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Compared to Top 100 Contemporary Starting Pitchers


Rk Players Pos Yrs Career HOF WAR Off Fld Pit Adj Peak JAWS Compare
1 Roger Clemens SP 24 1984-2007 139.2 0.6 -0.0 138.7 0.0 65.9 102.5
2 Bert Blyleven SP 22 1970-1992 94.4 -1.6 -0.0 96.0 -0.0 50.3 72.4
3 Steve Carlton SP 24 1965-1988 90.2 5.7 0.3 84.1 0.1 54.3 72.3
4 Nolan Ryan SP 27 1966-1993 81.2 -2.5 0.1 83.5 0.1 43.1 62.2
5 Rick Reuschel SP 19 1972-1991 69.5 1.2 0.1 68.1 0.1 43.7 56.6
6 Don Sutton SP 23 1966-1988 66.7 -1.9 0.3 68.3 0.1 33.9 50.3
7 David Cone SP 17 1986-2003 62.3 0.6 0.1 61.6 0.0 43.4 52.8
8 Dennis Eckersley SP 24 1975-1998 62.0 -0.1 0.0 62.2 -0.1 37.7 49.9
9 Bret Saberhagen SP 16 1984-2001 58.8 -0.1 0.0 58.9 0.0 43.1 51.0
10 Chuck Finley SP 17 1986-2002 57.9 -0.4 -0.0 58.3 0.0 39.5 48.7
11 Frank Tanana SP 21 1973-1993 57.1 0.0 0.0 57.0 -0.0 38.1 47.6
12 Dave Stieb SP 16 1979-1998 56.4 -0.1 0.0 56.5 -0.1 44.4 50.4
13 Orel Hershiser SP 18 1983-2000 56.0 4.6 0.0 51.3 0.1 40.1 48.0
14 Dwight Gooden SP 16 1984-2000 52.9 4.6 0.1 48.1 0.1 38.9 45.9
15 Mark Langston SP 16 1984-1999 50.1 0.1 0.0 50.0 -0.0 41.3 45.7
16 Jimmy Key SP 15 1984-1998 48.9 -0.1 0.0 49.0 -0.0 36.5 42.7
17 Dennis Martinez SP 23 1976-1998 48.7 -0.7 0.1 49.3 0.0 33.3 41.0
18 Ron Guidry SP 14 1975-1988 47.8 -0.0 -0.0 47.8 0.0 38.0 42.9
19 Frank Viola SP 15 1982-1996 46.9 -0.2 0.1 47.1 0.0 41.2 44.0
20 Vida Blue SP 17 1969-1986 45.1 0.2 0.1 44.8 -0.0 38.3 41.7
21 Steve Rogers SP 13 1973-1985 44.7 -0.6 0.1 45.1 0.1 36.8 40.7
22 Bob Welch SP 17 1978-1994 43.7 0.2 0.1 43.4 0.1 30.1 36.9
23 Jack Morris SP 18 1977-1994 43.4 -0.0 0.0 43.5 -0.1 32.5 38.0
24 John Candelaria SP 19 1975-1993 41.9 1.9 0.1 39.9 0.1 30.9 36.4
25 Fernando Valenzuela SP 17 1980-1997 41.4 3.9 0.1 37.3 0.1 33.5 37.5
26 Tom Candiotti SP 16 1983-1999 41.1 -1.2 0.0 42.3 -0.0 33.9 37.5
27 Danny Darwin SP 21 1978-1998 39.8 -0.5 -0.0 40.3 0.0 27.3 33.5
28 Jon Matlack SP 13 1971-1983 39.4 0.4 0.1 38.9 0.0 36.9 38.1
29 Charlie Hough SP 25 1970-1994 38.4 -0.6 0.1 39.0 -0.1 28.2 33.3
30 Mark Gubicza SP 14 1984-1997 37.4 0.0 0.0 37.4 0.0 31.6 34.5
31 Jose Rijo SP 14 1984-2002 36.5 1.5 0.1 35.0 -0.0 37.4 37.0
32 Burt Hooton SP 15 1971-1985 35.6 -1.0 0.1 36.4 0.0 29.8 32.7
33 Rick Rhoden SP 16 1974-1989 35.3 5.1 0.1 30.0 0.0 30.0 32.7
34 Jerry Reuss SP 22 1969-1990 35.1 2.1 0.2 32.8 0.1 29.3 32.2
35 Doyle Alexander SP 19 1971-1989 35.0 0.2 0.0 34.7 0.0 29.4 32.2
36 John Tudor SP 12 1979-1990 34.2 -0.1 0.1 34.1 0.0 30.3 32.2
37 Bruce Hurst SP 15 1980-1994 34.1 -0.5 0.1 34.5 0.0 30.1 32.1
38 Rick Sutcliffe SP 18 1976-1994 33.9 2.6 0.1 31.2 0.0 31.0 32.4
39 Charlie Leibrandt SP 14 1979-1993 33.3 -0.8 0.1 34.0 0.0 30.1 31.7
40 Sid Fernandez SP 15 1983-1997 32.7 1.2 0.1 31.4 0.0 25.7 29.2
41 John Denny SP 13 1974-1986 32.2 1.0 0.1 31.1 0.1 29.7 30.9
42 Andy Benes SP 14 1989-2002 31.5 0.2 0.0 31.2 0.0 25.7 28.6
43 Mike Boddicker SP 14 1980-1993 31.3 0.0 0.0 31.3 -0.0 28.3 29.8
44 Jim Barr SP 12 1971-1983 30.7 -0.2 0.1 30.8 0.0 29.0 29.8
45 Greg Swindell SP 17 1986-2002 30.5 0.4 0.0 30.2 -0.1 25.5 28.0
46 Teddy Higuera SP 9 1985-1994 30.3 0.0 0.0 30.3 0.0 31.8 31.0
47 Joe Niekro SP 22 1967-1988 29.7 0.8 0.2 28.7 0.0 21.7 25.7
48 Kevin Tapani SP 13 1989-2001 29.2 0.1 -0.0 29.2 -0.0 22.1 25.7
49 Doug Drabek SP 13 1986-1998 29.2 1.5 0.1 27.6 0.0 26.7 27.9
50 Alex Fernandez SP 10 1990-2000 28.4 0.8 -0.0 27.7 0.0 26.9 27.7
51 Mike Moore SP 14 1982-1995 27.9 0.0 0.0 27.9 -0.0 28.0 27.9
52 Jack McDowell SP 12 1987-1999 27.8 0.0 0.0 27.8 0.0 25.0 26.4
53 Kevin Gross SP 15 1983-1997 27.7 1.8 0.1 25.8 0.0 22.6 25.1
54 Scott Sanderson SP 19 1978-1996 27.7 -1.8 0.1 29.4 0.0 20.6 24.1
55 Dave Stewart SP 16 1978-1995 26.5 0.4 0.0 26.1 0.0 24.0 25.2
56 Floyd Bannister SP 15 1977-1992 26.3 -0.1 0.0 26.4 0.0 22.9 24.6
57 Mike Morgan SP 22 1978-2002 26.2 -2.5 0.0 28.7 -0.0 23.2 24.7
58 Ken Forsch SP 16 1970-1986 26.0 -1.0 0.0 27.0 -0.0 21.1 23.5
59 Tim Belcher SP 14 1987-2000 26.0 -0.8 0.1 26.7 0.0 22.9 24.4
60 Ramon Martinez SP 14 1988-2001 25.9 -0.1 0.1 25.9 0.0 22.5 24.2
61 Mario Soto SP 12 1977-1988 25.7 -1.2 0.1 26.8 0.0 27.0 26.4
62 Dennis Leonard SP 12 1974-1986 25.7 0.0 0.0 25.7 -0.0 23.9 24.8
63 Mike Flanagan SP 18 1975-1992 25.5 0.0 0.0 25.5 -0.0 18.7 22.1
64 Ron Reed SP 19 1966-1984 24.9 -0.0 0.1 24.8 0.0 17.4 21.1
65 Scott Erickson SP 15 1990-2006 24.8 0.0 0.0 24.8 -0.0 24.1 24.4
66 Charles Nagy SP 14 1990-2003 24.7 -0.0 0.0 24.7 0.0 27.7 26.2
67 Bob Forsch SP 16 1974-1989 24.6 5.6 0.1 18.8 0.0 22.1 23.3
68 Chris Bosio SP 11 1986-1996 24.4 0.0 0.0 24.4 -0.0 22.4 23.4
69 Juan Guzman SP 10 1991-2000 24.3 -0.2 0.0 24.5 -0.0 24.7 24.5
70 Mike Krukow SP 14 1976-1989 24.0 2.5 0.1 21.4 0.0 19.9 21.9
71 Bob Ojeda SP 15 1980-1994 24.0 -0.5 0.0 24.4 0.1 20.5 22.2
72 Steve Renko SP 15 1969-1983 23.6 2.5 0.1 20.9 0.0 16.6 20.1
73 Ken Hill SP 14 1988-2001 23.3 0.6 0.1 22.6 0.0 23.4 23.4
74 Bill Gullickson SP 14 1979-1994 23.3 -0.5 0.1 23.6 0.0 17.6 20.4
75 Dave Goltz SP 12 1972-1983 23.1 -0.4 -0.0 23.5 0.0 25.3 24.2
76 Paul Splittorff SP 15 1970-1984 22.9 0.6 -0.0 22.4 0.0 18.8 20.9
77 Todd Stottlemyre SP 14 1988-2002 22.9 2.0 -0.0 21.0 -0.0 20.8 21.8
78 Mike Torrez SP 18 1967-1984 22.8 -1.0 0.0 23.7 0.0 20.6 21.7
79 Mike Scott SP 13 1979-1991 22.7 -1.5 0.1 24.0 0.1 26.2 24.4
80 J. R. Richard SP 10 1971-1980 22.2 0.7 0.1 21.5 0.0 22.4 22.3
81 Erik Hanson SP 11 1988-1998 22.1 -0.2 0.0 22.2 0.0 20.6 21.3
82 Bob Knepper SP 15 1976-1990 21.9 0.7 0.1 20.9 0.1 22.3 22.1
83 Rick Honeycutt SP 21 1977-1997 21.7 0.4 0.0 21.3 -0.1 18.0 19.8
84 Mike Witt SP 12 1981-1993 21.6 0.0 0.0 21.6 0.0 21.3 21.5
85 Larry Gura SP 16 1970-1985 21.4 -0.1 0.0 21.5 0.0 20.6 21.0
86 Ed Whitson SP 15 1977-1991 21.3 -1.6 0.1 22.7 0.0 22.8 22.0
87 Buddy Black SP 15 1981-1995 20.9 -0.3 0.0 21.1 0.0 20.2 20.5
88 Bob Tewksbury SP 13 1986-1998 20.8 -0.5 0.1 21.2 0.0 20.9 20.9
89 Shane Rawley SP 12 1978-1989 20.8 -0.2 0.0 21.0 0.0 19.3 20.1
90 Ben McDonald SP 9 1989-1997 20.8 -0.0 0.0 20.8 0.0 21.0 20.9
91 Bill Swift SP 13 1985-1998 20.8 1.7 0.0 19.0 0.0 20.9 20.8
92 Jim Clancy SP 15 1977-1991 20.5 -0.3 0.0 20.7 0.0 25.0 22.7
93 Geoff Zahn SP 13 1973-1985 20.3 -0.2 0.0 20.5 0.0 20.7 20.5
94 Rick Mahler SP 13 1979-1991 20.2 0.5 0.1 19.6 0.1 18.1 19.2
95 Zane Smith SP 13 1984-1996 20.2 -0.6 0.1 20.7 0.0 18.0 19.1
96 Scott McGregor SP 13 1976-1988 20.2 0.0 0.0 20.2 -0.0 20.3 20.2
97 John Smiley SP 12 1986-1997 20.0 0.1 0.0 19.8 0.0 22.4 21.2
98 John Montefusco SP 13 1974-1986 19.9 -1.7 0.1 21.6 0.0 19.7 19.8
99 Tom Browning SP 12 1984-1995 19.8 0.1 0.1 19.5 0.1 18.1 18.9
100 Jim Abbott SP 10 1989-1999 19.6 -0.1 0.0 19.7 -0.0 22.5 21.0