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2012 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
1Gio Gonzalez26WASNLMLB21WSN8.7242.893.1232320210199.11496964976320751108221.1296.70.43.49.32.72
2Dwayne Pollok31LNC,ZULATLL,VEWLInd,FgW216.7782.323.1547330100217.12067656123931593178851.1278.50.51.66.64.08
3R.A. Dickey37NYNNLMLB20NYM6.7692.733.0034331530233.21927871245422309149271.0537.40.92.18.94.26
4David Price26TBAALMLB20TBR5.8002.562.6931310210211.01736360165922055188361.1007.40.72.58.73.47
5Jered Weaver29ANAALMLB20LAA5.8002.813.0130300320188.21476359204501424027391.0187.01.02.16.83.16
6Johnny Cueto26CINNLMLB19CIN9.6792.783.0333330200217.020573671549517012318881.1718.50.62.07.13.47
7Tomas Solis29VCZ,LMOMEX,MXPWAAA,FgW1910.6553.824.1436360220198.01959184236011395298261.2888.91.02.76.32.32
8Matt Harrison26TEXALMLB18TEX11.6213.293.4632320420213.12108278225901331028761.2618.90.92.55.62.25
9Tim Hudson36ATL,GWI,ROMNL,IL,SALLMLB,AAA,A18ATL9.6673.623.9432320110196.218986791254211110048291.2368.60.52.55.12.06
10Josh Lowey27WCH,SNTAA,PRWLInd,FgW186.7503.453.9333290110185.117881711360113714067781.2848.60.62.96.72.28
11Lance Lynn25SLNNLMLB18STL7.7203.783.8935292000176.016876741664318010037441.3188.60.83.39.22.81
12Lázaro Blanco26GNM,MTZCNSFgn1710.6303.694.284035221197.2197948196687624018381.3319.00.43.03.51.15
13Won-sam Chang29SAMKBOFgn176.7393.553.672725000157.0143646293811279026491.1538.20.52.27.33.34
14Tyler Cloyd25LHV,PHI,REAIL,NL,ELAAA,MLB,AA17PHI3.8502.702.7932320110200.01606260234831437017871.0407.21.02.26.42.98
15Cole Hamels28PHINLMLB17PHI6.7393.053.3431310220215.11908073245232163238671.1247.91.02.29.04.15
16Chris Sale23CHAALMLB17CHW8.6803.053.0930290100192.01676665195151926067721.1357.80.92.49.03.76
17Tadashi Settsu30FKAJPPLFgn175.7731.912.1427270320193.1148464185401532017701.0456.90.42.57.12.83
18Chris Tillman24NFK,BAL,BOWIL,AL,ELAAA,MLB,AA17BAL12.5863.383.8832310100178.21557767175601604077401.1817.80.92.88.12.86
19Justin Verlander29DETALMLB17DET8.6802.643.0633330610238.11928170196022395129561.0577.30.72.39.03.98
20Christian Bergman24MODCALLA+16COL5.7623.654.0427270000162.21617366163701213046681.2178.90.92.06.73.27
21Madison Bumgarner22SFNNLMLB16SFG11.5933.373.7632320210208.11838778234961917238491.1147.91.02.18.33.90
22A.J. Burnett35PIT,BDT,INANL,FLOR,ILMLB,A+,AAA16PIT13.5523.814.2334340110212.22031009020681189100119021.2748.60.82.98.02.78
23Matt Cain27SFNNLMLB16SFG5.7622.793.0032320220219.11777368215111939088761.0407.30.92.17.93.78
24Yu Darvish25TEXALMLB16TEX9.6403.904.1929290000191.115689831489122110088161.2807.30.74.210.42.48
25Scott Diamond25MIN,ROCAL,ILMLB,AAA16MIN10.6153.383.8133330110207.221988781838311650108551.2389.50.81.65.03.05
26Zach Duke29SYR,WASIL,NLAAA,MLB16WSN5.7623.343.5934263210178.01897166164301011017481.3039.60.82.25.12.35
27J.D. Durbin30LNC,SNTATLL,PRWLInd,FgW1610.6154.024.6035340610219.12111129830841133111109331.3458.71.23.45.51.58
28Yovani Gallardo26MILNLMLB16MIL9.6403.663.7933330000204.01858683268132040058601.3048.21.13.69.02.52
29Phil Hughes26NYAALMLB16NYY13.5524.194.7532320100191.119610189354601656038151.2659.21.62.27.83.59
30Yuya Kamada33UPRCPBLFgn167.6963.153.522625200171.11696760132601196057011.1388.90.71.46.34.58
31Brandon Knight36WOIKBOFgn164.8002.202.593030210208.2180605165311027028321.1177.80.32.34.41.92
32Hiroki Kuroda37NYAALMLB16NYY11.5933.323.5233330320219.220586812551216780138911.1658.41.02.16.83.27
33Kyle Lohse33SLNNLMLB16STL3.8422.863.1633330000211.01927467193811434018641.0908.20.81.66.13.76
34T.J. McFarland23CLB,AKRIL,ELAAA,AA16CLE8.6674.034.0327270210163.0173737310450964066751.3379.60.62.55.32.13
35Wade Miley25ARINLMLB16ARI11.5933.333.6532290000194.21937972143701442168071.1828.90.61.76.73.89
36Max Scherzer27DETALMLB16DET7.6963.743.9332320000187.21798278236022315127871.2748.61.12.911.13.85
37Walter Silva35MTY,MAZMEX,MXPWAAA,FgW1612.5714.765.4436360110200.121612110621680120101178761.4189.70.93.15.41.76
38James Avery28ERI,GUAEL,MXPWAA,FgW15DET13.5364.334.6736350110206.02291079919671150121128911.43710.00.82.96.62.24
39Blake Beavan23SEA,TACAL,PCLMLB,AAA15SEA11.5774.074.1632320000190.12078886263308212087971.2619.81.21.63.92.48
40Luis Chirinos22RGV,MGA,ELPNABL,VEWL,AAInd,FgW159.6253.484.1032290200175.218380688650136102137531.4129.40.43.37.02.09
41Zach Clark28BOW,NFKEL,ILAA,AAA15BAL7.6822.793.0628261210167.2150575295419811066901.2178.10.52.95.31.81
42Jeff Duda26QUE,YUCCAMA,MEXInd,AAA153.8332.733.0123201321131.21154440113101363065241.1097.90.82.19.34.39
43Zack Greinke28MIL,ANANL,ALMLB15MIL-LAA5.7503.483.5634340000212.12008482185402002088681.1968.50.82.38.53.70
44Tyler Herron25FMH,MTIAA,PRWLInd,FgW156.7143.393.9029231000159.115169601035113270106531.1678.50.62.07.53.77
45Ian Kennedy27ARINLMLB15ARI12.5564.024.3633330100208.1216101932855418714458991.3019.31.22.48.13.40
46Humberto Montemayor34ASu,MAZMEX,MXPWAAA,FgW158.6524.825.5425250000125.0158776722282777245521.48811.41.62.05.52.75
47Jake Odorizzi22OMA,NTA,KCAPCL,TL,ALAAA,AA,MLB15KCR6.7143.123.5428270000152.21406053155401392076461.2718.30.93.28.22.57
48CC Sabathia31NYAALMLB15NYY6.7143.384.0128280200200.01848975224421978148331.1408.31.02.08.94.48
49James Shields30TBAALMLB15TBR10.6003.524.0733330320227.2208103892558222311179441.1688.21.02.38.83.84
50Stephen Strasburg23WASNLMLB15WSN6.7143.163.5028280000159.11366256154811974056531.1557.70.82.711.14.10
51Nick Struck22KNX,MESSOUL,AZFLAA,Fal15CHC10.6003.404.1940261000172.01528065175611347057211.2098.00.92.97.02.39
52Tetsuya Utsumi30YOMJPCLFgn156.7141.982.2728280320186.0173474184011219087571.1458.40.41.95.93.03
53Ryan Vogelsong34SFN,FRENL,PCLMLB,AAA15SFG9.6253.293.5233330000199.21807873176671708038291.2328.10.83.07.72.58
54Barry Zito34SFNNLMLB15SFG8.6524.154.4432320110184.11869185207061145017991.3899.11.03.45.61.63
55Erick Abreu28CPC,GIG,HRMTL,DOWL,MXPWAA,FgW14HOU6.7003.794.2761316002111.2875347183461134274491.0847.01.52.79.13.32
56Ben Alsup23AVLSALLA14COL5.7373.633.9224240110156.015068639460908076481.2568.70.52.75.21.96
57Jorge Campillo33QRO,MXLMEX,MXPWAAA,FgW148.6363.914.5334340000172.21868775185008950117471.3679.70.92.64.61.78
58Juan Delgadillo29MTY,GUAMEX,MXPWAAA,FgW148.6363.884.5436360000206.121710489235531529088801.3189.51.02.46.62.76
59Bobby Doran23LNR,CPCCALL,TLA+,AA14HOU6.7004.004.5227270000157.115679701446111541156631.2848.90.82.66.62.50
60John Ely26ABQ,LANPCL,NLAAA,MLB14LAD9.6093.473.8929271110171.11567466184021685097011.1448.20.92.18.84.20
61Noelvis Entenza26CIECNSFgn145.7373.463.722422200135.111356526676636285691.3307.50.44.54.20.94
62Jose Fernandez19GBO,JUPSALL,FLORA,A+14MIA1.9331.751.8825250000134.089282623501585455130.9256.00.12.410.64.51
63Nelson Figueroa38SWB,PAW,ESCIL,DOWLAAA,FgW14NYY-BOS6.7003.634.0635193201146.11416659114008510066121.2378.70.72.55.22.13
64Mike Foltynewicz20LEXSALLA14HOU4.7783.143.8527270000152.01456553116201255066531.3628.60.73.77.42.02
65Stephen Fox26NJJ,CAMCAMA,ATLLInd143.8243.324.0223230100141.01156352144301405045791.1217.30.92.78.93.26
66Brian Grening27KSC,CBAAA,AUBLInd,Fgn147.6673.414.1034322400221.222510184304101776189211.2009.11.21.77.24.32
67A.J. Griffin24OAK,SAC,MDLAL,PCL,TLMLB,AAA,AA14OAK4.7782.933.3232320200184.11536860173711556037381.0317.50.81.87.64.19
68Tommy Hanson25ATL,GWINL,ILMLB,AAA14ATL10.5834.364.7632320000179.21869587277351665067801.4429.31.43.78.32.27
69Alan Johnson28LNCATLLInd146.7004.574.9627260300138.015776707493798076121.49310.20.53.25.21.61
70Clayton Kershaw24LANNLMLB14LAD9.6092.532.7733330220227.21707064166352295269011.0236.70.62.59.13.63
71Mat Latos24CINNLMLB14CIN4.7783.483.7433330200209.11798781256491854138581.1617.71.12.88.02.89
72Barret Loux23FRITLAA14TEX1.9333.473.9725250000127.01205649104101002175281.2688.50.72.97.12.44
73Kenta Maeda24HIRJPCLFgn147.6671.532.0129290520206.1161463564411719028200.9947.00.31.97.53.89
74Seth Maness23SPD,PLMTL,FLORAA,A+14STL4.7782.973.3427270100169.21676356181001126026801.0438.91.00.55.911.20
75Andres Meza25PUE,CULMEX,MXPWAAA,FgW145.7373.654.2232320300189.220389771351514710068091.3399.60.62.47.02.88
76Vidal Nuno III24TRE,ZUL,TAMEL,VEWL,FLORAA,FgW,A+14NYY9.6092.533.4253214001163.11486246143911503116631.1458.20.82.18.33.85
77Sean O'Sullivan24LVG,OMAPCLAAA14TOR-KCR7.6674.235.1731194001142.2153826711462707096111.3959.70.72.94.41.52
78Jarrod Parker23OAK,SACAL,PCLMLB,AAA14OAK8.6363.343.4333330000202.018877751369316130108381.2728.40.63.17.22.33
79Yohan Pino28MAN,ARA,LVGEL,VEWL,PCLAA,FgW,AAA14TOR15.4834.725.1155255200185.018510597273811549057781.2059.01.31.87.54.05
80Ramon Ramirez29YUC,ORN,VENMEX,VEWL,CARSAAA,FgW1412.5383.614.1640346112209.220697842265217171158791.2938.80.92.87.32.63
81Clayton Richard28SDNNLMLB14SDP14.5003.994.5333330110218.222811097314241076249101.2359.41.31.74.42.55
82Miguel Ruiz26CMP,HRMMEX,MXPWAAA,FgW1411.5603.203.7032300100180.01647464154341178077451.1508.20.82.25.92.72
83Joel Suárez27MTZCNSFgn141.9331.732.421919200130.19935255359729025261.0286.80.32.45.02.06
84Mitch Talbot28SAMKBOFgn143.8243.974.102525000138.113663618541685485841.3738.80.53.54.41.26
85Corey Thurman33YORATLLInd143.8243.823.9327270300153.1157676520523792116531.3639.21.23.14.61.52
86Rick van den Hurk27INA,BDT,PITIL,FLOR,NLAAA,A+,MLB14PIT6.7003.273.6826204000132.01255448937112112075631.2278.50.62.58.33.27
87Jason Vargas29SEAALMLB14SEA11.5603.853.8933330200217.12019493355511413058871.1788.31.42.35.82.56
88Virgil Vasquez30SML,PRHATLL,AUBLInd,Fgn1412.5384.034.4639380520254.125212611431620175501110681.2358.91.12.26.22.82
89Adam Wainwright30SLNNLMLB14STL13.5193.944.3532320320198.21969687155231846258311.2488.90.72.48.33.54
90Marcus Walden23DUN,LNSFLOR,MIDWA+,A14TOR4.7782.973.2327260000139.111250464481825365641.1487.20.33.15.31.71
91Jason Wheeler21BELMIDWA14MIN6.7003.454.3127270000156.21707560124301156066701.3609.80.72.56.62.67
92Mitsuo Yoshikawa24NPNJPPLFgn145.7371.711.8125250530173.2108353364511584136680.8815.60.32.38.23.51
93Homer Bailey26CINNLMLB13CIN10.5653.684.2033330210208.02069785265231688038741.2408.91.12.37.33.23
94Trevor Bauer21REN,MOB,ARIPCL,SOUL,NLAAA,AA,MLB13ARI4.7652.823.2526260100146.212153461174017430226251.3307.40.74.510.72.35
95Mark Buehrle33MIANLMLB13MIA13.5003.743.9131310100202.11978884264031254028281.1718.81.21.85.63.13
96Trevor Cahill24ARINLMLB13ARI12.5203.784.1932320210200.0184938416740156112108391.2908.30.73.37.02.11
97Jonathan Castellanos30MTY,HRMMEX,MXPWAAA,FgW137.6503.985.1839252100149.1165866617496819166591.4339.91.03.04.91.65
98Jose Cisnero23CPC,OKC,GIGTL,PCL,DOWLAA,AAA,FgW13HOU8.6193.694.1829290210148.2146696186421487166501.4138.80.53.99.02.31
99Logan Darnell23NBR,PEAEL,AZFLAA,Fal13MIN12.5204.804.9637300000174.121196932252111543127621.50910.91.12.75.92.21
100Jerad Eickhoff21HCKSALLA13TEX7.6504.695.3326250000126.2132756622380905285451.3429.41.62.76.42.37

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