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Single-Season Top 10 Leaders

WAR for Pitchers †
1. Mike Minor2019 7.8
2. Fergie Jenkins1974 7.7
3. Lance Lynn2019 7.6
4. Ken Hill1996 6.6
5. Charlie Hough1985 6.3
6. Jon Matlack1978 6.2
7. Jim Kern1979 6.1
8. Bert Blyleven1977 5.8
Matt Harrison2012 5.8
Gaylord Perry1976 5.8
Kenny Rogers1995 5.8
Earned Run Average
1. Jim Kern1979 1.57
2. Darold Knowles1970 2.04
3. Mike Paul1972 2.17
4. Dick Bosman1969 2.19
5. Steve Foucault1974 2.24
6. Jon Matlack1978 2.27
7. Steve Comer1978 2.30
8. Dick Donovan1961 2.40
9. Rick Honeycutt1983 2.42
10. Greg Harris1985 2.47
Wins
1. Fergie Jenkins1974 25
2. Kevin Brown1992 21
3. Rick Helling1998 20
4. Jim Bibby1974 19
Aaron Sele1998 19
6. Matt Harrison2012 18
Charlie Hough1987 18
Fergie Jenkins1978 18
Kenny Rogers2004 18
Aaron Sele1999 18
Win-Loss %
1. Darold Knowles1969 .818
2. Steve Comer1981 .800
3. Danny Darwin1980 .765
Tommy Hunter2010 .765
5. Derek Holland2011 .762
6. Cole Hamels2016 .750
Matt Harrison2008 .750
Jeff Zimmerman1999 .750
9. Rick Helling1998 .741
10. Dick Bosman1969 .737
Walks & Hits per IP
1. Nolan Ryan1991 1.006
2. Fergie Jenkins1974 1.008
3. Dick Bosman1969 1.010
4. Tom Cheney1963 1.020
5. Dick Donovan1961 1.026
6. Nolan Ryan1990 1.034
7. Greg Harris1985 1.035
8. Gaylord Perry1975 1.049
9. Cliff Lee2010 1.058
10. Bert Blyleven1977 1.065
Hits per 9 IP
1. Mitch Williams1987 5.218
2. Nolan Ryan1991 5.306
3. Greg Harris1985 5.894
4. Jim Bibby1973 6.039
5. Nolan Ryan1990 6.044
6. Nolan Ryan1989 6.092
7. Yu Darvish2013 6.224
8. Jim Kern1979 6.231
9. Tom Cheney1963 6.535
10. Pete Richert1965 6.773
Bases On Balls per 9 IP
1. Cliff Lee2010 0.994
2. Rick Honeycutt1981 1.198
3. Colby Lewis2012 1.200
4. Fergie Jenkins1974 1.234
5. Bob Tewksbury1995 1.388
6. John Burkett1997 1.426
7. Fergie Jenkins1978 1.482
8. Bartolo Colon2018 1.538
9. Jon Matlack1978 1.700
10. Gaylord Perry1975 1.761
Strikeouts per 9 IP
1. Yu Darvish2013 11.890
2. Yu Darvish2016 11.841
3. Yu Darvish2014 11.349
4. Nolan Ryan1989 11.319
5. Mitch Williams1987 10.684
6. Lance Lynn2019 10.627
7. Nolan Ryan1991 10.561
8. Yu Darvish2012 10.395
9. Nolan Ryan1990 10.235
10. Bobby Witt1987 10.070
Games Played
1. Mitch Williams1987 85
2. Kenny Rogers1992 81
3. Mitch Williams1986 80
4. Mike Venafro2000 77
5. Tanner Scheppers2013 76
6. Jamey Wright2008 75
7. Ron Kline1965 74
Dale Mohorcic1987 74
C.J. Wilson2009 74
10. Francisco Cordero2003 73
Neal Cotts2014 73
Sam Dyson2016 73
Greg Harris1986 73
Kenny Rogers1989 73
Shawn Tolleson2015 73
Saves
1. Francisco Cordero2004 49
2. Joe Nathan2013 43
John Wetteland1999 43
4. John Wetteland1998 42
5. Neftali Feliz2010 40
Tom Henke1993 40
7. Sam Dyson2016 38
Jeff Russell1989 38
9. Francisco Cordero2005 37
Joe Nathan2012 37
Innings Pitched
1. Fergie Jenkins1974 328.1
2. Charlie Hough1987 285.1
3. Fergie Jenkins1975 270.0
Jon Matlack1978 270.0
5. Charlie Hough1984 266.0
6. Kevin Brown1992 265.2
7. Jim Bibby1974 264.0
8. Fergie Jenkins1979 259.0
9. Claude Osteen1964 257.0
10. Charlie Hough1983 252.0
Charlie Hough1988 252.0
Strikeouts
1. Nolan Ryan1989 301
2. Yu Darvish2013 277
3. Lance Lynn2019 246
4. Nolan Ryan1990 232
5. Fergie Jenkins1974 225
6. Charlie Hough1987 223
7. Yu Darvish2012 221
Bobby Witt1990 221
9. C.J. Wilson2011 206
10. Nolan Ryan1991 203
Games Started
1. Jim Bibby1974 41
Fergie Jenkins1974 41
3. Charlie Hough1987 40
4. Fergie Jenkins1975 37
Fergie Jenkins1979 37
6. Joe Coleman1969 36
Steve Comer1979 36
Charlie Hough1984 36
Claude Osteen1964 36
10. Dick Bosman1971 35
Kevin Brown1992 35
Rick Helling1999 35
Rick Helling2000 35
Ken Hill1996 35
Kenny Rogers2004 35
Frank Tanana1984 35
John Thomson2003 35
Complete Games
1. Fergie Jenkins1974 29
2. Fergie Jenkins1975 22
3. Gaylord Perry1976 21
4. Jon Matlack1978 18
5. Charlie Hough1984 17
6. Fergie Jenkins1978 16
7. Bert Blyleven1977 15
Gaylord Perry1975 15
9. Bert Blyleven1976 14
Charlie Hough1985 14
Home Runs
1. Rick Helling1999 41
2. Fergie Jenkins1979 40
3. Rick Helling2001 38
4. Fergie Jenkins1975 37
5. Charlie Hough1987 36
Pete Richert1966 36
7. Colby Lewis2011 35
8. Phil Ortega1965 33
Bobby Witt1997 33
10. Bartolo Colon2018 32
Derek Holland2012 32
Charlie Hough1986 32
Bases on Balls
1. Bobby Witt1986 143
2. Bobby Witt1987 140
3. Ed Correa1986 126
Charlie Hough1988 126
5. Charlie Hough1987 124
6. Charlie Hough1990 119
7. Bobby Witt1989 114
8. Jim Bibby1974 113
9. Bobby Witt1990 110
10. Jim Bibby1973 106
Hits
1. Fergie Jenkins1974 286
2. Jon Matlack1980 265
3. Kevin Brown1992 262
4. Fergie Jenkins1975 261
5. Charlie Hough1984 260
6. Kenny Rogers2000 257
7. Rick Helling2001 256
Claude Osteen1964 256
9. Jim Bibby1974 255
10. Fergie Jenkins1979 252
Jon Matlack1978 252
Strikeouts / Base On Balls
1. Cliff Lee2010 8.000
2. Colby Lewis2012 6.643
3. Fergie Jenkins1974 5.000
4. John Burkett1997 4.633
5. Yu Darvish2016 4.258
6. Lance Lynn2019 4.170
7. Gaylord Perry1975 4.111
8. Fergie Jenkins1978 3.829
9. Yu Darvish2014 3.714
10. Mike Minor2018 3.474
Home Runs per 9 IP
1. Mike Paul1972 0.223
2. Doyle Alexander1979 0.238
3. Jim Hannan1968 0.257
4. Darold Knowles1970 0.302
5. Jim Kern1979 0.315
6. Danny Darwin1980 0.328
7. Bill Gogolewski1971 0.362
8. Kevin Brown1992 0.373
9. Steve Comer1978 0.384
10. Darold Knowles1967 0.397
Losses
1. Denny McLain1971 22
2. Jim Bibby1974 19
Don Rudolph1963 19
4. Fergie Jenkins1975 18
Joe McClain1961 18
Frank Tanana1982 18
7. Rick Honeycutt1982 17
8. Dick Bosman1971 16
Joe Coleman1968 16
Bennie Daniels1962 16
Charlie Hough1985 16
Charlie Hough1988 16
Earned Runs
1. Jim Bibby1974 139
2. Rick Helling2001 124
3. John Burkett1998 123
4. Charlie Hough1987 120
Bobby Witt1996 120
6. Rick Helling1999 118
Fergie Jenkins1975 118
8. Fergie Jenkins1979 117
John Thomson2003 117
10. Roger Pavlik1996 116
Wild Pitches
1. Bobby Witt1986 22
2. Ed Correa1986 19
Nolan Ryan1989 19
4. Lance Lynn2019 18
5. Frank Bertaina1968 17
6. Charlie Hough1986 16
Bobby Witt1988 16
8. Dennis Higgins1969 15
9. Pete Broberg1972 14
Joe Coleman1970 14
Yu Darvish2014 14
Hit By Pitch
1. Charlie Hough1987 19
2. Vicente Padilla2006 17
Chan Ho Park2002 17
4. Kevin Brown1993 15
Vicente Padilla2008 15
6. Pete Broberg1972 13
Kevin Brown1991 13
Nick Martinez2015 13
Chan Ho Park2004 13
Aaron Sele1998 13
Batters Faced
1. Fergie Jenkins1974 1305
2. Charlie Hough1987 1231
3. Jim Bibby1974 1134
4. Charlie Hough1984 1133
5. Fergie Jenkins1975 1119
6. Kevin Brown1992 1108
7. Jon Matlack1978 1097
8. Fergie Jenkins1979 1089
9. Claude Osteen1964 1070
10. Charlie Hough1988 1067
Games Finished
1. Jeff Russell1989 66
2. Francisco Cordero2004 63
Greg Harris1986 63
4. Joe Nathan2012 62
5. Joe Nathan2013 61
6. Francisco Cordero2005 60
Tom Henke1993 60
8. Neftali Feliz2010 59
John Wetteland1998 59
John Wetteland1999 59
Adjusted ERA+
1. Jim Kern1979 264
2. Darold Knowles1970 174
3. Greg Harris1985 172
4. Rick Honeycutt1983 165
Jon Matlack1978 165
6. Steve Comer1978 163
Dick Donovan1961 163
8. Steve Foucault1974 159
9. Dick Bosman1969 158
10. Greg Harris1986 153
Fielding Independent Pitching
1. Mike Paul1972 2.39
2. Gaylord Perry1975 2.46
3. Nolan Ryan1989 2.51
4. Bob Humphreys1966 2.54
5. Jim Kern1979 2.63
6. Jon Matlack1978 2.71
7. Bert Blyleven1976 2.72
8. Danny Darwin1980 2.75
Nolan Ryan1991 2.75
10. Fergie Jenkins1974 2.76
Adj. Pitching Runs
1. Ken Hill1996 43
2. Jim Kern1979 39
3. Jon Matlack1978 37
4. Bert Blyleven1977 35
5. Mike Minor2019 34
6. Lance Lynn2019 32
Kenny Rogers1995 32
8. Yu Darvish2013 31
9. C.J. Wilson2011 30
10. Rick Honeycutt1983 28
Adj. Pitching Wins
1. Ken Hill1996 4.2
2. Jon Matlack1978 4.1
3. Jim Kern1979 3.9
4. Bert Blyleven1977 3.8
5. Mike Minor2019 3.5
6. Yu Darvish2013 3.3
7. Lance Lynn2019 3.2
Kenny Rogers1995 3.2
C.J. Wilson2011 3.2
10. Rick Honeycutt1983 3.0
Fergie Jenkins1974 3.0
Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24) †
1. Ken Hill1996 47.16
2. Jim Kern1979 41.61
3. Bert Blyleven1977 39.95
4. Mike Minor2019 36.55
5. Yu Darvish2013 34.90
6. Jon Matlack1978 33.47
7. Fergie Jenkins1974 32.42
8. Lance Lynn2019 32.01
9. Jeff Zimmerman1999 30.34
10. Rick Honeycutt1983 29.25
Win Probability Added (WPA) †
1. Fergie Jenkins1974 5.5
2. Jim Kern1979 4.7
3. Francisco Cordero2004 4.4
4. Joe Nathan2013 4.3
5. Jeff Zimmerman2001 4.1
6. Bert Blyleven1976 3.9
7. Jeff Zimmerman1999 3.8
8. Sam Dyson2016 3.7
Jon Matlack1978 3.7
10. Fergie Jenkins1978 3.6
Pete Richert1965 3.6
Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI) †
1. Fergie Jenkins1974 4.3
2. Bert Blyleven1977 3.8
3. Jon Matlack1978 3.6
Nolan Ryan1989 3.6
5. Charlie Hough1985 3.5
6. Fergie Jenkins1978 3.4
7. Mike Minor2019 3.3
8. Gaylord Perry1975 3.2
Nolan Ryan1991 3.2
C.J. Wilson2010 3.2
Base-Out Wins Saved (REW) †
1. Ken Hill1996 4.5
2. Bert Blyleven1977 4.3
3. Jim Kern1979 4.2
4. Yu Darvish2013 3.8
5. Jon Matlack1978 3.7
6. Fergie Jenkins1974 3.6
7. Mike Minor2019 3.5
8. Dick Bosman1969 3.3
9. Rick Honeycutt1983 3.2
10. Bert Blyleven1976 3.1

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