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Major League Pitching Leaders

Wins Above Replacement--all
1. HornsbySTL 10.1
2. FaberCHW 9.5
3. RoganKCM 9.0
4. SislerSLB 8.7
5. WilliamsSLB 7.9
6. CooperPIT 7.5
7. ShockerSLB 7.4
8. RommelPHA 7.2
9. SpeakerCLE 6.9
10. ShawkeyNYY 6.9
WAR for Pitchers
1. FaberCHW 9.6
2. RommelPHA 7.4
3. ShawkeyNYY 7.2
4. ShockerSLB 7.1
5. CoveleskiCLE 6.6
6. CooperPIT 6.5
7. MorrisonPIT 6.3
8. PilletteDET 5.8
9. JohnsonWSH 5.4
10. QuinnBOS 5.2
Earned Run Average
1. HamptonABC 2.49
2. DouglasNYG 2.63
3. PadrónCAG 2.74
4. FaberCHW 2.81
5. RoganKCM 2.83
6. PilletteDET 2.85
7. BrownCAG 2.90
8. ShawkeyNYY 2.91
9. WrightSLB 2.92
10. ShockerSLB 2.97
Wins
1. RommelPHA 27
2. BushNYY 26
3. RixeyCIN 25
4. ShockerSLB 24
5. CooperPIT 23
6. UhleCLE 22
7. JeffriesABC 21
FaberCHW 21
RuetherBRO 21
10. ShawkeyNYY 20
Win-Loss %
1. BrownCAG .813
2. BushNYY .788
3. KolpSLB .778
4. GisentanerKCM .750
5. McClure2TM .714
6. MeyersSLS .706
CooperDS .706
8. RommelPHA .675
9. DonohueCIN .667
HamptonABC .667
Walks & Hits per IP
1. HollandDS 1.077
2. RoganKCM 1.084
3. PadrónCAG 1.094
4. HamptonABC 1.107
5. ForceDS 1.134
6. FaberCHW 1.185
7. CooperDS 1.185
8. DouglasNYG 1.199
9. AdamsPIT 1.202
10. VangilderSLB 1.208
Hits per 9 IP
1. ForceDS 7.656
2. RoganKCM 7.668
3. PadrónCAG 7.790
4. BrownCAG 7.897
5. HollandDS 8.044
6. HamptonABC 8.094
7. DavisSLB 8.363
8. BushNYY 8.460
9. FaberCHW 8.540
10. ShawkeyNYY 8.590
Bases On Balls per 9 IP
1. AdamsPIT 0.788
2. AlexanderCHC 1.246
3. RixeyCIN 1.293
4. ShockerSLB 1.474
5. DonohueCIN 1.599
6. BarnesNYG 1.608
7. SmithPHI 1.624
8. HollandDS 1.646
9. WilsonDS 1.680
10. VangilderSLB 1.763
Strikeouts per 9 IP
1. ForceDS 6.125
2. BrownCAG 5.981
3. RoganKCM 5.484
4. HollandDS 5.409
5. MeyersSLS 5.121
6. CurryKCM 5.068
7. MahoneyABC 5.036
8. BellSLS 4.974
9. VanceBRO 4.909
10. BranhamCTS 4.827
Games Played
1. NorthSTL 53
2. RommelPHA 51
3. UhleCLE 50
4. ShockerSLB 48
5. HarrissPHA 47
SherdelSTL 47
7. RyanNYG 46
OeschgerBSN 46
9. EhmkeDET 45
JonesNYY 45
MorrisonPIT 45
Saves
1. JonesNYY 8
2. PruettSLB 7
3. NorthSTL 6
BarfootSTL 6
5. VangilderSLB 5
WrightSLB 5
7. OsborneCHC 4
Smith2TM 4
JonnardNYG 4
OldhamDET 4
CarlsonPIT 4
DaussDET 4
JohnsonWSH 4
Innings Pitched
1. FaberCHW 352.0
2. ShockerSLB 348.0
3. RixeyCIN 313.1
4. ShawkeyNYY 299.2
5. CooperPIT 294.2
6. RommelPHA 294.0
7. UhleCLE 287.1
8. MorrisonPIT 286.1
9. JohnsonWSH 280.0
10. EhmkeDET 279.2
Strikeouts
1. ShockerSLB 149
2. FaberCHW 148
3. VanceBRO 134
4. ShawkeyNYY 130
5. CooperPIT 129
6. ForceDS 120
7. RoganKCM 118
8. RingPHI 116
9. HollandDS 115
10. EhmkeDET 108
Games Started
1. UhleCLE 40
2. ShockerSLB 38
RixeyCIN 38
FaberCHW 38
5. PilletteDET 37
6. CooperPIT 36
7. NehfNYG 35
RuetherBRO 35
9. RobertsonCHW 34
AldridgeCHC 34
GrimesBRO 34
ShawkeyNYY 34
Complete Games
1. FaberCHW 31
2. ShockerSLB 29
3. CooperPIT 27
4. RixeyCIN 26
5. RuetherBRO 25
6. UhleCLE 23
JohnsonWSH 23
8. RommelPHA 22
ShawkeyNYY 22
10. CoveleskiCLE 21
RobertsonCHW 21
MaysNYY 21
Shutouts
1. UhleCLE 5
VanceBRO 5
MorrisonPIT 5
4. LeverettCHW 4
FaberCHW 4
QuinnBOS 4
CooperPIT 4
PadrónCAG 4
JohnsonWSH 4
PilletteDET 4
AdamsPIT 4
CooperDS 4
Home Runs
1. ShockerSLB 22
2. RommelPHA 21
3. HastyPHA 20
4. HarrissPHA 19
RingPHI 19
6. HeimachPHA 18
7. GrimesBRO 17
8. JonesNYY 16
SmithPHI 16
BushNYY 16
ForceDS 16
ShawkeyNYY 16
Bases on Balls
1. RingPHI 103
CollinsBOS 103
3. EhmkeDET 101
4. JohnsonWSH 99
5. ShawkeyNYY 98
6. OsborneCHC 95
PilletteDET 95
8. HarrissPHA 94
VanceBRO 94
10. RuetherBRO 92
Hits
1. ShockerSLB 365
2. RixeyCIN 337
3. FaberCHW 334
4. CooperPIT 330
5. UhleCLE 328
6. GrimesBRO 324
7. MorrisonPIT 315
8. CouchCIN 301
9. MogridgeWSH 300
10. EhmkeDET 299
Strikeouts / Base On Balls
1. HollandDS 3.286
2. RoganKCM 2.622
3. ShockerSLB 2.614
4. AdamsPIT 2.600
5. ForceDS 2.400
6. CooperDS 2.343
7. CurryKCM 2.277
8. CooperPIT 2.115
9. PadrónCAG 2.103
10. MeyersSLS 2.095
Home Runs per 9 IP
1. AdamsPIT 0.053
2. HamptonABC 0.113
3. BrownCAG 0.116
4. WhitworthCAG 0.127
5. RoganKCM 0.139
6. GisentanerKCM 0.165
7. CollinsBOS 0.171
8. UhleCLE 0.188
9. PilletteDET 0.197
10. PadrónCAG 0.211
Losses
1. LuqueCIN 23
2. OeschgerBSN 21
3. HarrissPHA 20
4. FrancisWSH 18
RingPHI 18
MeadowsPHI 18
7. EhmkeDET 17
PennockBOS 17
ShockerSLB 17
FaberCHW 17
Earned Runs
1. GrimesBRO 137
2. EhmkeDET 131
3. UhleCLE 130
4. HarrissPHA 128
5. RingPHI 127
6. RixeyCIN 123
7. ShockerSLB 115
8. CouchCIN 114
9. MarquardBSN 112
10. DoakSTL 111
Wild Pitches
1. RingPHI 11
OeschgerBSN 11
3. FrancisWSH 7
PennockBOS 7
SmithPHI 7
WeinertPHI 7
McQuillan2TM 7
JeffriesABC 7
Courtney2TM 7
CollinsBOS 7
Hit By Pitch
1. EhmkeDET 23
2. PilletteDET 15
3. OlsenDET 14
4. UhleCLE 13
5. AldridgeCHC 12
OsborneCHC 12
7. MogridgeWSH 11
OldhamDET 11
MeadowsPHI 11
PfefferSTL 11
Batters Faced
1. FaberCHW 1,464
2. ShockerSLB 1,441
3. RixeyCIN 1,303
4. UhleCLE 1,263
5. ShawkeyNYY 1,253
6. CooperPIT 1,251
7. EhmkeDET 1,232
8. MorrisonPIT 1,231
9. RommelPHA 1,203
10. JohnsonWSH 1,195
Games Finished
1. BarfootSTL 25
2. PruettSLB 23
3. HodgeCHW 22
4. KarrBOS 20
JonnardNYG 20
NorthSTL 20
7. GillespieCIN 19
DecaturBRO 19
9. SmithPHI 18
KaufmannCHC 18
Adjusted ERA+
1. HamptonABC 181
2. PadrónCAG 165
3. RoganKCM 159
4. BrownCAG 156
5. DouglasNYG 153
6. HollandDS 150
7. RileCAG 146
8. FaberCHW 143
9. WrightSLB 142
10. ShockerSLB 140
Fielding Independent Pitching
1. RoganKCM 2.91
2. AdamsPIT 3.10
3. HollandDS 3.19
4. CurryKCM 3.21
5. BrownCAG 3.25
6. PadrónCAG 3.27
7. HamptonABC 3.42
8. FaberCHW 3.44
9. McCall2TM 3.49
10. MeyersSLS 3.53
Adj. Pitching Runs
1. FaberCHW 49
2. ShockerSLB 42
3. ShawkeyNYY 37
4. RoganKCM 32
5. HamptonABC 32
6. PadrónCAG 30
7. CooperPIT 30
8. PilletteDET 29
9. RommelPHA 29
10. BrownCAG 28
Adj. Pitching Wins
1. FaberCHW 5.0
2. ShockerSLB 4.3
3. ShawkeyNYY 3.8
4. HamptonABC 3.0
5. RoganKCM 3.0
6. PilletteDET 3.0
7. RommelPHA 2.9
8. CooperPIT 2.9
9. PadrónCAG 2.8
10. JohnsonWSH 2.7
Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24)
1. FaberCHW 55.41
2. ShawkeyNYY 53.57
3. ShockerSLB 43.28
4. RixeyCIN 39.58
5. AlexanderCHC 32.65
6. CooperPIT 32.65
7. DonohueCIN 31.35
8. MorrisonPIT 29.10
9. NehfNYG 26.64
10. RyanNYG 25.79
Win Probability Added (WPA)
1. AlexanderCHC 5.4
2. FaberCHW 5.3
3. ShockerSLB 5.0
4. RixeyCIN 5.0
5. BushNYY 4.3
6. ShawkeyNYY 4.3
7. JohnsonWSH 3.9
8. DonohueCIN 3.7
9. CooperPIT 3.2
10. NehfNYG 3.0
Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI)
1. FaberCHW 4.5
2. RixeyCIN 4.4
3. ShawkeyNYY 4.2
4. ShockerSLB 3.5
5. AlexanderCHC 3.4
6. CooperPIT 3.3
7. LuqueCIN 2.9
8. AdamsPIT 2.6
9. RommelPHA 2.6
10. DonohueCIN 2.5
Championship WPA (cWPA)
1. ShawkeyNYY 27.1
2. BushNYY 23.9
3. ShockerSLB 18.6
4. NehfNYG 12.4
5. AlexanderCHC 7.3
6. McQuillan2TM 7.1
7. DavisSLB 5.9
8. RyanNYG 5.9
9. FaberCHW 5.4
10. PruettSLB 5.4
Base-Out Wins Saved (REW)
1. FaberCHW 5.8
2. ShawkeyNYY 5.7
3. ShockerSLB 4.4
4. RixeyCIN 4.0
5. CooperPIT 3.2
6. AlexanderCHC 3.2
7. DonohueCIN 3.2
8. MorrisonPIT 2.8
9. NehfNYG 2.6
10. RyanNYG 2.5