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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 69.2 4.9 -0.1 64.3 0.1 46.9 58.1
2 Justin Verlander SP 15 2005-2019 66.7 -0.4 0.0 67.2 0.0 46.0 56.4
3 Clayton Kershaw SP 12 2008-2019 65.4 2.4 -0.0 63.0 0.1 49.6 57.5
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 63.1 0.5 -0.0 62.6 0.0 39.3 51.2
6 Andy Pettitte SP 18 1995-2013 60.2 -0.4 -0.0 60.6 0.0 34.1 47.1
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 59.1 0.8 -0.1 58.3 0.1 37.6 48.3
9 Max Scherzer SP 12 2008-2019 58.3 1.5 -0.0 56.8 0.0 47.2 52.7
10 Tim Hudson SP 17 1999-2015 58.1 1.3 -0.0 56.8 0.0 38.3 48.2
11 Johan Santana SP 12 2000-2012 51.7 0.6 0.0 51.1 0.0 45.0 48.3
12 Felix Hernandez SP 15 2005-2019 50.4 -0.2 0.0 50.6 0.0 38.6 44.5
13 Roy Oswalt SP 13 2001-2013 50.1 0.2 -0.0 49.9 0.0 40.3 45.2
14 Bartolo Colon SP 21 1997-2018 46.1 -2.0 -0.0 48.0 0.0 35.6 40.8
15 Javier Vazquez SP 14 1998-2011 45.7 2.3 -0.1 43.4 0.0 36.0 40.9
16 Jon Lester SP 14 2006-2019 44.9 -0.6 -0.1 45.5 0.0 35.0 39.9
17 Chris Sale SP 10 2010-2019 44.7 -0.1 0.0 44.7 0.0 39.5 42.1
18 Carlos Zambrano SP 12 2001-2012 43.9 5.5 -0.0 38.3 0.1 38.3 41.1
19 Cliff Lee SP 13 2002-2014 43.5 0.6 -0.0 42.8 0.1 39.8 41.6
20 Jake Peavy SP 15 2002-2016 39.6 2.1 -0.0 37.5 0.0 30.7 35.1
21 David Price SP 12 2008-2019 39.3 -0.3 0.0 39.6 0.0 32.1 35.7
22 Adam Wainwright SP 14 2005-2019 38.8 3.9 -0.1 34.9 0.0 34.0 36.4
23 John Lackey SP 15 2002-2017 37.6 -0.8 -0.0 38.4 0.0 29.3 33.4
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 Madison Bumgarner SP 11 2009-2019 34.9 4.4 -0.1 30.5 0.1 29.5 32.2
27 Jered Weaver SP 12 2006-2017 34.4 -0.3 0.0 34.6 0.0 31.1 32.7
28 Derek Lowe SP 17 1997-2013 34.4 1.2 -0.0 33.1 0.0 28.4 31.4
29 Freddy Garcia SP 15 1999-2013 34.2 -0.2 0.0 34.4 -0.0 27.4 30.8
30 Chris Carpenter SP 15 1997-2012 34.2 -1.1 -0.0 35.2 0.1 29.3 31.8
31 Corey Kluber SP 9 2011-2019 33.2 -0.0 0.0 33.2 0.0 34.0 33.6
32 Johnny Cueto SP 11 2008-2018 32.3 -2.0 -0.0 34.3 0.0 28.1 30.2
33 Barry Zito SP 15 2000-2015 31.9 -1.1 -0.0 33.0 0.0 30.6 31.2
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 Livan Hernandez SP 17 1996-2012 30.1 5.3 -0.1 24.8 0.1 27.4 28.8
37 Stephen Strasburg SP 10 2010-2019 30.0 1.0 -0.0 29.0 0.0 25.9 28.0
38 Kevin Millwood SP 16 1997-2012 29.8 -0.9 -0.1 30.7 0.0 24.9 27.3
39 Jacob deGrom SP 6 2014-2019 29.4 1.9 -0.1 27.5 0.0 29.4 29.4
40 Matt Cain SP 13 2005-2017 29.1 -0.2 -0.0 29.4 0.0 29.0 29.1
41 A. J. Burnett SP 17 1999-2015 29.1 -0.8 -0.1 29.9 0.0 21.9 25.5
42 Gio Gonzalez SP 12 2008-2019 28.4 -1.3 -0.0 29.7 0.0 26.4 27.4
43 Jarrod Washburn SP 12 1998-2009 28.2 0.4 0.0 27.7 -0.0 23.0 25.6
44 Kerry Wood SP 14 1998-2012 27.5 0.9 -0.0 26.7 -0.0 24.9 26.2
45 Ted Lilly SP 15 1999-2013 27.1 -2.1 -0.0 29.2 0.0 24.6 25.8
46 Ervin Santana SP 15 2005-2019 25.9 -0.0 -0.0 25.9 0.0 25.1 25.5
47 Jake Arrieta SP 10 2010-2019 25.7 1.4 -0.1 24.4 0.0 25.8 25.7
48 Anibal Sanchez SP 14 2006-2019 24.9 -1.9 -0.0 26.8 0.0 23.8 24.4
49 Jose Quintana SP 8 2012-2019 24.8 -1.2 -0.0 26.0 0.0 23.8 24.3
50 Kelvim Escobar SP 12 1997-2009 24.4 -0.2 0.0 24.6 0.0 21.7 23.1
51 Josh Johnson SP 9 2005-2013 24.2 -0.1 0.0 24.3 0.0 26.3 25.3
52 R. A. Dickey SP 15 2001-2017 23.9 0.6 0.0 23.3 0.0 22.6 23.3
53 Bronson Arroyo SP 16 2000-2017 23.7 -1.2 -0.1 24.9 0.1 22.8 23.2
54 Ben Sheets SP 10 2001-2012 23.2 -2.8 -0.0 26.1 0.0 22.4 22.8
55 Scott Kazmir SP 12 2004-2016 22.8 -0.4 0.0 23.2 0.0 23.2 23.0
56 Randy Wolf SP 16 1999-2015 22.7 3.3 -0.0 19.5 0.0 20.2 21.5
57 Jon Garland SP 13 2000-2013 22.4 0.1 -0.0 22.4 0.0 19.5 21.0
58 Darren Oliver SP 20 1993-2013 22.1 1.1 -0.0 21.1 -0.0 16.8 19.5
59 Yovani Gallardo SP 12 2007-2018 21.9 3.1 -0.0 18.8 0.0 20.5 21.2
60 Jordan Zimmermann SP 11 2009-2019 21.7 0.7 -0.0 20.9 0.1 21.2 21.5
61 J. A. Happ SP 13 2007-2019 21.4 -0.3 0.0 21.7 -0.0 20.9 21.2
62 Carlos Carrasco SP 10 2009-2019 21.0 0.2 0.0 20.9 0.0 22.1 21.6
63 Ubaldo Jimenez SP 12 2006-2017 21.0 -0.6 -0.0 21.6 0.0 23.3 22.1
64 Jhoulys Chacin SP 11 2009-2019 20.7 1.1 -0.1 19.7 0.0 20.0 20.3
65 Hiroki Kuroda SP 7 2008-2014 20.7 -0.7 -0.0 21.4 0.0 20.7 20.7
66 John Danks SP 10 2007-2016 20.2 -0.2 0.0 20.4 0.0 21.1 20.6
67 Julio Teheran SP 9 2011-2019 20.1 1.0 -0.1 19.1 0.0 20.2 20.1
68 Aaron Harang SP 14 2002-2015 20.0 -3.8 -0.0 23.8 0.1 19.8 19.9
69 Dontrelle Willis SP 9 2003-2011 19.7 4.3 -0.0 15.4 0.0 21.0 20.4
70 Tim Lincecum SP 10 2007-2016 19.7 -0.4 -0.0 20.0 0.0 23.9 21.8
71 Doug Fister SP 10 2009-2018 19.6 0.1 -0.0 19.5 0.0 19.3 19.5
72 Rick Porcello SP 11 2009-2019 19.1 0.1 0.0 19.0 0.0 18.7 18.9
73 Yu Darvish SP 7 2012-2019 19.1 -0.4 -0.0 19.5 0.0 19.1 19.1
74 Tanner Roark SP 7 2013-2019 19.1 0.3 -0.1 18.8 0.0 19.1 19.1
75 Brad Penny SP 14 2000-2014 19.0 0.2 -0.0 18.8 0.0 21.4 20.2
76 Ryan Dempster SP 16 1998-2013 18.8 -3.6 -0.1 22.4 -0.0 23.4 21.1
77 Kyle Lohse SP 16 2001-2016 18.5 -0.6 -0.1 19.1 0.0 18.0 18.3
78 Doug Davis SP 13 1999-2011 18.4 -3.1 -0.0 21.5 0.0 18.8 18.6
79 Dallas Keuchel SP 7 2012-2018 18.3 -0.1 0.0 18.5 -0.0 18.3 18.3
80 Gerrit Cole SP 7 2013-2019 18.3 0.7 -0.0 17.7 0.0 18.3 18.3
81 Francisco Liriano SP 14 2005-2019 18.3 0.2 -0.0 18.2 -0.0 18.0 18.1
82 Clay Buchholz SP 13 2007-2019 17.9 -0.2 0.0 18.1 0.0 20.6 19.2
83 Jeremy Guthrie SP 13 2004-2017 17.8 -0.3 0.0 18.1 0.0 18.9 18.4
84 Rich Harden SP 9 2003-2011 17.7 -0.2 0.0 17.9 -0.0 17.4 17.6
85 Kyle Hendricks SP 6 2014-2019 17.5 -0.9 -0.1 18.5 0.0 17.5 17.5
86 Mike Leake SP 10 2010-2019 17.4 2.8 -0.0 14.6 0.0 15.2 16.3
87 C. J. Wilson SP 11 2005-2015 17.3 0.2 0.0 17.1 0.0 19.2 18.2
88 Erik Bedard SP 11 2002-2014 17.3 0.0 0.0 17.3 0.0 17.3 17.3
89 Chris Young SP 13 2004-2017 17.3 0.6 0.0 16.6 0.0 16.3 16.8
90 Chad Billingsley SP 9 2006-2015 17.2 0.3 -0.0 16.9 0.0 17.4 17.3
91 Hisashi Iwakuma SP 6 2012-2017 17.2 -0.1 0.0 17.3 0.0 17.2 17.2
92 Masahiro Tanaka SP 6 2014-2019 17.0 -0.2 0.0 17.2 0.0 17.0 17.0
93 Jeff Suppan SP 17 1995-2012 17.0 1.4 -0.0 15.6 -0.0 18.1 17.6
94 Jason Vargas SP 14 2005-2019 16.9 0.5 -0.0 16.5 0.0 16.8 16.8
95 Gil Meche SP 10 1999-2010 16.8 -0.1 0.0 16.9 0.0 16.2 16.5
96 Lance Lynn SP 8 2011-2019 16.8 -0.9 -0.0 17.7 0.0 16.2 16.5
97 Aaron Nola SP 5 2015-2019 16.6 -0.9 -0.0 17.5 0.0 16.6 16.6
98 Mark Prior SP 5 2002-2006 16.5 0.8 -0.0 15.7 0.0 16.5 16.5
99 Carl Pavano SP 14 1998-2012 16.4 -0.2 -0.0 16.7 0.0 18.0 17.2
100 Paul Byrd SP 14 1995-2009 16.2 0.3 -0.0 15.9 -0.1 15.5 15.8
 
Daniel Hudson SP 10 2009-2019 4.5 0.9 -0.0 3.6 -0.1 6.3 5.4