Single-Season Top 10 Leaders

WAR for Pitchers †
1. Zack Greinke2009 10.4
2. Bret Saberhagen1989 9.7
3. Kevin Appier1993 9.3
4. Kevin Appier1992 8.0
Bret Saberhagen1987 8.0
6. Mark Gubicza1988 7.7
7. David Cone1993 7.2
8. Bret Saberhagen1985 7.1
9. David Cone1994 6.9
10. Charlie Leibrandt1985 6.6
Earned Run Average
1. Roger Nelson1972 2.08
2. Zack Greinke2009 2.16
Bret Saberhagen1989 2.16
4. Kevin Appier1992 2.46
5. Kevin Appier1993 2.56
6. Charlie Leibrandt1985 2.69
7. Mark Gubicza1988 2.7
8. Mike Hedlund1971 2.71
9. Larry Gura1978 2.72
Larry Gura1981 2.72
Wins
1. Bret Saberhagen1989 23
2. Steve Busby1974 22
3. Dennis Leonard1978 21
4. Mark Gubicza1988 20
Dennis Leonard1977 20
Dennis Leonard1980 20
Bret Saberhagen1985 20
Paul Splittorff1973 20
9. Paul Splittorff1978 19
10. Kevin Appier1993 18
Steve Busby1975 18
Jim Colborn1977 18
Larry Gura1980 18
Larry Gura1982 18
Bret Saberhagen1987 18
Jason Vargas2017 18
Win-Loss %
1. Larry Gura1978 .800
2. Bret Saberhagen1989 .793
3. Bret Saberhagen1985 .769
4. David Cone1994 .762
5. Paul Splittorff1977 .727
6. Mark Gubicza1988 .714
7. Kevin Appier1993 .692
8. Al Fitzmorris1974 .684
9. Dennis Leonard1975 .682
10. Tom Gordon1993 .667
Zack Greinke2009 .667
Mark Gubicza1986 .667
Walks & Hits per IP
1. Roger Nelson1972 0.871
2. Bret Saberhagen1989 0.961
3. Larry Gura1981 1.010
4. Bret Saberhagen1985 1.058
5. Bret Saberhagen1991 1.070
6. David Cone1994 1.072
7. Zack Greinke2009 1.073
8. Larry Gura1978 1.096
9. Kevin Appier1993 1.106
10. Dennis Leonard1977 1.110
Hits per 9 IP
1. Roger Nelson1972 6.231
2. Tom Gordon1989 6.736
3. David Cone1994 6.816
4. Kevin Appier1993 6.901
5. Bruce Dal Canton1974 6.930
6. Bret Saberhagen1989 7.170
7. Kevin Appier1992 7.214
8. Larry Gura1981 7.259
9. David Cone1993 7.264
10. Brady Singer2020 7.275
Bases On Balls per 9 IP
1. Doug Bird1976 1.411
2. Bret Saberhagen1985 1.453
3. Bret Saberhagen1989 1.475
4. Paul Byrd2002 1.498
5. Roger Nelson1972 1.610
6. Dick Drago1971 1.715
7. James Shields2014 1.744
8. Mark Gubicza1994 1.800
9. Larry Gura1981 1.828
10. Dennis Leonard1981 1.830
Strikeouts per 9 IP
1. Zack Greinke2009 9.497
2. Danny Duffy2016 9.417
3. Kevin Appier1996 8.815
4. Bob Johnson1970 8.664
5. Yordano Ventura2015 8.596
6. Brady Singer2020 8.534
7. Ian Kennedy2016 8.463
8. Tom Gordon1989 8.448
9. Kevin Appier1994 8.419
10. Jakob Junis2019 8.418
Games Played
1. Dan Quisenberry1985 84
2. Peter Moylan2017 79
3. Jason Grimsley2003 76
Kelvin Herrera2012 76
5. Dan Quisenberry1980 75
6. Jimmy Gobble2007 74
7. Aaron Crow2012 73
Jason Grimsley2001 73
Jeff Montgomery1990 73
Scott Service1998 73
Saves
1. Greg Holland2013 47
2. Greg Holland2014 46
3. Jeff Montgomery1993 45
Dan Quisenberry1983 45
5. Dan Quisenberry1984 44
6. Joakim Soria2010 43
7. Joakim Soria2008 42
8. Jeff Montgomery1992 39
9. Dan Quisenberry1985 37
10. Jeff Montgomery1998 36
Innings Pitched
1. Dennis Leonard1978 294.2
2. Dennis Leonard1977 292.2
3. Steve Busby1974 292.1
4. Larry Gura1980 283.1
5. Dennis Leonard1980 280.1
6. Mark Gubicza1988 269.2
7. Bret Saberhagen1989 262.1
8. Paul Splittorff1973 262.0
Paul Splittorff1978 262.0
10. Bret Saberhagen1988 260.2
Strikeouts
1. Dennis Leonard1977 244
2. Zack Greinke2009 242
3. Kevin Appier1996 207
4. Bob Johnson1970 206
5. Steve Busby1974 198
6. Kevin Appier1997 196
James Shields2013 196
8. Bret Saberhagen1989 193
9. David Cone1993 191
10. Danny Duffy2016 188
Games Started
1. Dennis Leonard1978 40
2. Steve Busby1974 38
Dennis Leonard1980 38
Paul Splittorff1973 38
Paul Splittorff1978 38
6. Steve Busby1973 37
Larry Gura1982 37
Dennis Leonard1977 37
Paul Splittorff1977 37
10. Mark Gubicza1989 36
Larry Gura1980 36
Paul Splittorff1974 36
Complete Games
1. Dennis Leonard1977 21
2. Steve Busby1974 20
Dennis Leonard1978 20
4. Steve Busby1975 18
5. Larry Gura1980 16
Dennis Leonard1976 16
7. Dick Drago1971 15
Bret Saberhagen1987 15
9. Paul Splittorff1978 13
10. Larry Gura1981 12
Dennis Leonard1979 12
Bret Saberhagen1989 12
Paul Splittorff1972 12
Paul Splittorff1973 12
Home Runs
1. Darrell May2004 38
2. Tim Belcher1998 37
3. Paul Byrd2002 36
Jeff Suppan2000 36
5. Ian Kennedy2017 34
6. Brian Anderson2004 33
Bruce Chen2012 33
Ian Kennedy2016 33
Dennis Leonard1979 33
10. Jakob Junis2018 32
Jeff Suppan2002 32
Bases on Balls
1. Mark Gubicza1987 120
2. David Cone1993 114
3. Danny Jackson1987 109
4. Pat Rapp1998 107
5. Steve Busby1973 105
6. Jim Rooker1970 102
7. Rich Gale1978 100
8. Rich Gale1979 99
Tom Gordon1990 99
10. Mac Suzuki2000 94
Hits
1. Steve Busby1974 284
2. Dennis Leonard1978 283
3. Paul Splittorff1973 279
4. Larry Gura1980 272
5. Dennis Leonard1980 271
Bret Saberhagen1988 271
7. Chris Haney1996 267
8. Tim Belcher1996 262
9. Dick Drago1973 252
Mark Gubicza1989 252
Paul Splittorff1974 252
Strikeouts / Base On Balls
1. Zack Greinke2009 4.745
2. Bret Saberhagen1989 4.488
3. Danny Duffy2016 4.476
4. Bret Saberhagen1985 4.158
5. James Shields2014 4.091
6. Roger Nelson1972 3.871
7. Jakob Junis2018 3.814
8. Doug Bird1976 3.452
9. Paul Byrd2002 3.395
10. Zack Greinke2010 3.291
Home Runs per 9 IP
1. Al Fitzmorris1976 0.245
2. Bruce Dal Canton1974 0.257
3. Kevin Appier1993 0.302
4. Danny Jackson1985 0.303
5. Mark Gubicza1989 0.353
6. Mark Gubicza1988 0.367
7. Al Fitzmorris1974 0.379
8. Mark Gubicza1986 0.399
9. Steve Busby1974 0.431
10. Kevin Appier1992 0.432
Zack Greinke2009 0.432
Paul Splittorff1977 0.432
Losses
1. Darrell May2004 19
Paul Splittorff1974 19
3. Mark Gubicza1987 18
Larry Gura1983 18
Danny Jackson1987 18
6. Dick Drago1972 17
Zack Greinke2005 17
Dennis Leonard1978 17
Paul Splittorff1979 17
10. Brian Bannister2008 16
Chad Durbin2001 16
Jeff Francis2011 16
Luke Hochevar2012 16
Jose Lima2005 16
Jim Rooker1969 16
Bret Saberhagen1988 16
Jeff Suppan2002 16
Earned Runs
1. Jose Lima2005 131
2. Jeff Suppan2002 123
3. Tim Belcher1997 119
Chris Haney1996 119
Jeff Suppan2000 119
6. Zack Greinke2005 118
Luke Hochevar2012 118
Dennis Leonard1980 118
9. Brian Bannister2008 117
10. Larry Gura1979 116
Darrell May2004 116
Paul Splittorff1973 116
Wild Pitches
1. Dan Reichert2000 18
2. Tom Gordon1993 17
3. Bruce Dal Canton1974 16
4. Al Fitzmorris1971 15
Mark Gubicza1986 15
6. Kevin Appier1997 14
David Cone1993 14
Danny Duffy2018 14
Mark Gubicza1987 14
Dennis Leonard1977 14
Pat Rapp1998 14
Hit By Pitch
1. Jakob Junis2018 15
2. Jeremy Guthrie2014 14
3. Mike Boddicker1991 13
Jim Colborn1977 13
Zack Greinke2005 13
Luke Hochevar2012 13
Ian Kennedy2016 13
8. Jeff Suppan2001 12
9. Chad Durbin2001 11
Bob Johnson1970 11
Jakob Junis2019 11
Dennis Leonard1976 11
Luis Mendoza2012 11
James Shields2014 11
Brady Singer2021 11
Brady Singer2022 11
Batters Faced
1. Steve Busby1974 1220
2. Dennis Leonard1978 1218
3. Dennis Leonard1977 1186
4. Larry Gura1980 1175
5. Dennis Leonard1980 1172
6. Paul Splittorff1973 1119
7. Mark Gubicza1988 1111
8. Bret Saberhagen1988 1089
9. Dennis Leonard1976 1072
10. Paul Splittorff1978 1069
Games Finished
1. Dan Quisenberry1985 76
2. Dan Quisenberry1980 68
Dan Quisenberry1982 68
4. Dan Quisenberry1984 67
5. Jeff Montgomery1993 63
6. Jeff Montgomery1992 62
Dan Quisenberry1983 62
8. Greg Holland2013 61
Mike MacDougal2003 61
10. Greg Holland2014 60
Adjusted ERA+
1. Zack Greinke2009 205
2. Bret Saberhagen1989 180
3. Kevin Appier1993 179
4. David Cone1994 171
5. Kevin Appier1992 164
6. Charlie Leibrandt1985 153
7. Mark Gubicza1988 149
8. Roger Nelson1972 145
9. Bret Saberhagen1985 143
10. Larry Gura1978 141
Fielding Independent Pitching
1. Zack Greinke2009 2.33
2. Bret Saberhagen1989 2.45
3. Roger Nelson1972 2.54
4. Mark Gubicza1989 2.72
5. Paul Splittorff1972 2.75
6. Dennis Leonard1977 2.76
7. Steve Busby1974 2.88
8. Bret Saberhagen1985 2.89
9. Kevin Appier1993 2.90
10. Mark Gubicza1988 2.93
Adj. Pitching Runs
1. Zack Greinke2009 56
2. Kevin Appier1993 51
3. Bret Saberhagen1989 49
4. David Cone1994 39
5. Kevin Appier1992 37
Mark Gubicza1988 37
Bret Saberhagen1987 37
8. Charlie Leibrandt1985 35
Bret Saberhagen1985 35
10. Kevin Appier1996 34
David Cone1993 34
Adj. Pitching Wins
1. Zack Greinke2009 6.0
2. Kevin Appier1993 5.4
Bret Saberhagen1989 5.4
4. Kevin Appier1992 4.1
5. Mark Gubicza1988 4.0
6. David Cone1994 3.9
7. Charlie Leibrandt1985 3.7
Bret Saberhagen1985 3.7
Bret Saberhagen1987 3.7
10. David Cone1993 3.5
Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24) †
1. Zack Greinke2009 58.92
2. Kevin Appier1993 57.13
3. Bret Saberhagen1989 51.84
4. David Cone1994 44.50
Bret Saberhagen1987 44.50
6. Kevin Appier1996 42.81
7. Kevin Appier1992 41.24
8. Bret Saberhagen1985 40.53
9. David Cone1993 37.84
10. Mark Gubicza1988 36.17
Win Probability Added (WPA) †
1. Dan Quisenberry1980 7.0
2. Kevin Appier1993 6.2
3. Zack Greinke2009 5.8
4. Bret Saberhagen1989 5.7
5. Jeff Montgomery1993 5.5
6. Bret Saberhagen1985 5.0
7. Kevin Appier1992 4.8
8. Greg Holland2013 4.7
9. Dan Quisenberry1984 4.6
Joakim Soria2010 4.6
Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI) †
1. Bret Saberhagen1989 5.9
2. Kevin Appier1993 5.7
3. Zack Greinke2009 5.1
4. Dennis Leonard1977 4.2
5. David Cone1994 3.9
6. Bud Black1984 3.8
7. Bret Saberhagen1985 3.7
8. Bret Saberhagen1987 3.6
9. Kevin Appier1996 3.4
David Cone1993 3.4
Championship WPA (cWPA) †
1. Bret Saberhagen1985 11.8
2. Dan Quisenberry1984 7.9
3. Bret Saberhagen1989 6.7
4. Kevin Appier1993 6.6
5. Dan Quisenberry1980 6.1
6. Bud Black1984 5.3
7. Dennis Leonard1981 5.0
8. Dan Quisenberry1985 4.9
9. Jeff Montgomery1993 4.8
10. Steve Busby1975 4.7
Base-Out Wins Saved (REW) †
1. Zack Greinke2009 6.3
2. Kevin Appier1993 5.9
3. Bret Saberhagen1989 5.8
4. Kevin Appier1992 4.5
Bret Saberhagen1987 4.5
6. David Cone1994 4.4
7. Bret Saberhagen1985 4.3
8. Kevin Appier1996 4.2
9. Mark Gubicza1988 3.9
10. David Cone1993 3.8

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