San Francisco Giants 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 1903 Joe McGinnity 11.6
2 1908 Christy Mathewson 11.1
3 1965 Juan Marichal 10.3
4 1903 Christy Mathewson 9.9
5 1904 Joe McGinnity 9.8
6 1936 Carl Hubbell 9.6
7 1909 Christy Mathewson 9.2
8 1966 Juan Marichal 9.1
1905 Christy Mathewson 9.1
10 1901 Christy Mathewson 9.1
Career WAR
Rank Player WAR
1 Christy Mathewson 96.2
2 Carl Hubbell 67.8
3 Juan Marichal 62.5
4 Gaylord Perry 37.0
5 Joe McGinnity 33.5
6 Matt Cain 31.7
7 Johnny Antonelli 30.6
8 Jim Barr 28.2
9 Hal Schumacher 27.0
10 Sal Maglie 26.8

Single-Season Games
Rank Year Player G
1 2004 Jim Brower 89
2 1997 Julian Tavarez 89
3 2005 Scott Eyre 86
4 2004 Scott Eyre 83
5 1993 Michael Jackson 81
6 2002 Tim Worrell 80
2001 Felix Rodriguez 80
8 2001 Robb Nen 79
9 2003 Joe Nathan 78
1998 Robb Nen 78
1996 Mark Dewey 78
1982 Greg Minton 78
Career Games
Rank Player G
1 Gary Lavelle 647
2 Christy Mathewson 629
3 Greg Minton 552
4 Carl Hubbell 535
5 Sergio Romo 475
6 Randy Moffitt 459
7 Juan Marichal 458
8 Rod Beck 416
9 Jeremy Affeldt 414
10 Freddie Fitzsimmons 403

Single-Season Games Started
Rank Year Player GS
1 1903 Joe McGinnity 48
2 1904 Christy Mathewson 46
3 1908 Christy Mathewson 44
1904 Joe McGinnity 44
5 1901 Dummy Taylor 43
6 1963 Jack Sanford 42
1903 Christy Mathewson 42
8 1970 Gaylord Perry 41
1944 Bill Voiselle 41
1914 Jeff Tesreau 41
Career Games Started
Rank Player GS
1 Christy Mathewson 550
2 Juan Marichal 446
3 Carl Hubbell 433
4 Hal Schumacher 329
5 Freddit Fitzsimmons 327
6 Matt Cain 291
7 Gaylord Perry 283
8 Kirk Rueter 277
9 Tim Lincecum 261
10 Mike McCormick 252

Single-Season Wins
Rank Year Player W
1 1908 Christy Mathewson 37
2 1904 Joe McGinnity 35
3 1904 Christy Mathewson 33
4 1905 Christy Mathewson 31
1903 Joe McGinnity 31
6 1903 Christy Mathewson 30
7 1910 Christy Mathewson 27
1906 Joe McGinnity 27
9 1968 Juan Marichal 26
1936 Carl Hubbell 26
1914 Jeff Tesreau 26
1912 Rube Marguard 26
1911 Christy Mathewson 26
Career Wins
Rank Player W
1 Christy Mathewson 372
2 Carl Hubbell 253
3 Juan Marichal 238
4 Freddie Fitzsimmons 170
5 Hal Schumacher 158
6 Joe McGinnity 151
7 Hooks Wiltse 136
8 Gaylord Perry 134
9 Larry Jansen 120
10 Jeff Tesreau 119

Single-Season Losses
Rank Year Player L
1 1901 Dummy Taylor 27
2 1914 Rube Marguard 22
3 1903 Joe McGinnity 20
4 1946 Dave Koslo 19
5 1968 Ray Sadecki 18
1957 Johnny Antonelli 18
1915 Pol Perritt 18
1907 Joe McGinnity 18
9 2008 Barry Zito 17
1985 Dave LaPoint 17
1984 Mark Davis 17
1973 Jim Barr 17
1967 Gaylord Perry 17
1956 Ruben Gomez 17
1929 Larry Benton 17
1914 Al Demaree 17
1902 Christy Mathewson 17
1901 Christy Mathewson 17
Career Losses
Rank Player L
1 Christy Mathewson 185
2 Carl Hubbell 154
3 Juan Marichal 140
4 Hal Schumacher 121
5 Freddie Fitzsimmons 114
6 Gaylord Perry 109
7 Dave Koslo 104
8 Dummy Taylor 100
9 Matt Cain 99
10 Jim Barr 96
Mike McCormick 96

Single-Season ERA
Rank Year Player ERA
1 1909 Christy Mathewson 1.14
2 1905 Christy Mathewson 1.28
3 1908 Christy Mathewson 1.43
4 1917 Fred Anderson 1.44
5 1904 Joe McGinnity 1.61
6 1933 Carl Hubbell 1.66
7 1919 Fred Toney 1.84
8 1917 Pol Perritt 1.88
9 1910 Christy Mathewson 1.89
10 1917 Ferdie Schupp 1.95
Career ERA
Rank Player ERA
1 Christy Mathewson 2.10
2 Slim Sallee 2.26
3 Joe McGinnity 2.38
4 Jeff Tesreau 2.43
5 Red Ames 2.45
6 Hooks Wiltse 2.48
7 Pol Perritt 2.58
8 Al Demaree 2.60
9 Ferdie Schupp 2.63
10 Bill Swift 2.70

Single-Season Innings Pitched
Rank Year Player IP
1 1903 Joe McGinnity 434
2 1904 Joe McGinnity 408
3 1908 Christy Mathewson 390.2
4 1904 Christy Mathewson 367.2
5 1903 Christy Mathewson 366.1
6 1901 Dummy Taylor 353.1
7 1906 Joe McGinnity 339.2
8 1905 Christy Mathewson 338.2
9 1901 Christy Mathewson 336
10 1908 Hooks Wiltse 330
Career Innings Pitched
Rank Player IP
1 Christy Mathewson 4,746
2 Carl Hubbell 3,590.1
3 Juan Marichal 3,443.2
4 Freddie Fitzsimmons 2,514.1
5 Hal Schumacher 2,482.1
6 Gaylord Perry 2,294.1
7 Joe McGinnity 2,151.1
8 Hooks Wiltse 2,053
9 Matt Cain 1,872
10 Mike McCormick 1,822.2

Single-Season Complete Games
Rank Year Player CG
1 1903 Joe McGinnity 44
2 1904 Joe McGinnity 38
3 1908 Christy Mathewson 37
1901 Dummy Taylor 37
5 1901 Christy Mathewson 36
6 1908 Christy Mathewson 34
7 1904 Christy Mathewson 33
8 1906 Joe McGinnity 32
1905 Christy Mathewson 32
10 1907 Christy Mathewson 31
Career Complete Games
Rank Player CG
1 Christy Mathewson 433
2 Carl Hubbell 260
3 Juan Marichal 244
4 Joe McGinnity 186
5 Hooks Wiltse 151
6 Freddie Fitzsimmons 150
Dummy Taylor 150
8 Hal Schumacher 137
9 Red Ames 128
10 Gaylord Perry 125

Single-Season Shutouts
Rank Year Player SHO
1 1908 Christy Mathewson 11
2 1965 Juan Marichal 10
1933 Carl Hubbell 10
4 1904 Joe McGinnity 9
5 1969 Juan Marichal 8
1915 Jeff Tesreau 8
1914 Jeff Tesreau 8
1909 Christy Mathewson 8
1907 Christy Mathewson 8
1905 Christy Mathewson 8
1902 Christy Mathewson 8
Career Shutouts
Rank Player SHO
1 Christy Mathewson 79
2 Juan Marichal 52
3 Carl Hubbell 36
4 Jeff Tesreau 27
Hooks Wiltse 27
6 Hal Schumacher 26
Joe McGinnity 26
8 Freddie Fitzsimmons 22
9 Gaylord Perry 21
Johnny Antonelli 21

Single-Season Strikeouts
Rank Year Player SO
1 1903 Christy Mathewson 267
2 2008 Tim Lincecum 265
3 2009 Tim Lincecum 261
4 1908 Christy Mathewson 259
5 2004 Jason Schmidt 251
6 1963 Juan Marichal 248
7 1965 Juan Marichal 240
8 1911 Rube Marguard 237
9 2015 Madison Bumgarner 234
10 1969 Gaylord Perry 233
Career Strikeouts
Rank Player SO
1 Christy Mathewson 2,489
2 Juan Marichal 2,281
3 Tim Lincecum 1,704
4 Carl Hubbell 1,677
5 Gaylord Perry 1,606
6 Matt Cain 1,585
7 Madison Bumgarner 1,381
8 Red Ames 1,169
9 Jason Schmidt 1,065
10 Mike McCormick 1,030

Single-Season Saves
Rank Year Player SV
1 2010 Brian Wilson 48
1993 Rod Beck 48
3 2001 Robb Nen 45
4 2002 Robb Nen 43
5 2008 Brian Wilson 41
2000 Robb Nen 41
7 1998 Robb Nen 40
8 2015 Santiago Casilla 38
2013 Sergio Romo 38
2009 Brian Wilson 38
2003 Tim Worrell 38
Career Saves
Rank Player SV
1 Robb Nen 206
2 Rod Beck 199
3 Brian Wilson 171
4 Gary Lavelle 127
5 Greg Minton 125
6 Santiago Casilla 123
7 Sergio Romo 84
8 Randy Moffitt 83
9 Frank Linzy 77
10 Marv Grissom 57

Single-Season Walks + Hits / IP
Rank Year Player WHIP
1 1908 Christy Mathewson 0.827
2 1909 Christy Mathewson 0.828
3 1966 Juan Maricahl 0.859
4 1965 Juan Marichal 0.914
5 1905 Christy Mathewson 0.933
6 2003 Jason Schmidt 0.953
7 1907 Christy Mathewson 0.962
8 1917 Fred Anderson 0.963
1904 Joe McGinnity 0.963
10 1933 Carl Hubbell 0.982
Career Walks + Hits / IP
Rank Player WHIP
1 Christy Mathewson 1.052
2 Slim Sallee 1.079
3 Juan Marichal 1.095
4 Madison Bumgarner 1.097
5 Joe McGinnity 1.116
6 Ferdie Schupp 1.129
7 Hooks Wiltse 1.137
8 Bill Swift 1.139
9 Rube Benton 1.145
Jeff Tesreau 1.145