Career Top 10 Leaders

WAR for Pitchers †
1. Roger Clemens 81.3
2. Cy Young 66.2
3. Pedro Martinez 53.8
4. Lefty Grove 44.7
5. Luis Tiant 36.4
6. Tim Wakefield 32.6
7. Jon Lester 30.7
8. Smoky Joe Wood 29.9
9. Mel Parnell 27.4
10. Dutch Leonard 27.2
Earned Run Average
1. Smoky Joe Wood 1.99
2. Cy Young 2.00
3. Ernie Shore 2.12
4. Dutch Leonard 2.13
5. Babe Ruth 2.19
6. Carl Mays 2.21
7. Rube Foster 2.36
8. Jesse Tannehill 2.50
9. Ray Collins 2.51
10. Pedro Martinez 2.52
Wins
1. Roger Clemens 192
Cy Young 192
3. Tim Wakefield 186
4. Mel Parnell 123
5. Luis Tiant 122
6. Pedro Martinez 117
Smoky Joe Wood 117
8. Bob Stanley 115
9. Jon Lester 110
10. Joe Dobson 106
Win-Loss %
1. Pedro Martinez .760
2. Roger Moret .695
3. Dave Ferriss .684
4. Smoky Joe Wood .676
5. Babe Ruth .659
6. Curt Schilling .646
7. Tex Hughson .640
8. Mike Boddicker .639
9. Rube Foster .637
Ernie Shore .637
Walks & Hits per IP
1. Cy Young 0.970
2. Pedro Martinez 0.978
3. Smoky Joe Wood 1.080
4. Carl Mays 1.093
5. Ernie Shore 1.116
6. Jesse Tannehill 1.118
7. Ray Collins 1.134
8. Dutch Leonard 1.136
Dick Radatz 1.136
10. Bill Dinneen 1.139
Hits per 9 IP
1. Dick Radatz 6.782
2. Pedro Martinez 6.791
3. Babe Ruth 7.062
4. Smoky Joe Wood 7.100
5. Carl Mays 7.477
6. Dutch Leonard 7.497
7. Mickey McDermott 7.526
8. Roger Clemens 7.648
9. Cy Young 7.742
10. Rube Foster 7.757
Bases On Balls per 9 IP
1. Cy Young 0.986
2. Curt Schilling 1.440
3. Jesse Tannehill 1.565
4. Ray Collins 1.812
5. Pedro Martinez 2.010
6. Bill Dinneen 2.027
7. Dennis Eckersley 2.047
8. Jack Quinn 2.054
9. George Winter 2.082
10. Jack Russell 2.178
Strikeouts per 9 IP
1. Pedro Martinez 10.947
2. Dick Radatz 10.125
3. Roger Clemens 8.397
4. Jon Lester 8.210
5. Daisuke Matsuzaka 8.201
6. Josh Beckett 8.042
7. Curt Schilling 7.653
8. Dave Morehead 7.122
9. John Lackey 6.939
10. Clay Buchholz 6.929
Games Played
1. Bob Stanley 637
2. Tim Wakefield 590
3. Jonathan Papelbon 396
4. Mike Timlin 394
5. Derek Lowe 384
6. Roger Clemens 383
7. Ellis Kinder 365
8. Cy Young 327
9. Ike Delock 322
10. Bill Lee 321
Saves
1. Jonathan Papelbon 219
2. Bob Stanley 132
3. Dick Radatz 102
4. Ellis Kinder 93
5. Jeff Reardon 88
6. Derek Lowe 85
7. Koji Uehara 79
8. Sparky Lyle 69
9. Tom Gordon 68
10. Lee Smith 58
Innings Pitched
1. Tim Wakefield 3006.0
2. Roger Clemens 2776.0
3. Cy Young 2728.1
4. Luis Tiant 1774.2
5. Mel Parnell 1752.2
6. Bob Stanley 1707.0
7. Bill Monbouquette 1622.0
8. George Winter 1599.2
9. Joe Dobson 1544.0
10. Lefty Grove 1539.2
Strikeouts
1. Roger Clemens 2590
2. Tim Wakefield 2046
3. Pedro Martinez 1683
4. Jon Lester 1386
5. Cy Young 1341
6. Josh Beckett 1108
7. Luis Tiant 1075
8. Bruce Hurst 1043
9. Smoky Joe Wood 986
10. Bill Monbouquette 969
Games Started
1. Tim Wakefield 430
2. Roger Clemens 382
3. Cy Young 297
4. Jon Lester 241
5. Luis Tiant 238
6. Mel Parnell 232
7. Bill Monbouquette 228
8. Tom Brewer 217
Bruce Hurst 217
10. Joe Dobson 202
Complete Games
1. Cy Young 275
2. Bill Dinneen 156
3. George Winter 141
4. Smoky Joe Wood 121
5. Lefty Grove 119
6. Mel Parnell 113
Luis Tiant 113
8. Babe Ruth 105
9. Roger Clemens 100
10. Tex Hughson 99
Shutouts
1. Roger Clemens 38
Cy Young 38
3. Smoky Joe Wood 28
4. Luis Tiant 26
5. Dutch Leonard 25
6. Mel Parnell 20
7. Ray Collins 19
Tex Hughson 19
9. Sad Sam Jones 18
10. Joe Dobson 17
Babe Ruth 17
Home Runs
1. Tim Wakefield 401
2. Roger Clemens 194
3. Bill Monbouquette 180
4. Bruce Hurst 173
5. Luis Tiant 170
6. Dennis Eckersley 167
7. Josh Beckett 153
8. Jon Lester 138
9. Bill Lee 136
10. Ike Delock 135
Bases on Balls
1. Tim Wakefield 1095
2. Roger Clemens 856
3. Mel Parnell 758
4. Tom Brewer 669
5. Joe Dobson 604
6. Jack Wilson 564
7. Willard Nixon 530
8. Jon Lester 529
9. Ike Delock 514
10. Mickey McDermott 504
Hits
1. Tim Wakefield 2931
2. Roger Clemens 2359
3. Cy Young 2347
4. Bob Stanley 1858
5. Mel Parnell 1715
6. Bill Monbouquette 1649
7. Luis Tiant 1630
8. Bill Lee 1627
9. Lefty Grove 1587
10. Bruce Hurst 1569
Strikeouts / Base On Balls
1. Pedro Martinez 5.447
2. Curt Schilling 5.315
3. Cy Young 4.485
4. Josh Beckett 3.278
5. Roger Clemens 3.026
6. Dick Radatz 2.944
7. John Lackey 2.705
8. Jon Lester 2.620
9. Danny Darwin 2.482
10. Dennis Eckersley 2.471
Home Runs per 9 IP
1. Rube Foster 0.064
Ernie Shore 0.064
Smoky Joe Wood 0.064
4. Carl Mays 0.065
5. Babe Ruth 0.068
6. Eddie Cicotte 0.091
7. Ray Collins 0.101
8. Dutch Leonard 0.106
9. Cy Young 0.112
10. Hugh Bedient 0.135
Losses
1. Tim Wakefield 168
2. Cy Young 112
3. Roger Clemens 111
4. Bob Stanley 97
George Winter 97
6. Red Ruffing 96
7. Jack Russell 94
8. Bill Monbouquette 91
9. Bill Dinneen 85
10. Tom Brewer 82
Earned Runs
1. Tim Wakefield 1480
2. Roger Clemens 943
3. Bob Stanley 690
4. Bruce Hurst 686
5. Mel Parnell 682
6. Tom Brewer 671
7. Bill Monbouquette 665
8. Luis Tiant 663
9. Jack Russell 618
10. Jon Lester 615
Wild Pitches
1. Tim Wakefield 125
2. Roger Clemens 72
3. Earl Wilson 54
4. Tom Brewer 53
5. Jim Lonborg 47
6. Smoky Joe Wood 43
7. Mel Parnell 41
8. Ray Culp 39
9. Jon Lester 38
10. Joe Dobson 37
Hit By Pitch
1. Tim Wakefield 176
2. Roger Clemens 86
3. Pedro Martinez 77
4. Jim Lonborg 61
5. Cy Young 57
6. Jon Lester 55
7. Josh Beckett 53
8. Smoky Joe Wood 49
9. Derek Lowe 48
10. Howard Ehmke 46
Batters Faced
1. Tim Wakefield 12971
2. Roger Clemens 11384
3. Cy Young 10434
4. Mel Parnell 7548
5. Luis Tiant 7289
6. Bob Stanley 7238
7. Bill Monbouquette 6810
8. Tom Brewer 6574
9. Lefty Grove 6573
10. Joe Dobson 6526
Games Finished
1. Bob Stanley 377
2. Jonathan Papelbon 334
3. Dick Radatz 244
4. Ellis Kinder 200
5. Sparky Lyle 160
6. Mike Fornieles 158
7. Mark Clear 154
Derek Lowe 154
9. Koji Uehara 140
10. Bill Campbell 137
Adjusted ERA+
1. Pedro Martinez 190
2. Smoky Joe Wood 149
3. Dick Radatz 147
Cy Young 147
5. Roger Clemens 144
6. Lefty Grove 143
7. Ellis Kinder 135
8. Dutch Leonard 129
9. Ernie Shore 128
10. Derek Lowe 127
Fielding Independent Pitching
1. Cy Young 2.08
2. Smoky Joe Wood 2.24
3. Dutch Leonard 2.39
4. Pedro Martinez 2.45
5. Ray Collins 2.54
6. Carl Mays 2.59
7. Ernie Shore 2.61
8. Dick Radatz 2.62
9. Jesse Tannehill 2.64
10. Eddie Cicotte 2.68
Adj. Pitching Runs
1. Roger Clemens 402
2. Pedro Martinez 338
3. Cy Young 279
4. Lefty Grove 235
5. Mel Parnell 150
6. Ellis Kinder 137
Smoky Joe Wood 137
8. Luis Tiant 130
9. Jon Lester 123
10. Tex Hughson 118
Adj. Pitching Wins
1. Roger Clemens 42.5
2. Pedro Martinez 35.1
3. Cy Young 30.4
4. Lefty Grove 23.4
5. Mel Parnell 15.5
6. Smoky Joe Wood 14.8
7. Luis Tiant 14.3
8. Ellis Kinder 13.8
9. Tex Hughson 13.1
10. Jon Lester 12.8
Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24) †
1. Roger Clemens 432.39
2. Pedro Martinez 368.24
3. Lefty Grove 217.90
4. Luis Tiant 145.64
5. Ellis Kinder 142.21
6. Jon Lester 130.02
7. Mel Parnell 113.06
8. Jonathan Papelbon 107.73
9. Derek Lowe 103.97
10. Frank Sullivan 99.03
Win Probability Added (WPA) †
1. Roger Clemens 43.1
2. Pedro Martinez 35.3
3. Jonathan Papelbon 20.9
4. Lefty Grove 20.8
5. Ellis Kinder 20.6
6. Luis Tiant 18.5
7. Mel Parnell 11.9
8. Bob Stanley 11.1
9. Dick Radatz 11.0
10. Derek Lowe 10.9
Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI) †
1. Roger Clemens 41.6
2. Pedro Martinez 34.7
3. Lefty Grove 17.1
4. Luis Tiant 15.7
5. Jon Lester 11.6
6. Ellis Kinder 10.9
7. Josh Beckett 10.5
8. Derek Lowe 10.3
9. Jonathan Papelbon 9.4
10. Mel Parnell 8.9
Base-Out Wins Saved (REW) †
1. Roger Clemens 45.1
2. Pedro Martinez 38.1
3. Lefty Grove 21.1
4. Luis Tiant 15.6
5. Ellis Kinder 14.0
6. Jon Lester 13.2
7. Mel Parnell 11.6
8. Derek Lowe 10.5
9. Jonathan Papelbon 10.4
10. Frank Sullivan 10.2

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