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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 Tom Seaver SP 20 1967-1986 109.9 3.5 0.3 106.0 0.1 59.4 84.6
2 Phil Niekro SP 24 1964-1987 95.9 -1.4 0.2 96.9 0.1 54.3 75.1
3 Bert Blyleven SP 22 1970-1992 94.4 -1.6 -0.0 96.0 -0.0 50.3 72.4
4 Steve Carlton SP 24 1965-1988 90.2 5.7 0.3 84.1 0.1 54.3 72.3
5 Gaylord Perry SP 22 1962-1983 90.0 -3.3 0.2 93.0 0.1 52.3 71.1
6 Fergie Jenkins SP 19 1965-1983 84.1 1.7 0.2 82.2 0.1 51.4 67.8
7 Nolan Ryan SP 27 1966-1993 81.2 -2.5 0.1 83.5 0.1 43.1 62.2
8 Rick Reuschel SP 19 1972-1991 69.5 1.2 0.1 68.1 0.1 43.7 56.6
9 Jim Palmer SP 19 1965-1984 68.4 1.1 -0.1 67.5 -0.1 47.4 57.9
10 Don Sutton SP 23 1966-1988 66.7 -1.9 0.3 68.3 0.1 33.9 50.3
11 Luis Tiant SP 19 1964-1982 66.0 0.7 -0.2 65.6 -0.1 44.1 55.1
12 Dennis Eckersley SP 24 1975-1998 62.0 -0.1 0.0 62.2 -0.1 37.7 49.9
13 Tommy John SP 26 1963-1989 61.5 -0.4 -0.1 62.1 0.0 34.6 48.0
14 Frank Tanana SP 21 1973-1993 57.1 0.0 0.0 57.0 -0.0 38.1 47.6
15 Dave Stieb SP 16 1979-1998 56.4 -0.1 0.0 56.5 -0.1 44.4 50.4
16 Jerry Koosman SP 19 1967-1985 53.6 -3.6 0.2 57.0 0.1 36.4 45.0
17 Jim Kaat SP 25 1959-1983 50.4 5.7 -0.4 45.2 -0.1 38.1 44.3
18 Wilbur Wood SP 17 1961-1978 50.0 -1.8 -0.1 52.1 -0.3 45.7 47.8
19 Dennis Martinez SP 23 1976-1998 48.7 -0.7 0.1 49.3 0.0 33.3 41.0
20 Mickey Lolich SP 16 1963-1979 48.0 0.4 -0.3 47.9 -0.0 37.8 42.9
21 Ron Guidry SP 14 1975-1988 47.8 -0.0 -0.0 47.8 0.0 38.0 42.9
22 Frank Viola SP 15 1982-1996 46.9 -0.2 0.1 47.1 0.0 41.2 44.0
23 Vida Blue SP 17 1969-1986 45.1 0.2 0.1 44.8 -0.0 38.3 41.7
24 Steve Rogers SP 13 1973-1985 44.7 -0.6 0.1 45.1 0.1 36.8 40.7
25 Bob Welch SP 17 1978-1994 43.7 0.2 0.1 43.4 0.1 30.1 36.9
26 Jack Morris SP 18 1977-1994 43.4 -0.0 0.0 43.5 -0.1 32.5 38.0
27 Mel Stottlemyre SP 11 1964-1974 43.1 2.6 -0.3 40.7 0.0 34.6 38.8
28 John Candelaria SP 19 1975-1993 41.9 1.9 0.1 39.9 0.1 30.9 36.4
29 Fernando Valenzuela SP 17 1980-1997 41.4 3.9 0.1 37.3 0.1 33.5 37.5
30 Catfish Hunter SP 15 1965-1979 40.9 4.8 -0.2 36.3 -0.0 34.9 37.9
31 Andy Messersmith SP 12 1968-1979 40.1 2.7 -0.1 37.5 0.0 34.2 37.2
32 Danny Darwin SP 21 1978-1998 39.8 -0.5 -0.0 40.3 0.0 27.3 33.5
33 Jon Matlack SP 13 1971-1983 39.4 0.4 0.1 38.9 0.0 36.9 38.1
34 Charlie Hough SP 25 1970-1994 38.4 -0.6 0.1 39.0 -0.1 28.2 33.3
35 Rick Wise SP 18 1964-1982 36.3 4.2 0.1 31.8 0.1 28.2 32.2
36 Burt Hooton SP 15 1971-1985 35.6 -1.0 0.1 36.4 0.0 29.8 32.7
37 Rick Rhoden SP 16 1974-1989 35.3 5.1 0.1 30.0 0.0 30.0 32.7
38 Jerry Reuss SP 22 1969-1990 35.1 2.1 0.2 32.8 0.1 29.3 32.2
39 Doyle Alexander SP 19 1971-1989 35.0 0.2 0.0 34.7 0.0 29.4 32.2
40 John Tudor SP 12 1979-1990 34.2 -0.1 0.1 34.1 0.0 30.3 32.2
41 Bruce Hurst SP 15 1980-1994 34.1 -0.5 0.1 34.5 0.0 30.1 32.1
42 Rick Sutcliffe SP 18 1976-1994 33.9 2.6 0.1 31.2 0.0 31.0 32.4
43 Charlie Leibrandt SP 14 1979-1993 33.3 -0.8 0.1 34.0 0.0 30.1 31.7
44 John Denny SP 13 1974-1986 32.2 1.0 0.1 31.1 0.1 29.7 30.9
45 Sonny Siebert SP 12 1964-1975 32.1 3.1 -0.2 29.3 -0.0 30.4 31.3
46 Larry Dierker SP 14 1964-1977 31.9 -2.6 0.2 34.3 0.1 28.4 30.1
47 Mike Boddicker SP 14 1980-1993 31.3 0.0 0.0 31.3 -0.0 28.3 29.8
48 Jim Barr SP 12 1971-1983 30.7 -0.2 0.1 30.8 0.0 29.0 29.8
49 Teddy Higuera SP 9 1985-1994 30.3 0.0 0.0 30.3 0.0 31.8 31.0
50 Joe Niekro SP 22 1967-1988 29.7 0.8 0.2 28.7 0.0 21.7 25.7
51 Mike Moore SP 14 1982-1995 27.9 0.0 0.0 27.9 -0.0 28.0 27.9
52 Don Wilson SP 9 1966-1974 27.7 -0.0 0.1 27.5 0.0 26.6 27.1
53 Scott Sanderson SP 19 1978-1996 27.7 -1.8 0.1 29.4 0.0 20.6 24.1
54 Bill Hands SP 11 1965-1975 27.5 -2.9 0.1 30.1 0.1 26.3 26.9
55 Ken Holtzman SP 15 1965-1979 27.3 0.1 0.1 27.0 0.0 24.3 25.8
56 Mike Cuellar SP 15 1959-1977 26.8 -2.3 -0.0 29.1 0.1 25.4 26.1
57 Dave Stewart SP 16 1978-1995 26.5 0.4 0.0 26.1 0.0 24.0 25.2
58 Floyd Bannister SP 15 1977-1992 26.3 -0.1 0.0 26.4 0.0 22.9 24.6
59 Ken Forsch SP 16 1970-1986 26.0 -1.0 0.0 27.0 -0.0 21.1 23.5
60 Gary Nolan SP 10 1967-1977 25.9 0.1 0.1 25.6 0.1 25.0 25.4
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 Dave McNally SP 14 1962-1975 25.5 1.0 -0.3 24.8 -0.0 23.0 24.3
64 Mike Flanagan SP 18 1975-1992 25.5 0.0 0.0 25.5 -0.0 18.7 22.1
65 Ron Reed SP 19 1966-1984 24.9 -0.0 0.1 24.8 0.0 17.4 21.1
66 Bob Forsch SP 16 1974-1989 24.6 5.6 0.1 18.8 0.0 22.1 23.3
67 Mike Krukow SP 14 1976-1989 24.0 2.5 0.1 21.4 0.0 19.9 21.9
68 Bob Ojeda SP 15 1980-1994 24.0 -0.5 0.0 24.4 0.1 20.5 22.2
69 Steve Renko SP 15 1969-1983 23.6 2.5 0.1 20.9 0.0 16.6 20.1
70 Dave Roberts SP 13 1969-1981 23.5 1.3 0.0 22.1 0.1 23.5 23.5
71 Bill Gullickson SP 14 1979-1994 23.3 -0.5 0.1 23.6 0.0 17.6 20.4
72 Joe Coleman SP 15 1965-1979 23.2 -1.4 -0.1 24.7 -0.0 22.9 23.0
73 Dave Goltz SP 12 1972-1983 23.1 -0.4 -0.0 23.5 0.0 25.3 24.2
74 Paul Splittorff SP 15 1970-1984 22.9 0.6 -0.0 22.4 0.0 18.8 20.9
75 Mike Torrez SP 18 1967-1984 22.8 -1.0 0.0 23.7 0.0 20.6 21.7
76 Mike Scott SP 13 1979-1991 22.7 -1.5 0.1 24.0 0.1 26.2 24.4
77 Stan Bahnsen SP 16 1966-1982 22.7 -1.1 -0.1 23.9 -0.0 22.4 22.5
78 J. R. Richard SP 10 1971-1980 22.2 0.7 0.1 21.5 0.0 22.4 22.3
79 Bill Lee SP 14 1969-1982 22.0 0.7 0.0 21.4 -0.1 21.4 21.7
80 Bob Knepper SP 15 1976-1990 21.9 0.7 0.1 20.9 0.1 22.3 22.1
81 Rick Honeycutt SP 21 1977-1997 21.7 0.4 0.0 21.3 -0.1 18.0 19.8
82 Mike Witt SP 12 1981-1993 21.6 0.0 0.0 21.6 0.0 21.3 21.5
83 Larry Gura SP 16 1970-1985 21.4 -0.1 0.0 21.5 0.0 20.6 21.0
84 Ed Whitson SP 15 1977-1991 21.3 -1.6 0.1 22.7 0.0 22.8 22.0
85 Fritz Peterson SP 11 1966-1976 21.0 1.7 -0.2 19.5 -0.0 21.1 21.1
86 Nelson Briles SP 14 1965-1978 20.9 0.3 0.1 20.4 0.1 18.6 19.8
87 Buddy Black SP 15 1981-1995 20.9 -0.3 0.0 21.1 0.0 20.2 20.5
88 Shane Rawley SP 12 1978-1989 20.8 -0.2 0.0 21.0 0.0 19.3 20.1
89 Jim Clancy SP 15 1977-1991 20.5 -0.3 0.0 20.7 0.0 25.0 22.7
90 Rudy May SP 16 1965-1983 20.3 -0.2 -0.1 20.6 -0.0 17.6 18.9
91 Geoff Zahn SP 13 1973-1985 20.3 -0.2 0.0 20.5 0.0 20.7 20.5
92 Marty Pattin SP 13 1968-1980 20.3 -0.9 -0.1 21.3 -0.1 18.7 19.5
93 Rick Mahler SP 13 1979-1991 20.2 0.5 0.1 19.6 0.1 18.1 19.2
94 Scott McGregor SP 13 1976-1988 20.2 0.0 0.0 20.2 -0.0 20.3 20.2
95 John Montefusco SP 13 1974-1986 19.9 -1.7 0.1 21.6 0.0 19.7 19.8
96 Tom Browning SP 12 1984-1995 19.8 0.1 0.1 19.5 0.1 18.1 18.9
97 Jim Rooker SP 13 1968-1980 19.7 2.7 0.0 17.0 -0.0 21.0 20.3
98 Doc Medich SP 11 1972-1982 19.6 -0.4 0.0 20.0 0.0 18.0 18.8
99 Ron Darling SP 13 1983-1995 19.6 0.6 0.1 18.8 0.1 17.8 18.7
100 Jim Bibby SP 12 1972-1984 19.3 0.8 0.0 18.5 -0.0 19.8 19.6