For single seasons, From 2006 to 2009, (requiring SOp9≤5, At least 60% games started and Qualified for league ERA title), sorted by greatest Strikeouts per 9 IP: Results

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Rk Player SO/9 Year Age Tm Lg G GS CG SHO GF W L W-L% SV IP H R ER BB SO ERA ERA HR BF AB 2B 3B IBB HBP SH SF GDP SB CS PO BK WP BA OBP SLG OPS OPS Pit Str
1 Livan Hernandez 5.00 2009 34 TOT NL 31 31 2 0 0 9 12 .429 0 183.2 220 112 111 67 102 5.44 76 19 806 715 47 6 5 1 13 10 24 11 6 2 0 1 .308 .363 .470 .833 125 2977 1778
2 Jeff Suppan 4.96 2007 32 MIL NL 34 34 1 0 0 12 12 .500 0 206.2 243 113 106 68 114 4.62 96 18 919 815 60 3 10 11 14 11 23 7 0 0 0 7 .298 .356 .445 .801 110 3326 2070
3 Joe Blanton 4.96 2006 25 OAK AL 32 31 1 1 0 16 12 .571 0 194.1 241 111 104 58 107 4.82 92 17 856 781 50 4 4 5 3 9 20 13 5 0 0 3 .309 .356 .448 .805 110 3161 1973
4 Jarrod Washburn 4.96 2006 31 SEA AL 31 31 0 0 0 8 14 .364 0 187.0 198 103 97 55 103 4.67 95 25 809 738 50 2 2 7 3 6 13 5 5 2 0 3 .268 .323 .443 .766 99 3066 1912
5 Jeremy Guthrie 4.95 2009 30 BAL AL 33 33 1 0 0 10 17 .370 0 200.0 224 120 112 60 110 5.04 89 35 874 796 51 6 1 9 1 8 17 9 2 4 1 1 .281 .336 .492 .828 115 3359 2082
6 Mike Pelfrey 4.93 2008 24 NYM NL 32 32 2 0 0 13 11 .542 0 200.2 209 86 83 64 110 3.72 113 12 851 758 45 4 1 13 11 5 29 5 6 4 0 2 .276 .340 .393 .734 98 3316 2018
7 Jeff Suppan 4.93 2006 31 STL NL 32 32 0 0 0 12 7 .632 0 190.0 207 100 87 69 104 4.12 108 21 837 747 49 5 6 8 9 3 24 12 3 1 0 8 .277 .343 .440 .784 105 3066 1887
8 Ramon Ortiz 4.91 2006 33 WSN NL 33 33 0 0 0 11 16 .407 0 190.2 230 127 118 64 104 5.57 77 31 871 775 46 4 14 18 10 4 14 6 4 1 3 4 .297 .362 .486 .849 127 3131 1996
9 Jason Marquis 4.90 2008 29 CHC NL 29 28 0 0 0 11 9 .550 0 167.0 172 87 84 70 91 4.53 102 15 738 643 34 4 6 8 10 7 20 11 1 0 1 8 .267 .343 .403 .746 94 2659 1639
10 Joe Saunders 4.89 2009 28 LAA AL 31 31 1 1 0 16 7 .696 0 186.0 202 102 95 64 101 4.60 98 29 805 725 32 4 2 6 6 4 27 18 7 2 1 5 .279 .340 .454 .794 106 3009 1828
11 Zach Duke 4.89 2006 23 PIT NL 34 34 2 1 0 10 15 .400 0 215.1 255 116 107 68 117 4.47 99 17 935 843 60 3 6 7 13 4 27 13 12 7 1 8 .302 .358 .441 .799 111 3265 2037
12 Braden Looper 4.88 2008 33 STL NL 33 33 1 1 0 12 14 .462 0 199.0 216 101 92 45 108 4.16 102 25 842 774 42 3 1 11 7 5 23 1 0 0 1 3 .279 .326 .438 .764 105 3225 2036
13 Josh Fogg 4.87 2006 29 COL NL 31 31 1 1 0 11 9 .550 0 172.0 206 115 105 60 93 5.49 89 24 765 687 48 10 13 6 6 5 17 8 6 2 0 3 .300 .359 .504 .862 116 2748 1696
14 Woody Williams 4.84 2007 40 HOU NL 33 31 0 0 0 8 15 .348 0 188.0 216 114 110 53 101 5.27 84 35 833 755 46 3 5 12 9 4 9 11 4 0 2 1 .286 .341 .494 .835 118 3142 2016
15 Jon Garland 4.81 2009 29 TOT NL 33 33 1 0 0 11 13 .458 0 204.0 225 106 91 61 109 4.01 111 23 882 798 45 5 7 6 11 6 25 8 2 0 0 6 .282 .335 .437 .773 102 3255 2079
16 Miguel Batista 4.80 2006 35 ARI NL 34 33 3 1 0 11 8 .579 0 206.1 231 116 105 84 110 4.58 103 18 910 803 43 7 5 6 12 5 32 15 7 2 1 14 .288 .357 .426 .783 101 3254 2012
17 Jason Marquis 4.79 2009 30 COL NL 33 33 2 1 0 15 13 .536 0 216.0 218 104 97 80 115 4.04 113 15 921 817 42 8 6 4 10 10 28 18 4 0 1 6 .267 .332 .393 .724 88 3247 1997
18 Jon Garland 4.77 2006 26 CHW AL 33 32 1 1 0 18 7 .720 0 211.1 247 112 106 41 112 4.51 105 26 900 840 51 5 4 6 5 8 23 6 7 0 0 4 .294 .328 .460 .788 98 3343 2167
19 Daniel Cabrera 4.75 2008 27 BAL AL 30 30 2 0 0 8 10 .444 0 180.0 199 109 105 90 95 5.25 85 24 821 696 38 2 5 18 5 12 22 27 4 0 2 15 .286 .376 .450 .826 118 3020 1776
20 Greg Maddux 4.73 2007 41 SDP NL 34 34 1 0 0 14 11 .560 0 198.0 221 92 91 25 104 4.14 97 14 830 776 47 8 3 6 15 8 14 37 2 1 0 5 .285 .309 .420 .729 99 2703 1853
21 Joel Pineiro 4.73 2006 27 SEA AL 40 25 1 0 6 8 13 .381 1 165.2 209 123 117 64 87 6.36 70 23 753 672 49 3 13 10 1 6 21 8 3 0 1 4 .311 .376 .496 .872 127 2743 1740
22 Chien-Ming Wang 4.70 2007 27 NYY AL 30 30 1 0 0 19 7 .731 0 199.1 199 84 82 59 104 3.70 122 9 823 751 38 6 1 8 2 3 32 14 7 0 1 9 .265 .324 .368 .692 82 2859 1768
23 Rick Porcello 4.69 2009 20 DET AL 31 31 0 0 0 14 9 .609 0 170.2 176 81 75 52 89 3.96 116 23 720 659 27 1 0 3 4 2 24 8 2 1 1 6 .267 .323 .416 .738 90 2726 1696
24 Joe Saunders 4.68 2008 27 LAA AL 31 31 1 0 0 17 7 .708 0 198.0 187 82 75 53 103 3.41 130 21 807 740 32 1 2 6 5 2 28 18 7 3 0 3 .253 .307 .384 .691 80 3000 1853
25 Jake Westbrook 4.64 2006 28 CLE AL 32 32 3 2 0 15 10 .600 0 211.1 247 106 98 55 109 4.17 107 15 904 835 40 2 4 4 5 4 35 16 3 2 0 5 .296 .341 .402 .743 93 3266 2037
Rk Player SO/9 Year Age Tm Lg G GS CG SHO GF W L W-L% SV IP H R ER BB SO ERA ERA HR BF AB 2B 3B IBB HBP SH SF GDP SB CS PO BK WP BA OBP SLG OPS OPS Pit Str
26 Braden Looper 4.62 2009 34 MIL NL 34 34 0 0 0 14 7 .667 0 194.2 226 123 113 64 100 5.22 77 39 866 781 38 6 6 5 9 7 20 5 3 3 0 5 .289 .344 .503 .847 129 3275 2033
27 Matt Morris 4.62 2007 32 TOT NL 32 32 3 0 0 10 11 .476 0 198.2 240 123 108 61 102 4.89 91 18 884 795 61 4 4 9 10 8 24 15 2 0 0 4 .302 .355 .457 .812 113 3035 1942
28 Brad Radke 4.60 2006 33 MIN AL 28 28 0 0 0 12 9 .571 0 162.1 197 87 78 32 83 4.32 103 24 689 641 36 3 3 1 5 10 16 6 5 0 0 2 .307 .336 .485 .821 111 2475 1671
29 Jamie Moyer 4.60 2006 43 TOT ML 33 33 2 1 0 11 14 .440 0 211.1 228 110 101 51 108 4.30 104 33 894 823 52 7 5 5 5 9 21 11 8 5 1 3 .277 .320 .478 .797 105 3268 2048
30 Jeff Suppan 4.56 2008 33 MIL NL 31 31 0 0 0 10 10 .500 0 177.2 207 110 98 67 90 4.96 85 30 780 695 37 1 7 4 10 4 22 4 7 2 1 3 .298 .361 .483 .844 127 2822 1707
31 Greg Maddux 4.55 2008 42 TOT NL 33 33 0 0 0 8 13 .381 0 194.0 204 105 91 30 98 4.22 91 21 804 751 37 4 5 6 9 8 16 24 5 1 2 2 .272 .302 .415 .717 100 2567 1722
32 Trevor Cahill 4.53 2009 21 OAK AL 32 32 0 0 0 10 13 .435 0 178.2 185 99 92 72 90 4.63 94 27 773 686 45 6 1 4 4 7 18 17 10 1 0 5 .270 .339 .471 .810 112 3006 1776
33 Zach Duke 4.48 2009 26 PIT NL 32 32 3 1 0 11 16 .407 0 213.0 231 101 96 49 106 4.06 101 23 891 810 46 5 0 3 18 10 20 7 8 3 1 2 .285 .325 .440 .764 106 3072 1996
34 Nick Blackburn 4.47 2008 26 MIN AL 33 33 0 0 0 11 11 .500 0 193.1 224 102 87 39 96 4.05 103 23 823 768 38 4 4 7 5 4 31 2 2 0 0 2 .292 .330 .441 .771 106 2884 1942
35 Braden Looper 4.47 2007 32 STL NL 31 30 0 0 0 12 12 .500 0 175.0 183 100 96 51 87 4.94 89 22 746 681 41 2 2 4 4 6 16 5 1 0 3 0 .269 .321 .432 .752 99 2800 1709
36 Jason Marquis 4.45 2006 27 STL NL 33 33 0 0 0 14 16 .467 0 194.1 221 136 130 75 96 6.02 74 35 870 764 43 10 2 16 12 3 18 10 5 0 1 2 .289 .364 .509 .873 127 3068 1867
37 Mark Buehrle 4.43 2009 30 CHW AL 33 33 1 1 0 13 10 .565 0 213.1 222 97 91 45 105 3.84 121