Major League Baseball Records
Career Leaders - Pitching
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Earned Run Avg Wins Strikeouts
Rank Name ERA Rank Name Wins Rank Name Strikeouts
1 Ed Walsh 1.82 1 Cy Young 511 1 Nolan Ryan 5714
2 Addie Jones 1.89 2 Walter Johnson 417 2 Randy Johnson 4875
3 Jim Devlin 1.90 3 Grover Alexander 373 3 Roger Clemens* 4672
4 Jack Pfiester 2.02 3 Christy Mathewson 373 4 Steve Carlton 4136
5 Joe Wood 2.03 5 Pud Galvin 365 5 Bert Blyleven 3701
6 Mordecai Brown 2.06 6 Warren Spahn 363 6 Tom Seaver 3640
7 Monte Ward 2.10 7 Kid Nichols 361 7 Don Sutton 3574
8 Christy Mathewson 2.13 8 Greg Maddux 355 8 Gaylord Perry 3534
8 Al Spalding 2.13 9 Roger Clemens* 354 9 Walter Johnson 3509
10 Tommy Bond 2.14 10 Tim Keefe 342 10 Greg Maddux 3371
34 Clayton Kershaw 2.43 79 Bartolo Colon 218 27 CC Sabathia 2574
Complete Games Walks Shutouts
Rank Name CG Rank Name Walks Rank Name SHO
1 Cy Young 749 1 Nolan Ryan 2795 1 Walter Johnson 110
2 Pud Galvin 636 2 Steve Carlton 1833 2 Grover Alexander 90
3 Tim Keefe 554 3 Phil Niekro 1809 3 Christy Mathewson 79
4 Walter Johnson 531 4 Early Wynn 1775 4 Cy Young 76
4 Kid Nichols 531 5 Bob Feller 1764 5 Eddie Plank 69
6 Mickey Walsh 525 6 Bobo Newson 1732 6 Warren Spahn 63
7 Old Hoss Redbourn 489 7 Amos Rusie 1707 7 Tom Seaver 61
8 John Clarkson 485 8 Charlie Hough 1665 7 Nolan Ryan 61
9 Tony Mullane 468 9 Roger Clemens* 1580 9 Bert Blyleven 60
10 Jim McCormick 466 10 Gus Weheying 1566 10 Don Sutton 58
997 CC Sabathia 38 163 CC Sabathia 894 463 Bartolo Colon 13
Losses Winning Percentage Saves
Rank Name Losses Rank Name Win Pct Rank Name Saves
1 Cy Young 316 1 Al Spalding 0.795 1 Mariano Rivera 652
2 Pud Galvin 308 2 Spud Chandler 0.717 2 Trevor Hoffman 601
3 Nolan Ryan 292 3 Whitey Ford 0.690 3 Lee Smith 478
4 Walter Johnson 279 3 Dave Foutz 0.690 4 John Franco 424
5 Phil Niekro 274 5 Bob Caruthers 0.688 5 Billy Wagner 422
6 Gaylord Perry 265 6 Pedro Martinez 0.687 6 Dennis Eckersley 390
7 Don Sutton 256 7 Don Gullett 0.686 7 Francisco Rodriguez 386
8 Jack Powell 254 8 Lefty Grove 0.680 8 Joe Nathan 377
9 Eppe Rixey 251 9 Jim Hughes 0.675 9 Jeff Reardon 367
10 Bert Blyleven 250 10 Smokey Joe Wood 0.672 10 Troy Percival 358
119 Mark Buehrle 160 12 Clayton Kershaw 0.671 11 Jonathan Papelbon 349
20 Huston Street 315
Innings Pitched
Rank Name IP
1 Cy Young 7356.0
2 Pud Galvin 6003.1
3 Walter Johnson 5914.1
4 Phil Niekro 5404.0
5 Nolan Ryan 5386.0
6 Gaylord Perry 5350.0
7 Don Sutton 5282.1
8 Warren Spahn 5243.2
9 Steve Carlton 5217.2
10 Grover Alexander 5190.0
95 Mark Buehrle 3283.1
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Last Updated 1/16/16
(Players with * denote suspected steroid use)