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Single-Season Top 10 Leaders

WAR for Pitchers †
1. Cy Young1901 12.6
2. Pedro Martinez2000 11.7
3. Lefty Grove1936 11.2
4. Roger Clemens1990 10.4
5. Smoky Joe Wood1912 10.1
6. Lefty Grove1937 9.8
Pedro Martinez1999 9.8
8. Cy Young1902 9.7
9. Roger Clemens1987 9.4
Dutch Leonard1914 9.4
Earned Run Average
1. Dutch Leonard1914 0.96
2. Cy Young1908 1.26
3. Smoky Joe Wood1915 1.49
4. Ray Collins1910 1.62
Cy Young1901 1.62
6. Ernie Shore1915 1.64
7. Smoky Joe Wood1910 1.69
8. Rube Foster1914 1.70
9. Clay Buchholz2013 1.74
Pedro Martinez2000 1.74
Carl Mays1917 1.74
Wins
1. Smoky Joe Wood1912 34
2. Cy Young1901 33
3. Cy Young1902 32
4. Cy Young1903 28
5. Cy Young1904 26
6. Wes Ferrell1935 25
Dave Ferriss1946 25
Mel Parnell1949 25
9. Roger Clemens1986 24
Babe Ruth1917 24
Win-Loss %
1. Clay Buchholz2013 .923
2. Elmer Myers1920 .900
3. Bob Stanley1978 .882
4. Smoky Joe Wood1912 .872
5. Roger Moret1973 .867
6. Roger Clemens1986 .857
Daisuke Matsuzaka2008 .857
Mike Nagy1969 .857
9. Pedro Martinez1999 .852
10. Ellis Kinder1951 .846
Rick Porcello2016 .846
Walks & Hits per IP
1. Pedro Martinez2000 0.737
2. Elmer Steele1908 0.831
3. Chris Sale2018 0.861
4. Cy Young1905 0.867
5. Dutch Leonard1914 0.886
6. Cy Young1908 0.893
7. Pedro Martinez1999 0.923
Pedro Martinez2002 0.923
9. Pedro Martinez2001 0.934
10. Cy Young1904 0.937
Hits per 9 IP
1. Pedro Martinez2000 5.309
2. Dutch Leonard1914 5.568
3. Chris Sale2018 5.810
4. Dick Radatz1964 5.904
5. Cy Morgan1907 6.061
6. Clay Buchholz2013 6.231
7. Roger Clemens1986 6.343
8. Dutch Leonard1915 6.382
9. Dick Radatz1963 6.393
10. Babe Ruth1916 6.395
Bases On Balls per 9 IP
1. Cy Young1904 0.687
2. Cy Young1906 0.782
3. Bret Saberhagen1999 0.832
4. Cy Young1905 0.842
5. Cy Young1901 0.897
6. Cy Young1903 0.975
7. Elmer Steele1908 0.992
8. David Wells2005 1.027
9. Jesse Tannehill1904 1.054
10. Cy Young1908 1.114
Strikeouts per 9 IP
1. Chris Sale2018 13.500
2. Pedro Martinez1999 13.205
3. Chris Sale2017 12.933
4. Pedro Martinez2001 12.574
5. Pedro Martinez2000 11.779
6. Dick Radatz1963 11.018
7. Pedro Martinez2002 10.791
8. Dick Radatz1962 10.396
9. Dick Radatz1964 10.376
10. Eduardo Rodriguez2018 10.134
Games Played
1. Mike Timlin2005 81
2. Greg Harris1993 80
3. Dick Radatz1964 79
4. Mike Timlin2004 76
5. Heathcliff Slocumb1996 75
6. Derek Lowe1999 74
Derek Lowe2000 74
Rob Murphy1989 74
9. Daniel Bard2010 73
Manny Delcarmen2008 73
Tom Gordon1998 73
Joe Kelly2018 73
Koji Uehara2013 73
Saves
1. Tom Gordon1998 46
2. Craig Kimbrel2018 42
Derek Lowe2000 42
4. Jonathan Papelbon2008 41
5. Jeff Reardon1991 40
Ugueth Urbina2002 40
7. Jonathan Papelbon2009 38
8. Jonathan Papelbon2007 37
Jonathan Papelbon2010 37
10. Craig Kimbrel2017 35
Jonathan Papelbon2006 35
Innings Pitched
1. Cy Young1902 384.2
2. Cy Young1904 380.0
3. Bill Dinneen1902 371.1
Cy Young1901 371.1
5. Smoky Joe Wood1912 344.0
6. Cy Young1907 343.1
7. Cy Young1903 341.2
8. Bill Dinneen1904 335.2
9. Babe Ruth1917 326.1
10. Babe Ruth1916 323.2
Strikeouts
1. Pedro Martinez1999 313
2. Chris Sale2017 308
3. Roger Clemens1988 291
4. Pedro Martinez2000 284
5. Smoky Joe Wood1912 258
6. Roger Clemens1996 257
7. Roger Clemens1987 256
8. Pedro Martinez1998 251
9. Jim Lonborg1967 246
10. Roger Clemens1991 241
Games Started
1. Cy Young1902 43
2. Bill Dinneen1902 42
3. Cy Young1901 41
Cy Young1904 41
5. Babe Ruth1916 40
6. Howard Ehmke1923 39
Jim Lonborg1967 39
8. Wes Ferrell1935 38
Wes Ferrell1936 38
Sad Sam Jones1921 38
Babe Ruth1917 38
Luis Tiant1974 38
Luis Tiant1976 38
Smoky Joe Wood1912 38
Complete Games
1. Cy Young1902 41
2. Cy Young1904 40
3. Bill Dinneen1902 39
4. Cy Young1901 38
5. Bill Dinneen1904 37
6. Babe Ruth1917 35
Smoky Joe Wood1912 35
8. Cy Young1903 34
9. Cy Young1907 33
10. Bill Dinneen1903 32
Shutouts
1. Smoky Joe Wood1912 10
Cy Young1904 10
3. Babe Ruth1916 9
4. Roger Clemens1988 8
Carl Mays1918 8
6. Bullet Joe Bush1918 7
Roger Clemens1987 7
Dutch Leonard1914 7
Luis Tiant1974 7
Cy Young1903 7
Home Runs
1. Rick Porcello2017 38
Tim Wakefield1996 38
3. Earl Wilson1964 37
4. Josh Beckett2006 36
5. Bruce Hurst1987 35
Tim Wakefield2005 35
7. Bill Monbouquette1964 34
Rick Wise1975 34
9. Gene Conley1961 33
10. Oil Can Boyd1986 32
Bill Monbouquette1965 32
Luis Tiant1973 32
John Tudor1983 32
Bases on Balls
1. Mel Parnell1949 134
2. Mickey McDermott1950 124
3. Don Schwall1962 121
Mike Torrez1979 121
5. Howard Ehmke1923 119
Wes Ferrell1936 119
Bobo Newsom1937 119
Jack Wilson1937 119
9. Red Ruffing1929 118
Babe Ruth1916 118
Hits
1. Cy Young1902 350
2. Bill Dinneen1902 348
3. Wes Ferrell1935 336
4. Wes Ferrell1936 330
5. Cy Young1904 327
6. Howard Ehmke1924 324
Cy Young1901 324
8. Bill Lee1974 320
9. Howard Ehmke1923 318
Sad Sam Jones1921 318
Strikeouts / Base On Balls
1. Pedro Martinez2000 8.875
2. Pedro Martinez1999 8.460
3. Bret Saberhagen1999 7.364
4. Chris Sale2017 7.163
5. Cy Young1905 7.000
6. Chris Sale2018 6.971
7. Cy Young1904 6.897
8. Curt Schilling2006 6.536
9. Pedro Martinez2001 6.520
10. Pedro Martinez2002 5.975
Home Runs per 9 IP
1. Sad Sam Jones1921 0.030
Cy Young1908 0.030
3. Carl Mays1917 0.031
4. Ray Collins1910 0.037
5. Ernie Shore1916 0.040
Ernie Shore1917 0.040
7. Ray Collins1911 0.046
8. Sad Sam Jones1918 0.049
9. Tex Pruiett1907 0.052
Smoky Joe Wood1912 0.052
Losses
1. Red Ruffing1928 25
2. Red Ruffing1929 22
3. Bill Dinneen1902 21
Joe Harris1906 21
Slim Harriss1927 21
Cy Young1906 21
7. Howard Ehmke1925 20
Milt Gaston1930 20
Sad Sam Jones1919 20
Jack Russell1930 20
Earned Runs
1. Wes Ferrell1936 140
2. Jack Russell1930 139
3. Tom Gordon1996 134
4. Howard Ehmke1923 133
Jack Russell1931 133
6. Red Ruffing1929 132
7. Wes Ferrell1935 126
Danny MacFayden1930 126
Mike Torrez1979 126
10. Red Ruffing1928 125
Wild Pitches
1. Earl Wilson1963 21
2. Milt Gaston1929 17
3. Gary Peters1970 16
4. Tim Wakefield2011 15
5. Eddie Cicotte1908 14
6. Matt Clement2005 13
7. Jim Lonborg1967 12
Rick Porcello2015 12
Diego Segui1974 12
Frank Viola1992 12
Tim Wakefield2008 12
Hit By Pitch
1. Bronson Arroyo2004 20
Howard Ehmke1923 20
3. John Lackey2011 19
Jim Lonborg1967 19
5. Tim Wakefield2001 18
6. Matt Clement2005 16
Pedro Martinez2004 16
Rick Porcello2018 16
Tim Wakefield1997 16
Tim Wakefield2004 16
Batters Faced
1. Bill Dinneen1902 1508
2. Cy Young1902 1506
3. Cy Young1901 1440
4. Cy Young1904 1435
5. Wes Ferrell1935 1391
6. Howard Ehmke1923 1350
7. Howard Ehmke1924 1349
8. Wes Ferrell1936 1341
9. Smoky Joe Wood1912 1328
10. Cy Young1903 1314
Games Finished
1. Tom Gordon1998 69
2. Dick Radatz1964 67
3. Derek Lowe2000 64
4. Jonathan Papelbon2008 62
5. Keith Foulke2004 61
6. Bill Campbell1977 60
Heathcliff Slocumb1996 60
8. Jonathan Papelbon2009 59
9. Dick Radatz1963 58
10. Craig Kimbrel2018 57
Lee Smith1988 57
Adjusted ERA+
1. Pedro Martinez2000 291
2. Dutch Leonard1914 279
3. Pedro Martinez1999 243
4. Clay Buchholz2013 237
5. Ellis Kinder1953 225
6. Cy Young1901 219
7. Roger Clemens1990 211
Pedro Martinez2003 211
9. Chris Sale2018 207
10. Pedro Martinez2002 202
Fielding Independent Pitching
1. Pedro Martinez1999 1.39
2. Cy Young1908 1.52
3. Pedro Martinez2001 1.61
4. Cy Young1905 1.69
5. Cy Young1904 1.83
6. Cy Young1906 1.87
7. Cy Young1907 1.94
8. Dutch Leonard1914 1.95
9. Chris Sale2018 1.98
10. Ray Collins1910 1.99
Elmer Steele1908 1.99
Adj. Pitching Runs
1. Pedro Martinez2000 79
2. Cy Young1901 78
3. Lefty Grove1936 67
Pedro Martinez1999 67
5. Cy Young1902 57
6. Lefty Grove1935 54
Smoky Joe Wood1912 54
8. Mel Parnell1949 51
9. Roger Clemens1987 50
Roger Clemens1990 50
Lefty Grove1937 50
Adj. Pitching Wins
1. Pedro Martinez2000 8.4
2. Cy Young1901 7.8
3. Pedro Martinez1999 6.9
4. Lefty Grove1936 6.5
5. Smoky Joe Wood1912 5.8
Cy Young1902 5.8
7. Roger Clemens1990 5.7
8. Lefty Grove1935 5.4
9. Mel Parnell1949 5.3
10. Roger Clemens1986 5.2
Roger Clemens1987 5.2
Dutch Leonard1914 5.2
Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24) †
1. Pedro Martinez2000 86.93
2. Lefty Grove1936 81.69
3. Pedro Martinez1999 72.02
4. Mel Parnell1949 56.55
5. Roger Clemens1990 56.42
6. Roger Clemens1987 55.50
Derek Lowe2002 55.50
8. Roger Clemens1986 55.19
9. Pedro Martinez2003 52.61
10. Lefty Grove1937 50.15
Win Probability Added (WPA) †
1. Pedro Martinez2000 8.1
2. Roger Clemens1990 7.1
Lefty Grove1936 7.1
4. Pedro Martinez1999 6.9
5. Dick Radatz1963 6.2
6. Roger Clemens1986 5.8
Tom Gordon1998 5.8
Luis Tiant1974 5.8
9. Mel Parnell1949 5.7
10. Ellis Kinder1949 5.6
Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI) †
1. Pedro Martinez2000 8.5
2. Pedro Martinez1999 6.7
3. Derek Lowe2002 5.7
4. Lefty Grove1936 5.6
5. Roger Clemens1986 5.3
Roger Clemens1991 5.3
7. Pedro Martinez2002 5.0
8. Roger Clemens1990 4.8
Pedro Martinez2003 4.8
10. Roger Clemens1987 4.6
Roger Clemens1988 4.6
Roger Clemens1992 4.6
Base-Out Wins Saved (REW) †
1. Pedro Martinez2000 9.2
2. Lefty Grove1936 7.8
3. Pedro Martinez1999 7.4
4. Roger Clemens1990 6.3
5. Roger Clemens1986 6.0
6. Derek Lowe2002 5.8
Mel Parnell1949 5.8
8. Roger Clemens1987 5.7
9. Pedro Martinez2003 5.5
10. Lefty Grove1937 4.9
Pedro Martinez2002 4.9

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