ALDS2
 Jason Motte2 3.12011 NLDS1
 Troy Percival2 3.12002 ALDS1
 Mariano Rivera2 3.11998 ALDS2
 Mariano Rivera2 3.12010 ALDS2
 Francisco Rodriguez2 3.12005 ALDS2
 Santiago Casilla2 3.02014 NLDS1
 Trevor Hoffman2 3.01998 NLDS2
 Greg Holland2 3.02014 ALDS1
 Bobby Jenks2 3.02005 ALDS1
 Brad Lidge2 3.02008 NLDS2
 Randy Myers2 3.01996 ALDS1
 Mariano Rivera2 3.01999 ALDS2
 Mariano Rivera2 3.02005 ALDS2
 Huston Street2 3.02006 ALDS2
 Koji Uehara2 3.02013 ALDS1
 Jose Valverde2 3.02011 ALDS1
 Billy Wagner2 3.02006 NLDS1
 Robb Nen2 2.22002 NLDS1
 Mark Wohlers2 2.21995 NLDS1
 Zach Britton2 2.12014 ALDS2
 Jason Isringhausen2 2.02001 ALDS2
 Jason Isringhausen2 2.02002 NLDS2
 Kazuhiro Sasaki2 2.02000 ALDS2
 Brian Fuentes2 1.22009 ALDS2
 Brad Lidge2 1.12009 NLDS2

Innings Pitched

Rank Player IP
1.Andy Pettitte100.2
2.Randy Johnson72.1
3.Greg Maddux71.0
4.Roger Clemens68.1
5.Mike Mussina65.0
6.John Smoltz62.2
7.Tim Hudson62.0
8.David Wells61.0
9.Tom Glavine56.2
10.Mariano Rivera56.0

Innings Pitched

Rank Player IP Series/Year
1.Jerry Reuss18.01981 NWDIV
 Curt Schilling18.02001 NLDS2
3.Steve Rogers17.21981 NEDIV
 CC Sabathia17.22012 ALDS1
5.Fernando Valenzuela17.01981 NWDIV
6.Cliff Lee16.12009 NLDS2
7.Roy Halladay16.02011 NLDS1
 Cliff Lee16.02010 ALDS1
 Justin Verlander16.02012 ALDS2
 Adam Wainwright16.02013 NLDS1

Strikeouts

Rank Player SO IP
1.Randy Johnson81 72.1
2.Andy Pettitte70100.2
3.Justin Verlander64 50.1
4.John Smoltz58 62.2
5.Mike Mussina56 65.0
6.CC Sabathia55 53.2
7.Roger Clemens53 68.1
8.Adam Wainwright48 40.0
9.Tim Hudson45 62.0
10.Mariano Rivera44 56.0

Strikeouts

Rank Player SO IP Series/Year
1.Justin Verlander22 16.02012 ALDS2
2.Cliff Lee21 16.02010 ALDS1
 Justin Verlander21 15.02013 ALDS2
 Kevin Brown21 14.21998 NLDS2
5.Clayton Kershaw19 12.22014 NLDS2
6.Curt Schilling18 18.02001 NLDS2
 Kerry Wood18 15.12003 NLDS2
 Clayton Kershaw18 13.02013 NLDS2
9.Randy Johnson17 14.01998 NLDS2
10.CC Sabathia16 17.22012 ALDS1
 Mike Mussina16 14.01997 ALDS2
 Randy Johnson16 13.01997 ALDS2
 Mike Hampton16 12.22003 NLDS2
 Randy Johnson16 10.01995 ALDS2

Games Started

Rank Player GS IP
1.Andy Pettitte16100.2
2.Roger Clemens12 68.1
3.Greg Maddux11 71.0
4.Randy Johnson10 72.1
 Mike Mussina10 65.0
 Tim Hudson10 62.0
 Tom Glavine10 56.2
8.David Wells9 61.0
 CC Sabathia9 53.2
 Bartolo Colon9 49.1

Games Started

Rank Player GS IP Series/Year
1.Jerry Reuss2 18.01981 NWDIV
 Curt Schilling2 18.02001 NLDS2
 Steve Rogers2 17.21981 NEDIV
 CC Sabathia2 17.22012 ALDS1
 Fernando Valenzuela2 17.01981 NWDIV
 Cliff Lee2 16.12009 NLDS2
 Roy Halladay2 16.02011 NLDS1
 Cliff Lee2 16.02010 ALDS1
 Justin Verlander2 16.02012 ALDS2
 Adam Wainwright2 16.02013 NLDS1
 David Cone2 15.21995 ALDS2
 Kerry Wood2 15.12003 NLDS2
 Matt Morris2 15.02001 NLDS2
 Nolan Ryan2 15.01981 NWDIV
 Justin Verlander2 15.02013 ALDS2
 Kevin Brown2 14.21998 NLDS2
 Bartolo Colon2 14.22001 ALDS1
 Steve Carlton2 14.01981 NEDIV
 Yovani Gallardo2 14.02011 NLDS2
 Randy Johnson2 14.01998 NLDS2
 Jon Lester2 14.02008 ALDS1
 Greg Maddux2 14.01995 NLDS1
 Pedro Martinez2 14.02003 ALDS2
 Mike Mussina2 14.01997 ALDS2
 Tim Hudson2 13.22005 NLDS2
 John Lackey2 13.22008 ALDS1
 David Wells2 13.21996 ALDS1
 Chris Carpenter2 13.12006 NLDS2
 Sonny Gray2 13.02013 ALDS2
 Randy Johnson2 13.01997 ALDS2
 Clayton Kershaw2 13.02013 NLDS2
 Mark Mulder2 13.02002 ALDS2
 Barry Zito2 13.02003 ALDS2
 Mike Hampton2 12.22003 NLDS2
 Ian Kennedy2 12.22011 NLDS2
 Clayton Kershaw2 12.22014 NLDS2
 Jarrod Parker2 12.22012 ALDS2
 David Price2 12.22010 ALDS1
 Russ Ortiz2 12.12002 NLDS1
 Chris Carpenter2 12.02011 NLDS1
 Roger Clemens2 12.02004 NLDS2
 Ubaldo Jimenez2 12.02009 NLDS2
 Jamie Moyer2 12.02001 ALDS1
 Johan Santana2 12.02004 ALDS2
 Jarrod Washburn2 12.02002 ALDS1
 Andy Benes2 11.21995 ALDS2
 Freddy Garcia2 11.22001 ALDS1
 Derek Lowe2 11.22010 NLDS2
 Andy Pettitte2 11.21997 ALDS1
 Brad Radke2 11.22002 ALDS2

List may be truncated due to large number of matching players

Complete Games

Rank Player CG IP
1.Curt Schilling2 38.2
 Cliff Lee2 38.1
3.Randy Johnson1 72.1
 Greg Maddux1 71.0
 John Smoltz1 62.2
 Tim Hudson1 62.0
 David Wells1 61.0
 CC Sabathia1 53.2
 Justin Verlander1 50.1
 Chris Carpenter1 42.0
 Adam Wainwright1 40.0
 Cole Hamels1 34.2
 Josh Beckett1 27.2
 Kevin Millwood1 25.2
 Roy Halladay1 25.0
 John Burkett1 22.0
 Todd Stottlemyre1 21.1
 Jerry Reuss1 18.0
 Steve Rogers1 17.2
 Fernando Valenzuela1 17.2
 Jose Lima1 16.2
 Tim Lincecum1 15.1
 Nolan Ryan1 15.0
 Jason Schmidt1 14.1
 Bobby Jones1 9.0
 Steve McCatty1 9.0
 Mike Norris1 9.0
 Mark Prior1 9.0
 Erik Hanson1 8.0
 Vern Ruhle1 8.0

Complete Games

Rank Player CG IP Series/Year
1.Curt Schilling2 18.02001 NLDS2
2.Jerry Reuss1 18.01981 NWDIV
 Steve Rogers1 17.21981 NEDIV
 CC Sabathia1 17.22012 ALDS1
 Fernando Valenzuela1 17.01981 NWDIV
 Cliff Lee1 16.12009 NLDS2
 Cliff Lee1 16.02010 ALDS1
 Justin Verlander1 16.02012 ALDS2
 Adam Wainwright1 16.02013 NLDS1
 Nolan Ryan1 15.01981 NWDIV
 Randy Johnson1 13.01997 ALDS2
 Chris Carpenter1 12.02011 NLDS1
 Kevin Millwood1 10.01999 NLDS1
 Josh Beckett1 9.02007 ALDS1
 John Burkett1 9.01996 ALDS2
 Roy Halladay1 9.02010 NLDS1
 Cole Hamels1 9.02010 NLDS1
 Bobby Jones1 9.02000 NLDS2
 Jose Lima1 9.02004 NLDS1
 Tim Lincecum1 9.02010 NLDS2
 Greg Maddux1 9.01997 NLDS2
 Steve McCatty1 9.01981 AWDIV
 Mike Norris1 9.01981 AWDIV
 Mark Prior1 9.02003 NLDS2
 Jason Schmidt1 9.02003 NLDS1
 John Smoltz1 9.01997 NLDS2
 David Wells1 9.01997 ALDS1
 Erik Hanson1 8.01995 ALDS1
 Tim Hudson1 8.02000 ALDS1
 Vern Ruhle1 8.01981 NWDIV
 Todd Stottlemyre1 8.01998 ALDS2

Shutouts

Rank Player SHO IP
1.Justin Verlander1 50.1
 Chris Carpenter1 42.0
 Curt Schilling1 38.2
 Cole Hamels1 34.2
 Josh Beckett1 27.2
 Roy Halladay1 25.0
 Jerry Reuss1 18.0
 Steve Rogers1 17.2
 Jose Lima1 16.2
 Tim Lincecum1 15.1
 Jason Schmidt1 14.1
 Bobby Jones1 9.0
 Mike Norris1 9.0

Shutouts

Rank Player SHO IP Series/Year
1.Jerry Reuss1 18.01981 NWDIV
 Curt Schilling1 18.02001 NLDS2
 Steve Rogers1 17.21981 NEDIV
 Justin Verlander1 16.02012 ALDS2
 Chris Carpenter1 12.02011 NLDS1
 Josh Beckett1 9.02007 ALDS1
 Roy Halladay1 9.02010 NLDS1
 Cole Hamels1 9.02010 NLDS1
 Bobby Jones1 9.02000 NLDS2
 Jose Lima1 9.02004 NLDS1
 Tim Lincecum1 9.02010 NLDS2
 Mike Norris1 9.01981 AWDIV
 Jason Schmidt1 9.02003 NLDS1