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Single-Season Top 10 Leaders

WAR for Pitchers †
1. Hal Newhouser1945 11.3
2. Mark Fidrych1976 9.6
Hal Newhouser1946 9.6
4. Dizzy Trout1944 9.3
5. Justin Verlander2011 8.6
6. Mickey Lolich1971 8.5
7. Denny McLain1969 8.1
Justin Verlander2012 8.1
9. John Hiller1973 7.9
10. Hal Newhouser1944 7.8
Earned Run Average
1. John Hiller1973 1.44
2. Ed Summers1908 1.64
3. Ed Killian1909 1.71
4. Ed Killian1907 1.78
5. Hal Newhouser1945 1.81
6. Ed Siever1902 1.91
7. Willie Hernandez1984 1.92
8. Hal Newhouser1946 1.94
9. Denny McLain1968 1.96
10. Harry Coveleski1916 1.97
Wins
1. Denny McLain1968 31
2. George Mullin1909 29
Hal Newhouser1944 29
4. Dizzy Trout1944 27
5. Hal Newhouser1946 26
6. Bill Donovan1907 25
Ed Killian1907 25
Mickey Lolich1971 25
Hal Newhouser1945 25
10. Hooks Dauss1915 24
Denny McLain1969 24
Schoolboy Rowe1934 24
Ed Summers1908 24
Justin Verlander2011 24
Win-Loss %
1. Aurelio Lopez1984 .909
2. Max Scherzer2013 .875
3. Bill Donovan1907 .862
4. Schoolboy Rowe1940 .842
5. Denny McLain1968 .838
6. Mike Henneman1991 .833
7. Justin Verlander2011 .828
8. Joe Boever1994 .818
9. Bobo Newsom1940 .808
10. Mike Henneman1987 .786
Walks & Hits per IP
1. Willie Hernandez1985 0.900
2. Denny McLain1968 0.905
3. Justin Verlander2011 0.920
4. Willie Hernandez1984 0.941
5. Max Scherzer2013 0.970
6. Justin Verlander2016 1.001
7. Earl Wilson1966 1.004
8. John Hiller1973 1.021
9. Don Mossi1963 1.035
10. Ed Summers1909 1.047
Hits per 9 IP
1. Willie Hernandez1984 6.157
2. Justin Verlander2011 6.239
3. Juan Berenguer1983 6.279
4. Jeff Robinson1988 6.331
5. Max Scherzer2013 6.383
6. John Hiller1973 6.391
7. Pat Dobson1968 6.408
8. Denny McLain1968 6.455
9. John Hiller1968 6.469
10. Hal Newhouser1946 6.612
Bases On Balls per 9 IP
1. Willie Hernandez1985 1.181
2. Don Mossi1963 1.247
3. Fred Hutchinson1951 1.290
4. Frank Kitson1903 1.327
5. Dave Rozema1977 1.402
6. Ed Siever1902 1.529
7. Joe Lake1913 1.577
8. Dave Rozema1984 1.604
9. Ed Summers1908 1.645
10. Ed Summers1909 1.662
Strikeouts per 9 IP
1. Matthew Boyd2019 11.558
2. Max Scherzer2012 11.078
3. Max Scherzer2014 10.293
4. Justin Verlander2009 10.088
5. Max Scherzer2013 10.078
6. Justin Verlander2016 10.041
7. Anibal Sanchez2013 9.989
8. Justin Verlander2017 9.209
9. Justin Verlander2012 9.025
10. Justin Verlander2011 8.964
Games Played
1. Mike Myers1997 88
Sean Runyan1998 88
3. Mike Myers1996 83
4. Willie Hernandez1984 80
5. Jamie Walker2003 78
6. Jose Valverde2011 75
7. Phil Coke2010 74
Willie Hernandez1985 74
9. Joaquin Benoit2012 73
Buck Farmer2019 73
Fernando Rodney2009 73
Saves
1. Jose Valverde2011 49
2. Francisco Rodriguez2016 44
3. Todd Jones2000 42
4. John Hiller1973 38
Todd Jones2007 38
6. Todd Jones2006 37
Fernando Rodney2009 37
8. Joe Nathan2014 35
Jose Valverde2012 35
10. Shane Greene2018 32
Willie Hernandez1984 32
Innings Pitched
1. George Mullin1904 382.1
2. Mickey Lolich1971 376.0
3. George Mullin1907 357.1
4. Dizzy Trout1944 352.1
5. George Mullin1905 347.2
6. Denny McLain1968 336.0
7. Roscoe Miller1901 332.0
8. Ed Killian1904 331.2
9. George Mullin1906 330.0
10. Mickey Lolich1972 327.1
Strikeouts
1. Mickey Lolich1971 308
2. Denny McLain1968 280
3. Hal Newhouser1946 275
4. Mickey Lolich1969 271
5. Justin Verlander2009 269
6. Justin Verlander2016 254
7. Max Scherzer2014 252
8. Mickey Lolich1972 250
Justin Verlander2011 250
10. Max Scherzer2013 240
Games Started
1. Mickey Lolich1971 45
2. George Mullin1904 44
3. Mickey Lolich1973 42
George Mullin1907 42
5. Joe Coleman1974 41
Mickey Lolich1972 41
Mickey Lolich1974 41
Denny McLain1968 41
Denny McLain1969 41
George Mullin1905 41
Complete Games
1. George Mullin1904 42
2. Roscoe Miller1901 35
George Mullin1905 35
George Mullin1906 35
George Mullin1907 35
6. Bill Donovan1903 34
7. Ed Killian1905 33
Dizzy Trout1944 33
9. Ed Killian1904 32
10. George Mullin1903 31
Home Runs
1. Denny McLain1966 42
2. Jack Morris1986 40
3. Matthew Boyd2019 39
Jack Morris1987 39
5. Jim Bunning1963 38
Mickey Lolich1974 38
7. Jim Bunning1959 37
Jack Morris1982 37
Dan Petry1983 37
10. Mickey Lolich1971 36
Bases on Balls
1. Joe Coleman1974 158
2. Paul Foytack1956 142
3. George Mullin1905 138
4. Hal Newhouser1941 137
5. George Mullin1904 131
6. Howard Ehmke1920 124
Virgil Trucks1949 124
8. Mickey Lolich1969 122
9. Tommy Bridges1932 119
10. Bobo Newsom1941 118
Earl Whitehill1931 118
Hits
1. George Mullin1907 346
2. George Mullin1904 345
3. Roscoe Miller1901 339
4. Mickey Lolich1971 336
5. Ed Siever1901 334
6. Hooks Dauss1923 331
7. Mickey Lolich1973 315
George Mullin1906 315
9. Dizzy Trout1944 314
10. Mickey Lolich1974 310
Strikeouts / Base On Balls
1. Willie Hernandez1985 5.429
2. Matthew Boyd2019 4.760
3. David Price2015 4.759
4. Justin Verlander2016 4.456
5. Denny McLain1968 4.444
6. Justin Verlander2011 4.386
7. Max Scherzer2013 4.286
8. Justin Verlander2009 4.270
9. Jordan Zimmermann2018 4.269
10. Don Mossi1963 4.000
Max Scherzer2014 4.000
Home Runs per 9 IP
1. George Mullin1904 0.024
2. George Mullin1907 0.025
3. Roscoe Miller1901 0.027
4. Hooks Dauss1915 0.029
5. George Mullin1909 0.030
6. George Mullin1908 0.031
7. Ed Siever1907 0.033
8. Red Donahue1906 0.037
Jean Dubuc1913 0.037
10. Bernie Boland1918 0.044
Losses
1. George Mullin1904 23
2. Hooks Dauss1920 21
Mickey Lolich1974 21
Mike Maroth2003 21
George Mullin1905 21
6. Art Houtteman1952 20
Ed Killian1904 20
George Mullin1907 20
Bobo Newsom1941 20
10. Jeremy Bonderman2003 19
Lerrin LaGrow1974 19
Mickey Lolich1970 19
Herman Pillette1923 19
Virgil Trucks1952 19
Earned Runs
1. Mickey Lolich1974 142
2. Joe Coleman1974 137
3. Howard Ehmke1922 131
Mickey Lolich1973 131
5. Vic Sorrell1929 130
6. Bobo Newsom1941 128
7. Hooks Dauss1923 127
Roxie Lawson1937 127
9. Earl Whitehill1929 126
10. Jack Morris1990 125
Wild Pitches
1. Jack Morris1987 24
2. Jack Morris1983 18
3. Jason Johnson2005 17
Justin Verlander2007 17
5. Jean Dubuc1912 16
Jack Morris1990 16
Hideo Nomo2000 16
Jeff Robinson1990 16
9. Joe Coleman1975 15
Jack Morris1985 15
Hit By Pitch
1. Howard Ehmke1922 23
2. Harry Coveleski1915 20
Ed Summers1908 20
4. Frank Lary1960 19
Justin Verlander2007 19
6. Hooks Dauss1914 18
7. Ed Killian1904 17
Jeff Weaver1999 17
Ed Willett1910 17
Ed Willett1912 17
Batters Faced
1. George Mullin1904 1568
2. Mickey Lolich1971 1538
3. George Mullin1907 1470
4. George Mullin1905 1428
5. Dizzy Trout1944 1421
6. Roscoe Miller1901 1408
7. George Mullin1906 1361
8. Ed Killian1904 1341
9. Hooks Dauss1923 1340
10. Mickey Lolich1972 1321
Games Finished
1. Jose Valverde2011 70
2. Willie Hernandez1984 68
3. Jose Valverde2012 67
4. Fernando Rodney2009 65
5. Willie Hernandez1985 64
6. Todd Jones1999 62
7. John Hiller1973 60
Todd Jones2000 60
9. Aurelio Lopez1980 59
10. Shane Greene2018 58
Adjusted ERA+
1. John Hiller1973 283
2. Willie Hernandez1984 204
3. Hal Newhouser1945 195
Ed Siever1902 195
5. Hal Newhouser1946 190
6. Hank Aguirre1962 185
7. Aurelio Lopez1979 181
8. Al Benton1945 175
9. Justin Verlander2011 172
10. Bobo Newsom1940 168
Fielding Independent Pitching
1. Bill Donovan1908 1.78
2. Hal Newhouser1946 1.97
3. George Mullin1908 2.12
4. John Hiller1973 2.25
5. Ed Siever1907 2.27
6. George Mullin1909 2.29
Ed Summers1908 2.29
8. Ed Summers1909 2.30
9. Anibal Sanchez2013 2.39
10. Bill Donovan1907 2.41
Adj. Pitching Runs
1. Hal Newhouser1945 58
2. Hal Newhouser1946 53
3. Dizzy Trout1944 52
4. Justin Verlander2011 48
5. Bobo Newsom1940 46
6. Hal Newhouser1944 43
Virgil Trucks1949 43
8. Tommy Bridges1936 42
9. Hank Aguirre1962 41
Bobo Newsom1939 41
Adj. Pitching Wins
1. Hal Newhouser1945 6.8
2. Hal Newhouser1946 6.1
3. Dizzy Trout1944 5.8
4. Justin Verlander2011 5.2
5. Hal Newhouser1944 4.9
6. Denny McLain1968 4.7
Bobo Newsom1940 4.7
8. Dizzy Trout1946 4.4
Virgil Trucks1949 4.4
10. Hank Aguirre1962 4.3
Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24) †
1. John Hiller1973 53.67
2. Justin Verlander2011 51.82
3. Denny McLain1969 51.73
4. Hal Newhouser1946 50.47
5. Virgil Trucks1949 48.25
6. Denny McLain1968 43.73
7. Justin Thompson1997 42.03
8. Justin Verlander2012 39.58
9. Hank Aguirre1962 39.39
10. Hal Newhouser1945 39.16
Win Probability Added (WPA) †
1. Willie Hernandez1984 8.7
2. John Hiller1973 8.4
3. Denny McLain1969 7.2
4. Hal Newhouser1946 7.0
5. Aurelio Lopez1979 6.6
6. Virgil Trucks1949 6.2
7. Denny McLain1968 5.2
8. Justin Verlander2011 5.0
9. Hank Aguirre1962 4.7
10. Joe Coleman1971 4.6
Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI) †
1. Justin Verlander2011 6.3
2. Hal Newhouser1946 5.2
3. Hank Aguirre1962 5.0
4. Denny McLain1969 4.9
5. Virgil Trucks1949 4.8
6. Justin Verlander2012 4.7
7. Willie Hernandez1984 4.3
8. Mark Fidrych1976 4.0
Denny McLain1968 4.0
Max Scherzer2013 4.0
Base-Out Wins Saved (REW) †
1. Denny McLain1969 5.8
2. Justin Verlander2011 5.7
3. John Hiller1973 5.6
Hal Newhouser1946 5.6
5. Denny McLain1968 5.4
6. Virgil Trucks1949 5.0
7. Hal Newhouser1945 4.4
8. Justin Thompson1997 4.3
9. Justin Verlander2012 4.2
10. Hank Aguirre1962 4.1

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