Single-Season Top 10 Leaders

WAR for Pitchers †
1. John Clarkson1889 16.7
2. Charlie Buffinton1884 14.9
3. Tommy Bond1879 14.4
4. Tommy Bond1878 13.8
5. Kid Nichols1890 13.1
6. Kid Nichols1893 11.8
7. Tommy Bond1877 11.6
8. Jim Whitney1883 11.0
9. Kid Nichols1897 10.9
10. Kid Nichols1898 10.8
Earned Run Average
1. Greg Maddux1994 1.56
2. Kris Medlen2012 1.57
3. Greg Maddux1995 1.63
4. Phil Niekro1967 1.87
5. Bill James1914 1.90
6. Rick Camp1980 1.91
7. Tom House1974 1.93
8. Tommy Bond1879 1.96
9. Art Nehf1916 2.01
10. Lefty Tyler1916 2.02
Wins
1. John Clarkson1889 49
2. Charlie Buffinton1884 48
3. Tommy Bond1879 43
4. Tommy Bond1877 40
Tommy Bond1878 40
6. Jim Whitney1883 37
7. Kid Nichols1892 35
Jack Stivetts1892 35
9. Kid Nichols1893 34
10. John Clarkson1888 33
John Clarkson1891 33
Win-Loss %
1. Kris Medlen2012 .909
Mike Remlinger1999 .909
3. Greg Maddux1995 .905
4. Oscar Villarreal2006 .900
5. John Smoltz1998 .850
6. Tom Hughes1916 .842
7. Greg Maddux1997 .826
8. Jorge Sosa2005 .813
9. Phil Niekro1982 .810
10. Frank Allen1916 .800
Bobby Hogue1948 .800
Denny Neagle1997 .800
Jim Wilson1954 .800
Walks & Hits per IP
1. Greg Maddux1995 0.811
2. Jim Whitney1884 0.890
3. Greg Maddux1994 0.896
4. Kris Medlen2012 0.913
5. Greg Maddux1997 0.946
6. Tom Hughes1915 0.949
7. Dick Rudolph1916 0.974
8. Greg Maddux1998 0.980
9. Tom House1974 0.984
Pat Jarvis1968 0.984
Hits per 9 IP
1. Greg Maddux1995 6.310
2. Tom House1974 6.487
3. Kevin Millwood1999 6.632
4. Steve Bedrosian1982 6.668
5. Tom Hughes1915 6.678
6. Greg Maddux1994 6.683
7. Kris Medlen2012 6.717
8. Buzz Capra1974 6.760
9. Tom Hughes1916 6.764
10. John Smoltz1989 6.923
Bases On Balls per 9 IP
1. Tommy Bond1879 0.389
2. Tommy Bond1878 0.558
3. Jim Whitney1883 0.613
4. Tommy Bond1877 0.622
5. Bobby Mathews1882 0.695
6. Jim Whitney1884 0.723
7. Jim Whitney1885 0.755
8. Greg Maddux1997 0.774
9. Tommy Bond1880 0.822
10. Foghorn Bradley1876 0.831
Strikeouts per 9 IP
1. Brandon Beachy2011 10.736
2. Tommy Hanson2011 9.831
3. John Smoltz1996 9.792
4. Javier Vazquez2009 9.766
5. Sean Newcomb2017 9.720
6. John Smoltz1998 9.286
7. John Smoltz1995 9.016
8. Alex Wood2014 8.913
9. Kent Mercker1994 8.893
10. John Smoltz2007 8.621
Games Played
1. Peter Moylan2009 87
2. Peter Moylan2010 85
Jonny Venters2011 85
4. Chris Reitsma2004 84
5. Will Ohman2008 83
6. Brad Clontz1996 81
7. Mike Gonzalez2009 80
Ray King2003 80
Peter Moylan2007 80
10. Antonio Alfonseca2004 79
Craig Kimbrel2011 79
Jonny Venters2010 79
Saves
1. John Smoltz2002 55
2. Craig Kimbrel2013 50
3. Craig Kimbrel2014 47
4. Craig Kimbrel2011 46
5. John Smoltz2003 45
6. John Smoltz2004 44
7. Craig Kimbrel2012 42
8. Mark Wohlers1996 39
9. John Rocker1999 38
10. Billy Wagner2010 37
Innings Pitched
1. John Clarkson1889 620.0
2. Charlie Buffinton1884 587.0
3. Tommy Bond1879 555.1
4. Jim Whitney1881 552.1
5. Tommy Bond1878 532.2
6. Tommy Bond1877 521.0
7. Jim Whitney1883 514.0
8. Old Hoss Radbourn1886 509.1
9. Tommy Bond1880 493.0
10. John Clarkson1888 483.1
Strikeouts
1. Charlie Buffinton1884 417
2. Jim Whitney1883 345
3. John Clarkson1889 284
4. John Smoltz1996 276
5. Jim Whitney1884 270
6. Phil Niekro1977 262
7. Phil Niekro1978 248
8. Charlie Buffinton1885 242
9. John Smoltz1997 241
10. Kid Nichols1891 240
Games Started
1. John Clarkson1889 72
2. Charlie Buffinton1884 67
3. Tommy Bond1879 64
4. Jim Whitney1881 63
5. Tommy Bond1878 59
6. Tommy Bond1877 58
Old Hoss Radbourn1886 58
8. Tommy Bond1880 57
9. Jim Whitney1883 56
10. John Clarkson1888 54
Complete Games
1. John Clarkson1889 68
2. Charlie Buffinton1884 63
3. Tommy Bond1879 59
4. Tommy Bond1877 58
5. Tommy Bond1878 57
Old Hoss Radbourn1886 57
Jim Whitney1881 57
8. Jim Whitney1883 54
9. John Clarkson1888 53
10. Jim Whitney1885 50
Shutouts
1. Tommy Bond1879 11
2. Tommy Bond1878 9
3. Charlie Buffinton1884 8
John Clarkson1889 8
5. Kid Nichols1890 7
Togie Pittinger1902 7
Warren Spahn1947 7
Warren Spahn1951 7
Warren Spahn1963 7
Irv Young1905 7
Home Runs
1. Phil Niekro1979 41
2. Phil Niekro1970 40
3. Lew Burdette1959 38
4. Johnny Sain1950 34
5. Chuck James2007 32
6. Lew Burdette1961 31
Horacio Ramirez2005 31
Julio Teheran2017 31
9. Denny Lemaster1963 30
Phil Niekro1980 30
Bases on Balls
1. John Clarkson1889 203
2. Jack Stivetts1892 171
3. Phil Niekro1977 164
4. John Clarkson1891 154
5. Chick Fraser1905 149
6. Vic Willis1898 148
7. Togie Pittinger1904 144
Bill Stemmyer1886 144
9. Togie Pittinger1903 143
10. John Clarkson1890 140
Hits
1. John Clarkson1889 589
2. Tommy Bond1878 571
3. Tommy Bond1880 559
4. Jim Whitney1881 548
5. Tommy Bond1879 543
6. Tommy Bond1877 530
7. Old Hoss Radbourn1886 521
8. Charlie Buffinton1884 506
9. Old Hoss Radbourn1887 505
10. Jim Whitney1885 503
Strikeouts / Base On Balls
1. Jim Whitney1884 10.000
2. Jim Whitney1883 9.857
3. Greg Maddux1997 8.850
4. Greg Maddux1995 7.870
5. Bobby Mathews1882 6.955
6. Tommy Bond1879 6.458
7. Greg Maddux2001 6.407
8. Greg Maddux1996 6.143
9. Tommy Bond1878 5.515
10. Charlie Buffinton1884 5.487
Home Runs per 9 IP
1. Tommy Bond1880 0.018
2. Togie Pittinger1904 0.027
3. Dick Rudolph1917 0.037
4. Curry Foley1880 0.038
Lefty Tyler1917 0.038
6. Cecil Ferguson1908 0.043
7. Jack Manning1876 0.046
8. Foghorn Bradley1876 0.052
9. Curry Foley1879 0.056
10. Lefty Tyler1913 0.062
Losses
1. Jim Whitney1881 33
2. Jim Whitney1885 32
3. Old Hoss Radbourn1886 31
4. Tommy Bond1880 29
Vic Willis1905 29
6. Charlie Buffinton1885 27
7. Ben Cantwell1935 25
Gus Dorner1906 25
Vic Willis1904 25
Irv Young1906 25
Earned Runs
1. Kid Nichols1894 215
Old Hoss Radbourn1887 215
3. John Clarkson1889 188
4. Jack Stivetts1894 184
5. Old Hoss Radbourn1886 170
6. Kid Nichols1893 166
7. Fred Klobedanz1897 158
Harry Staley1894 158
9. Jim Whitney1881 152
10. Harry Staley1893 150
Jack Stivetts1895 150
Jack Stivetts1896 150
Wild Pitches
1. Bill Stemmyer1886 63
2. Jim Whitney1881 46
3. Jim Whitney1883 37
4. John Clarkson1888 33
5. Jim Whitney1885 32
6. Kid Nichols1890 30
7. Jim Whitney1882 29
8. Charlie Buffinton1885 28
9. Tony Cloninger1966 27
10. Tommy Bond1880 24
Charlie Buffinton1884 24
Kid Nichols1892 24
Hit By Pitch
1. Vic Willis1899 30
2. Vic Willis1898 29
3. Fred Klobedanz1897 23
4. Kid Madden1887 20
5. John Clarkson1889 17
Kid Nichols1891 17
Togie Pittinger1903 17
8. John Clarkson1890 16
Gus Dorner1906 16
Kid Madden1889 16
Big Jeff Pfeffer1906 16
Togie Pittinger1902 16
Jim Sullivan1895 16
Batters Faced
1. John Clarkson1889 2641
2. Charlie Buffinton1884 2383
3. Jim Whitney1881 2301
4. Tommy Bond1879 2189
5. Tommy Bond1877 2165
6. Old Hoss Radbourn1886 2162
7. Tommy Bond1878 2159
8. Jim Whitney1883 2101
9. Tommy Bond1880 2082
10. John Clarkson1888 2029
Games Finished
1. John Smoltz2002 68
2. Craig Kimbrel2011 64
Billy Wagner2010 64
Mark Wohlers1996 64
5. John Rocker1999 61
John Smoltz2004 61
7. Craig Kimbrel2013 60
8. Gene Garber1982 56
Craig Kimbrel2012 56
Kerry Ligtenberg1998 56
Adjusted ERA+
1. Greg Maddux1994 271
2. Greg Maddux1995 260
3. Kris Medlen2012 256
4. Tom House1974 197
5. Rick Camp1980 195
6. Greg Maddux1997 189
7. Warren Spahn1953 188
8. Greg Maddux1998 187
9. Phil Niekro1967 179
10. Kid Nichols1898 174
Fielding Independent Pitching
1. Tom Hughes1915 2.11
2. Bobby Mathews1882 2.15
Dick Rudolph1916 2.15
4. Tommy Bond1878 2.16
5. Art Nehf1917 2.17
6. Jesse Barnes1917 2.21
7. Dick Rudolph1917 2.24
8. Frank Allen1916 2.25
9. Greg Maddux1995 2.26
10. Pat Ragan1916 2.27
Adj. Pitching Runs
1. John Clarkson1889 93
2. Kid Nichols1897 72
3. Kid Nichols1893 68
4. Kid Nichols1890 67
5. Kid Nichols1898 65
6. Kid Nichols1895 62
7. Greg Maddux1995 61
Vic Willis1899 61
9. Charlie Buffinton1884 59
10. Greg Maddux1994 57
Warren Spahn1953 57
Adj. Pitching Wins
1. John Clarkson1889 8.5
2. Greg Maddux1995 6.9
3. Kid Nichols1897 6.6
4. Greg Maddux1994 6.5
Kid Nichols1898 6.5
6. Kid Nichols1890 6.3
7. Warren Spahn1953 6.0
8. Vic Willis1899 5.9
9. Greg Maddux1997 5.8
Kid Nichols1893 5.8
Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24) †
1. Greg Maddux1995 70.37
2. Greg Maddux1997 63.39
3. Greg Maddux1994 62.35
4. Warren Spahn1953 61.76
5. Warren Spahn1947 60.41
6. Greg Maddux1998 53.77
7. Greg Maddux1993 50.86
8. Jim Turner1937 50.74
9. Johnny Sain1948 50.24
10. Tom Glavine1998 49.23
Win Probability Added (WPA) †
1. Greg Maddux1995 8.1
2. Warren Spahn1953 7.0
3. Warren Spahn1963 6.6
4. Greg Maddux1994 6.5
5. Warren Spahn1947 6.3
6. Greg Maddux1997 6.2
7. Jim Turner1937 5.9
8. Greg Maddux1993 5.6
9. Danny MacFayden1936 5.4
10. Greg Maddux1998 5.2
Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI) †
1. Greg Maddux1995 7.2
2. Greg Maddux1994 6.3
Greg Maddux1998 6.3
4. Greg Maddux1997 6.2
5. John Smoltz1996 5.6
6. Warren Spahn1953 5.5
Jim Turner1937 5.5
8. Warren Spahn1947 5.4
9. Greg Maddux1996 5.3
10. Greg Maddux2000 4.9
Base-Out Wins Saved (REW) †
1. Greg Maddux1995 8.0
2. Greg Maddux1994 7.2
3. Greg Maddux1997 7.1
4. Warren Spahn1953 6.9
5. Warren Spahn1947 6.6
6. Greg Maddux1998 5.9
7. Jim Turner1937 5.8
8. Greg Maddux1993 5.6
9. Johnny Sain1948 5.5
10. Tom Glavine1998 5.4

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