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Single-Season Top 10 Leaders

WAR for Pitchers †
1. Pedro Martinez1997 9.0
2. Max Scherzer2018 8.7
3. Steve Rogers1982 7.6
4. Max Scherzer2017 7.2
5. Max Scherzer2015 6.9
6. Gio Gonzalez2017 6.5
7. Livan Hernandez2003 6.4
Stephen Strasburg2017 6.4
9. Max Scherzer2016 6.3
Stephen Strasburg2019 6.3
Earned Run Average
1. Mel Rojas1992 1.43
2. Steve Rogers1973 1.54
3. Mike Marshall1972 1.78
4. Pedro Martinez1997 1.90
5. Jeff Reardon1982 2.06
6. Chuck Taylor1974 2.17
7. Jeff Fassero1993 2.29
8. Tim Burke1985 2.39
Mark Langston1989 2.39
Dennis Martinez1991 2.39
Andy McGaffigan1987 2.39
Wins
1. Gio Gonzalez2012 21
2. Ross Grimsley1978 20
Max Scherzer2016 20
4. Steve Rogers1982 19
Jordan Zimmermann2013 19
6. Carl Morton1970 18
Max Scherzer2018 18
Bryn Smith1985 18
Stephen Strasburg2019 18
10. Bill Gullickson1983 17
Pedro Martinez1997 17
Steve Rogers1977 17
Steve Rogers1983 17
Bill Stoneman1971 17
Win-Loss %
1. David Palmer1979 .833
2. Steve Frey1990 .800
3. Stephen Strasburg2016 .789
Stephen Strasburg2017 .789
5. Bryn Smith1985 .783
6. Luis Ayala2003 .769
Rudy May1979 .769
8. Ken Hill1994 .762
9. Tim Burke1989 .750
Jeff Parrett1988 .750
Stephen Strasburg2019 .750
John Wetteland1993 .750
Walks & Hits per IP
1. Max Scherzer2017 0.902
2. Max Scherzer2018 0.911
3. Max Scherzer2015 0.918
4. Pedro Martinez1997 0.932
5. Pascual Perez1988 0.941
6. Max Scherzer2016 0.968
7. Stephen Strasburg2017 1.015
8. Dennis Martinez1992 1.025
9. Max Scherzer2019 1.027
10. Stephen Strasburg2019 1.038
Hits per 9 IP
1. Max Scherzer2017 5.651
2. Pedro Martinez1997 5.892
3. Floyd Youmans1986 5.959
4. Max Scherzer2018 6.118
5. Steve Rogers1973 6.246
6. Mel Rojas1992 6.348
7. Mike Marshall1972 6.362
8. Pascual Perez1988 6.367
9. Tim Burke1985 6.432
10. Max Scherzer2016 6.504
Bases On Balls per 9 IP
1. Jordan Zimmermann2014 1.307
2. Doug Fister2014 1.317
3. Max Scherzer2015 1.338
4. Bryn Smith1988 1.455
5. Bill Gullickson1984 1.469
6. Gil Heredia1995 1.588
7. Dan Haren2013 1.644
8. Bryn Smith1985 1.660
9. Butch Henry1994 1.677
10. Bill Lee1980 1.678
Strikeouts per 9 IP
1. Max Scherzer2019 12.691
2. Max Scherzer2018 12.236
3. Max Scherzer2017 12.020
4. Pedro Martinez1997 11.374
5. Max Scherzer2016 11.194
6. Stephen Strasburg2016 11.153
7. Stephen Strasburg2012 11.128
8. Stephen Strasburg2015 10.955
9. Max Scherzer2015 10.863
10. Stephen Strasburg2019 10.809
Games Played
1. Mike Marshall1973 92
2. Jon Rauch2007 88
3. Jon Rauch2006 85
Saul Rivera2007 85
5. Graeme Lloyd2001 84
6. Steve Kline2000 83
7. Steve Kline1999 82
8. Luis Ayala2004 81
Dale Murray1976 81
10. Gary Majewski2005 79
Anthony Telford1999 79
Saves
1. Chad Cordero2005 47
2. Rafael Soriano2013 43
Drew Storen2011 43
John Wetteland1993 43
5. Jeff Reardon1985 41
Ugueth Urbina1999 41
7. Chad Cordero2007 37
John Wetteland1992 37
9. Mel Rojas1996 36
10. Jeff Reardon1986 35
Innings Pitched
1. Steve Rogers1977 301.2
2. Bill Stoneman1971 294.2
3. Carl Morton1970 284.2
4. Steve Rogers1980 281.0
5. Steve Rogers1982 277.0
6. Steve Renko1971 275.2
7. Steve Rogers1983 273.0
8. Ross Grimsley1978 263.0
9. Livan Hernandez2004 255.0
10. Steve Rogers1974 253.2
Strikeouts
1. Pedro Martinez1997 305
2. Max Scherzer2018 300
3. Max Scherzer2016 284
4. Max Scherzer2015 276
5. Max Scherzer2017 268
6. Bill Stoneman1971 251
Stephen Strasburg2019 251
8. Max Scherzer2019 243
9. Stephen Strasburg2014 242
10. Javier Vazquez2003 241
Games Started
1. Steve Rogers1977 40
2. Steve Rogers1974 38
Bill Stoneman1971 38
4. Carl Morton1970 37
Steve Renko1971 37
Steve Rogers1979 37
Steve Rogers1980 37
8. Ross Grimsley1978 36
Steve Rogers1983 36
Bill Stoneman1969 36
Complete Games
1. Ross Grimsley1978 19
Bill Stoneman1971 19
3. Steve Rogers1977 17
4. Steve Rogers1980 14
Steve Rogers1982 14
6. Pedro Martinez1997 13
Steve Rogers1979 13
Steve Rogers1983 13
Bill Stoneman1972 13
Mike Torrez1972 13
Home Runs
1. Ramon Ortiz2006 31
Max Scherzer2016 31
Javier Vazquez1998 31
4. Dan Haren2013 28
Javier Vazquez2002 28
Javier Vazquez2003 28
7. Bill Gullickson1984 27
Livan Hernandez2003 27
Dennis Martinez1993 27
Carl Morton1970 27
Tim Redding2008 27
Steve Renko1970 27
Max Scherzer2015 27
Bases on Balls
1. Bill Stoneman1971 146
2. Steve Renko1971 135
3. Carl Morton1970 125
4. Bill Stoneman1969 123
5. Floyd Youmans1986 118
6. Mike Torrez1973 115
7. Balor Moore1973 109
Bill Stoneman1970 109
9. Steve Renko1973 108
10. Dennis Blair1975 106
Hits
1. Carl Morton1970 281
2. Steve Rogers1977 272
3. Livan Hernandez2005 268
4. Steve Rogers1983 258
5. Steve Renko1971 256
6. Steve Rogers1974 255
7. Carl Morton1971 252
8. Steve Rogers1975 248
9. Steve Rogers1980 247
Javier Vazquez2000 247
Strikeouts / Base On Balls
1. Max Scherzer2015 8.118
2. Max Scherzer2019 7.364
3. Jordan Zimmermann2014 6.276
4. Stephen Strasburg2015 5.962
5. Max Scherzer2018 5.882
6. Stephen Strasburg2014 5.628
7. Max Scherzer2016 5.071
8. Max Scherzer2017 4.873
9. Dan Haren2013 4.871
10. Javier Vazquez2001 4.727
Home Runs per 9 IP
1. Dale Murray1976 0.079
2. Bill Gullickson1981 0.172
3. Mel Rojas1992 0.179
4. Mike Marshall1972 0.233
5. Brian Holman1988 0.269
6. Chris Nabholz1991 0.293
7. David Palmer1985 0.332
8. Steve Rogers1973 0.336
9. Don Stanhouse1976 0.342
10. Ken Hill1993 0.343
Losses
1. Steve Rogers1974 22
2. Bill Stoneman1969 19
3. Carl Morton1971 18
4. Steve Rogers1976 17
5. Balor Moore1973 16
Ramon Ortiz2006 16
Steve Renko1974 16
Jerry Robertson1969 16
Steve Rogers1977 16
Bill Stoneman1971 16
Earned Runs
1. Steve Rogers1974 126
2. Ramon Ortiz2006 118
3. Javier Vazquez1998 116
4. Steve Renko1971 115
Bill Stoneman1969 115
6. Carl Morton1970 114
Carl Morton1971 114
8. Livan Hernandez2005 109
9. Steve Renko1970 107
10. Bill Stoneman1970 106
Wild Pitches
1. Steve Renko1974 19
2. Ernie McAnally1971 18
3. Tony Armas2002 14
Henry Rodriguez2011 14
Steve Rogers1977 14
Mike Torrez1973 14
7. Zach Day2003 13
Steve Rogers1975 13
Mike Wegener1969 13
10. Dennis Blair1975 12
Steve Rogers1984 12
Hit By Pitch
1. Ramon Ortiz2006 18
2. Bill Stoneman1970 14
3. Tony Armas2006 13
Livan Hernandez2005 13
Sun-Woo Kim2004 13
Tanner Roark2016 13
7. Jim Bullinger1997 12
Max Scherzer2018 12
Bill Stoneman1969 12
Stephen Strasburg2013 12
Batters Faced
1. Bill Stoneman1971 1243
2. Steve Rogers1977 1235
3. Carl Morton1970 1218
4. Steve Renko1971 1193
5. Steve Rogers1980 1151
6. Steve Rogers1983 1125
7. Steve Rogers1982 1122
8. Ross Grimsley1978 1068
Steve Rogers1975 1068
10. Livan Hernandez2005 1065
Games Finished
1. Mike Marshall1973 73
2. Mel Rojas1996 64
3. Chad Cordero2005 62
Ugueth Urbina1999 62
5. Chad Cordero2006 59
Chad Cordero2007 59
Ugueth Urbina1998 59
8. Rocky Biddle2003 58
Jeff Reardon1984 58
Rafael Soriano2013 58
John Wetteland1992 58
John Wetteland1993 58
Adjusted ERA+
1. Steve Rogers1973 245
2. Mel Rojas1992 244
3. Pedro Martinez1997 219
4. Mike Marshall1972 198
5. Jeff Fassero1993 183
6. Max Scherzer2017 178
Stephen Strasburg2017 178
Chuck Taylor1974 178
9. Jeff Reardon1982 177
10. Andy McGaffigan1987 176
Fielding Independent Pitching
1. Bill Gullickson1981 2.11
2. Mike Marshall1972 2.36
3. Pedro Martinez1997 2.39
4. Max Scherzer2019 2.45
5. Max Scherzer2018 2.65
6. Jordan Zimmermann2014 2.68
7. Bill Gullickson1980 2.71
8. Mel Rojas1992 2.72
Stephen Strasburg2017 2.72
10. Steve Rogers1982 2.76
Adj. Pitching Runs
1. Pedro Martinez1997 57
2. Max Scherzer2017 42
3. Max Scherzer2018 40
4. Steve Rogers1982 38
5. Stephen Strasburg2017 36
6. Gio Gonzalez2017 34
Max Scherzer2016 34
8. Tanner Roark2016 33
9. Steve Rogers1973 32
10. Livan Hernandez2003 31
Max Scherzer2015 31
Max Scherzer2019 31
Adj. Pitching Wins
1. Pedro Martinez1997 6.3
2. Max Scherzer2017 4.4
Max Scherzer2018 4.4
4. Steve Rogers1982 4.3
5. Stephen Strasburg2017 3.8
6. Steve Rogers1973 3.7
7. Max Scherzer2016 3.6
8. Gio Gonzalez2017 3.5
9. Tanner Roark2016 3.4
10. Livan Hernandez2003 3.3
Dennis Martinez1991 3.3
Max Scherzer2015 3.3
Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24) †
1. Pedro Martinez1997 57.70
2. Max Scherzer2017 46.40
3. Max Scherzer2018 44.79
4. Steve Rogers1982 41.14
5. Livan Hernandez2004 38.30
6. Max Scherzer2016 36.91
7. Max Scherzer2019 36.36
8. Gio Gonzalez2017 35.90
9. Stephen Strasburg2017 35.47
10. Max Scherzer2015 34.76
Win Probability Added (WPA) †
1. Pedro Martinez1997 6.4
2. John Wetteland1993 5.7
3. Tyler Clippard2011 5.2
4. Tim Burke1987 5.0
Max Scherzer2018 5.0
6. Steve Rogers1982 4.8
7. Max Scherzer2017 4.6
8. Mel Rojas1996 4.2
Max Scherzer2016 4.2
10. Dennis Martinez1991 3.9
Steve Rogers1973 3.9
Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI) †
1. Pedro Martinez1997 6.3
2. Max Scherzer2018 4.9
3. Max Scherzer2017 4.4
4. Steve Rogers1982 4.3
5. Max Scherzer2016 4.1
6. Max Scherzer2015 3.8
7. Dennis Martinez1992 3.5
Stephen Strasburg2019 3.5
9. Gio Gonzalez2012 3.4
10. Dennis Martinez1991 3.3
Javier Vazquez2001 3.3
Base-Out Wins Saved (REW) †
1. Pedro Martinez1997 6.4
2. Max Scherzer2017 4.9
3. Max Scherzer2018 4.8
4. Steve Rogers1982 4.6
5. Livan Hernandez2004 3.9
Max Scherzer2016 3.9
7. Steve Rogers1973 3.8
Max Scherzer2015 3.8
9. Gio Gonzalez2017 3.7
Steve Rogers1978 3.7
Max Scherzer2019 3.7
Stephen Strasburg2017 3.7

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