Los Angeles Angels Pitching Leaders


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All stats leaders are based on seasons between 1998 – 2016.

To be eligible for single-season ratio stats a player needed to qualify for ERA title.

To be eligible for career ratio stats a player needed to have 500 innings pitched.

Single-Season WAR
Rank Year Player WAR
1 1964 Dean Chance 9.3
2 1993 Mark Langston 8.7
3 1977 Frank Tanana 8.3
4 1977 Nolan Ryan 7.8
5 1973 Nolan Ryan 7.7
6 1991 Jim Abbott 7.6
1990 Chuck Finley 7.6
8 1976 Frank Tanana 7.5
9 1975 Frank Tanana 7.4
10 1991 Mark Langston 7.3
Career WAR
Rank Player WAR
1 Chuck Finley 52.2
2 Nolan Ryan 40.2
3 Jered Weaver 35.9
4 Frank Tanana 34.4
5 Mark Langston 26.2
6 John Lackey 25.0
7 Mike Witt 22.0
8 Dean Chance 20.5
9 Jarrod Washburn 20.4
10 Troy Percival 21.3

Single-Season Games
Rank Year Player G
1 2005 Scot Shields 78
2 2014 Joe Smith 76
2008 Francisco Rodriguez 76
4 2013 Dane De La Rosa 75
5 2014 Kevin Jepsen 74
2006 Scot Shields 74
7 2015 Fernando Salas 72
2010 Fernando Rodney 72
1967 Minnie Rojas 72
10 2007 Scot Shields 71
Career Games
Rank Player G
1 Troy Percival 579
2 Scot Shields 491
3 Chuck Finley 436
4 Francisco Rodriguez 408
5 Jered Weaver 322
6 Kevin Jepsen 315
7 Mike Witt 314
8 Dave LaRoche 304
9 Mike Holtz 301
Nolan Ryan 291

Single-Season Games Started
Rank Year Player GS
1 1974 Nolan Ryan 41
2 1973 Bill Singer 40
3 1976 Nolan Ryan 39
1973 Nolan Ryan 39
1972 Nolan Ryan 39
1970 Clyde Wright 39
7 1971 Andy Messersmith 38
1970 Tom Murphy 38
9 1977 Nolan Ryan 37
1971 Clyde Wright 37
1967 George Brunet 37
1966 Dean Chance 37
Career Games Started
Rank Player GS
1 Chuck Finley 379
2 Jered Weaver 322
3 Nolan Ryan 288
4 Mike Witt 272
5 Ervin Santana 233
John Lackey 233
7 Frank Tanana 218
8 Mark Langston 210
9 Kirk McCaskill 189
Clyde Wright 189

Single-Season Wins
Rank Year Player W
1 1974 Nolan Ryan 22
1970 Clyde Wright 22
3 2005 Bartolo Colon 21
1973 Nolan Ryan 21
5 2012 Jered Weaver 20
1973 Bill Singer 20
1971 Andy Messersmith 20
1964 Dean Chance 20
9 2007 John Lackey 19
1991 Mark Langston 19
1977 Nolan Ryan 19
1976 Frank Tanana 19
1972 Nolan Ryan 19
Career Wins
Rank Player W
1 Chuck Finley 165
2 Jered Weaver 150
Nolan Ryan 138
4 Mike Witt 109
5 John Lackey 102
Frank Tanana 102
7 Ervin Santana 102
8 Mark Langston 88
9 Clyde Wright 87
10 Kirk McCaskill 78

Single-Season Losses
Rank Year Player L
1 1991 Kirk McCaskill 19
1974 Frank Tanana 19
1973 Clyde Wright 19
1967 George Brunet 19
5 1996 Jim Abbott 18
1976 Nolan Ryan 18
1963 Dean Chance 18
8 1990 Mark Langston 17
1973 Rudy May 17
1971 Tom Murphy 17
1971 Clyde Wright 17
1968 George Brunet 17
1966 Dean Chance 17
Career Losses
Rank Player L
1 Chuck Finley 140
2 Nolan Ryan 121
3 Mike Witt 107
4 Jered Weaver 93
5 Clyde Wright 85
6 Ervin Santana 80
7 Frank Tanana 78
8 Rudy May 76
9 Mark Langston 74
Jim Abbott 74
Kirk McCaskill 74

Single-Season ERA
Rank Year Player ERA
1 1964 Dean Chance 1.65
2 1972 Nolan Ryan 2.28
3 1990 Chuck Finley 2.40
4 2011 Jered Weaver 2.41
5 1976 Frank Tanana 2.43
6 1969 Andy Messersmith 2.52
7 1977 Frank Tanana 2.54
8 1965 George Brunet 2.56
9 1989 Chuck Finley 2.57
10 1967 Rickey Clark 2.59
Career ERA
Rank Player ERA
1 Andy Messersmith 2.78
2 Dean Chance 2.83
3 Troy Percival 2.99
4 Nolan Ryan 3.07
5 Frank Tanana 3.08
6 George Brunet 3.13
7 Scot Shields 3.18
8 Paul Hartzell 3.27
9 Clyde Wright 3.28
10 Jim McGlothlin 3.37

Single-Season Innings Pitched
Rank Year Player IP
1 1974 Nolan Ryan 332.2
2 1973 Nolan Ryan 326
3 1973 Bill Singer 315.2
4 1977 Nolan Ryan 299
5 1976 Frank Tanana 288.1
6 1976 Nolan Ryan 284.1
7 1972 Nolan Ryan 284
8 1964 Dean Chance 278.1
9 1971 Andy Messersmith 276.2
1971 Clyde Wright 276.2
Career Innings Pitched
Rank Player IP
1 Chuck Finley 2,675
2 Nolan Ryan 2,181.1
3 Jered Weaver 2,025
4 Mike Witt 1,965.1
5 Frank Tanana 1,615.1
6 John Lackey 1,501
7 Ervin Santana 1,475.2
8 Mark Langston 1,445.1
9 Clyde Wright 1,403.1
10 Dean Chance 1,236.2

Single-Season Complete Games
Rank Year Player CG
1 1974 Nolan Ryan 26
1973 Nolan Ryan 26
1976 Frank Tanana 23
4 1977 Nolan Ryan 22
5 1976 Nolan Ryan 21
6 1977 Frank Tanana 20
1972 Nolan Ryan 20
8 1973 Bill Singer 19
9 1979 Nolan Ryan 17
10 1975 Ed Figueroa 16
1975 Frank Tanana 16
Career Complete Games
Rank Player CG
1 Nolan Ryan 156
2 Frank Tanana 92
3 Mike Witt 70
4 Chuck Finley 57
5 Clyde Wright 51
6 Dean Chance 48
7 Geoff Zahn 42
Andy Messersmith 42
9 Bill Singer 35
Rudy May 35

Single-Season Shutouts
Rank Year Player SHO
1 1964 Dean Chance 11
2 1972 Nolan Ryan 9
3 1977 Frank Tanana 7
1976 Nolan Ryan 7
5 1967 Jim McGlothlin 6
6 1989 Bert Blyleven 5
1984 Geoff Zahn 5
1979 Nolan Ryan 5
1975 Nolan Ryan 5
1975 Frank Tanana 5
1968 George Brunet 5
Career Shutouts
Rank Player SHO
1 Nolan Ryan 40
2 Frank Tanana 24
3 Dean Chance 21
4 Chuck Finley 14
George Brunet 14
6 Geoff Zahn 13
7 Rudy May 12
8 Kirk McCaskill 11
Andy Messersmith 11
10 Mike Witt 16

Single-Season Strikeouts
Rank Year Player SO
1 1973 Nolan Ryan 383
2 1974 Nolan Ryan 367
3 1977 Nolan Ryan 341
4 1972 Nolan Ryan 329
5 1976 Nolan Ryan 327
6 1975 Frank Tanana 269
7 1976 Frank Tanana 261
8 1978 Nolan Ryan 260
9 1973 Bill Singer 241
10 2010 Jered Weaver 233
Career Strikeouts
Rank Player SO
1 Nolan Ryan 2,416
2 Chuck Finley 2,151
3 Jered Weaver 1,598
4 Mike Witt 1,283
5 Frank Tanana 1,233
6 John Lackey 1,201
7 Ervin Santana 1,167
8 Mark Langston 1,112
9 Dean Chance 857
10 Rudy May 844

Single-Season Saves
Rank Year Player SV
1 2008 Francisco Rodriguez 62
2 2009 Brian Fuentes 48
3 2006 Francisco Rodriguez 47
4 1991 Bryan Harvey 46
5 2005 Francisco Rodriguez 45
6 1998 Troy Percival 42
7 2015 Huston Street 40
2007 Francisco Rodriguez 40
2002 Troy Percival 40
10 2001 Troy Percival 39
Career Saves
Rank Player SV
1 Troy Percival 316
2 Francisco Rodriguez 208
3 Brian Harvey 126
4 Ernesto Frieri 71
Brian Fuentes 71
6 Huston Street 66
7 Dave LaRoche 65
8 Donnie Moore 61
9 Bob Lee 58
10 Joe Grahe 45

Single-Season Walks + Hits / IP
Rank Year Player WHIP
1 1976 Frank Tanana 0.988
2 1964 Dean Chance 1.006
3 2011 Jered Weaver 1.010
4 2012 Jered Weaver 1.018
5 2011 Dan Haren 1.024
6 2014 Garrett Richards 1.038
7 1968 George Brunet 1.056
8 2010 Jered Weaver 1.074
9 1969 Andy Messersmith 1.076
10 1986 Mike Witt 1.082
Career Walks + Hits / IP
Rank Player WHIP
1 Troy Percival 1.101
2 Andy Messersmith 1.140
3 Dan Haren 1.141
4 Frank Tanana 1.166
5 Jered Weaver 1.185
6 George Brunet 1.202
7 Jim McGlothlin 1.206
8 Fred Newman 1.218
9 Dean Chance 1.226
10 Scot Shields 1.244