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2015 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
1Jake Arrieta29CHNNLMLB22CHC6.7861.772.0433330430229.01505245104822366068700.8655.90.41.99.34.92
2Dallas Keuchel27HOUALMLB20HOU8.7142.482.6433330320232.01856864175102162099111.0177.20.72.08.44.24
3Gerrit Cole24PITNLMLB19PIT8.7042.603.0732320000208.018371601144120210078321.0917.90.51.98.74.59
4Reese Gregory21SCS,SCLNSUN,NWDSNCAA,Smr193.8641.491.7929191046151.0112302594001581035931.0076.70.52.49.43.95
5Zack Greinke31LANNLMLB19LAD3.8641.661.7432320100222.21484341144012005078430.8446.00.61.68.15.00
6Eric Hacker32NCDKBOFgn195.7923.133.573131100204.017481711436116425068331.0297.70.61.67.24.56
7Collin McHugh28HOUALMLB19HOU7.7313.893.9332320000203.22078988195321719058591.2779.10.82.37.63.23
8Will Oliver27EVN,SOM,JALFRON,ATLL,MXPWInd,FgW198.7042.903.5832320530198.1178796415591149101128241.1958.10.72.76.82.53
9Madison Bumgarner25SFNNLMLB18SFG9.6672.933.0132320420218.11817371213922347018691.0087.50.91.69.66.00
10Felix Hernandez29SEAALMLB18SEA9.6673.533.5731310220201.218080792358019190108261.1808.01.02.68.53.29
11David Price29DET,TORALMLB18DET-TOR5.7832.452.8632320310220.11907060174722253048881.0767.80.71.99.24.79
12Hui-gwan Yu29DOOKBOFgn185.7833.943.993030110189.21938483234401264147861.2509.21.12.16.02.86
13Marco Duarte28MCD,MXLMEX,MXPWAAA,FgW1710.6303.804.5035350000180.018890761277213830167891.4729.40.63.96.91.79
14Jake Faria21MTG,POESOUL,FLORAA,A+17TBR4.8101.922.2925230000149.2103383265201591055851.0366.20.43.19.63.06
15Patrick Johnson26SXC,ORNAA,VEWLInd,FgW172.8951.942.1330300300185.2137444075631789037461.0396.60.32.78.63.18
16Colby Lewis35TEXALMLB17TEX9.6544.665.0133330210204.22111141062642214211058611.2369.31.11.86.23.38
17Michael Wacha23SLNNLMLB17STL7.7083.383.6730300000181.11627468195841536147621.2138.00.92.97.62.64
18Seong-hwan Yoon33SAMKBOFgn178.6803.763.993030310194.019986812730016410018091.1809.21.31.47.65.47
19John Brownell32LGI,CGUATLL,PRWLInd,FgW168.6673.393.6434340420215.01878781145501684288741.1267.80.62.37.03.05
20Austin Coley22CHLSALLA16PIT6.7273.663.7827270000147.214862601825011112186151.1729.01.11.56.84.44
21Dustin Crenshaw26STP,ORNAA,VEWLInd,FgW163.8422.482.9526260530174.0166574814101812026801.0118.60.70.54.28.10
22Terry Doyle29BOW,NFKEL,ILAA,AAA16BAL2.8892.162.6126211221158.21374638102211105056261.0027.80.61.26.25.00
23Matthew Kent22TAM,LOWSEC,NYPLNCAA,A-16BOS2.8892.463.0133144003146.1147494052221199055971.1559.00.31.47.35.41
24Clayton Kershaw27LANNLMLB16LAD7.6962.132.4033330430232.21636255154213015398900.8816.30.61.611.67.17
25Jared Lansford28LNWCPBLFgn167.6964.154.962828200178.022298821143111180127811.48911.20.62.25.62.58
26Mike Loree28EDACPBLFgn165.7623.263.683029000190.21977869173811446057931.2339.30.81.86.83.79
27Brandon Miller20MUP,CHAPSAC,CCBLNCAA,Smr162.8892.352.5125130030111.08931296140112100104380.9287.20.51.19.18.00
28Aaron Nola22PHI,REA,LHVNL,EL,ILMLB,AA,AAA16PHI6.7272.892.9831310000187.01716260183711605007471.1128.20.91.87.74.32
29David Reyes25MCD,OBRMEX,MXPWAAA,FgW169.6403.984.6433320100176.1174917818421904067311.2258.90.92.14.62.14
30Rick Teasley24SOI,BSBFRON,AUBLInd,Fgn168.6672.873.4034340110204.019777651753016811058591.2258.70.82.37.43.17
31Richard Bleier28HRB,SYR,ESSEL,IL,DOWLAA,AAA,FgW15WSN6.7142.612.9735331110203.1200675910201748428081.0828.90.40.93.33.70
32Mark Buehrle36TORALMLB15TOR8.6523.814.5332320410198.22141008422334917008271.2439.71.01.54.12.76
33Shane Dawson21LNS,DUNMIDW,FLORA,A+15TOR6.7143.033.6024220110127.2115514393211207045201.1518.10.62.38.53.75
34Jerad Eickhoff24RRK,PHI,LHV,FRIPCL,NL,IL,TLMLB,AAA,AA15TEX-PHI8.6523.523.6131300000184.11597472205211755197561.1457.81.02.58.53.37
35Zack Godley25VIS,ARI,MOBCALL,NL,SOULA+,MLB,AA15ARI5.7502.843.3730232000136.1114514394611249045561.1747.50.63.08.22.70
36Austin Gomber21PEOMIDWA15STL3.8332.673.0022220110135.0974540103401401095380.9706.50.72.39.34.12
37Josh Lowey30MVA,CULMEX,MXPWAAA,FgW1510.6003.433.7032320000197.01968175145311928178281.2649.00.62.48.83.62
38Kenta Maeda27HIRJPCLFgn158.6522.092.1429290500206.1168494854111756038211.0137.30.21.87.64.27
39Toru Murata30CLB,CLEIL,ALAAA,MLB15CLE5.7503.013.4428271100167.21526456184611035066821.1818.21.02.55.52.24
40Chris Murphy22MUP,TRC,GREPSAC,NYPL,APPYNCAA,A-,Rk15HOU1.9382.052.2528195011136.01153431522111014045451.0077.60.31.57.35.00
41Shohei Ohtani20NPN,NIPJPPL,JPELFgn155.7502.212.2123220530162.2102404074801993096310.9225.60.42.711.04.15
42Ricardo Pinto21CLW,LWDFLOR,SALLA+,A15PHI4.7892.973.4124240000145.11295548103701054385831.1428.00.62.36.52.84
43Garrett Richards27ANA,SLKAL,PCLMLB,AAA15LAA13.5363.774.2033330110212.118899892180218150178911.2628.00.93.47.72.26
44Danny Salazar25CLE,CLBAL,ILMLB,AAA15CLE10.6003.353.7231310000191.01607971235312027237771.1157.51.12.59.53.81
45Kramer Sneed26STP,ESS,SOM,ARKAA,DOWL,ATLL,TLFgW,Ind,AA15LAA3.8332.572.8027261000157.1134494510491968076521.1637.70.62.85.51.96
46Blake Snell22MTG,DHM,POESOUL,IL,FLORAA,AAA,A+15TBR4.7891.411.6125230000134.0842421753016320115211.0225.60.53.610.93.08
47Cesar Valdez30VIL,LNW,LCY,DOMMEX,CPBL,DOWL,CARSAAA,Fgn,FgW1511.5773.103.5537360320238.1229948213443239145109841.1458.60.51.79.05.43
48Andy Van Hekken35WOIKBOFgn158.6523.624.213232000196.219092791467119310168251.3078.70.63.18.82.88
49Elih Villanueva28BOW,NFK,AZUEL,IL,DOWLAA,AAA,FgW15BAL17.4694.034.3238380310212.12191029518410120100138781.2249.30.81.75.12.93
50Hideaki Wakui29LOTJPPLFgn159.6253.393.7728280100188.21787971115701178067861.2468.50.52.75.62.05
51Hyeon-jong Yang27KIAKBOFgn156.7142.442.543231110184.11505250187801577067561.2377.30.93.87.72.01
52Trevor Belicek22AMC,DAN,ROMSLC,APPY,SALLNCAA,Rk,A14ATL5.7372.743.3630211000144.21255444734015291105901.0997.80.42.19.54.47
53Jose Berrios21CNG,ROCSOUL,ILAA,AAA14MIN5.7372.873.0327270110166.113656531238017511146671.0467.40.62.19.54.61
54Matt Bower21WSU,MAD,GRE,TRCP12,NWDS,APPY,NYPLNCAA,Smr,Rk,A-14HOU5.7373.864.7843101001107.11065746427011310144681.2398.90.32.39.54.19
55Shane Carle23NBR,ABQEL,PCLAA,AAA14COL8.6363.684.1727270320166.11767768133201035157001.2519.50.71.75.63.22
56Carlos Carrasco28CLEALMLB14CLE12.5383.633.6830300310183.21547574184322165057301.0737.50.92.110.65.02
57Bartolo Colon42NYNNLMLB14NYM13.5194.164.3533311110194.22179490252451364008151.23810.01.21.16.35.67
58Rubby De La Rosa26ARINLMLB14ARI9.6094.674.9132320000188.219310398326331504228091.3579.21.53.07.22.38
59Jacob deGrom27NYNNLMLB14NYM8.6362.542.7830300000191.01495954163822052067510.9797.00.81.89.75.39
60Cody Dickson23BDT,GLNFLOR,AZFLA+,Fal14PIT8.6364.314.7336270000150.11547972660010381116451.4249.20.43.66.21.72
61Nathan Eovaldi25NYAALMLB14NYY3.8244.204.2027270000154.11757272104901213086731.45110.20.62.97.12.47
62Shintaro Fujinami21HANJPCLFgn147.6672.403.1728280740199.01627053982022111098401.2267.30.43.710.02.70
63Carson Fulmer21VDY,WSM,WSXSEC,CARL,ARIZNCAA,A+,Rk14CHW2.8751.852.2128280020150.29837319590193113166061.0425.90.53.511.53.27
64Eddie Gamboa30NFK,NAV,MEXIL,MXPW,CARSAAA,FgW14BAL13.5193.984.2841342000206.0199989114990145124198951.4478.70.64.36.31.46
65Sonny Gray25OAKALMLB14OAK7.6672.733.0731310320208.016671631759016920138311.0827.20.72.67.32.86
66Jarrett Grube33CLB,QRO,ESCIL,MEX,DOWLAAA,FgW14CLE6.7002.693.2130282001154.01465546212731314186151.1238.51.21.67.74.85
67Masanori Ishikawa35YKU,YAKJPCL,JPELFgn149.6093.163.4626250110153.2152595416291983036201.1788.90.91.75.73.38
68Erik Johnson25CHR,CHAIL,ALAAA,MLB14CHW9.6092.582.9029280000167.214054481358016630116861.1817.50.73.18.92.86
69Jake Johnson22SLU,BILSLC,PIONNCAA,Rk14CIN3.8243.134.22401512004123.21175843542311812265401.2868.50.43.18.62.81
70Kris Johnson30HIRJPCLFgn147.6671.851.9928280110194.1146434056701502137731.0966.80.23.16.92.24
71Gwang-hyun Kim26SKKKBOFgn146.7003.724.383029110176.217386731966216030107541.3538.81.03.48.22.42
72Matt Larkins26AMA,MELAA,AUBLInd,Fgn1411.5603.183.6938361410249.02591028817600156112910401.2819.40.62.25.62.60
73Carlos Martinez23SLNNLMLB14STL7.6673.013.2631291000179.21686560136351848187551.2868.40.73.29.22.92
74Sheldon Miks19SCS,SCLNSUN,NWDSNCAA,Smr142.8751.672.5328201150135.0104382542501012035300.9566.90.31.76.74.04
75Michael Nix32SLT,JAL,SKTMEX,MXPW,ATLLAAA,FgW,Ind145.7373.814.3032310110165.1180797096201079067151.4649.80.53.45.81.73
76Jose Oyervides33MVA,NAVMEX,MXPWAAA,FgW148.6363.724.2832310000174.11798372848015750147341.3029.20.42.58.13.27
77Joe Pistorese22WSU,EVRP12,NORWNCAA,A-14SEA5.7372.082.5131155013147.0119413483101136085801.0207.30.51.96.93.65
78Eduardo Rodriguez22BOS,PAWAL,ILMLB,AAA14BOS9.6093.604.0829290100170.01667768154411424157121.2358.80.82.37.53.23
79Max Scherzer30WASNLMLB14WSN12.5382.792.9133330430228.217674712734227651108990.9186.91.11.310.98.12
80P.J. Schuster21SIE,KENOVC,NWDSNCAA,Smr146.7004.084.7927230000152.115881691134012662126541.2609.30.62.07.43.71
81Luis Severino21NYA,SWB,TREAL,IL,ELMLB,AAA,AA14NYY5.7372.623.1230300000161.21255647114901547266511.0767.00.62.78.63.14
82Javier Solano25MTY,MXLMEX,MXPWAAA,FgW1410.5834.504.7535340100182.020996912048212813197921.41210.31.02.46.32.67
83Rick van den Hurk30FKA,SFTJPPL,JPWLFgn141.9331.982.6225150100154.21114534103301915036080.9316.50.61.911.15.79
84John Williams22GMU,DVS,HDVA10,GULF,NYPLNCAA,Rk,A-14TBR7.6674.285.2331164021124.0126725983001016295231.2589.10.62.27.33.37
85Ryan Williams23KNX,SBNSOUL,MIDWAA,A14CHC3.8242.162.6026241000141.210941342180985015370.8966.90.11.16.25.44
86Ryan Zimmerman27SXCAAInd142.8751.802.3219170320120.18131245370964024670.9816.10.42.87.22.59
87Brett Adcock19MIC,YDEBTen,CCBLNCAA,Smr137.6503.533.9628251011127.1101565098101215065491.4297.10.65.78.61.49
88Gabriel Arias25MOB,REN,LCYSOUL,PCL,DOWLAA,AAA,FgW13ARI6.6844.194.9034240110152.1158837115410984156441.3069.30.92.45.82.39
89Elliot Ashbeck21BRU,PDSMVC,ARIZNCAA,Rk13SDP5.7223.544.39331710014127.0130625011280104100105461.2449.20.82.07.43.71
90Sean Bierman26SOM,AGU,FDK,BOWATLL,DOWL,CARL,ELInd,FgW,A+,AA13BAL6.6842.433.5930300310170.1172684613250875246901.1579.10.71.34.63.48
91Aaron Blair23MOB,RENSOUL,PCLAA,AAA13ARI5.7222.923.3126250100160.113759521350112040106481.1667.70.72.86.72.40
92Michael Boyle21RAD,OGD,GRL,DGRBigS,PION,MIDW,ARIZNCAA,A,Rk13LAD5.7222.302.8431262001152.1130483964801336056301.1687.70.42.87.92.77
93Steven Brault23ATO,BDT,GLNEL,FLOR,AZFLAA,A+,Fal13PIT4.7652.643.0633330000170.1147585054501415036961.1277.80.32.47.53.13
94D.J. Brown24LBG,AKRCARL,ELA+,AA13CLE6.6843.804.1227203000142.0153656012230913065811.2399.70.81.55.83.96
95Joseph Camacho21ASU,FALSWAC,CCBLNCAA,Smr131.9293.754.311615000096.010846402200857144181.33310.10.21.98.04.25
96Jorge Castillo33CMP,NAVMEX,MXPWAAA,FgW137.6504.364.5233330000169.11728582186001396167311.3709.11.03.27.42.32
97Woo-chan Cha28SAMKBOFgn137.6504.795.103129000173.01609892287411945197431.3538.31.53.810.12.62
98Ryan Clark21NCG,DANSoCo,APPYNCAA,Rk13ATL7.6503.714.6228220010148.012776611149113410086211.1897.70.73.08.12.73
99Taylor Clarke22COC,HILCAA,NORWNCAA,A-13ARI1.9291.461.8630166004135.184282271801707145090.7545.60.51.211.39.44
100Adam Conley25NOR,MIAPCL,NLAAA,MLB13MIA4.7653.003.2134291110174.01506258116121408017171.2137.80.63.27.22.30

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