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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 Zack Greinke SP 16 2004-2019 70.9 5.1 -0.1 65.8 0.0 47.7 59.3
2 Justin Verlander SP 15 2005-2019 68.7 -0.5 0.0 69.2 0.0 47.2 58.0
3 Clayton Kershaw SP 12 2008-2019 67.6 2.6 -0.0 65.0 0.1 49.6 58.6
4 Roy Halladay SP 16 1998-2013 64.3 -1.2 0.0 65.4 0.0 50.6 57.4
5 CC Sabathia SP 19 2001-2019 62.9 0.5 -0.0 62.4 0.0 39.3 51.1
6 Max Scherzer SP 12 2008-2019 59.9 1.7 -0.0 58.2 0.0 48.3 54.1
7 Mark Buehrle SP 16 2000-2015 59.2 -1.0 0.0 60.1 0.0 35.8 47.5
8 Cole Hamels SP 14 2006-2019 58.9 0.8 -0.1 58.0 0.1 37.6 48.2
9 Tim Hudson SP 17 1999-2015 58.1 1.3 -0.0 56.8 0.0 38.3 48.2
10 Johan Santana SP 12 2000-2012 51.7 0.6 0.0 51.1 0.0 45.0 48.3
11 Felix Hernandez SP 15 2005-2019 50.5 -0.2 0.0 50.6 0.0 38.6 44.5
12 Roy Oswalt SP 13 2001-2013 50.1 0.2 -0.0 49.9 0.0 40.3 45.2
13 Bartolo Colon SP 21 1997-2018 46.1 -2.0 -0.0 48.0 0.0 35.6 40.8
14 Javier Vazquez SP 14 1998-2011 45.7 2.3 -0.1 43.4 0.0 36.0 40.9
15 Chris Sale SP 10 2010-2019 45.2 -0.1 0.0 45.3 0.0 39.5 42.3
16 Jon Lester SP 14 2006-2019 45.2 -0.5 -0.1 45.7 0.0 35.0 40.1
17 Carlos Zambrano SP 12 2001-2012 43.9 5.5 -0.0 38.3 0.1 38.3 41.1
18 Cliff Lee SP 13 2002-2014 43.5 0.6 -0.0 42.8 0.1 39.8 41.6
19 Jake Peavy SP 15 2002-2016 39.6 2.1 -0.0 37.5 0.0 30.7 35.1
20 David Price SP 12 2008-2019 39.5 -0.3 0.0 39.7 0.0 32.1 35.8
21 Adam Wainwright SP 14 2005-2019 39.0 3.9 -0.1 35.1 0.0 34.0 36.5
22 John Lackey SP 15 2002-2017 37.6 -0.8 -0.0 38.4 0.0 29.3 33.4
23 Madison Bumgarner SP 11 2009-2019 36.7 4.5 -0.1 32.2 0.1 29.5 33.1
24 Josh Beckett SP 14 2001-2014 35.6 0.4 -0.0 35.2 0.0 31.2 33.4
25 Dan Haren SP 13 2003-2015 35.0 2.2 -0.1 32.9 -0.0 33.2 34.1
26 Jered Weaver SP 12 2006-2017 34.4 -0.3 0.0 34.6 0.0 31.1 32.7
27 Freddy Garcia SP 15 1999-2013 34.2 -0.2 0.0 34.4 -0.0 27.4 30.8
28 Chris Carpenter SP 15 1997-2012 34.2 -1.1 -0.0 35.2 0.1 29.3 31.8
29 Corey Kluber SP 9 2011-2019 33.1 -0.0 0.0 33.2 0.0 34.0 33.5
30 Jacob deGrom SP 6 2014-2019 32.5 2.1 -0.1 30.5 0.0 32.5 32.5
31 Johnny Cueto SP 11 2008-2018 32.3 -2.0 -0.0 34.3 0.0 28.1 30.2
32 Barry Zito SP 15 2000-2015 31.9 -1.1 -0.0 33.0 0.0 30.6 31.2
33 Stephen Strasburg SP 10 2010-2019 31.8 1.2 -0.1 30.6 0.0 27.8 29.8
34 Brandon Webb SP 7 2003-2009 31.1 -1.9 -0.0 33.0 0.0 31.1 31.1
35 James Shields SP 13 2006-2018 30.5 0.3 -0.0 30.2 0.0 27.8 29.2
36 Matt Cain SP 13 2005-2017 29.1 -0.2 -0.0 29.4 0.0 29.0 29.1
37 A. J. Burnett SP 17 1999-2015 29.1 -0.8 -0.1 29.9 0.0 21.9 25.5
38 Gio Gonzalez SP 12 2008-2019 28.7 -1.5 -0.0 30.2 0.0 26.4 27.5
39 Ted Lilly SP 15 1999-2013 27.1 -2.1 -0.0 29.2 0.0 24.6 25.8
40 Ervin Santana SP 15 2005-2019 25.9 -0.0 -0.0 25.9 0.0 25.1 25.5
41 Jake Arrieta SP 10 2010-2019 25.7 1.5 -0.1 24.2 0.0 25.8 25.7
42 Jose Quintana SP 8 2012-2019 25.7 -1.4 -0.0 27.1 0.0 24.0 24.8
43 Anibal Sanchez SP 14 2006-2019 25.4 -2.1 -0.0 27.5 0.0 23.8 24.6
44 Josh Johnson SP 9 2005-2013 24.2 -0.1 0.0 24.3 0.0 26.3 25.3
45 R. A. Dickey SP 15 2001-2017 23.9 0.6 0.0 23.3 0.0 22.6 23.3
46 Bronson Arroyo SP 16 2000-2017 23.7 -1.2 -0.1 24.9 0.1 22.8 23.2
47 Ben Sheets SP 10 2001-2012 23.2 -2.8 -0.0 26.1 0.0 22.4 22.8
48 Scott Kazmir SP 12 2004-2016 22.8 -0.4 0.0 23.2 0.0 23.2 23.0
49 Randy Wolf SP 16 1999-2015 22.7 3.3 -0.0 19.5 0.0 20.2 21.5
50 Jon Garland SP 13 2000-2013 22.4 0.1 -0.0 22.4 0.0 19.5 21.0
51 Yovani Gallardo SP 12 2007-2018 21.9 3.1 -0.0 18.8 0.0 20.5 21.2
52 Jordan Zimmermann SP 11 2009-2019 21.7 0.7 -0.0 21.0 0.1 21.2 21.5
53 Gerrit Cole SP 7 2013-2019 21.6 0.6 -0.0 21.0 0.0 21.6 21.6
54 Ubaldo Jimenez SP 12 2006-2017 21.0 -0.6 -0.0 21.6 0.0 23.3 22.1
55 Carlos Carrasco SP 10 2009-2019 20.9 0.2 0.0 20.7 0.0 22.0 21.5
56 Hiroki Kuroda SP 7 2008-2014 20.7 -0.7 -0.0 21.4 0.0 20.7 20.7
57 J. A. Happ SP 13 2007-2019 20.6 -0.3 0.0 20.9 -0.0 20.9 20.8
58 Lance Lynn SP 8 2011-2019 20.5 -0.9 -0.0 21.4 0.0 19.9 20.2
59 Julio Teheran SP 9 2011-2019 20.4 0.9 -0.1 19.5 0.0 20.5 20.5
60 Jhoulys Chacin SP 11 2009-2019 20.2 1.0 -0.1 19.3 0.0 20.0 20.1
61 John Danks SP 10 2007-2016 20.2 -0.2 0.0 20.4 0.0 21.1 20.6
62 Yu Darvish SP 7 2012-2019 20.1 -0.3 -0.0 20.4 0.0 20.1 20.1
63 Aaron Harang SP 14 2002-2015 20.0 -3.8 -0.0 23.8 0.1 19.8 19.9
64 Tanner Roark SP 7 2013-2019 19.9 0.3 -0.1 19.7 0.0 19.9 19.9
65 Dontrelle Willis SP 9 2003-2011 19.7 4.3 -0.0 15.4 0.0 21.0 20.4
66 Aaron Nola SP 5 2015-2019 19.7 -0.8 -0.0 20.5 0.0 19.7 19.7
67 Tim Lincecum SP 10 2007-2016 19.7 -0.4 -0.0 20.0 0.0 23.9 21.8
68 Doug Fister SP 10 2009-2018 19.6 0.1 -0.0 19.5 0.0 19.3 19.5
69 Rick Porcello SP 11 2009-2019 19.4 0.1 0.0 19.3 0.0 18.9 19.1
70 Dallas Keuchel SP 8 2012-2019 19.3 -0.1 -0.0 19.4 -0.0 19.4 19.4
71 Kyle Hendricks SP 6 2014-2019 19.2 -1.0 -0.1 20.2 0.0 19.2 19.2
72 Brad Penny SP 14 2000-2014 19.0 0.2 -0.0 18.8 0.0 21.4 20.2
73 Ryan Dempster SP 16 1998-2013 18.8 -3.6 -0.1 22.4 -0.0 23.4 21.1
74 Kyle Lohse SP 16 2001-2016 18.5 -0.6 -0.1 19.1 0.0 18.0 18.3
75 Doug Davis SP 13 1999-2011 18.4 -3.1 -0.0 21.5 0.0 18.8 18.6
76 Clay Buchholz SP 13 2007-2019 17.9 -0.2 0.0 18.1 0.0 20.6 19.2
77 Jason Vargas SP 14 2005-2019 17.9 0.4 -0.0 17.5 0.0 17.8 17.9
78 Francisco Liriano SP 14 2005-2019 17.9 0.2 -0.0 17.7 -0.1 17.5 17.7
79 Jeremy Guthrie SP 13 2004-2017 17.8 -0.3 0.0 18.1 0.0 18.9 18.4
80 Rich Harden SP 9 2003-2011 17.7 -0.2 0.0 17.9 -0.0 17.4 17.6
81 C. J. Wilson SP 11 2005-2015 17.3 0.2 0.0 17.1 0.0 19.2 18.2
82 Erik Bedard SP 11 2002-2014 17.3 0.0 0.0 17.3 0.0 17.3 17.3
83 Chris Young SP 13 2004-2017 17.3 0.6 0.0 16.6 0.0 16.3 16.8
84 Chad Billingsley SP 9 2006-2015 17.2 0.3 -0.0 16.9 0.0 17.4 17.3
85 Hisashi Iwakuma SP 6 2012-2017 17.2 -0.1 0.0 17.3 0.0 17.2 17.2
86 Sonny Gray SP 7 2013-2019 17.2 -0.0 -0.0 17.3 0.0 17.2 17.2
87 Mike Minor SP 8 2010-2019 16.9 0.0 -0.0 16.9 0.0 17.6 17.2
88 Gil Meche SP 10 1999-2010 16.8 -0.1 0.0 16.9 0.0 16.2 16.5
89 Mike Leake SP 10 2010-2019 16.7 2.9 -0.0 13.8 0.0 14.5 15.6
90 Patrick Corbin SP 7 2012-2019 16.7 0.8 -0.0 15.9 0.0 16.7 16.7
91 Masahiro Tanaka SP 6 2014-2019 16.6 -0.2 0.0 16.8 0.0 16.6 16.6
92 Ian Kennedy SP 13 2007-2019 16.5 1.0 -0.0 15.5 0.0 17.8 17.2
93 Carl Pavano SP 14 1998-2012 16.4 -0.2 -0.0 16.7 0.0 18.0 17.2
94 Noah Syndergaard SP 5 2015-2019 16.1 1.4 -0.0 14.8 0.0 16.1 16.1
95 Trevor Bauer SP 8 2012-2019 15.9 -0.3 0.0 16.2 0.0 16.3 16.1
96 Aaron Cook SP 11 2002-2012 15.6 -0.1 -0.0 15.7 0.0 18.3 17.0
97 Gavin Floyd SP 13 2004-2016 15.6 -0.7 -0.0 16.3 0.0 17.2 16.4
98 Scott Baker SP 10 2005-2015 15.6 -0.1 0.0 15.7 0.0 16.6 16.1
99 Danny Duffy SP 9 2011-2019 14.8 -0.0 0.0 14.8 0.0 14.4 14.6
100 Brett Myers SP 12 2002-2013 14.6 -0.7 -0.1 15.3 0.0 14.4 14.5
 
David Buchanan SP 2 2014-2015 0.2 0.2 -0.0 -0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2