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2016 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
1Dustin Nippert35DOOKBOFgn223.8802.953.272827110167.21516155155701429087011.2418.10.83.17.62.49
2Rick Porcello27BOSALMLB22BOS4.8463.153.4333330300223.019385782332018913038901.0097.80.91.37.65.91
3J.A. Happ33TORALMLB20TOR4.8333.183.3232320000195.01687269226001636237961.1697.81.02.87.52.72
4Max Scherzer31WASNLMLB20WSN7.7412.963.0434340100228.11657775315622846129020.9686.51.22.211.25.07
5Jon Lester32CHNNLMLB19CHC5.7922.442.5332320200202.21545755215201976047961.0166.80.92.38.73.79
6Jake Arrieta30CHNNLMLB18CHC8.6923.103.2831310110197.113872681676119060167951.0846.30.73.58.72.50
7Michael Bowden29DOOKBOFgn187.7203.804.153030110180.01598376175401606287421.1838.00.92.78.02.96
8Johnny Cueto30SFNNLMLB18SFG5.7832.792.9132320520219.21957168154511988138811.0938.00.61.88.14.40
9Corey Kluber30CLEALMLB18CLE9.6673.143.4332320320215.01708275225712277158601.0567.10.92.49.53.98
10Ben Lively24LHV,REAIL,ELAAA,AA18PHI5.7832.692.9528280110170.21185651114201393106660.9386.20.62.27.33.31
11Yoanner Negrín32YUCMEXAAA181.9472.292.2922220430141.111436365370928035571.0687.30.32.45.92.49
12Cameron Busby--GCS,WRPPBC,NWDSNCAA,Smr174.8103.193.934615002121.1115534341608712114871.0808.50.31.26.55.44
13Matt Festa23ESU,EVRPSAC,NORWNCAA,A-17SEA4.8102.913.4027210020148.11325648635016392116131.1268.00.42.19.94.66
14Mark Hamburger29STP,MELAA,AUBLInd,Fgn177.7082.843.2632301920234.12268574173601867059611.1188.70.71.47.15.17
15Jim McDade23MUP,PDSPSAC,ARIZNCAA,Rk17SDP2.8952.663.7333159022125.112252375150974085131.0938.80.41.17.06.47
16Yusuke Nomura27HIR,HIRJPCL,JPWLFgn174.8102.522.8427210167.2148534711390977046891.1157.90.62.15.22.49
17David Price30BOSALMLB17BOS9.6543.994.1535350200230.0227106102305012287049511.2048.91.22.08.94.56
18Chris Sale27CHAALMLB17CHW10.6303.343.4932320610226.219088842745223317029071.0377.51.11.89.35.18
19Javier Solano26MTY,MXL,MEXMEX,MXPW,CARSAAA,FgW179.6543.724.0437370210225.0214101931756012915069291.2008.60.72.25.22.30
20Jonathan Albaladejo33BPT,LGU,REYATLL,VEWL,MEXInd,FgW,AAA169.6404.094.3138340000202.222797921641218482108731.32210.10.71.88.24.49
21Tyler Alexander24FMH,JAL,MEXAA,MXPW,CARSInd,FgW1610.6153.433.9736321510215.11929582156902318098911.2128.00.62.99.73.35
22Lázaro Blanco30GNM,CUB,CUBCNS,CAMA,CARSFgn,Ind,FgW165.7621.692.1529221330176.0151423365381109047131.1597.70.32.75.62.08
23Alex Delgado21MCD,MXLMEX,MXPWAAA,FgW168.6673.053.3137291100174.0157645913612152100147361.2538.10.73.27.92.49
24Jose Fernandez23MIANLMLB16MIA8.6672.863.1129290000182.11496358135562536197371.1197.40.62.712.54.60
25Kyle Hendricks26CHNNLMLB16CHC8.6672.132.5131300210190.01425345154431708057450.9796.70.72.18.13.86
26Hisashi Iwakuma35SEAALMLB16SEA12.5714.124.3033330000199.02189591284631475048361.3279.91.32.16.63.20
27Josh Lowey31MVA,WIZMEX,KBOAAA,Fgn169.6403.353.7430290110163.214568611164219981126911.2778.00.63.510.93.11
28Kenta Maeda28LANNLMLB16LAD11.5933.483.6932320000175.21507268205061798067161.1397.71.02.69.23.58
29Carlos Martinez24SLNNLMLB16STL9.6403.043.1331310000195.116968661570117411088091.2247.80.73.28.02.49
30Brandon Miller21MUP,EVRPSAC,NORWNCAA,A-16SEA4.8001.872.0929281030164.01103834520016613056260.7936.00.31.19.18.30
31Tanner Roark29WASNLMLB16WSN10.6152.833.0934330000210.017372661773417213168551.1717.40.73.17.42.36
32Chris Tillman28BALALMLB16BAL6.7273.773.8230300000172.01557372196611407097151.2858.11.03.57.32.12
33Justin Verlander33DETALMLB16DET9.6403.043.2034340200227.21718177305712548069031.0016.81.22.310.04.46
34Julian Arballo28QRO,LMOMEX,MXPWAAA,FgW1510.6003.163.3535350000185.117769651691212261207861.4468.60.84.45.91.34
35Danny Beddes21UVS,WVAWAC,NYPLNCAA,A-15PIT7.6823.624.1931290000174.014181708790154152127351.2647.30.44.18.01.95
36Ty Blach25SAC,SFNPCL,NLAAA,MLB15SFG7.6823.213.3630282320179.21556764104301232267171.1027.80.52.26.22.86
37Madison Bumgarner26SFNNLMLB15SFG9.6252.743.1434340410226.21797969265402518149121.0287.11.02.110.04.65
38Won-jun Chang30DOOKBOFgn156.7143.323.542727000168.01616662147601379087271.4118.60.84.17.31.80
39Bartolo Colon43NYNNLMLB15NYM8.6523.433.8034330000191.22008173243221283007911.2109.41.11.56.04.00
40Chase De Jong22TUL,OKCTL,PCLAA,AAA15LAD5.7502.823.1826260210147.01125246154001333095871.0346.90.92.48.13.33
41Danny Garcia22MIA,EVRACC,NORWNCAA,A-15SEA7.6823.574.0930242000141.0141645616440754415931.3129.01.02.84.81.70
42Vladimir García33CGA,CUB,CUBCNS,CAMA,CARSFgn,Ind,FgW158.6522.933.4425250510175.1164675710601011815287421.2788.40.53.16.11.97
43Edgar Gonzalez33MTY,CULMEX,MXPWAAA,FgW156.7143.584.4036351000196.121296781646110511188301.3149.70.72.14.82.28
44Justin Haley25PAW,PRT,ESCIL,EL,DOWLAAA,AA,FgW15BOS10.6002.642.6432311220170.1131505094911404126651.0576.90.52.67.42.86
45Cole Hamels32TEXALMLB15TEX5.7503.323.7232320000200.21858374247712008148481.3068.31.13.59.02.60
46Jason Hammel33CHNNLMLB15CHC10.6003.834.1630300000166.21487771255301449096921.2068.01.42.97.82.72
47Ayumu Ishikawa28LOT,CHIJPPL,JPELFgn155.7502.132.1825530169.11464140162301066056680.9987.80.91.25.64.61
48Kris Johnson31HIRJPCLFgn157.6822.152.5026320180.11545043114921413037361.1267.70.52.47.02.88
49Dalton Moats21DSU,PRIGSC,APPYNCAA,Rk15TBR5.7502.603.55331612012142.014056411030014474105931.1978.90.61.99.14.80
50Shawn Morimando23AKR,CLB,CLEEL,IL,ALAA,AAA,MLB15CLE5.7503.503.7829270000157.01506661126201245046641.3508.60.73.67.12.00
51Hector Noesi29KIAKBOFgn155.7503.403.833131310206.2211887875101396078681.2689.20.32.26.12.73
52Aaron Sanchez23TORALMLB15TOR2.8823.003.2330300000192.01616964156301615057901.1677.50.73.07.52.56
53Jae-Yeong Shin26WOIKBOFgn157.6823.904.063030000168.21927673192109911127181.26310.21.01.15.34.71
54Stephen Strasburg27WASNLMLB15WSN4.7893.603.6024240000147.21195959154411832025981.1047.30.92.711.24.16
55Chris Stratton25SAC,SCO,SFNPCL,AZFL,NLAAA,Fal,MLB15SFG8.6523.733.9534267100161.2160716794911304076831.2938.90.52.77.22.65
56Hector Velazquez27MVA,NAV,MEXMEX,MXPW,CARSAAA,FgW154.7892.332.7338380210227.220269591435121830128951.0418.00.61.48.66.23
57Tsuyoshi Wada35FKAJPPLFgn155.7503.043.2024210163.01385855223801575006621.0807.61.22.18.74.13
58Tyler Wilson20URI,HARA10,CCBLNCAA,Smr152.8822.412.8719190000119.1733832837013890104790.9225.50.62.810.43.73
59Hui-gwan Yu30DOOKBOFgn156.7144.414.613029000185.22129591225801026058091.45410.31.12.84.91.76
60Tejay Antone22DYT,LOUFLOR,ILA+,AAA14CIN7.6673.454.4926260100156.11707860163101107146621.2869.80.91.86.33.55
61Andrew Beckwith21CCUBigSNCAA141.9331.942.5925902111.110732246157310224511.0968.60.51.25.94.87
62Chad Bettis27COLNLMLB14COL8.6364.795.1832320110186.020410799225951387048141.4149.91.12.96.72.34
63Logan Boyd22GRVSALLA14BOS7.6674.785.3627270000139.11698374103101122076061.43510.90.62.07.23.61
64Hiram Burgos28CSP,MGZ,PRIPCL,PRWL,CARSAAA,FgW14MIL11.5603.834.1138351100192.21948882156411588068111.3399.10.73.07.42.47
65Mike Clevinger25CLB,CLEIL,ALAAA,MLB14CLE4.7783.823.8834273100146.012863621664014710106131.3157.91.03.99.12.30
66Paul Covelle22FPU,EVRNE10,NORWNCAA,A-14SEA5.7372.623.1134154010127.1914437628011370145020.9356.40.42.08.04.04
67Matt Dennis21BRU,GRJMVC,PIONNCAA,Rk14COL5.7373.724.55381410002118.211760491237011360135101.2988.90.92.88.63.05
68Dietrich Enns25TRE,SWBEL,ILAA,AAA14NYY4.7781.731.8726222101135.0102282665601243015381.1706.80.43.78.32.21
69Nick Greenwood28ROC,CNG,MGA,NBBIL,SOUL,VEWL,ATLLAAA,AA,FgW,Ind14MIN5.7373.033.0931262001163.1163565512231871126411.1399.00.71.34.83.78
70Tyler Mahle21DYT,PENFLOR,SOULA+,AA14CIN6.7003.644.1227270110150.213669611837014111046171.1488.11.12.28.43.81
71Roy Merritt30SKT,LMO,OKCATLL,MXPW,PCLInd,FgW,AAA14LAD8.6363.533.9142343001209.121291821655514011048751.2759.10.72.46.02.55
72Nestor Molina27LRA,OAX,VIL,RMDVEWL,MEX,ELFgW,AAA,AA14SFG7.6673.924.5336320000174.218288761564311910047541.4089.40.83.36.11.86
73Jordan Montgomery23TRE,SWBEL,ILAA,AAA14NYY5.7372.132.5225250110139.11223933545013420105821.1997.90.32.98.72.98
74Trevor Oaks23TUL,OKC,RCUTL,PCL,CALLAA,AAA,A+14LAD3.8242.743.2824240100151.0146554692101085076041.1068.70.51.36.45.14
75Dillon Overton24NVL,OAKPCL,ALAAA,MLB14OAK8.6364.624.8628252100150.01808177183801223126581.45310.81.12.37.33.21
76Jose Oyervides34MVA,NAVMEX,MXPWAAA,FgW143.8243.033.4027270000148.113856501043015741136091.2208.40.62.69.53.65
77Miguel Pena25TIJ,MXL,MEXMEX,MXPW,CARSAAA,FgW148.6362.983.1930300210172.116461571038111414197041.1728.60.52.06.03.00
78Dillon Peters23JUP,JCKFLOR,SOULA+,AA14MIA6.7002.382.5924240000128.2119373442001059055191.0808.30.31.47.35.25
79Brady Puckett20LPU,FALASun,CCBLNCAA,Smr143.8242.533.0123230000149.211750426290124100106000.9767.00.41.77.54.28
80David Reyes26MCD,OBRMEX,MXPWAAA,FgW1410.5834.334.9450274100176.218897851254411860107591.3709.60.62.86.02.19
81Orlando Roman37LNW,CGU,PRICPBL,PRWL,CARSFgn,FgW148.6364.215.0441301000184.01931038619672177100108141.4139.40.93.38.72.64
82Michael Rucker22BYU,CBZ,EUGWCC,ARIZ,NORWNCAA,Rk,A-14CHC1.9332.433.1323164000115.0894031532011211044661.0527.00.42.58.83.50
83Dan Straily27CINNLMLB14CIN8.6363.763.7634310000191.115480803173416211137921.1867.21.53.47.62.22
84John Straka26STP,MANAA,ELInd,AA14TOR4.7784.534.9022202000119.1131656013300991055121.3499.91.02.37.53.30
85Noah Syndergaard23NYNNLMLB14NYM9.6092.602.9931300000183.216861531143221821107441.1498.20.52.110.75.07
86Shota Takeda23FKAJPPLFgn148.6362.953.4927110183.01637160127001445177691.2738.00.63.47.12.06
87Masahiro Tanaka27NYAALMLB14NYY4.7783.073.3831310000199.21797568223601653078051.0778.11.01.67.44.58
88Jake Thompson22LHV,PHIIL,NLAAA,MLB14PHI11.5603.443.8331310000183.115878702065211910097541.2167.81.03.25.81.83
89Cesar Valdez31FRE,LCY,DOMPCL,DOWL,CARSAAA,FgW14HOU7.6673.323.6141271110184.11927468102111438117481.1569.40.51.07.06.81
90Joe Wieland26TAC,SEAPCL,ALAAA,MLB14SEA7.6675.646.1227251000129.116388811639012150105821.56211.31.12.78.43.10
91Brandon Woodruff23BIL,BRESOUL,FLORAA,A+14MIL9.6092.682.9128280100158.0121514764001737066331.0196.90.32.39.94.33
92Yoennis Yera26MTZ,CUBCNS,CAMAFgn,Ind143.8242.653.3727221310139.01395241535713513085931.2529.00.32.38.73.86
93Chance Adams21TRE,TAMEL,FLORAA,A+13NYY1.9292.332.6925240000127.176383393901443064950.9035.40.62.810.23.69
94Wilson Adams22UAH,BRRGSC,ARIZNCAA,Rk13MIL4.7652.392.9826181000120.2103403273001247165031.1027.70.52.29.24.13
95Brandon Bailey21ZAG,VMT,ATHWCC,NYPL,ARIZNCAA,A-,Rk13OAK4.7652.573.0828222000143.11134941541017150115851.0747.10.32.610.74.17
96Jose Berrios22ROC,MINIL,ALAAA,MLB13MIN12.5204.405.0431310100169.21489583207101748047131.2917.91.13.89.22.45
97Max Bethell22CPP,ANGCCAA,ARIZNCAA,Rk13LAA7.6502.523.0532163002153.1111524323901207296060.9786.50.12.37.03.08
98Guillaume Blanchette22LCU,TRIHLC,CAMANCAA,Ind136.6842.974.0136244021172.21667757948014982107271.2398.70.52.57.83.10
99Archie Bradley23ARI,RENNL,PCLMLB,AAA13ARI10.5654.344.5933330000182.118093881685819062107951.4538.90.84.29.42.24
100Jake Buchanan26IWA,CHNPCL,NLAAA,MLB13CHC8.6194.224.7126231000147.0157776973911099056291.3339.60.42.46.72.79

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