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Single-Season Top 10 Leaders

WAR for Pitchers †
1. Sandy Koufax1963 10.7
2. Dazzy Vance1924 10.4
3. Sandy Koufax1966 10.3
4. Dazzy Vance1928 10.1
5. Zack Greinke2015 9.1
6. Nap Rucker1911 8.5
7. Sandy Koufax1965 8.1
Nap Rucker1912 8.1
9. Clayton Kershaw2013 8.0
10. Don Drysdale1964 7.8
Burleigh Grimes1921 7.8
Earned Run Average
1. Rube Marquard1916 1.58
2. Phil Regan1966 1.62
3. Zack Greinke2015 1.66
4. Ron Perranoski1963 1.67
5. Ned Garvin1904 1.68
6. Clayton Kershaw2016 1.69
7. Sandy Koufax1966 1.73
8. Sandy Koufax1964 1.74
9. Clayton Kershaw2014 1.77
10. Larry French1942 1.83
Clayton Kershaw2013 1.83
Wins
1. Bob Caruthers1889 40
2. Henry Porter1885 33
3. Tom Lovett1890 30
4. Bob Caruthers1888 29
George Haddock1892 29
6. Jay Hughes1899 28
Joe McGinnity1900 28
Dazzy Vance1924 28
9. Sandy Koufax1966 27
Don Newcombe1956 27
Henry Porter1886 27
Ed Stein1892 27
Win-Loss %
1. Phil Regan1966 .933
2. Freddie Fitzsimmons1940 .889
3. Preacher Roe1951 .880
4. Clayton Kershaw2014 .875
5. Zack Greinke2015 .864
Orel Hershiser1985 .864
7. Preacher Roe1952 .846
8. Ron Perranoski1963 .842
Alex Wood2017 .842
10. Sandy Koufax1963 .833
Ed Roebuck1962 .833
Walks & Hits per IP
1. Clayton Kershaw2016 0.725
2. Zack Greinke2015 0.844
3. Sandy Koufax1965 0.855
4. Clayton Kershaw2014 0.857
5. Sandy Koufax1963 0.875
6. Clayton Kershaw2015 0.881
7. Don Sutton1972 0.913
8. Clayton Kershaw2013 0.915
9. Sandy Koufax1964 0.928
10. Phil Regan1966 0.934
Hits per 9 IP
1. Sandy Koufax1965 5.791
2. Hideo Nomo1995 5.833
3. Clayton Kershaw2016 5.859
4. Zack Greinke2015 5.982
5. Ralph Branca1945 5.991
6. Don Sutton1972 6.139
7. Sandy Koufax1963 6.193
8. Sandy Koufax1964 6.215
9. Walker Buehler2018 6.226
10. Clayton Kershaw2013 6.254
Bases On Balls per 9 IP
1. Earl Yingling1913 0.614
2. Clayton Kershaw2016 0.664
3. Hyun-Jin Ryu2019 1.182
4. Bill Reidy1903 1.212
5. Watty Clark1935 1.217
6. Bob Caruthers1888 1.218
7. Curt Davis1940 1.248
8. Curt Davis1945 1.263
9. Jim Conway1884 1.282
10. Phil Douglas1915 1.311
Strikeouts per 9 IP
1. Clayton Kershaw2015 11.643
2. Hideo Nomo1995 11.101
3. Rich Hill2017 11.012
4. Kenta Maeda2018 10.987
5. Clayton Kershaw2014 10.845
6. Walker Buehler2019 10.612
7. Sandy Koufax1962 10.546
8. Sandy Koufax1957 10.524
9. Clayton Kershaw2016 10.389
Clayton Kershaw2017 10.389
Games Played
1. Mike Marshall1974 106
2. Paul Quantrill2003 89
3. Paul Quantrill2002 86
4. Joe Beimel2007 83
Jonathan Broxton2007 83
6. Tom Martin2003 80
7. Duaner Sanchez2005 79
8. Ronald Belisario2013 77
Eric Gagne2002 77
Eric Gagne2003 77
Charlie Hough1976 77
Jeff Shaw2001 77
Saves
1. Eric Gagne2003 55
2. Eric Gagne2002 52
3. Kenley Jansen2016 47
4. Eric Gagne2004 45
5. Kenley Jansen2014 44
Todd Worrell1996 44
7. Jeff Shaw2001 43
8. Kenley Jansen2017 41
9. Takashi Saito2007 39
10. Kenley Jansen2018 38
Innings Pitched
1. Henry Porter1885 481.2
2. Adonis Terry1884 476.0
3. Bob Caruthers1889 445.0
4. Henry Porter1886 424.0
5. Bob Caruthers1888 391.2
6. Brickyard Kennedy1893 382.2
7. George Haddock1892 381.1
8. Ed Stein1892 377.1
9. Oscar Jones1904 377.0
10. Tom Lovett1890 372.0
Strikeouts
1. Sandy Koufax1965 382
2. Sandy Koufax1966 317
3. Sandy Koufax1963 306
4. Clayton Kershaw2015 301
5. Sandy Koufax1961 269
6. Dazzy Vance1924 262
7. Don Drysdale1963 251
8. Clayton Kershaw2011 248
9. Bill Singer1969 247
10. Don Drysdale1960 246
Games Started
1. Adonis Terry1884 55
2. Henry Porter1885 54
3. Bob Caruthers1889 50
4. Henry Porter1886 48
5. George Haddock1892 44
Brickyard Kennedy1893 44
Adonis Terry1890 44
8. Bob Caruthers1888 43
Tom Lovett1891 43
10. Don Drysdale1963 42
Don Drysdale1965 42
Ed Stein1892 42
Complete Games
1. Adonis Terry1884 54
2. Henry Porter1885 53
3. Henry Porter1886 48
4. Bob Caruthers1889 46
5. Bob Caruthers1888 42
6. Sam Kimber1884 41
7. Mickey Hughes1888 40
Brickyard Kennedy1893 40
9. George Haddock1892 39
Tom Lovett1890 39
Tom Lovett1891 39
Home Runs
1. Don Sutton1970 38
2. Don Newcombe1955 35
Jeff Weaver2005 35
4. Preacher Roe1950 34
5. Jose Lima2004 33
Don Newcombe1956 33
7. Ismael Valdez1999 32
8. Darren Dreifort2000 31
Carl Erskine1954 31
Chan Ho Park1999 31
Bases on Balls
1. Ed Stein1894 170
2. Brickyard Kennedy1893 168
3. George Haddock1892 163
4. Bill Donovan1901 152
5. Ed Stein1892 150
6. Brickyard Kennedy1894 149
Brickyard Kennedy1897 149
8. Tom Lovett1890 141
9. Hal Gregg1944 137
10. Adonis Terry1890 133
Hits
1. Adonis Terry1884 486
2. Brickyard Kennedy1894 445
3. Bob Caruthers1889 444
4. Henry Porter1886 439
5. Henry Porter1885 427
6. Henry Porter1887 416
7. Ed Stein1894 388
8. Oscar Jones1904 387
9. Brickyard Kennedy1893 376
10. Brickyard Kennedy1897 370
Strikeouts / Base On Balls
1. Clayton Kershaw2016 15.636
2. Clayton Kershaw2014 7.710
3. Clayton Kershaw2015 7.167
4. Hyun-Jin Ryu2019 6.792
5. Clayton Kershaw2017 6.733
6. Ross Stripling2018 6.182
7. Walker Buehler2019 5.811
8. Sandy Koufax1965 5.380
9. Clayton Kershaw2018 5.345
10. Sandy Koufax1963 5.276
Home Runs per 9 IP
1. Bill Donovan1901 0.026
2. Nap Rucker1908 0.027
3. Bill Donovan1902 0.030
4. Adonis Terry1886 0.031
5. George Bell1907 0.034
6. Elmer Stricklett1907 0.039
7. Mal Eason1906 0.040
8. Doc Scanlan1910 0.041
9. Elmer Knetzer1911 0.044
10. Jack Coombs1915 0.046
Steve Toole1887 0.046
Losses
1. Adonis Terry1884 35
2. George Bell1910 27
3. Oscar Jones1904 25
Harry McIntire1905 25
5. Henry Porter1887 24
6. Jack Cronin1904 23
7. Brickyard Kennedy1898 22
Kaiser Wilhelm1908 22
Joe Yeager1898 22
10. Jack Dunn1898 21
Mal Eason1905 21
Harry McIntire1906 21
Henry Porter1885 21
Nap Rucker1912 21
Earned Runs
1. Brickyard Kennedy1894 197
2. Adonis Terry1884 188
3. Ed Stein1894 180
4. Brickyard Kennedy1895 162
5. Henry Porter1886 161
6. Henry Porter1887 159
7. Brickyard Kennedy1893 158
8. Bob Caruthers1889 155
9. Sam Kimber1884 153
10. Dan Daub1894 152
Wild Pitches
1. Sam Kimber1884 52
2. John Harkins1885 47
3. Adonis Terry1884 33
4. Adonis Terry1887 30
5. Adonis Terry1890 27
6. Henry Porter1885 25
7. Bob Caruthers1888 23
8. Bob Caruthers1889 22
9. George Haddock1892 21
Mickey Hughes1888 21
Brickyard Kennedy1894 21
Tom Lovett1891 21
Hit By Pitch
1. Joe McGinnity1900 40
2. Harry McIntire1909 21
Henry Schmidt1903 21
4. Don Drysdale1961 20
Tom Lovett1891 20
Harry McIntire1905 20
Harry McIntire1908 20
Chan Ho Park2001 20
9. Oscar Jones1903 19
Nap Rucker1908 19
Batters Faced
1. Adonis Terry1884 2049
2. Henry Porter1885 2035
3. Bob Caruthers1889 1880
4. Henry Porter1886 1864
5. Brickyard Kennedy1893 1683
6. George Haddock1892 1660
7. Brickyard Kennedy1894 1644
8. Adonis Terry1890 1608
9. Ed Stein1892 1606
10. Tom Lovett1891 1604
Games Finished
1. Mike Marshall1974 83
2. Eric Gagne2002 68
3. Eric Gagne2003 67
Todd Worrell1996 67
5. Jeff Shaw2001 66
6. Kenley Jansen2016 63
7. Eric Gagne2004 59
Kenley Jansen2018 59
9. Jonathan Broxton2009 58
10. Kenley Jansen2014 57
Kenley Jansen2017 57
Adjusted ERA+
1. Clayton Kershaw2016 237
2. Zack Greinke2015 222
3. Roger Craig1959 205
Guillermo Mota2003 205
5. Phil Regan1966 203
6. Clayton Kershaw2014 197
7. Clayton Kershaw2013 194
8. Sandy Koufax1966 190
Dazzy Vance1928 190
10. Dazzy Vance1930 189
Fielding Independent Pitching
1. Clayton Kershaw2016 1.80
2. Clayton Kershaw2014 1.81
3. Sandy Koufax1963 1.85
4. Sandy Koufax1965 1.93
5. Rube Marquard1916 1.96
6. Clayton Kershaw2015 1.99
7. Phil Douglas1915 2.01
8. Sandy Koufax1966 2.07
9. Sandy Koufax1964 2.08
Don Sutton1968 2.08
Adj. Pitching Runs
1. Dazzy Vance1930 63
2. Sandy Koufax1966 60
3. Dazzy Vance1928 58
4. Dazzy Vance1924 56
5. Zack Greinke2015 54
6. Sandy Koufax1965 48
7. Kevin Brown2000 46
Clayton Kershaw2013 46
Sandy Koufax1963 46
10. Andy Messersmith1975 43
Whit Wyatt1941 43
Adj. Pitching Wins
1. Sandy Koufax1966 6.9
2. Zack Greinke2015 6.2
Dazzy Vance1928 6.2
4. Dazzy Vance1924 6.1
Dazzy Vance1930 6.1
6. Sandy Koufax1965 5.5
7. Clayton Kershaw2013 5.4
Sandy Koufax1963 5.4
9. Andy Messersmith1975 4.8
10. Kevin Brown2000 4.7
Clayton Kershaw2014 4.7
Clayton Kershaw2015 4.7
Sandy Koufax1964 4.7
Whit Wyatt1941 4.7
Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24) †
1. Sandy Koufax1966 68.04
2. Dazzy Vance1930 62.52
3. Dazzy Vance1924 62.22
4. Dazzy Vance1928 61.90
5. Sandy Koufax1963 60.48
6. Zack Greinke2015 57.00
7. Sandy Koufax1965 56.24
8. Andy Messersmith1975 52.03
9. Don Drysdale1964 50.78
10. Whit Wyatt1941 50.47
Win Probability Added (WPA) †
1. Sandy Koufax1965 8.3
2. Sandy Koufax1966 8.0
3. Sandy Koufax1963 7.8
4. Dazzy Vance1924 7.5
5. Zack Greinke2015 6.8
6. Orel Hershiser1988 6.7
7. Eric Gagne2003 6.6
8. Dazzy Vance1930 6.2
9. Eric Gagne2002 5.7
Kenley Jansen2017 5.7
Sandy Koufax1964 5.7
Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI) †
1. Sandy Koufax1963 7.2
Sandy Koufax1966 7.2
3. Sandy Koufax1965 6.8
4. Don Drysdale1964 6.5
5. Dazzy Vance1928 6.2
6. Dazzy Vance1924 6.1
7. Clayton Kershaw2015 5.8
8. Dazzy Vance1930 5.7
9. Zack Greinke2015 5.6
Sandy Koufax1964 5.6
Base-Out Wins Saved (REW) †
1. Sandy Koufax1966 8.5
2. Sandy Koufax1963 7.8
3. Dazzy Vance1924 7.0
4. Zack Greinke2015 6.9
5. Sandy Koufax1965 6.8
6. Dazzy Vance1928 6.7
7. Don Drysdale1964 6.2
8. Andy Messersmith1975 6.1
9. Dazzy Vance1930 6.0
10. Clayton Kershaw2013 5.7
Sandy Koufax1964 5.7

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