Career Top 10 Leaders

WAR for Pitchers †
1. Dazzy Vance 61.7
2. Don Drysdale 61.4
3. Clayton Kershaw 53.8
4. Sandy Koufax 53.2
5. Don Sutton 50.6
6. Nap Rucker 47.8
7. Orel Hershiser 39.8
8. Fernando Valenzuela 33.1
9. Jeff Pfeffer 32.7
Bob Welch 32.7
Earned Run Average
1. Zack Greinke 2.30
2. Jeff Pfeffer 2.31
3. Clayton Kershaw 2.37
4. Nap Rucker 2.42
5. Larry Cheney 2.45
6. Ron Perranoski 2.56
7. Rube Marquard 2.58
8. Jim Brewer 2.62
Kaiser Wilhelm 2.62
10. Andy Messersmith 2.67
Wins
1. Don Sutton 233
2. Don Drysdale 209
3. Dazzy Vance 190
4. Brickyard Kennedy 177
5. Sandy Koufax 165
6. Burleigh Grimes 158
7. Claude Osteen 147
8. Fernando Valenzuela 141
9. Johnny Podres 136
10. Orel Hershiser 135
Win-Loss %
1. Zack Greinke .773
2. Preacher Roe .715
3. Bob Caruthers .683
4. Jay Hughes .682
5. Clayton Kershaw .681
6. Tommy John .674
7. Billy Loes .658
8. Sandy Koufax .655
9. Don Newcombe .651
10. Kirby Higbe .648
Walks & Hits per IP
1. Clayton Kershaw 1.003
2. Zack Greinke 1.027
3. Kevin Brown 1.100
4. Andy Messersmith 1.105
5. Sandy Koufax 1.106
6. Eric Gagne 1.111
7. Don Sutton 1.123
8. Rube Marquard 1.127
9. Jim Brewer 1.129
10. Jeff Pfeffer 1.134
Hits per 9 IP
1. Clayton Kershaw 6.617
2. Sandy Koufax 6.792
3. Jim Brewer 6.898
4. Eric Gagne 6.981
5. Andy Messersmith 7.017
6. Rex Barney 7.138
7. Charlie Hough 7.214
8. Zack Greinke 7.317
9. Larry Cheney 7.410
10. Hideo Nomo 7.563
Bases On Balls per 9 IP
1. Curt Davis 1.769
2. Watty Clark 1.915
3. Zack Greinke 1.926
4. Rube Marquard 1.961
5. Frank Kitson 1.962
6. Odalis Perez 1.970
7. Sherry Smith 1.977
8. Leon Cadore 2.043
9. Hiroki Kuroda 2.099
10. Jerry Reuss 2.129
Strikeouts per 9 IP
1. Eric Gagne 10.381
2. Clayton Kershaw 9.810
3. Sandy Koufax 9.277
4. Hideo Nomo 8.872
5. Zack Greinke 8.288
6. Chan Ho Park 8.282
7. Darren Dreifort 8.271
8. Kevin Brown 8.086
9. Chad Billingsley 7.941
10. Jim Brewer 7.358
Games Played
1. Don Sutton 550
2. Don Drysdale 518
3. Jim Brewer 474
4. Ron Perranoski 457
5. Clem Labine 425
6. Kenley Jansen 418
7. Charlie Hough 401
8. Sandy Koufax 397
9. Jonathan Broxton 386
10. Brickyard Kennedy 382
Saves
1. Kenley Jansen 195
2. Eric Gagne 161
3. Jeff Shaw 129
4. Todd Worrell 127
5. Jim Brewer 126
6. Ron Perranoski 100
7. Jay Howell 85
8. Jonathan Broxton 84
9. Clem Labine 81
Takashi Saito 81
Innings Pitched
1. Don Sutton 3816.1
2. Don Drysdale 3432.0
3. Brickyard Kennedy 2866.0
4. Dazzy Vance 2757.2
5. Burleigh Grimes 2426.0
6. Claude Osteen 2397.0
7. Adonis Terry 2376.1
8. Nap Rucker 2375.1
9. Fernando Valenzuela 2348.2
10. Sandy Koufax 2324.1
Strikeouts
1. Don Sutton 2696
2. Don Drysdale 2486
3. Sandy Koufax 2396
4. Clayton Kershaw 1957
5. Dazzy Vance 1918
6. Fernando Valenzuela 1759
7. Orel Hershiser 1456
8. Johnny Podres 1331
9. Ramon Martinez 1314
10. Bob Welch 1292
Games Started
1. Don Sutton 533
2. Don Drysdale 465
3. Claude Osteen 335
4. Brickyard Kennedy 333
5. Dazzy Vance 328
6. Fernando Valenzuela 320
7. Sandy Koufax 314
8. Johnny Podres 310
9. Orel Hershiser 309
10. Burleigh Grimes 287
Complete Games
1. Brickyard Kennedy 280
2. Adonis Terry 255
3. Dazzy Vance 213
4. Burleigh Grimes 205
5. Nap Rucker 186
6. Don Drysdale 167
7. Jeff Pfeffer 157
8. Don Sutton 156
9. Bob Caruthers 147
10. Henry Porter 139
Shutouts
1. Don Sutton 52
2. Don Drysdale 49
3. Sandy Koufax 40
4. Nap Rucker 38
5. Claude Osteen 34
6. Fernando Valenzuela 29
Dazzy Vance 29
8. Jeff Pfeffer 25
9. Orel Hershiser 24
10. Johnny Podres 23
Bob Welch 23
Home Runs
1. Don Sutton 309
2. Don Drysdale 280
3. Johnny Podres 211
4. Sandy Koufax 204
5. Carl Erskine 199
6. Don Newcombe 189
7. Claude Osteen 160
8. Preacher Roe 157
9. Fernando Valenzuela 152
10. Ramon Martinez 148
Bases on Balls
1. Brickyard Kennedy 1130
2. Don Sutton 996
3. Fernando Valenzuela 915
4. Don Drysdale 855
5. Sandy Koufax 817
6. Dazzy Vance 764
7. Burleigh Grimes 744
8. Adonis Terry 734
9. Ramon Martinez 704
10. Nap Rucker 701
Hits
1. Don Sutton 3291
2. Brickyard Kennedy 3108
3. Don Drysdale 3084
4. Dazzy Vance 2579
5. Burleigh Grimes 2547
6. Claude Osteen 2350
7. Adonis Terry 2292
8. Fernando Valenzuela 2099
9. Nap Rucker 2089
10. Johnny Podres 2009
Strikeouts / Base On Balls
1. Zack Greinke 4.302
2. Clayton Kershaw 4.077
3. Kevin Brown 3.516
4. Eric Gagne 3.437
5. Hiroki Kuroda 3.209
6. Odalis Perez 3.142
7. Sandy Koufax 2.933
8. Don Drysdale 2.908
9. Don Sutton 2.707
10. Derek Lowe 2.631
Home Runs per 9 IP
1. Bill Donovan 0.026
2. Elmer Stricklett 0.036
3. Doc Scanlan 0.111
4. George Bell 0.124
5. Jay Hughes 0.137
6. Kaiser Wilhelm 0.144
7. Larry Cheney 0.148
8. Cy Barger 0.154
9. Nap Rucker 0.155
10. Harry McIntire 0.166
Losses
1. Don Sutton 181
2. Don Drysdale 166
3. Brickyard Kennedy 149
4. Adonis Terry 139
5. Nap Rucker 134
6. Dazzy Vance 131
7. Claude Osteen 126
8. Burleigh Grimes 121
9. Fernando Valenzuela 116
10. Orel Hershiser 107
Earned Runs
1. Don Sutton 1311
2. Brickyard Kennedy 1267
3. Don Drysdale 1124
4. Dazzy Vance 972
5. Burleigh Grimes 934
6. Adonis Terry 903
7. Fernando Valenzuela 864
8. Johnny Podres 826
9. Claude Osteen 822
10. Carl Erskine 763
Wild Pitches
1. Adonis Terry 165
2. Fernando Valenzuela 94
3. Sandy Koufax 87
4. Don Sutton 86
5. John Harkins 83
Brickyard Kennedy 83
7. Don Drysdale 82
8. Orel Hershiser 78
9. Clayton Kershaw 69
Ed Stein 69
Hit By Pitch
1. Don Drysdale 154
2. Adonis Terry 84
3. Harry McIntire 82
4. Jeff Pfeffer 79
5. Chan Ho Park 74
6. Nap Rucker 73
7. Dazzy Vance 70
8. Brickyard Kennedy 66
9. Orel Hershiser 65
10. Don Sutton 62
Batters Faced
1. Don Sutton 15567
2. Don Drysdale 14097
3. Brickyard Kennedy 12586
4. Dazzy Vance 11452
5. Burleigh Grimes 10424
6. Adonis Terry 10229
7. Fernando Valenzuela 9857
8. Claude Osteen 9855
9. Sandy Koufax 9497
10. Nap Rucker 9441
Games Finished
1. Jim Brewer 302
2. Kenley Jansen 284
3. Ron Perranoski 273
4. Clem Labine 242
5. Todd Worrell 224
6. Charlie Hough 222
7. Eric Gagne 212
8. Jeff Shaw 207
9. Jonathan Broxton 191
10. Jay Howell 175
Adjusted ERA+
1. Clayton Kershaw 159
2. Zack Greinke 156
3. Kevin Brown 147
4. Ron Perranoski 132
5. Sandy Koufax 131
6. Andy Messersmith 129
Dazzy Vance 129
8. Whit Wyatt 128
9. Jim Brewer 127
10. Eric Gagne 125
Jeff Pfeffer 125
Fielding Independent Pitching
1. Rube Marquard 2.38
2. Clayton Kershaw 2.55
3. Nap Rucker 2.60
4. George Bell 2.65
5. Sandy Koufax 2.69
6. Kaiser Wilhelm 2.70
7. Bill Singer 2.72
8. Elmer Stricklett 2.74
9. Larry Cheney 2.76
10. Jeff Pfeffer 2.82
Adj. Pitching Runs
1. Clayton Kershaw 293
2. Dazzy Vance 290
3. Sandy Koufax 241
4. Don Drysdale 228
5. Don Sutton 155
6. Nap Rucker 138
7. Kevin Brown 129
8. Preacher Roe 123
9. Jeff Pfeffer 113
10. Watty Clark 110
Adj. Pitching Wins
1. Clayton Kershaw 32.7
2. Dazzy Vance 29.6
3. Sandy Koufax 27.3
4. Don Drysdale 24.7
5. Don Sutton 17.5
6. Nap Rucker 15.0
7. Kevin Brown 13.2
Jeff Pfeffer 13.2
9. Preacher Roe 12.9
10. Orel Hershiser 12.7
Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24) †
1. Clayton Kershaw 321.67
2. Don Drysdale 294.17
3. Sandy Koufax 267.41
4. Don Sutton 242.79
5. Preacher Roe 158.38
6. Kevin Brown 139.12
7. Bob Welch 137.42
8. Burt Hooton 118.26
9. Don Newcombe 117.40
10. Orel Hershiser 115.93
Win Probability Added (WPA) †
1. Clayton Kershaw 35.4
2. Sandy Koufax 34.0
3. Don Drysdale 28.2
4. Don Sutton 27.8
5. Preacher Roe 16.5
6. Eric Gagne 16.3
7. Kevin Brown 14.8
8. Jim Brewer 14.5
Orel Hershiser 14.5
10. Kenley Jansen 14.2
Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI) †
1. Clayton Kershaw 36.9
2. Don Sutton 33.0
3. Sandy Koufax 31.4
4. Don Drysdale 27.0
5. Burt Hooton 17.4
6. Orel Hershiser 16.4
7. Kevin Brown 14.5
8. Bob Welch 13.4
9. Don Newcombe 12.9
10. Whit Wyatt 12.3
Base-Out Wins Saved (REW) †
1. Clayton Kershaw 37.3
2. Don Drysdale 32.9
3. Sandy Koufax 32.8
4. Don Sutton 28.0
5. Preacher Roe 16.8
6. Bob Welch 15.3
7. Kevin Brown 14.9
8. Orel Hershiser 13.8
9. Burt Hooton 13.3
10. Andy Messersmith 13.0

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