1997 Register Pitching Leaders

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Rk Name Age Tm Lg Lev W Aff L W-L% ERA RA9 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
1Roger Clemens34TORALMaj21TOR7.7502.052.2234340930264.020465609681292120410441.0307.00.32.310.04.29
2José Ibar--HAVCNSFgn202.9091.511.5624241140196.1125343335031896127430.8915.70.12.38.73.78
3Randy Johnson33SEAALMaj20SEA4.8332.282.5430290520213.014760542077229110048501.0526.20.83.312.33.78
4Hyun Uk Kim26SSAKBOFgn202.9091.882.2870006157.21114033529135116000.8886.30.31.77.74.66
5Denny Neagle28ATLNLMaj20ATL5.8002.973.3634340440233.12048777184951726039471.0847.90.71.96.63.51
6Brad Radke24MINALMaj20MIN10.6673.874.2835350410239.2238114103284811743119891.1938.91.11.86.53.63
7Shawn Estes24SFNNLMaj19SFG5.7923.183.5832320320201.0162807112100218182108491.3037.30.54.58.11.81
8Darryl Kile28HOUNLMaj19HOU7.7312.573.0634340640255.2208877319942205101710561.1817.30.73.37.22.18
9Greg Maddux31ATLNLMaj19ATL4.8262.202.2433330520232.2200585792061776008930.9467.70.30.86.88.85
10Rick Krivda27ROC,BALIL,ALAAA,Maj18BAL4.8184.134.4532310630196.01899790205211575428141.2308.70.92.47.23.02
11Jamie Moyer34SEA,TACAL,PCLMaj,AAA18SEA5.7833.763.8131310200193.21888281214321197038031.1938.71.02.05.52.77
12Andy Pettitte25NYAALMaj18NYY7.7202.883.2235350410240.1233867776501663079861.2408.70.32.46.22.55
13Steve Woodard22ELP,MIL,TUCTL,AL,PCLAA,Maj,AAA18MIL6.7503.454.0527270610180.017881691332213550107401.1678.90.71.66.84.22
14Masahiro Yamamoto31CNIJPCLFgn187.7202.923.2229281411206.21747467265741593018381.1187.61.12.56.92.79
15Willie Banks28CLB,NYAIL,ALAAA,Maj17NYY5.7734.074.8238256103168.01739076185101385077191.3339.31.02.77.42.71
16Reid Cornelius27CHR,PRTIL,ELAAA,AA17FLA5.7734.625.1128280100163.21669384206011045167011.3819.11.13.35.71.73
17Scott Eyre25BIR,CHASOUL,ALAA,Maj17CHW9.6544.234.6633330000187.117297882586316361118051.3778.31.24.17.81.90
18Alex Fernandez27FLONLMaj17FLA12.5863.593.7932320510220.21939388256921834099041.1877.91.02.87.52.65
19Dae Jin Lee23HTIKBOFgn176.7393.143.3928311180.215468631465140107501.2127.70.73.27.02.15
20Pedro Martinez25MONNLMaj17MON8.6801.902.42313101340241.11586551166753059139470.9325.90.62.511.44.55
21Brian Rose21PAW,BOSIL,ALAAA,Maj17BOS5.7733.163.6228270300193.21937868214821197058031.2449.01.02.25.52.48
22Curt Schilling30PHINLMaj17PHI11.6072.973.4035350720254.120896842558331951510091.0467.40.92.111.35.50
23Brett Tomko24CIN,INANL,AAMaj,AAA17CIN10.6303.273.4232291000187.01597168215641555057581.1507.71.02.77.52.77
24Willie Blair31DET,TOL,WMIAL,IL,MIDWMaj,AAA,A16DET8.6673.904.1431290200187.01888681184821013167801.2629.00.92.34.92.10
25Kevin Brown32FLONLMaj16FLA8.6672.692.9233330620237.121477711066720514179761.1808.10.42.57.83.11
26Giovanni Carrara29INA,ROC,CINAA,IL,NLAAA,Maj16BAL-CIN8.6674.004.1529280300177.21708279207341585127541.3688.61.03.78.02.16
27Scott Erickson29BALALMaj16BAL7.6963.694.0634330320221.2218100911661513150119221.2598.90.62.55.32.15
28Jeff Fassero34SEAALMaj16SEA9.6403.614.1535350210234.12261089421846189321310101.3238.70.83.27.32.25
29Jimmy Key36BALALMaj16BAL10.6153.433.8134340110212.12109081248211415149021.3758.91.03.56.01.72
30Joe Mays21LNR,APPCALL,MIDWA+,A16SEA7.6963.593.7928280200178.017075711257116111037421.2758.60.62.98.12.82
31Dennys Reyes20SAN,ABQ,LANTL,PCL,NLAA,AAA,Maj16LAD7.6964.054.5836270200184.22009483147941473398131.5119.70.73.97.21.86
32Travis Smith24ELPTLAA16MIL3.8424.155.1828280510184.121010685125821077378051.45410.30.62.85.21.84
33David Wells34NYAALMaj16NYY10.6154.214.5032320520218.0239109102244501566089221.3039.91.01.96.43.47
34Brian Bohanon28NFK,NYNIL,NLAAA,Maj15NYM7.6823.224.0734280420190.11838668186621507158161.3088.70.93.17.12.27
35Dave Borkowski20WMIMIDWA15DET3.8333.464.3425250420164.01437963153101047076701.0617.80.81.75.73.35
36Clay Bruner20WMIMIDWA15DET3.8332.382.8124240320166.11345244114811354196641.0947.30.62.67.32.81
37Ken Cloude22MEM,SEASOUL,ALAA,Maj15SEA9.6254.214.6132310320183.217294862374217014097861.3398.41.13.68.32.30
38Mike Hampton24HOUNLMaj15HOU10.6003.834.2434340720223.021710595167721392169411.3188.80.63.15.61.81
39LaTroy Hawkins24MIN,SLKAL,PCLMaj,AAA15MIN16.4845.676.2234331210179.12341241132363111184148241.65611.71.23.25.61.76
40Pat Hentgen28TORALMaj15TOR10.6003.683.9535350930264.02531161083171216072610851.2278.61.12.45.52.25
41Bobby Jones27NYNNLMaj15NYM9.6253.634.1030300210193.11778878246331252138061.2418.21.12.95.81.98
42Hideo Koike28KSUJPPLFgn156.7142.963.3527270630182.21376860149601367067671.2766.80.74.76.71.42
43Corey Lee22CHTFLORA+15TEX5.7503.473.7023230620160.2132666296001477076541.1957.40.53.48.22.45
44Rob Luce22LNR,MEMCALL,SOULA+,AA15SEA3.8333.334.6127270100162.0190836013380986076871.40710.60.72.15.42.58
45Wade Miller20KIS,QDSFLOR,MIDWA+,A15HOU5.7502.383.1124221610159.01245542102411264186300.9317.00.61.47.15.25
46Kevin Millwood22GRV,RMD,ATLSOUL,IL,NLAA,AAA,Maj15ATL8.6523.323.9532282100173.115276641161114950107231.2297.90.63.27.72.44
47Nate Minchey27CSP,COLPCL,NLAAA,Maj15COL6.7144.625.0729210300159.21779082175411086046901.44710.01.03.06.12.00
48Mike Mussina28BALALMaj15BAL8.6523.203.4933330410224.21978780275432183059051.1177.91.12.28.74.04
49Charles Nagy30CLEALMaj15CLE11.5774.284.5634340110227.0253115108277741497059911.45410.01.13.15.91.94
50Fumiya Nishiguchi24SEIJPPLFgn155.7503.123.68322631001207.21878572206831925018711.2288.10.92.98.32.82
51Cliff Politte23PRW,ARKCARL,TLA+,AA15STL2.8822.222.9625250000158.01245239144011442226271.0387.10.82.38.23.60
52John Smoltz30ATLNLMaj15ATL12.5563.023.4135350720256.0234978621639241111010431.1608.20.72.28.53.83
53Kazuya Tabata28YKUJPCLFgn155.7502.963.0626250530170.1160585615431834016961.1928.50.82.34.41.93
54Justin Thompson24DETALMaj15DET11.5773.023.3032320400223.11888275206611512048911.1377.60.82.76.12.29
55Jarrod Washburn22MDL,VANTL,PCLAA,AAA15ANA12.5564.775.4230300510194.12151171032367015291118391.45110.01.13.17.02.27
56Jaret Wright21CLE,AKR,BFLAL,EL,AAMaj,AA,AAA15CLE7.6823.574.1431310210189.11548775177721696157921.2207.30.83.78.02.19
57Jun-Liang Wu23UPRCPBLFgn156.7143.173.613224511184.11737465115111356077571.2158.40.52.56.62.65
58Rob Bell20MACSALLA14ATL7.6673.684.4227270100146.21447260154111403076141.2618.80.92.58.63.41
59Brent Billingsley22KNCMIDWA14FLA7.6673.013.5326260310170.214667579500175111136971.1487.70.52.69.23.50
60Buddy Carlyle19CHLSALLA14CIN5.7372.773.2123230410143.0130514492701113155791.0988.20.61.77.04.11
61Mark Clark29NYN,CHNNLMaj14NYM-CHC8.6363.824.2132310300205.02139687245931234148661.3279.41.12.65.42.08
62Geoff Edsell25VANPCLAAA14ANA11.5605.155.9430291610183.1196121105119619512088261.5939.60.54.74.70.99
63Keith Evans21FAY,WPBSALL,FLORA,A+14MON11.5603.023.9128280530181.215579611029012215027361.0137.70.51.46.04.21
64Joe Farley22HCKSALLA14CHW6.7004.304.8728270320173.21909483164809431117421.3709.80.82.54.91.96
65Tom Glavine31ATLNLMaj14ATL7.6672.963.2333330520240.01978679207991524039701.1507.40.83.05.71.92
66Liván Hernández22FLO,CHR,PRTNL,IL,ELMaj,AAA,AA14FLA6.7003.523.9132320000181.21597971108331327117781.3327.90.54.16.51.59
67Orel Hershiser38CLEALMaj14CLE6.7004.474.8432320100195.11991059726692107110118261.3729.21.23.24.91.55
68Nobuyuki Hoshino31ORXJPPLFgn1410.5833.243.8629290920202.21948773165411212038451.2248.60.72.45.42.24
69Min Chul Jeong25HWAKBOFgn1411.5602.462.98311040208.21726957114516048251.0407.40.51.96.93.56
70Greg Keagle26TOL,DETIL,ALAAA,Maj14DET12.5384.444.6234330310196.2194101971779017315158591.3888.90.83.67.92.19
71Chang-Yong Lim21HTIKBOFgn148.6362.332.93640026135.093443563612065260.9566.20.42.48.03.33
72Jason Marquis18MACSALLA14ATL10.5834.384.9628280000141.21567869105511212286271.4899.90.63.57.72.20
73Ozzie Martinez21SINCPBLFgn147.6673.393.774118101164.21556962126921328147091.3608.50.73.87.21.91
74Dave Melendez21LAK,JCKFLOR,SOULA+,AA14DET8.6363.243.8627260410175.014775631556013412337231.1607.60.82.96.92.39
75Eric Milton21TAM,NCHFLOR,ELA+,AA14NYY6.7003.113.3728280200171.01376459105001623776931.0947.20.52.68.53.24
76Hideo Nomo28LANNLMaj14LAD12.5384.254.5133330100207.1193104982392223394109041.3758.41.04.010.12.53
77Chan Ho Park24LANNLMaj14LAD8.6363.383.7532291200192.01498072247011668147921.1417.01.13.37.82.37
78Ji-chol Park22LTGKBOFgn145.7372.452.5740307157.211845438619666231.1356.70.53.55.51.57
79J.J. Pearsall23SBRCALLA+14LAD11.5604.545.1031281000160.21459181129301128296961.4818.10.75.26.31.20
80Jay Peterson21BURMIDWA14CIN6.7004.485.4726260000144.213988721279011240106461.5078.60.74.97.01.42
81Jeff Sobkoviak25HDSCALLA+146.7004.284.9528280000160.016788761237010111196831.2759.40.72.15.72.73
82Mike Vavrek23NHV,SALEL,CARLAA,A+14COL5.7372.432.8727260200185.11495950105201494077461.0857.20.52.57.22.87
83Norge Vera25SOCCNSFgn144.7781.822.2022221250163.1138403354158916126551.0967.60.32.34.92.17
84Jake Westbrook19AVLSALLA14COL11.5604.294.9228270320170.01769381165509215037361.3599.30.82.94.91.67
85Wilson Alvarez27CHA,SFNAL,NLMaj13CHW-SFG11.5423.484.1233330210212.01809782189141794158961.2787.60.83.97.61.97
86Tim Belcher35KCAALMaj13KCR12.5205.025.4032320310213.1242128119317021135179271.46310.21.33.04.81.61
87Shane Bowers25NBR,SLK,MINEL,PCL,ALAA,AAA,Maj13MIN7.6504.545.1528270210146.21568474204401128056381.3649.61.22.76.92.55
88Troy Brohawn24SHVTLAA13SFG5.7222.563.0426260110169.0148574810640982346951.2547.90.53.45.21.53
89Luis Campillo27CMYCNSFgn136.6842.683.3021211140158.015158476205861126391.0828.60.31.14.94.30
90Dan Carlson27PHX,SFN,BAKPCL,NL,CALLAAA,Maj,A+13SFG3.8134.144.6337169003130.11256760174521292165451.3048.61.23.18.92.87
91Min Tae Chung27HYUKBOFgn1313.5003.333.9931810219.01899781155115978861.0967.80.62.16.53.12
92Trevor Cobb23NBR,FTMEL,FLORAA,A+13MIN4.7653.254.0634201411155.01267056855011660146321.1687.30.53.26.72.11
93Jim Crowell23KIN,INA,CNG,AKR,CINCARL,AA,SOUL,EL,NLA+,AAA,AA,Maj13CLE-CIN7.6502.953.7128271110177.01597358115501249057371.2098.10.62.86.32.25
94Giorge Díaz--GNOCNSFgn135.7222.482.8622221660166.214753468312741426571.0687.90.41.74.02.39
95Jason Dickson24ANAALMaj13ANA9.5914.294.9133321210203.223611197325631157148881.43410.41.42.55.12.05
96Cal Eldred29MILALMaj13MIL15.4644.995.2634340110202.0207118112318901229058851.4659.21.44.05.41.37
97Mick Fieldbinder23STK,ELPCALL,TLA+,AA13MIL9.5913.434.4827270410181.01969069125028830147701.3599.70.62.54.41.76
98Chuck Finley34ANA,LELAL,CALLMaj,A+13ANA6.6844.114.2727270310173.015782792069016752107261.3068.21.03.68.72.42
99Geremi Gonzalez22CHN,IWANL,AAMaj,AAA13CHC11.5424.024.3733330220206.017310092249051513138621.2777.61.03.96.61.68
100Dwight Gooden32NYA,NCH,CLBAL,EL,ILMaj,AA,AAA13NYY6.6844.564.7525240000136.113672691862190110105961.4529.01.24.15.91.45

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