Los Angeles Dodgers 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 1963 Sandy Koufax 10.7
2 1924 Dazzy Vance 10.4
3 1966 Sandy Koufax 10.3
4 1928 Dazzy Vance 10.0
5 2015 Zack Greinke 9.3
6 1911 Nap Rucker 8.7
7 1912 Nap Rucker 8.2
8 1965 Sandy Koufax 8.1
9 1964 Don Drysdale 8.0
10 2013 Clayton Kershaw 7.8
1927 Dazzy Vance 7.8
1921 Burleigh Grimes 7.8
1909 Nap Rucker 7.8
Career WAR
Rank Player WAR
1 Dazzy Vance 61.6
2 Don Drysdale 61.2
3 Sandy Koufax 53.2
4 Clayton Kershaw 52.7
5 Don Sutton 50.7
6 Nap Rucker 47.9
7 Orel Hershiser 39.9
8 Fernando Valenzuela 33.0
9 Jeff Pfeffer 32.9
10 Bob Welch 32.6

Single-Season Games
Rank Year Player G
1 1974 Mike Marshall 106
2 2003 Paul Quantrill 89
3 2002 Paul Quantrill 86
4 2007 Joe Beimel 83
2007 Jonathan Broxton 83
6 2003 Tom Martin 80
7 2005 Duaner Sanchez 79
8 2013 Ronald Belisario 77
2003 Eric Gagne 77
2002 Eric Gagne 77
2001 Jeff Shaw 77
1976 Charlie Hough 77
Career Games
Rank Player G
1 Don Sutton 550
2 Don Drysdale 518
3 Jim Brewer 474
4 Ron Perranoski 457
5 Clem Labine 425
6 Kenley Jansen 409
7 Charlie Hough 401
8 Sandy Koufax 397
9 Jonathan Broxton 386
10 Dazzy Vance 378

Single-Season Games Started
Rank Year Player GS
1 1965 Don Drysdale 42
1963 Don Drysdale 42
3 1969 Claude Osteen 41
1969 Don Sutton 41
1966 Sandy Koufax 41
1965 Sandy Koufax 41
1962 Don Drysdale 41
1904 Oscar Jones 41
9 1975 Andy Messersmith 40
1974 Don Sutton 40
1969 Bill Singer 40
1966 Don Drysdale 40
1965 Claude Osteen 40
1964 Don Drysdale 40
1963 Sandy Koufax 40
1962 Johnny Podres 40
Career Games Started
Rank Player GS
1 Don Sutton 533
2 Don Drysdale 465
3 Claude Osteen 335
4 Dazzy Vance 328
5 Fernando Valenzuela 320
6 Sandy Koufax 314
7 Johnny Podres 310
8 Orel Hershiser 309
9 Burleigh Grimes 287
10 Nap Rucker 274

Single-Season Wins
Rank Year Player W
1 1924 Dazzy Vance 28
2 1966 Sandy Koufax 27
1956 Don Newcombe 27
4 1965 Sandy Koufax 26
5 1963 Sandy Koufax 25
1962 Don Drysdale 25
1916 Jeff Pfeffer 25
1901 Bill Donovan 25
9 1988 Orel Hershiser 23
1965 Don Drysdale 23
1920 Burleigh Grimes 23
1914 Jeff Pfeffer 23
Career Wins
Rank Player W
1 Don Sutton 233
2 Don Drysdale 209
3 Dazzy Vance 190
4 Sandy Koufax 165
5 Burleigh Grimes 158
6 Claude Osteen 147
7 Fernando Valenzuela 141
8 Johnny Podres 136
9 Orel Hershiser 135
10 Nap Rucker 134

Single-Season Losses
Rank Year Player L
1 1910 George Bell 27
2 1905 Harry McIntire 25
1904 Oscar Jones 25
4 1904 Jack Cronin 23
5 1908 Kaiser Wilhelm 22
6 1912 Nap Rucker 21
1906 Harry McIntire 21
1905 Mal Eason 21
9 1933 Walter Beck 20
1908 Harry McIntire 20
1908 Jim Pastorius 20
Career Losses
Rank Player L
1 Don Sutton 181
2 Don Drysdale 166
3 Nap Rucker 134
4 Dazzy Vance 131
5 Claude Osteen 126
6 Burleigh Grimes 121
7 Fernando Valenzuela 116
8 Orel Hershiser 107
9 Johnny Podres 104
10 Van Mungo 99

Single-Season ERA
Rank Year Player ERA
1 1916 Rube Marguard 1.58
2 2015 Zack Greinke 1.66
3 1904 Ned Garvin 1.68
4 1966 Sandy Koufax 1.73
5 1964 Sandy Koufax 1.74
6 2014 Clayton Kershaw 1.77
7 2013 Clayton Kershaw 1.83
8 1908 Kaiser Wilhelm 1.87
9 1963 Sandy Koufax 1.88
10 1916 Larry Cheney 1.92
1916 Jeff Pfeffer 1.92
Career ERA
Rank Player ERA
1 Zack Greinke 2.30
2 Jeff Pfeffer 2.31
3 Clayton Kershaw 2.37
4 Nap Rucker 2.42
5 Larry Cheney 2.45
6 Ron Perranoski 2.56
7 Rube Marguard 2.58
8 Jim Brewer 2.62
Kaiser Wilhelm 2.62
10 Andy Messersmith 2.67

Single-Season Innings Pitched
Rank Year Player IP
1 1904 Oscar Jones 377
2 1901 Bill Donovan 351
3 1965 Sandy Koufax 335.2
4 1908 Nap Rucker 333.1
5 1908 Kaiser Wilhelm 332
6 1916 Jeff Pfeffer 328.2
7 1923 Burleigh Grimes 327
8 1903 Oscar Jones 324.1
9 1966 Sandy Koufax 323
10 1975 Andy Messersmith 321.2
Career Innings Pitched
Rank Player IP
1 Don Sutton 3,816.1
2 Don Drysdale 3,432
3 Dazzy Vance 2,757.2
4 Burleigh Grimes 2,426
5 Claude Osteen 2,397
6 Nap Ruker 2,375.1
7 Fernando Valenzuela 2,348.2
8 Sandy Koufax 2,324.1
9 Orel Hershiser 2,180.2
10 Johnny Podres 2,029.1

Single-Season Complete Games
Rank Year Player CG
1 1904 Oscar Jones 38
2 1901 Bill Donovan 36
3 1923 Burleigh Grimes 33
1908 Kaiser Wilhelm 33
1904 Jack Cronin 33
6 1903 Oscar Jones 31
7 1924 Burleigh Grimes 30
1924 Dazzy Vance 30
1921 Burleigh Grimes 30
1916 Jack Pfeffer 30
1908 Nap Rucker 30
1903 Ned Garvin 30
1902 Bill Donovan 30
Career Complete Games
Rank Player CG
1 Dazzy Vance 213
2 Burleigh Grimes 205
3 Nap Rucker 186
4 Don Drysdale 167
5 Jeff Pfeffer 157
6 Don Sutton 156
7 Sandy Koufax 137
8 Harry McIntire 119
9 Van Mungo 114
10 Don Newcombe 111

Single-Season Shutouts
Rank Year Player SHO
1 1963 Sandy Koufax 11
2 1972 Don Sutton 9
3 1989 Tim Belcher 8
1988 Orel Hershiser 8
1981 Fernando Valenzuela 8
1968 Don Drysdale 8
1965 Sandy Koufax 8
8 1975 Andy Messersmith 7
1969 Claude Osteen 7
1965 Don Drysdale 7
1964 Sandy Koufax 7
1941 Whit Wyatt 7
1918 Burleigh Grimes 7
Career Shutouts
Rank Player SHO
1 Don Sutton 52
2 Don Drysdale 49
3 Sandy Koufax 40
4 Nap Rucker 38
5 Claude Osteen 34
6 Fernando Valenzuela 29
Dazzy Vance 29
8 Jeff Pfeffer 25
9 Orel Hershiser 24
10 Bob Welch 23
Johnny Podres 23

Single-Season Strikeouts
Rank Year Player SO
1 1965 Sandy Koufax 382
2 1966 Sandy Koufax 317
3 1963 Sandy Koufax 306
4 2015 Clayton Kershaw 301
5 1961 Sandy Koufax 269
6 1924 Dazzy Vance 262
7 1963 Don Drysdale 251
8 2011 Clayton Kershaw 248
9 1969 Bill Singer 247
10 1960 Don Drysdale 246
Career Strikeouts
Rank Player SO
1 Don Sutton 2,696
2 Don Drysdale 2,486
3 Sandy Koufax 2,396
4 Clayton Kershaw 1,918
Dazzy Vance 1,918
6 Fernando Valenzuela 1,759
7 Orel Hershiser 1,456
8 Johnny Podres 1,331
9 Roman Martinez 1,314
10 Bob Welch 1,292

Single-Season Saves
Rank Year Player SV
1 2003 Eric Gagne 55
2 2002 Eric Gagne 52
3 2016 Kenley Jansen 47
3 2004 Eric Gagne 45
4 2014 Kenley Jansen 44
1996 Todd Worrell 44
6 2001 Jeff Shaw 43
7 2007 Takashi Saito 39
8 2015 Kenley Jansen 36
2009 Jonathan Broxton 36
10 1997 Todd Worrell 35
Career Saves
Rank Player SV
1 Kenley Jansen 189
2 Eric Gagne 161
3 Jeff Shaw 129
4 Todd Worrell 127
5 Jim Brewer 126
6 Ron Perranoski 100
7 Jay Howell 85
8 Jonathan Broxton 84
9 Takashi Saito 81
Clem Labine 81

Single-Season Walks + Hits / IP
Rank Year Player WHIP
1 2015 Zack Greinke 0.844
2 1965 Sandy Koufax 0.855
3 2014 Clayton Kershaw 0.857
4 1963 Sandy Koufax 0.875
5 2015 Clayton Kershaw 0.881
6 1972 Don Sutton 0.913
7 2013 Clayton Kershaw 0.915
8 1964 Sandy Koufax 0.928
9 1964 Don Drysdale 0.965
10 2011 Clayton Kershaw 0.977
Career Walks + Hits / IP
Rank Player WHIP
1 Clayton Kershaw 1.007
2 Zack Greinke 1.027
3 Kevin Brown 1.100
4 Andy Messersmith 1.105
5 Sandy Koufax 1.106
6 Eric Gagne 1.111
7 Don Sutton 1.123
8 Rube Marguard 1.127
9 Jim Brewer 1.129
10 Jeff Pfeffer 1.134