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Single-Season Top 10 Leaders

WAR for Pitchers †
1. Wilbur Wood1971 11.7
2. Eddie Cicotte1917 11.4
Ed Walsh1912 11.4
4. Red Faber1921 11.3
5. Ed Walsh1910 11.1
6. Wilbur Wood1972 10.7
7. Ed Walsh1908 10.2
8. Eddie Cicotte1919 9.5
9. Red Faber1922 9.3
10. Ed Walsh1911 9.2
Earned Run Average
1. Ed Walsh1910 1.27
2. Ed Walsh1909 1.41
3. Ed Walsh1908 1.42
4. Doc White1906 1.52
5. Eddie Cicotte1917 1.53
6. Eddie Cicotte1913 1.58
7. Ed Walsh1907 1.60
8. Frank Lange1910 1.65
9. Doc White1909 1.72
10. Doc White1905 1.76
Wins
1. Ed Walsh1908 40
2. Eddie Cicotte1919 29
3. Eddie Cicotte1917 28
4. Ed Walsh1911 27
Ed Walsh1912 27
Doc White1907 27
7. Red Faber1921 25
Frank Smith1909 25
9. Red Faber1915 24
Clark Griffith1901 24
LaMarr Hoyt1983 24
Jim Scott1915 24
Ed Walsh1907 24
Wilbur Wood1972 24
Wilbur Wood1973 24
Win-Loss %
1. Jason Bere1994 .857
2. Sandy Consuegra1954 .842
3. Cal Eldred2000 .833
4. Turk Lown1959 .818
5. Eddie Cicotte1919 .806
6. Antonio Osuna2002 .800
Scott Radinsky1993 .800
Early Wynn1961 .800
9. Clark Griffith1901 .774
10. Earl Caldwell1946 .765
Walks & Hits per IP
1. Ed Walsh1910 0.820
2. Hoyt Wilhelm1965 0.833
3. Ed Walsh1908 0.860
4. Keith Foulke1999 0.883
5. Doc White1906 0.903
6. Eddie Cicotte1917 0.912
7. Joe Horlen1964 0.935
8. Ed Walsh1909 0.938
9. Reb Russell1916 0.942
10. Eddie Fisher1964 0.944
Hoyt Wilhelm1964 0.944
Hits per 9 IP
1. Hoyt Wilhelm1965 5.500
2. Ed Walsh1910 5.892
3. Joe Horlen1964 6.066
4. Keith Foulke1999 6.152
5. Eddie Fisher1964 6.192
6. Rich Gossage1975 6.289
7. Frank Smith1910 6.365
8. Eddie Cicotte1917 6.387
9. Frank Lange1910 6.406
10. Eddie Fisher1965 6.423
Bases On Balls per 9 IP
1. LaMarr Hoyt1983 1.070
2. Roy Patterson1906 1.077
3. Ed Walsh1908 1.086
4. Doc White1907 1.175
5. Nick Altrock1908 1.191
6. Sandy Consuegra1955 1.282
7. Ted Lyons1942 1.298
8. Nick Altrock1907 1.306
9. Roy Patterson1904 1.309
10. Nick Altrock1906 1.314
Strikeouts per 9 IP
1. Chris Sale2015 11.818
2. Lucas Giolito2019 11.615
3. Chris Sale2014 10.759
4. Keith Foulke1999 10.509
5. Chris Sale2013 9.490
6. Jose Quintana2017 9.403
7. Terry Forster1972 9.360
8. Chris Sale2016 9.251
9. Carlos Rodon2016 9.164
10. Hector Santiago2018 9.088
Games Played
1. Wilbur Wood1968 88
2. Kelly Wunsch2000 83
3. Eddie Fisher1965 82
4. Bob Locker1967 77
Bobby Thigpen1990 77
Wilbur Wood1970 77
7. Matt Lindstrom2013 76
Wilbur Wood1969 76
9. Damaso Marte2004 74
Matt Thornton2008 74
Matt Thornton2012 74
Saves
1. Bobby Thigpen1990 57
2. Keith Foulke2001 42
3. Bobby Jenks2006 41
4. Bobby Jenks2007 40
Addison Reed2013 40
6. Roberto Hernandez1993 38
Roberto Hernandez1996 38
8. David Robertson2016 37
9. Keith Foulke2000 34
Dustin Hermanson2005 34
David Robertson2015 34
Bobby Thigpen1988 34
Bobby Thigpen1989 34
Innings Pitched
1. Ed Walsh1908 464.0
2. Ed Walsh1907 422.1
3. Ed Walsh1912 393.0
4. Wilbur Wood1972 376.2
5. Ed Walsh1910 369.2
6. Ed Walsh1911 368.2
7. Frank Smith1909 365.0
8. Wilbur Wood1973 359.1
9. Red Faber1922 352.0
10. Eddie Cicotte1917 346.2
Strikeouts
1. Chris Sale2015 274
2. Ed Walsh1908 269
3. Ed Walsh1910 258
4. Ed Walsh1911 255
5. Ed Walsh1912 254
6. Chris Sale2016 233
7. Lucas Giolito2019 228
8. Chris Sale2013 226
9. Gary Peters1967 215
10. Javier Vazquez2007 213
Games Started
1. Ed Walsh1908 49
Wilbur Wood1972 49
3. Wilbur Wood1973 48
4. Ed Walsh1907 46
5. Wilbur Wood1975 43
6. Stan Bahnsen1973 42
Wilbur Wood1971 42
Wilbur Wood1974 42
9. Stan Bahnsen1972 41
Jim Kaat1975 41
Ed Walsh1912 41
Complete Games
1. Ed Walsh1908 42
2. Frank Smith1909 37
Ed Walsh1907 37
4. Frank Owen1904 34
5. Ed Walsh1910 33
Ed Walsh1911 33
7. Red Faber1921 32
Frank Owen1905 32
Ed Walsh1912 32
10. Nick Altrock1904 31
Nick Altrock1905 31
Red Faber1922 31
Shutouts
1. Ed Walsh1908 11
2. Ed Walsh1906 10
3. Reb Russell1913 8
Ed Walsh1909 8
Wilbur Wood1972 8
6. Eddie Cicotte1917 7
Ray Herbert1963 7
Frank Owen1906 7
Billy Pierce1953 7
Jim Scott1915 7
Frank Smith1909 7
Ed Walsh1910 7
Doc White1904 7
Doc White1906 7
Wilbur Wood1971 7
Home Runs
1. Floyd Bannister1987 38
2. Mark Buehrle2006 36
3. Reynaldo Lopez2019 35
4. James Baldwin1999 34
James Baldwin2000 34
Alex Fernandez1996 34
Jon Garland2004 34
James Shields2018 34
Kevin Tapani1996 34
10. Mark Buehrle2004 33
Billy Pierce1958 33
Bases on Balls
1. Vern Kennedy1936 147
2. Billy Pierce1950 137
3. Bill Wight1948 135
4. Vic Frazier1931 127
5. Vern Kennedy1937 124
6. Wilson Alvarez1993 122
7. Early Wynn1959 119
8. Stan Bahnsen1973 117
9. Eddie Smith1941 114
10. Billy Pierce1949 112
Early Wynn1960 112
Hits
1. Wilbur Wood1973 381
2. Dickey Kerr1921 357
3. Roy Patterson1901 345
4. Ed Walsh1908 343
5. Ed Walsh1907 341
6. Patsy Flaherty1903 338
7. Red Faber1922 334
8. Red Faber1920 332
Ed Walsh1912 332
10. Ted Lyons1930 331
Strikeouts / Base On Balls
1. Chris Sale2015 6.524
2. Keith Foulke1999 5.857
3. Chris Sale2014 5.333
4. Chris Sale2016 5.178
5. Chris Sale2013 4.913
6. Ed Walsh1908 4.804
7. LaMarr Hoyt1983 4.774
8. Javier Vazquez2007 4.260
9. Ed Walsh1910 4.230
10. Jose Quintana2015 4.023
Home Runs per 9 IP
1. Frank Smith1909 0.025
2. Ed Walsh1906 0.032
3. Reb Russell1916 0.034
4. Red Faber1917 0.036
5. Ed Walsh1908 0.039
6. Red Faber1916 0.044
7. Eddie Cicotte1916 0.048
Reb Russell1917 0.048
9. Fred Olmstead1910 0.049
Frank Shellenback1918 0.049
Losses
1. Patsy Flaherty1903 25
2. Pat Caraway1931 24
3. Stan Bahnsen1973 21
Ted Lyons1933 21
Jim Scott1913 21
6. Ted Lyons1929 20
Eddie Smith1942 20
Ed Walsh1910 20
Bill Wight1948 20
Roy Wilkinson1921 20
Wilbur Wood1973 20
Wilbur Wood1975 20
Earned Runs
1. Dickey Kerr1921 162
2. Pat Caraway1931 152
3. Vern Kennedy1936 141
4. Wilbur Wood1973 138
5. Jaime Navarro1997 135
6. Ted Blankenship1927 133
Wilbur Wood1975 133
8. Lefty Williams1920 130
9. Tommy Thomas1931 129
10. Wilbur Wood1974 128
Wild Pitches
1. Jose Contreras2005 20
Freddy Garcia2005 20
3. Jaime Navarro1998 18
4. Tommy John1970 17
5. Jose Contreras2006 16
6. Tommy John1969 15
Gary Peters1964 15
8. James Baldwin1997 14
Joe Horlen1966 14
Jaime Navarro1997 14
Ed Walsh1907 14
Kip Wells2001 14
Rich Wortham1979 14
Hit By Pitch
1. Chris Sale2016 17
2. Clark Griffith1902 16
Jim Scott1909 16
4. Jose Contreras2007 15
Lucas Giolito2018 15
Hector Santiago2013 15
Javier Vazquez2006 15
8. Patsy Flaherty1903 14
Gavin Floyd2012 14
Joe Horlen1968 14
Ken Kravec1979 14
Chris Sale2013 14
Doc White1903 14
Batters Faced
1. Ed Walsh1908 1755
2. Ed Walsh1907 1622
3. Ed Walsh1912 1532
4. Wilbur Wood1973 1531
5. Wilbur Wood1972 1490
6. Red Faber1922 1464
7. Ed Walsh1911 1449
8. Frank Smith1909 1376
9. Dickey Kerr1921 1360
10. Ed Walsh1910 1359
Games Finished
1. Bobby Thigpen1990 73
2. Keith Foulke2001 69
3. Roberto Hernandez1993 67
4. Bobby Jenks2007 62
Wilbur Wood1970 62
6. Roberto Hernandez1996 61
7. Eddie Fisher1965 60
Bob James1985 60
9. Addison Reed2013 59
Bobby Thigpen1988 59
Adjusted ERA+
1. Keith Foulke1999 222
2. Rich Gossage1975 212
3. Bob James1985 203
4. Billy Pierce1955 200
5. Monty Stratton1937 193
6. Wilbur Wood1971 189
7. Ed Walsh1910 187
8. Eddie Cicotte1913 186
9. Joe Horlen1964 184
10. Gerry Staley1957 183
Fielding Independent Pitching
1. Ed Walsh1908 1.42
2. Ed Walsh1910 1.62
3. Terry Forster1972 1.73
4. Doc White1907 1.80
5. Ed Walsh1909 1.82
6. Ed Walsh1906 1.89
7. Frank Smith1909 1.91
8. Ed Walsh1907 1.97
9. Reb Russell1916 2.01
10. Eddie Cicotte1918 2.02
Adj. Pitching Runs
1. Red Faber1921 66
2. Thornton Lee1941 56
3. Wilbur Wood1971 54
4. Red Faber1922 49
Ed Walsh1912 49
6. Eddie Cicotte1919 48
7. Billy Pierce1955 46
Ed Walsh1908 46
9. Eddie Cicotte1917 45
10. Esteban Loaiza2003 44
Ed Walsh1910 44
Ed Walsh1911 44
Adj. Pitching Wins
1. Red Faber1921 6.7
2. Wilbur Wood1971 6.3
3. Thornton Lee1941 5.9
4. Ed Walsh1908 5.6
5. Eddie Cicotte1919 5.5
6. Eddie Cicotte1917 5.4
7. Ed Walsh1910 5.3
8. Ed Walsh1912 5.1
9. Red Faber1922 5.0
Billy Pierce1955 5.0
Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24) †
1. Red Faber1921 58.69
2. Red Faber1922 55.41
3. Billy Pierce1955 50.08
4. Esteban Loaiza2003 47.71
5. Wilbur Wood1971 47.31
6. Tommy Thomas1927 47.02
7. Billy Pierce1953 44.16
8. Thornton Lee1941 43.74
9. Gary Peters1963 42.54
10. Monty Stratton1937 42.09
Win Probability Added (WPA) †
1. Red Faber1921 7.2
2. Rich Gossage1975 7.0
3. Keith Foulke2000 6.4
4. Billy Pierce1953 5.5
5. Billy Pierce1955 5.4
6. Red Faber1922 5.3
Thornton Lee1941 5.3
Esteban Loaiza2003 5.3
9. Eddie Fisher1965 5.1
Roberto Hernandez1996 5.1
Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI) †
1. Wilbur Wood1971 5.2
2. Ted Lyons1927 5.1
3. Red Faber1921 4.9
4. Joe Horlen1964 4.8
5. Joe Horlen1967 4.7
Esteban Loaiza2003 4.7
Billy Pierce1953 4.7
8. Red Faber1922 4.5
9. Billy Pierce1952 4.2
Billy Pierce1955 4.2
Johnny Rigney1940 4.2
Base-Out Wins Saved (REW) †
1. Red Faber1921 6.0
2. Red Faber1922 5.8
3. Billy Pierce1955 5.5
4. Wilbur Wood1971 5.4
5. Esteban Loaiza2003 4.9
Gary Peters1963 4.9
7. Joe Horlen1967 4.8
Tommy Thomas1927 4.8
9. Billy Pierce1953 4.7
10. Thornton Lee1941 4.6

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