Career Top 10 Leaders

WAR for Pitchers †
1. Roy Oswalt 45.7
2. Larry Dierker 34.3
3. Don Wilson 27.5
4. Nolan Ryan 25.4
5. Mike Scott 24.8
6. Joe Niekro 23.1
7. Justin Verlander 21.6
8. J.R. Richard 21.5
9. Shane Reynolds 19.1
10. Ken Forsch 19.0
Earned Run Average
1. Justin Verlander 2.26
2. Roger Clemens 2.4
3. Joe Sambito 2.42
4. Dave Smith 2.53
Billy Wagner 2.53
6. Mike Cuellar 2.74
7. Nolan Ryan 3.13
8. J.R. Richard 3.15
Don Wilson 3.15
10. Ken Forsch 3.18
Wins
1. Joe Niekro 144
2. Roy Oswalt 143
3. Larry Dierker 137
4. Mike Scott 110
5. J.R. Richard 107
6. Nolan Ryan 106
7. Don Wilson 104
8. Shane Reynolds 103
9. Bob Knepper 93
10. Wandy Rodriguez 80
Win-Loss %
1. Justin Verlander .763
2. Roger Clemens .679
3. Framber Valdez .641
4. Roy Oswalt .636
5. Mark Portugal .634
6. Collin McHugh .624
7. Jim Ray .609
8. Lance McCullers Jr. .605
9. Scott Elarton .604
10. Mike Hampton .603
Walks & Hits per IP
1. Justin Verlander 0.833
2. Billy Wagner 1.039
3. Roger Clemens 1.074
4. Joe Sambito 1.112
5. Turk Farrell 1.142
6. Mike Scott 1.144
7. Mike Cuellar 1.162
8. Danny Darwin 1.164
9. Ken Johnson 1.174
10. Dave Smith 1.189
Hits per 9 IP
1. Justin Verlander 5.922
2. Billy Wagner 5.942
3. Roger Clemens 6.829
4. J.R. Richard 6.876
5. Nolan Ryan 6.993
6. Joe Sambito 7.405
7. Lance McCullers Jr. 7.551
8. Pete Harnisch 7.606
9. Framber Valdez 7.612
10. Don Wilson 7.614
Bases On Balls per 9 IP
1. Justin Verlander 1.574
2. Turk Farrell 1.880
3. Ken Johnson 1.968
4. Jose Lima 1.970
5. Shane Reynolds 1.986
6. Vern Ruhle 1.993
7. Greg Swindell 2.028
8. Roy Oswalt 2.077
9. Don Nottebart 2.321
10. Mike Cuellar 2.326
Strikeouts per 9 IP
1. Billy Wagner 12.385
2. Justin Verlander 11.388
3. Lance McCullers Jr. 10.019
4. Brad Peacock 9.669
5. Nolan Ryan 9.055
6. Collin McHugh 8.877
7. Framber Valdez 8.697
8. Roger Clemens 8.432
9. Bud Norris 8.391
10. J.R. Richard 8.367
Games Played
1. Dave Smith 563
2. Billy Wagner 464
3. Ken Forsch 421
4. Joe Niekro 397
5. Chad Qualls 380
6. Brad Lidge 378
7. Joe Sambito 353
8. Larry Dierker 345
9. Will Harris 309
10. Roy Oswalt 303
Saves
1. Billy Wagner 225
2. Dave Smith 199
3. Brad Lidge 123
4. Fred Gladding 76
Ryan Pressly 76
6. Joe Sambito 72
7. Jose Valverde 69
8. Doug Jones 62
9. Ken Giles 61
10. Roberto Osuna 51
Innings Pitched
1. Larry Dierker 2294.1
2. Joe Niekro 2270.0
3. Roy Oswalt 1932.1
4. Nolan Ryan 1854.2
5. Don Wilson 1748.1
6. Bob Knepper 1738.0
7. Mike Scott 1704.0
8. Shane Reynolds 1622.1
9. J.R. Richard 1606.0
10. Ken Forsch 1493.2
Strikeouts
1. Nolan Ryan 1866
2. Roy Oswalt 1593
3. J.R. Richard 1493
4. Larry Dierker 1487
5. Mike Scott 1318
6. Shane Reynolds 1309
7. Don Wilson 1283
8. Joe Niekro 1178
9. Wandy Rodriguez 1093
10. Darryl Kile 973
Games Started
1. Larry Dierker 320
2. Joe Niekro 301
3. Roy Oswalt 291
4. Nolan Ryan 282
5. Bob Knepper 267
6. Mike Scott 259
7. Shane Reynolds 248
8. Don Wilson 245
9. J.R. Richard 221
10. Wandy Rodriguez 218
Complete Games
1. Larry Dierker 106
2. Joe Niekro 82
3. Don Wilson 78
4. J.R. Richard 76
5. Mike Scott 42
6. Turk Farrell 41
Bob Knepper 41
8. Mike Cuellar 38
Nolan Ryan 38
10. Ken Forsch 36
Shutouts
1. Larry Dierker 25
2. Joe Niekro 21
Mike Scott 21
4. Don Wilson 20
5. J.R. Richard 19
6. Bob Knepper 18
7. Nolan Ryan 13
8. Dave Roberts 11
9. Ken Forsch 9
Tom Griffin 9
Home Runs
1. Larry Dierker 177
2. Shane Reynolds 171
3. Roy Oswalt 167
4. Bob Knepper 148
5. Wandy Rodriguez 147
6. Mike Scott 144
7. Joe Niekro 139
8. Jose Lima 133
9. Don Wilson 119
10. Dallas Keuchel 115
Bases on Balls
1. Joe Niekro 818
2. Nolan Ryan 796
3. J.R. Richard 770
4. Larry Dierker 695
5. Don Wilson 640
6. Darryl Kile 562
7. Bob Knepper 521
8. Mike Scott 505
9. Wandy Rodriguez 454
10. Roy Oswalt 446
Hits
1. Larry Dierker 2090
2. Joe Niekro 2052
3. Roy Oswalt 1865
4. Bob Knepper 1748
5. Shane Reynolds 1738
6. Don Wilson 1479
7. Mike Scott 1444
8. Nolan Ryan 1441
9. Ken Forsch 1439
10. Wandy Rodriguez 1295
Strikeouts / Base On Balls
1. Justin Verlander 7.237
2. Shane Reynolds 3.656
3. Billy Wagner 3.634
4. Roy Oswalt 3.572
5. Collin McHugh 3.393
6. Jose Lima 3.318
7. Turk Farrell 3.274
8. Ken Johnson 3.119
9. Mike Cuellar 3.077
10. Andy Pettitte 3.014
Home Runs per 9 IP
1. Dave Smith 0.331
2. J.R. Richard 0.409
3. Mike Cuellar 0.475
4. Joaquin Andujar 0.502
5. Nolan Ryan 0.539
6. Roger Clemens 0.551
Joe Niekro 0.551
8. Ken Forsch 0.578
9. Dave Roberts 0.587
10. Joe Sambito 0.588
Losses
1. Larry Dierker 117
2. Joe Niekro 116
3. Bob Knepper 100
4. Nolan Ryan 94
5. Don Wilson 92
6. Shane Reynolds 86
7. Wandy Rodriguez 84
8. Roy Oswalt 82
9. Ken Forsch 81
Mike Scott 81
Earned Runs
1. Larry Dierker 837
2. Joe Niekro 811
3. Shane Reynolds 712
4. Bob Knepper 706
5. Roy Oswalt 696
6. Nolan Ryan 645
7. Mike Scott 625
8. Don Wilson 611
9. Wandy Rodriguez 587
10. J.R. Richard 562
Wild Pitches
1. Joe Niekro 128
2. Nolan Ryan 104
3. Larry Dierker 102
4. J.R. Richard 92
5. Don Wilson 77
6. Darryl Kile 58
7. Dave Giusti 56
8. Tom Griffin 55
9. Lance McCullers Jr. 47
10. Dallas Keuchel 44
Hit By Pitch
1. Darryl Kile 72
2. Roy Oswalt 68
3. Larry Dierker 48
4. Don Wilson 47
5. Wandy Rodriguez 45
6. Nolan Ryan 44
7. Joe Niekro 41
8. Bob Bruce 40
9. Lance McCullers Jr. 38
10. Framber Valdez 35
Batters Faced
1. Larry Dierker 9492
2. Joe Niekro 9490
3. Roy Oswalt 7976
4. Nolan Ryan 7716
5. Bob Knepper 7315
6. Don Wilson 7305
7. Mike Scott 6989
8. Shane Reynolds 6865
9. J.R. Richard 6674
10. Ken Forsch 6213
Games Finished
1. Dave Smith 400
2. Billy Wagner 379
3. Joe Sambito 229
4. Brad Lidge 206
5. Ken Forsch 171
6. Fred Gladding 163
7. Doug Jones 130
8. Frank DiPino 119
Ryan Pressly 119
10. Frank LaCorte 117
Adjusted ERA+
1. Justin Verlander 187
2. Roger Clemens 180
3. Billy Wagner 171
4. Joe Sambito 140
5. Dave Smith 137
6. Roy Oswalt 133
7. Andy Pettitte 129
8. Framber Valdez 124
9. Mike Cuellar 119
10. Lance McCullers Jr. 118
Fielding Independent Pitching
1. Mike Cuellar 2.39
2. Billy Wagner 2.81
3. J.R. Richard 2.86
4. Nolan Ryan 2.87
5. Joe Sambito 2.88
6. Ken Johnson 2.89
Justin Verlander 2.89
8. Dave Smith 2.91
9. Roger Clemens 3.00
10. Turk Farrell 3.07
Adj. Pitching Runs
1. Roy Oswalt 231
2. Justin Verlander 145
3. Roger Clemens 113
4. Billy Wagner 104
5. Gerrit Cole 79
6. Dave Smith 77
7. Octavio Dotel 65
8. Will Harris 60
Nolan Ryan 60
10. Joe Sambito 59
Adj. Pitching Wins
1. Roy Oswalt 23.8
2. Justin Verlander 15.6
3. Roger Clemens 12.0
4. Billy Wagner 10.3
5. Gerrit Cole 8.2
6. Dave Smith 8.1
7. Octavio Dotel 6.6
Nolan Ryan 6.6
9. Joe Sambito 6.3
10. J.R. Richard 6.2
Don Wilson 6.2
Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24) †
1. Roy Oswalt 250.14
2. Justin Verlander 157.89
3. Roger Clemens 119.48
4. Billy Wagner 112.62
5. Gerrit Cole 91.66
6. Larry Dierker 91.35
7. J.R. Richard 88.61
8. Nolan Ryan 86.28
9. Don Wilson 76.17
10. Will Harris 75.33
Win Probability Added (WPA) †
1. Roy Oswalt 22.9
2. Justin Verlander 16.7
Billy Wagner 16.7
4. Roger Clemens 12.8
5. Mike Scott 12.1
6. Brad Lidge 11.1
7. Dave Smith 10.7
8. J.R. Richard 9.4
9. Joe Niekro 8.9
10. Don Wilson 8.7
Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI) †
1. Roy Oswalt 23.5
2. Justin Verlander 15.8
3. J.R. Richard 12.4
4. Nolan Ryan 12.3
5. Mike Scott 12.1
6. Roger Clemens 11.5
7. Don Wilson 10.8
8. Joe Niekro 9.2
9. Billy Wagner 9.1
10. Gerrit Cole 8.7
Larry Dierker 8.7
Championship WPA (cWPA) †
1. Billy Wagner 16.7
2. Mike Scott 15.5
3. Roy Oswalt 13.9
4. J.R. Richard 11.5
5. Brad Lidge 9.3
6. Roger Clemens 8.4
7. Joe Niekro 8.3
8. Justin Verlander 8.0
9. Dave Smith 7.4
10. Mike Hampton 6.2
Base-Out Wins Saved (REW) †
1. Roy Oswalt 25.7
2. Justin Verlander 17.3
3. Roger Clemens 12.8
4. Billy Wagner 11.3
5. J.R. Richard 10.4
6. Larry Dierker 10.3
7. Nolan Ryan 9.8
8. Gerrit Cole 9.7
9. Mike Scott 9.0
10. Don Wilson 8.7

Data Notes