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A lot of statistics will be befuddled about in the afterward slides, but these rankings were ultimately subjective. A player’s aiguille performance, his abounding statistical anatomy of assignment aback 2000 and his postseason assembly were all taken into annual aback free the final rankings.
ERA is artlessly a pitcher’s ERA adapted to booty into annual the ballparks in which he is pitching. An ERA of 100 is league-average, while anniversary cardinal aloft 100 represents one allotment point bigger than the alliance average.
WAR/100 is a carbon I adapted up for a activity I did aftermost March selecting anniversary team’s GOAT pitcher. It’s artlessly a pitcher’s WAR absolute disconnected by his absolute innings pitched afresh assorted by 100, appropriately giving us his WAR per 100 innings pitched. The abstraction is to accomplish it easier to contextualize WAR totals beyond altered sample sizes.
Let’s bang things off with some atonement mentions.
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These 15 players accustomed austere application for the final account but ultimately came up short:
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Stats: 214-160, 3.81 ERA (117 ERA ), 1.28 WHIP, 1,870 K, 3,283.1 IP, 60.0 WAR
Postseason: 2-1, 4.11 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 16 K, 30.2 IP, One-time WS winner
The left-hander did not absence abounding bats with 5.1 strikeouts per nine innings, but he took the brawl every fifth day for added than a decade and about consistently gave his aggregation a adventitious to win.
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Stats: 162-95, 3.39 ERA (118 ERA ), 1.23 WHIP, 1,776 K, 2,103.2 IP, 36.3 WAR
Postseason: 4-5, 4 SV, 2.81 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, 115 K, 105.2 IP, One-time WS winner
Adam Wainwright was acquired by the St. Louis Cardinals above-mentioned to the 2004 division in the blockbuster accord that beatific J.D. Drew to the Atlanta Braves. That will go bottomward as one of the best trades in authorization history.
The 6’7″ right-hander began his MLB career casting out of the bullpen, announcement a 3.12 ERA with three saves and 17 holds in 2006 afore confined as the team’s afterpiece and extenuative four amateur during its run to a World Series title.
He confused into the circling afterwards that and bound became one of the best starters in baseball. In a five-season amplitude sandwiched about Tommy John anaplasty in 2011, he went 92-50 with a 2.83 ERA (135 ERA ) and 1.12 WHIP while cutting up 1,007 strikeouts in 1,130.2 innings.
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Stats: 143-91, 3.52 ERA (118 ERA ), 1.20 WHIP, 1,824 K, 2,156.2 IP, 42.5 WAR
Postseason: 7-3, 2.52 ERA, 0.93 WHIP, 89 K, 82.0 IP
Cliff Lee won 18 amateur and acquaint a 3.79 ERA (111 ERA ) to accomplishment fourth in American Alliance Cy Young voting in 2005, but he bootless to body off that achievement in consecutive seasons and struggled to a 6.29 ERA over 97.1 innings in 2007.
The afterward year, he went 22-3 with a 2.54 ERA, 1.11 WHIP and 170 strikeouts in 223.1 innings to win AL Cy Young honors, and from there he bound emerged as one of the best pitchers in baseball. From 2008 through his final actually advantageous division in 2013, he went 85-50 with a 2.89 ERA (140 ERA ) in 1,333.2 innings, and he shined in October for the Philadelphia Phillies and Texas Rangers.
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Stats: 163-102, 3.36 ERA (127 ERA ), 1.21 WHIP, 1,852 K, 2,245.1 IP, 49.9 WAR
Postseason: 5-2, 3.73 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, 56 K, 72.1 IP
Roy Oswalt debuted in 2001 and anon became the ace of the Houston Astros staff, activity 14-3 with a 2.73 ERA, 1.06 WHIP and 144 strikeouts in 141.2 innings to accomplishment additional in NL Amateur of the Year and fifth in NL Cy Young voting.
Over the abutting seven seasons, he went 115-61 with a 3.17 ERA (137 ERA ) and 1,191 strikeouts in 1,480.1 innings. He won the NL ERA appellation in 2006 (2.98) and accomplished in the top bristles in Cy Young voting four times during that seven-year stretch.
He was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies at the borderline in 2010 and spent the 2011 division casting alongside Roy Halladay, Cole Hamels and Cliff Lee in one of the best rotations anytime assembled.
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Stats: 138-106, 3.88 ERA (111 ERA ), 1.23 WHIP, 1,901 K, 2,051 IP, 35.3 WAR
Postseason: 7-3, 3.07 ERA, 0.94 WHIP, 99 K, 93.2 IP, Two-time WS winner
His 111 ERA over added than 2,000 regular-season innings is solid. He was additionally a three-time All-Star and the AL Cy Young runner-up in 2007 aback he went 20-7 with a 3.27 ERA, 1.14 WHIP and 194 strikeouts in 200.2 innings.
His five-hit annihilation of a ample New York Yankees calendar in the title-clinching Bold 6 of the 2003 World Series stands as one of the best postseason casting performances of all time. He was aloof 23 years old.
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Stats: 190-108, 3.56 ERA (120 ERA ), 1.26 WHIP, 2,355 K, 2,537.2 IP, 45.2 WAR
Postseason: 9-7, 2.51 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 133 K, 154 IP, Three-time WS winner
In 2016, the Cubs bankrupt a 108-year World Series aridity with Lester confined in the role of agents ace, activity 19-5 with a 2.44 ERA, 1.02 WHIP and 197 strikeouts in 202.2 innings to accomplishment additional in NL Cy Young voting.
The left-hander was already an accustomed postseason standout aback he abutting the Cubs, accepting acquaint a 2.57 ERA in 84 playoff innings during his time with the Boston Red Sox and Oakland Athletics.
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Stats: 163-121, 3.42 ERA (123 ERA ), 1.18 WHIP, 2,558 K, 2,694.2 IP, 58.5 WAR
Postseason: 7-6, 3.41 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, 93 K, 100.1 IP, One-time WS winner
Cole Hamels fabricated a name for himself as the 24-year-old ace of the Philadelphia Phillies agents during their run to a World Series appellation in 2008. He went 4-0 with a 1.80 ERA, 0.91 WHIP and 30 strikeouts in 35 innings over bristles starts that October, acceptable NLCS and World Series MVP ceremoniousness in the process.
He was traded to the Texas Rangers amid through the 2015 division and traded afresh to the Chicago Cubs at the 2018 deadline, and he still had abundant larboard in the catchbasin aftermost year to acquire a one-year, $18 actor accord from the Atlanta Braves during the offseason.
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Stats: 107-50, 3.34 ERA (134 ERA ), 1.20 WHIP, 1,356 K, 1,454.1 IP, 35.0 WAR
Postseason: 9-5, 3.77 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 120 K, 126.2 IP, One-time WS winner
He won his additional World Series appellation in as abounding years with the New York Yankees in 2000, afresh he won his sixth Cy Young Accolade the afterward year aback he went 20-3 with a 3.51 ERA and 213 strikeouts in 220.1 innings.
When his five-year run with the Yankees came to an end, he alive with the hometown Houston Astros for his age-41 division and connected to dominate. He went 18-4 with a 2.98 ERA, 1.16 WHIP and 218 strikeouts in 214.1 innings to win his seventh and final Cy Young Accolade in 2004, afresh he won the AL ERA appellation in 2005 aback he was 13-8 with a 1.87 ERA (226 ERA ) while allowance the Astros to an NL pennant.
Steroid allegations adhere over his career and accept appropriately far prevented his consecration into the Hall of Fame. But on numbers alone, his achievement from the 2000 division on is abundant to acreage him at No. 18 in these rankings.
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Stats: 110-89, 3.74 ERA (104 ERA ), 1.29 WHIP, 1,736 K, 1,682 IP, 19.9 WAR
Postseason: 5-2, 2.40 ERA, 0.85 WHIP, 65 K, 56.1 IP, Three-time WS winner
Ultimately, that aiguille accepted to be acutely short, and his career numbers do not reflect the affectionate of abode he was in his prime. For four years, he was elite:
He won NL Cy Young ceremoniousness in 2008 and 2009 while arch the NL in strikeouts three times during that four-year stretch. He additionally threw a two-hit annihilation in Bold 1 of the 2010 NLDS to set the accent for the San Francisco Giants’ cool run to a World Series title.
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Stats: 112-58, 3.17 ERA (130 ERA ), 1.09 WHIP, 1,695 K, 1,438.2 IP, 32.3 WAR
Postseason: 6-2, 1.46 ERA, 0.94 WHIP, 71 K, 55.1 IP, One-time WS winner
The 31-year-old was advantageous aftermost year and pitched like an ace, activity 18-6 with a 3.32 ERA, 1.04 WHIP and 251 strikeouts in an NL-high 209 innings. He followed that up with a ablaze postseason that saw him go 5-0 with a 1.98 ERA, 0.94 WHIP and 47 strikeouts in 36.1 innings, capped off with World Series MVP honors.
That acceptable him a seven-year, $175 actor arrangement afterwards he autonomous out of the final four years and $100 actor of his antecedent accord with the Nationals, and he will be counted on to break advantageous activity forward.
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Stats: 169-136, 3.42 ERA (117 ERA ), 1.21 WHIP, 2,524 K, 2,729.2 IP, 50.3 WAR
His aiguille ran from 2009 to 2014 aback he went 86-56 with a 2.73 ERA, 1.10 WHIP and 1,358 strikeouts in 1,394.1 innings. He won the AL ERA appellation in 2010 (2.27) and 2014 (2.14), and he took home AL Cy Young ceremoniousness in 2010 admitting a 13-12 record.
It’s now been four years aback he angry in a abounding division of frontline production, and 2019 apparent the end of a seven-year, $175 actor arrangement that briefly fabricated him the highest-paid abode in baseball.
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Stats: 251-161, 3.74 ERA (116 ERA ), 1.26 WHIP, 3,093 K, 3,577.1 IP, 62.0 WAR
Postseason: 10-7, 4.28 ERA, 1.54 WHIP, 121 K, 130.1 IP, One-time WS winner
The afterward season, he was traded to Milwaukee at the deadline, and he went 11-2 with a 1.65 ERA in 17 starts, including seven complete amateur and three shutouts, to advice the Brewers affirmation a wild-card spot.
Sabathia captivated up his career with 251 wins and six All-Star appearances, and he was the ace of the Yankees agents aback they won the World Series in 2009. He should be a first-ballot Hall of Famer aback his time comes.
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Stats: 109-73, 3.03 ERA (140 ERA ), 1.04 WHIP, 2,007 K, 1,629.2 IP, 45.4 WAR
Postseason: 1-2, 5.76 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 36 K, 25 IP, One-time WS winner
Over the seven-year amount from 2012 to 2018, he went 99-59 with a 2.91 ERA (143 ERA ), 1.02 WHIP and 1,678 strikeouts in 1,388 innings. He was an All-Star every year and accomplished in the top six in Cy Young voting anniversary division during that stretch.
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Stats: 98-58, 3.16 ERA (134 ERA ), 1.09 WHIP, 1,461 K, 1,341.2 IP, 32.2 WAR
Postseason: 4-3, 3.97 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 47 K, 45.1 IP
During the five-year window from 2014 to 2018, he went 83-45 with a 2.85 ERA (151 ERA ), 1.02 WHIP and 1,228 strikeouts in 1,091.1 innings. His 31.7 WAR during that amplitude trailed abandoned Max Scherzer (34.5) amid all pitchers.
His 2019 was cut abbreviate by a burst forearm, and he struggled to a 5.80 ERA in seven starts above-mentioned to the injury, so he’ll be one of the arch contenders for AL Comeback Amateur of the Year ceremoniousness in his aboriginal division with the Texas Rangers.
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Stats: 205-123, 3.35 ERA (125 ERA ), 1.16 WHIP, 2,622 K, 2,872 IP, 65.9 WAR
Postseason: 3-6, 4.21 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 84 K, 92 IP
After some aboriginal struggles, Zack Greinke bankrupt out in a big way during the 2009 season, activity 16-8 while arch the AL in ERA (2.16), ERA (205) and WHIP (1.07) for a 97-loss Kansas City Royals aggregation to win AL Cy Young.
He’s aback spent time with the Milwaukee Brewers, Los Angeles Angels, Los Angeles Dodgers, Arizona Diamondbacks and Houston Astros, and he’s pitched at a top-of-the-rotation akin everywhere he’s gone.
The 36-year-old went 18-5 with a 2.93 ERA, 0.98 WHIP and 187 strikeouts in 208.2 innings aftermost season, and he’s done an accomplished job developing an armory that relies beneath on acceleration over the years.
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Stats: 117-63, 3.54 ERA (132 ERA ), 1.13 WHIP, 1,545 K, 1,569.1 IP, 46.2 WAR
Postseason: 10-1, 2.12 ERA, 0.93 WHIP, 92 K, 102 IP, Three-time WS winner
The 99 wins, 1,571 strikeouts and 34.4 WAR he acquaint above-mentioned to that division are not allotment of the chat here, but his late-career achievement on its own is still abundant to acreage him a atom central the top 10.
His ablaze postseason clue almanac vaults him avant-garde of others with analogously abbreviate peaks in these rankings.
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Stats: 119-92, 3.13 ERA (120 ERA ), 1.11 WHIP, 1,794 K, 1,846 IP, 32.2 WAR
Postseason: 8-3, 1 SV, 2.11 ERA, 0.90 WHIP, 87 K, 102.1 IP, Three-time WS winner
The 2014 postseason abandoned ability accept been abundant to acreage Madison Bumgarner on this list.
He accomplished that postseason 4-1 with a 1.03 ERA in 52.2 innings, capping things off with a four-hit annihilation in Bold 5 of the World Series and afresh an ballsy five-inning save three canicule afterwards in Bold 7. He won NLCS and World Series MVP ceremoniousness and anchored his abode as one of the greatest postseason pitchers in MLB history.
Turns out, he’s not too bare during the approved season, either.
He ashamed off four beeline seasons of at atomic 200 innings and an ERA beneath 3.00 from 2013 to 2017, finishing in the top 10 in Cy Young voting anniversary year. Aside from a brace of aberration injuries, he’s been one of the best reliable starters in the game.
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Stats: 139-78, 3.20 ERA (136 ERA ), 1.13 WHIP, 1,988 K, 2,025.2 IP, 51.1 WAR
Postseason: 1-3, 3.97 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 32 K, 34 IP
One of the best examples of why the Rule 5 abstract exists, Johan Santana was plucked from the Houston Astros arrangement by the Florida Marlins in the 1999 abstract afresh promptly awash to the Minnesota Twins.
After an inauspicious aboriginal two seasons in the majors (45 G, 9 GS, 5.90 ERA, 0.5 WAR), Santana shined in a swingman role during the abutting two seasons (72 G, 32 GS, 3.04 ERA, 6.8 WAR). The left-hander assuredly abutting the starting circling full-time in 2004 and anon won the AL Cy Young, activity 20-6 with a 2.61 ERA, 0.92 WHIP and 265 strikeouts in 228 innings.
From 2004 to 2008, he went 86-39 with a 2.82 ERA (157 ERA ), 1.02 WHIP and 1,189 strikeouts in 1,146.2 innings, and he added a additional Cy Young Accolade in 2006 aback he led the AL in wins (19), ERA (2.77), WHIP (1.00), strikeouts (245) and innings pitched (233.2).
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Stats: 66-49, 2.62 ERA (148 ERA ), 1.05 WHIP, 1,255 K, 1,101.2 IP, 33.3 WAR
Postseason: 3-1, 2.88 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 29 K, 25 IP
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Stats: 143-78, 3.34 ERA (137 ERA ), 1.11 WHIP, 2,182 K, 1,885.1 IP, 51.3 WAR
Postseason: 5-3, 3.28 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 59 K, 60.1 IP, One-time WS winner
He had one added able division at age 40 in 2004, activity 16-14 with a 2.60 ERA, 0.90 WHIP and 290 strikeouts in 245.2 innings to accomplishment additional in Cy Young voting afore a rather banal final bristles seasons.
The 6’10” southpaw was 57-38 with a 4.28 ERA (104 ERA ) in two seasons with the New York Yankees, two aback with the Arizona Diamondbacks and one with the San Francisco Giants. He won his 300th bold as a affiliate of the Giants in 2009.
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Stats: 112-50, 3.01 ERA (152 ERA ), 1.04 WHIP, 1,620 K, 1,468 IP, 45.6 WAR
Postseason: 3-4, 4.23 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 65 K, 72.1 IP, One-time WS winner
He connected to angle at a aerial akin for the abutting bristles seasons, activity 72-28 with a 2.78 ERA (163 ERA ) and 1,043 strikeouts in 936.2 innings, acceptable two added ERA titles forth the way.
Injuries started to accumulation up afterwards that, and he limped forth over his final four seasons. But his ablaze 2000 division makes it cool not to accommodate him on any account of the greatest pitchers of the aftermost 20 years.
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Stats: 194-98, 3.36 ERA (131 ERA ), 1.16 WHIP, 2,022 K, 2,586 IP, 62.4 WAR
Postseason: 3-2, 2.37 ERA, 0.74 WHIP, 35 K, 38 IP
Two years later, he went 19-7 with a 2.93 ERA while arch the AL in innings pitched (239.1). The afterward season, he won AL Cy Young ceremoniousness by activity 22-7 with a 3.25 ERA, 1.07 WHIP and 204 strikeouts in an cool 266 innings with nine complete amateur and three shutouts.
At his aiguille during his final two seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays and aboriginal two seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies, he went 77-37 with a 2.59 ERA (160 ERA ) while averaging 213 strikeouts and 242 innings. He won NL Cy Young in 2010, acceptable aloof the fifth abode to win the accolade in both leagues, admitting Max Scherzer has aback abutting that list.
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Stats: 170-89, 3.20 ERA (132 ERA ), 1.09 WHIP, 2,692 K, 2,290 IP, 58.4 WAR
Postseason: 7-5, 3.38 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 137 K, 112 IP, One-time WS winner
After assuming swing-and-miss being but all-a-quiver command during his aboriginal bristles seasons in the majors, aggregate clicked for Max Scherzer in 2013. He went 21-3 with a 2.90 ERA, 0.97 WHIP and 240 strikeouts in 214.1 innings to win AL Cy Young ceremoniousness that year, and he’s been lights out anytime since.
He’s accomplished in the top bristles in Cy Young voting anniversary year during that stretch, acceptable the accolade two added times in 2016 (20-7, 2.96 ERA, 284 K, 228.1 IP) and 2017 (16-6, 2.51 ERA, 268 K, 200.2 IP).
After accepting agape about a bit in the NL Wild Card Bold aftermost year, he put calm a ablaze blow of the postseason, activity 3-0 with a 1.80 ERA, 1.16 WHIP and 31 strikeouts in 25 innings for the World Series winners.
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Stats: 225-129, 3.33 ERA (129 ERA ), 1.14 WHIP, 3,006 K, 2,982 IP, 72.1 WAR
Postseason: 14-11, 3.40 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, 205 K, 187.2 IP, One-time WS winner
The No. 2 all-embracing aces in the 2004 abstract accomplished in the top 10 in AL Cy Young voting during his aboriginal abounding division in the Detroit Tigers rotation, and he has been one of the best in the business anytime since.
As a 28-year-old in 2011, he won Cy Young and MVP honors, arch the AL in wins (24), ERA (2.40), WHIP (0.92), strikeouts (250) and innings pitched (251) for a aggregation that won 95 games. Nearly a decade later, he won his additional Cy Young, outdueling assistant Gerrit Cole aftermost year by activity 21-6 with a 2.58 ERA, 0.80 WHIP and 300 strikeouts in 223 innings.
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Stats: 169-74, 2.44 ERA (157 ERA ), 1.01 WHIP, 2,464 K, 2,274.2 IP, 65.3 WAR
Postseason: 9-11, 4.43 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 170 K, 158.1 IP
Since that time, he’s won one MVP, three Cy Young Awards, bristles ERA titles, four WHIP titles and three strikeout titles, and he’s been called to eight All-Star teams.
His 157 ERA trails abandoned Mariano Rivera (205) amid all pitchers in MLB history who accept formed at atomic 1,000 innings, and his 2.44 ERA is acme amid all alive pitchers.
Injuries accept bound him to an boilerplate of 26 starts and 166 innings over the accomplished four seasons, but he’s still been aristocratic aback healthy, announcement a 2.47 ERA (164 ERA ) during that span.
The abandoned birthmark on his resume is his abridgement of postseason success, but it’s not abundant to arch the gap to the blow of the acreage in the chase for the best abode of the accomplished 20 years.
All stats address of Baseball Reference and FanGraphs, unless contrarily noted.Expanded Form Elementary How Will Expanded Form Elementary Be In The Future Calendar Template Quarterly What I Wish Everyone Knew About Calendar Template Quarterly Slope Intercept Form Kuta 4 Important Life Lessons Slope Intercept Form Kuta Taught Us Slope Intercept Form Line Through Two Points Attending Slope Intercept Form Line Through Two Points Can Be A Disaster If You Forget These 3 Rules W4 Form 4 Or 4 The History Of W4 Form 4 Or 4 Resume Template Pages 5 Unbelievable Facts About Resume Template Pages Point Slope Form Formula Calculator Why Is Point Slope Form Formula Calculator Considered Underrated? Form 5 Cost Of Goods Sold 5 Form 5 Cost Of Goods Sold Rituals You Should Know In 5 Form I-5 Online Ten Things You Most Likely Didn’t Know About Form I-5 Online