Tampa Bay Rays 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 2012 David Price 6.9
2 2007 Scott Kazmir 5.8
3 2007 James Shields 5.5
4 2011 James Shields 5.2
5 2010 David Price 4.8
6 2015 Chris Archer 4.3
7 2006 Scott Kazmir 4.2
8 1998 Rolando Arrojo 4.1
9 2014 Alex Cobb 3.9
2013 Alex Cobb 3.9
Career WAR
Rank Player WAR
1 David Price 21.3
2 James Shields 19.3
3 Scott Kazmir 16.5
4 Chris Archer 10.8
5 Alex Cobb 8.5
Matt Garza 8.5
7 Jeremy Hellickson 6.8
8 Rolando Arrojo 6.7
9 Jake McGee 5.9
Tanyon Sturtze 5.9

Single-Season Games
Rank Year Player G
1 2010 Randy Choate 85
2 2013 Joel Peralta 80
3 2012 Joel Peralta 76
2012 Fernando Rodney 76
5 2006 Shawn Camp 75
6 2014 Jake McGee 73
2009 Grant Balfour 73
8 1999 Roberto Hernandez 72
9 2013 Jake McGee 71
2011 Joel Peralta 71
Career Games
Rank Player G
1 Jake McGee 297
2 Joel Peralta 296
3 Grant Balfour 274
4 Esteban Yan 266
5 Dan Wheeler 258
6 J.P. Howell 252
7 Travis Harper 240
8 James Shields 218
9 Roberto Hernandez 207
10 Trevor Miller 189

Single-Season Games Started
Rank Year Player GS
1 2015 Chris Archer 34
2011 David Price 34
2007 Scott Kazmir 34
4 2016 Chris Archer 33
2016 Jake Odorozzi 33
2012 James Shields 33
2011 James Shields 33
2010 James Shields 33
2009 James Shields 33
2008 James Shields 33
2002 Tanyon Sturtze 33
Career Games Started
Rank Player GS
1 James Shields 217
2 David Price 170
3 Scott Kazmir 144
4 Chris Archer 126
5 Jeremy Hellickson 108
6 Jake Odorozzi 96
7 Matt Moore 94
Matt Garza 94
9 Jeff Niemann 92
10 Alex Cobb 86

Single-Season Wins
Rank Year Player W
1 2012 David Price 20
2 2010 David Price 19
3 2013 Matt Moore 17
4 2011 James Shields 16
5 2012 James Shields 15
2010 Matt Garza 15
7 2008 Edwin Jackson 14
2008 James Shields 14
1998 Rolando Arrojo 14
10 2011 Jeremy Hellickson 13
2010 James Shields 13
2009 Jeff Niemann 13
2008 Andy Sonnanstine 13
2007 Scott Kazmir 13
Career Wins
Rank Player W
1 James Shields 87
2 David Price 82
3 Scott Kazmir 55
4 Chris Archer 41
5 Jeremy Hellickson 40
Jeff Niemann 40
7 Matt Moore 39
8 Alex Cobb 36
9 Victor Zambrano 35
10 Matt Garza 34

Single-Season Losses
Rank Year Player L
1 2016 Chris Archer 19
2 2002 Tanyon Sturtze 18
3 2010 James Shields 15
2007 Edwin Jackson 15
2004 Mark Hendrickson 15
1999 Bobby Witt 15
1998 Tony Saunders 15
8 1998 Wilson Alvarez 14
9 2015 Chris Archer 13
2014 Jake Odorizzi 13
2013 Roberto Hernandez 13
2011 David Price 13
2001 Bryan Rekar 13
2001 Albie Lopez 13
Career Losses
Rank Player L
1 James Shields 73
2 Chris Archer 51
3 David Price 47
4 Scott Kazmir 44
5 Ryan Rupe 37
Bryan Rekar 37
7 Jeremy Hellickson 36
8 Andy Sonnanstine 31
Matt Garza 31
Mark Hendrickson 31
Joe Kennedy 31
Albie Lopez 31

Single-Season ERA
Rank Year Player ERA
1 2012 David Price 2.56
2 2010 David Price 2.72
3 2011 James Shields 2.82
4 2014 Alex Cobb 2.87
5 2011 Jeremy Hellickson 2.95
6 2012 Jeremy Hellickson 3.10
7 2014 David Price 3.11
8 2015 Chris Archer 3.23
9 2014 Chris Archer 3.33
2013 David Price 3.33
Career ERA
Rank Player ERA
1 David Price 3.18
2 Alex Cobb 3.44
3 Chris Archer 3.51
4 Jake Odorozzi 3.73
5 Jeremy Hellickson 3.78
6 Matt Garza 3.86
7 Matt Moore 3.88
8 James Shields 3.89
9 Scott Kazmir 3.92
10 Jeff Niemann 4.08

Single-Season Innings Pitched
Rank Year Player IP
1 2011 James Shields 249.1
2 2012 James Shields 227.2
3 2011 David Price 224.1
4 2002 Tanyon Sturtze 224
5 2009 James Shields 219.2
6 2008 James Shields 215
2007 James Shields 215
8 2015 Chris Archer 212
9 2012 David Price 211
10 2012 David Price 208.2
Career Innings Pitched
Rank Player IP
1 James Shields 1,454.2
2 David Price 1,143.2
3 Scott Kazmir 834
4 Chris Archer 766
5 Jeremy Hellickson 640
6 Matt Garza 592.1
7 Jake Odorozzi 554.2
8 Jeff Niemann 544.1
9 Andy Sonnanstine 540.1
10 Matt Moore 540

Single-Season Complete Games
Rank Year Player CG
1 2011 James Shields 11
2 2002 Joe Kennedy 5
3 2013 David Price 4
2002 Tanyon Sturtze 4
2000 Albie Lopez 4
6 2012 James Shields 3
2010 Matt Garza 3
2008 Matt Garza 3
2008 James Shields 3
2000 Steve Trachsel 3
1999 Bobby Witt 3
Career Complete Games
Rank Player CG
1 James Shields 19
2 David Price 10
3 Matt Garza 6
Joe Kennedy 6
5 Albie Lopez 5
6 Jeff Niemann 4
Mark Hendrickson 4
Tanyon Sturtze 4
Rolando Arrojo 4
10 Chris Archer 3
Alex Cobb 3
Bryan Rekar 3
Steve Trachsel 3
Bobby Witt 3

Single-Season Shutouts
Rank Year Player SHO
1 2011 James Shields 4
2 2013 Chris Archer 2
2012 James Shields 2
2009 Jeff Niemann 2
2008 Matt Garza 2
2008 James Shields 2
1999 Bobby Witt 6
1998 Rolando Arrojo 2
9 2016 Matt Andriese 1
2015 Chris Archer 1
2014 Drew Smyly 1
2013 Matt Moore 1
2012 Alex Cobb 1
2012 David Price 1
2011 Jeremy Hellickson 1
2010 Matt Garza 1
2010 Jeff Niemann 1
2010 David Price 1
2009 Wade Davis 1
2008 Andy Sonnanstine 1
2007 Edwin Jackson 1
2006 Mark Henderson 1
2006 Scott Kazmir 1
2003 Joe Kennedy 1
2003 Jorge Sosa 1
2003 Doug Waechter 1
2002 Joe Kennedy 1
2001 Albie Lopez 1
2000 Travis Harper 1
2000 Albie Lopez 1
2000 Steve Trachsel 1
Career Shutouts
Rank Player SHO
1 James Shields 8
2 Chris Archer 3
Jeff Niemann 3
Matt Garza 3
5 David Price 2
Joe Kennedy 2
Albie Lopez 2
Rolando Arrojo 2
Bobby Witt 2
10 Matt Andriese 1
Matt Moore 1
Drew Smyly 1
Alex Cobb 1
Jeremy Hellickson 1
Wade Davis 1
Andy Sonnanstine 1
Scott Kamir 1
Edwin Jackson 1
Travis Harper 1
Mark Hendrickson 1
Doug Waechter 1
Jorge Sosa 1
Steve Trachsel 1

Single-Season Strikeouts
Rank Year Player SO
1 2015 Chris Archer 252
2 2007 Scott Kazmir 239
3 2016 Chris Archer 233
4 2011 James Shields 225
5 2012 James Shields 223
6 2011 David Price 218
7 2012 David Price 205
8 2014 David Price 189
2009 Matt Garza 189
10 2010 David Price 188
Career Strikeouts
Rank Player SO
1 James Shields 1,250
2 David Price 1,065
3 Scott Kazmir 874
4 Chris Archer 795
5 Jake Odorozzi 512
6 Matt Moore 494
7 Matt Garza 467
8 Jeremy Hellickson 463
9 Alex Cobb 442
10 Jeff Niemann 409

Single-Season Saves
Rank Year Player SV
1 2012 Fernando Rodney 48
2 2010 Rafael Soriano 45
3 1999 Roberto Hernandez 43
4 2015 Brad Boxberger 41
2003 Danys Baez 41
6 2016 Alex Colome 37
2013 Fernando Rodney 37
8 2000 Roberto Hernandez 32
9 2004 Danys Baez 30
10 2008 Troy Percival 28
Career Saves
Rank Player SV
1 Roberto Hernandez 101
2 Fernando Rodney 85
3 Danys Baez 71
4 Rafael Soriano 45
5 Brad Boxberger 43
6 Esteban Yan 42
7 Alex Colome 37
8 Troy Percival 34
9 Lance Carter 29
10 Jake McGee 26
Alberto Reyes 26

Single-Season Walks + Hits / IP
Rank Year Player WHIP
1 2011 James Shields 1.043
2 2014 David Price 1.049
3 2013 David Price 1.098
4 2012 David Price 1.100
5 2007 James Shields 1.107
6 2015 Erasmo Ramirez 1.133
7 2014 Alex Cobb 1.136
8 2015 Chris Archer 1.137
2011 David Price 1.137
10 2015 Jake Odorizzi 1.152
Career Walks + Hits / IP
Rank Player WHIP
1 David Price 1.142
2 Chris Archer 1.202
3 Jake Odorozzi 1.208
4 Alex Cobb 1.216
5 James Shields 1.223
6 Matt Garza 1.251
7 Jeremy Hellickson 1.261
8 Jeff Niemann 1.286
9 Matt Moore 1.339
10 Scott Kazmir 1.390