Career Top 10 Leaders

WAR for Pitchers †
1. Clayton Kershaw 71.0
2. Dazzy Vance 61.9
3. Don Drysdale 61.3
4. Sandy Koufax 53.1
5. Don Sutton 50.5
6. Nap Rucker 47.1
7. Orel Hershiser 39.6
8. Jeff Pfeffer 33.1
9. Fernando Valenzuela 33.0
10. Bob Welch 32.6
Earned Run Average
1. Zack Greinke 2.3
2. Jeff Pfeffer 2.31
3. Kenley Jansen 2.37
4. Nap Rucker 2.42
5. Larry Cheney 2.45
6. Clayton Kershaw 2.49
7. Ron Perranoski 2.56
8. Rube Marquard 2.58
9. Jim Brewer 2.62
Kaiser Wilhelm 2.62
Wins
1. Don Sutton 233
2. Don Drysdale 209
3. Clayton Kershaw 190
Dazzy Vance 190
5. Brickyard Kennedy 177
6. Sandy Koufax 165
7. Burleigh Grimes 158
8. Claude Osteen 147
9. Fernando Valenzuela 141
10. Johnny Podres 136
Win-Loss %
1. Zack Greinke .773
2. Walker Buehler .742
3. Preacher Roe .715
4. Julio Urias .709
5. Clayton Kershaw .688
6. Bob Caruthers .683
7. Jay Hughes .682
8. Tommy John .674
9. Billy Loes .658
10. Sandy Koufax .655
Walks & Hits per IP
1. Kenley Jansen 0.928
2. Clayton Kershaw 1.005
3. Zack Greinke 1.027
4. Walker Buehler 1.036
5. Kevin Brown 1.100
6. Andy Messersmith 1.105
7. Sandy Koufax 1.106
8. Eric Gagne 1.111
9. Don Sutton 1.123
10. Rube Marquard 1.127
Hits per 9 IP
1. Kenley Jansen 5.745
2. Sandy Koufax 6.792
3. Clayton Kershaw 6.832
4. Jim Brewer 6.898
5. Eric Gagne 6.981
6. Andy Messersmith 7.017
7. Walker Buehler 7.036
8. Rex Barney 7.138
9. Charlie Hough 7.214
10. Zack Greinke 7.317
Bases On Balls per 9 IP
1. Curt Davis 1.769
2. Watson Clark 1.915
3. Zack Greinke 1.926
4. Frank Kitson 1.929
5. Rube Marquard 1.961
6. Odalis Perez 1.970
7. Sherry Smith 1.977
8. Hyun Jin Ryu 1.994
9. Leon Cadore 2.043
10. Hiroki Kuroda 2.099
Strikeouts per 9 IP
1. Kenley Jansen 13.047
2. Eric Gagne 10.381
3. Kenta Maeda 9.795
4. Clayton Kershaw 9.783
5. Walker Buehler 9.728
6. Sandy Koufax 9.277
7. Julio Urias 8.959
8. Hideo Nomo 8.872
9. Zack Greinke 8.288
10. Chan Ho Park 8.282
Games Played
1. Kenley Jansen 701
2. Don Sutton 550
3. Don Drysdale 518
4. Jim Brewer 474
5. Ron Perranoski 457
6. Clem Labine 425
7. Charlie Hough 401
8. Sandy Koufax 397
9. Clayton Kershaw 389
10. Jonathan Broxton 386
Saves
1. Kenley Jansen 350
2. Eric Gagne 161
3. Jeff Shaw 129
4. Todd Worrell 127
5. Jim Brewer 126
6. Ron Perranoski 100
7. Jay Howell 85
8. Jonathan Broxton 84
9. Clem Labine 81
Takashi Saito 81
Innings Pitched
1. Don Sutton 3816.1
2. Don Drysdale 3432.0
3. Brickyard Kennedy 2866.0
4. Dazzy Vance 2757.2
5. Clayton Kershaw 2510.2
6. Burleigh Grimes 2426.0
7. Claude Osteen 2397.0
8. Adonis Terry 2376.1
9. Nap Rucker 2375.1
10. Fernando Valenzuela 2348.2
Strikeouts
1. Clayton Kershaw 2729
2. Don Sutton 2696
3. Don Drysdale 2486
4. Sandy Koufax 2396
5. Dazzy Vance 1918
6. Fernando Valenzuela 1759
7. Orel Hershiser 1456
8. Johnny Podres 1331
9. Ramon Martinez 1314
10. Bob Welch 1292
Games Started
1. Don Sutton 533
2. Don Drysdale 465
3. Clayton Kershaw 386
4. Claude Osteen 335
5. Brickyard Kennedy 333
6. Dazzy Vance 328
7. Fernando Valenzuela 320
8. Sandy Koufax 314
9. Johnny Podres 310
10. Orel Hershiser 309
Complete Games
1. Brickyard Kennedy 280
2. Adonis Terry 255
3. Dazzy Vance 213
4. Burleigh Grimes 205
5. Nap Rucker 186
6. Don Drysdale 167
7. Jeff Pfeffer 157
8. Don Sutton 156
9. Bob Caruthers 147
10. Henry Porter 139
Shutouts
1. Don Sutton 52
2. Don Drysdale 49
3. Sandy Koufax 40
4. Nap Rucker 38
5. Claude Osteen 34
6. Fernando Valenzuela 29
Dazzy Vance 29
8. Jeff Pfeffer 25
9. Orel Hershiser 24
10. Johnny Podres 23
Bob Welch 23
Home Runs
1. Don Sutton 309
2. Don Drysdale 280
3. Johnny Podres 211
4. Sandy Koufax 204
5. Clayton Kershaw 201
6. Carl Erskine 199
7. Don Newcombe 189
8. Claude Osteen 160
9. Preacher Roe 157
10. Fernando Valenzuela 152
Bases on Balls
1. Brickyard Kennedy 1130
2. Don Sutton 996
3. Fernando Valenzuela 915
4. Don Drysdale 855
5. Sandy Koufax 817
6. Dazzy Vance 764
7. Burleigh Grimes 744
8. Adonis Terry 734
9. Ramon Martinez 704
10. Nap Rucker 701
Hits
1. Don Sutton 3291
2. Brickyard Kennedy 3108
3. Don Drysdale 3084
4. Dazzy Vance 2579
5. Burleigh Grimes 2547
6. Claude Osteen 2350
7. Adonis Terry 2292
8. Fernando Valenzuela 2099
9. Nap Rucker 2089
10. Johnny Podres 2009
Strikeouts / Base On Balls
1. Kenley Jansen 5.01
2. Clayton Kershaw 4.416
3. Zack Greinke 4.302
4. Walker Buehler 4.259
5. Hyun Jin Ryu 4.055
6. Kenta Maeda 3.601
7. Kevin Brown 3.516
8. Eric Gagne 3.437
9. Julio Urias 3.423
10. Hiroki Kuroda 3.209
Home Runs per 9 IP
1. Bill Donovan 0.026
2. Elmer Stricklett 0.036
3. Doc Scanlan 0.111
4. George Bell 0.124
5. Jay Hughes 0.137
6. Kaiser Wilhelm 0.144
7. Larry Cheney 0.148
8. Cy Barger 0.154
9. Nap Rucker 0.155
10. Harry McIntire 0.166
Losses
1. Don Sutton 181
2. Don Drysdale 166
3. Brickyard Kennedy 149
4. Adonis Terry 139
5. Nap Rucker 134
6. Dazzy Vance 131
7. Claude Osteen 126
8. Burleigh Grimes 121
9. Fernando Valenzuela 116
10. Orel Hershiser 107
Earned Runs
1. Don Sutton 1311
2. Brickyard Kennedy 1267
3. Don Drysdale 1124
4. Dazzy Vance 972
5. Burleigh Grimes 934
6. Adonis Terry 903
7. Fernando Valenzuela 864
8. Johnny Podres 826
9. Claude Osteen 822
10. Carl Erskine 763
Wild Pitches
1. Adonis Terry 165
2. Clayton Kershaw 95
3. Fernando Valenzuela 94
4. Sandy Koufax 87
5. Don Sutton 86
6. John Harkins 83
Brickyard Kennedy 83
8. Don Drysdale 82
9. Orel Hershiser 78
10. Ed Stein 69
Hit By Pitch
1. Don Drysdale 154
2. Adonis Terry 84
3. Harry McIntire 82
4. Jeff Pfeffer 79
5. Chan Ho Park 74
6. Nap Rucker 73
7. Dazzy Vance 70
8. Brickyard Kennedy 66
9. Orel Hershiser 65
10. Don Sutton 62
Batters Faced
1. Don Sutton 15567
2. Don Drysdale 14097
3. Brickyard Kennedy 12586
4. Dazzy Vance 11452
5. Burleigh Grimes 10424
6. Adonis Terry 10229
7. Clayton Kershaw 9889
8. Fernando Valenzuela 9857
9. Claude Osteen 9855
10. Sandy Koufax 9497
Games Finished
1. Kenley Jansen 519
2. Jim Brewer 302
3. Ron Perranoski 273
4. Clem Labine 242
5. Todd Worrell 224
6. Charlie Hough 222
7. Eric Gagne 212
8. Jeff Shaw 207
9. Jonathan Broxton 191
10. Jay Howell 175
Adjusted ERA+
1. Kenley Jansen 164
2. Zack Greinke 156
3. Clayton Kershaw 155
4. Kevin Brown 147
5. Julio Urias 139
6. Walker Buehler 136
7. Ron Perranoski 132
8. Sandy Koufax 131
9. Andy Messersmith 129
Hyun Jin Ryu 129
Dazzy Vance 129
Fielding Independent Pitching
1. Kenley Jansen 2.37
2. Rube Marquard 2.39
3. Nap Rucker 2.60
4. George Bell 2.65
5. Sandy Koufax 2.69
6. Kaiser Wilhelm 2.70
7. Bill Singer 2.72
8. Elmer Stricklett 2.74
9. Larry Cheney 2.76
10. Clayton Kershaw 2.77
Adj. Pitching Runs
1. Clayton Kershaw 402
2. Dazzy Vance 290
3. Sandy Koufax 241
4. Don Drysdale 228
5. Don Sutton 155
6. Nap Rucker 139
7. Kevin Brown 129
8. Kenley Jansen 125
9. Preacher Roe 123
10. Jeff Pfeffer 113
Adj. Pitching Wins
1. Clayton Kershaw 44.1
2. Dazzy Vance 29.7
3. Sandy Koufax 27.3
4. Don Drysdale 24.7
5. Don Sutton 17.5
6. Nap Rucker 15.1
7. Kevin Brown 13.2
Jeff Pfeffer 13.2
9. Preacher Roe 12.9
10. Kenley Jansen 12.8
Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24) †
1. Clayton Kershaw 446.22
2. Dazzy Vance 331.54
3. Don Drysdale 293.61
4. Sandy Koufax 267.50
5. Don Sutton 242.78
6. Preacher Roe 158.38
7. Kenley Jansen 143.72
8. Kevin Brown 139.13
9. Bob Welch 137.43
10. Burt Hooton 118.26
Win Probability Added (WPA) †
1. Clayton Kershaw 47.3
2. Dazzy Vance 34.2
3. Sandy Koufax 34.0
4. Don Drysdale 28.1
5. Don Sutton 27.8
6. Kenley Jansen 24.7
7. Preacher Roe 16.5
8. Eric Gagne 16.3
9. Kevin Brown 14.8
10. Jim Brewer 14.5
Orel Hershiser 14.5
Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI) †
1. Clayton Kershaw 48.5
2. Dazzy Vance 33.7
3. Don Sutton 33.0
4. Sandy Koufax 31.3
5. Don Drysdale 26.9
6. Burt Hooton 17.3
7. Orel Hershiser 16.4
8. Kenley Jansen 14.9
9. Kevin Brown 14.5
10. Bob Welch 13.3
Championship WPA (cWPA) †
1. Sandy Koufax 85.8
2. Don Newcombe 54.3
3. Dazzy Vance 53.1
4. Whit Wyatt 42.2
5. Preacher Roe 35.8
6. Don Sutton 33.2
7. Don Drysdale 31.5
8. Jeff Pfeffer 30.8
9. Hugh Casey 29.9
10. Clayton Kershaw 28.8
Base-Out Wins Saved (REW) †
1. Clayton Kershaw 50.7
2. Dazzy Vance 34.4
3. Sandy Koufax 32.9
4. Don Drysdale 32.8
5. Don Sutton 28.0
6. Preacher Roe 16.8
7. Bob Welch 15.3
8. Kenley Jansen 15.1
9. Kevin Brown 14.9
10. Orel Hershiser 13.8

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