Toronto Blue Jays 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 1997 Roger Clemens 11.9
2 1996 Pat Hentgen 8.5
3 2003 Roy Halladay 8.1
4 1998 Roger Clemens 8.1
5 1984 Dave Stieb 7.9
6 1982 Dave Stieb 7.7
7 2002 Roy Halladay 7.4
1987 Jimmy Key 7.4
1986 Mark Eichhorn 7.4
10 1983 Dave Stieb 7.0
Career WAR
Rank Player WAR
1 Dave Stieb 57.4
2 Roy Halladay 48.5
3 Jimmy Key 30.0
4 Pat Hentgen 26.7
5 Jim Clancy 25.3
6 Juan Guzman 21.1
7 Roger Clemens 20.1
8 Tom Henke 17.0
9 David Wells 15.0
10 Doyle Alexander 13.6

Single-Season Games
Rank Year Player G
1 1987 Mark Eichhorn 89
2 1998 Paul Quantrill 82
3 2007 Scott Downs 81
1991 Duane Ward 81
5 2005 Scott Schoeneweis 80
2001 Paul Quantrill 80
7 2003 Trever Miller 79
1992 Duane Ward 79
9 1998 Dan Plesac 78
10 1997 Paul Quantrill 77
Career Games
Rank Player G
1 Jason Frasor 505
2 Duane Ward 452
3 Tom Henke 446
4 Dave Stieb 439
5 Casey Janssen 389
6 Paul Quantrill 386
7 Jim Clancy 352
8 Scott Downs 347
9 Brett Cecil 330
10 Jimmy Key 317

Single-Season Games Started
Rank Year Player GS
1 1982 Jim Clancy 40
2 1982 Luis Leal 38
1982 Dave Stieb 38
4 1987 Jim Clancy 37
5 2003 Roy Halladay 36
1987 Jimmy Key 36
1985 Doyle Alexander 36
1985 Dave Stieb 36
1984 Jim Clancy 36
1983 Dave Stieb 36
Career Games Started
Rank Player GS
1 Dave Stieb 408
2 Jim Clancy 345
3 Roy Halladay 287
4 Jimmy Key 250
5 Pat Hentgen 238
6 Juan Guzman 195
7 Todd Stottlemyre 175
8 Luis Leal 151
9 David Wells 138
10 Chris Carpenter 135

Single-Season Wins
Rank Year Player W
1 2003 Roy Halladay 22
2 1997 Roger Clemens 21
1992 Jack Morris 21
4 2016 J.A. Happ 20
2008 Roy Halladay 20
2000 David Wells 20
1998 Roger Clemens 20
1996 Pat Hentgen 20
9 2002 Roy Halladay 19
1993 Pat Hentgen 19
Career Wins
Rank Player W
1 Dave Stieb 175
2 Roy Halladay 148
3 Jim Clancy 128
4 Jimmy Key 116
5 Pat Hentgen 107
6 David Wells 84
7 Juan Guzman 76
8 Todd Stottlemyre 69
9 Kelvim Escobar 58
10 Ricky Romero 51
Luis Leal 51

Single-Season Losses
Rank Year Player L
1 1979 Phil Huffman 18
1977 Jerry Garvin 18
3 1996 Erik Hanson 17
1990 Todd Stottlemyre 17
1977 Jesse Jefferson 17
6 1980 Jim Clancy 16
1979 Tom Underwood 16
1978 Jesse Jefferson 16
1977 Dave Lemanczyk 16
10 2016 R.A. Dickey 15
2003 Cory Lidle 15
2000 Kelvim Escobar 15
1984 Jim Clancy 15
1982 Luis Leal 15
1980 Dave Stieb 15
Career Losses
Rank Player L
1 Jim Clancy 140
2 Dave Stieb 134
3 Pat Hentgen 85
4 Jimmy Key 81
5 Roy Halladay 76
6 Todd Stottlemyre 70
7 Juan Guzman 62
8 Luis Leal 58
9 Jesse Jefferson 56
10 Kelvim Escobar 55
David Wells 55

Single-Season ERA
Rank Year Player ERA
1 1997 Roger Clemens 2.05
2 1985 Dave Stieb 2.48
3 1992 Juan Guzman 2.64
4 1998 Roger Clemens 2.65
5 1987 Jimmy Key 2.76
6 2008 Roy Halladay 2.78
7 2009 Roy Halladay 2.79
8 1984 Dave Stieb 2.83
9 2011 Rickey Romero 2.92
10 2002 Roy Halladay 2.93
1996 Juan Guzman 2.93
Career ERA
Rank Player ERA
1 Tom Henke 2.48
2 Duane Ward 3.18
3 Dave Stieb 3.42
Jimmy Key 3.42
5 Roy Halladay 3.43
6 Doyle Alexander 3.56
7 Paul Quantrill 3.67
8 Jason Frasor 3.73
9 Mark Buehrle 3.78
10 Shaun Marcum 3.85

Single-Season Innings Pitched
Rank Year Player IP
1 1982 Dave Stieb 288.1
2 1983 Dave Stieb 278
3 1984 Dave Stieb 267
4 1982 Jim Clancy 266.2
5 2003 Roy Halladay 266
6 1996 Pat Hentgen 265.2
7 1985 Dave Stieb 265
8 1997 Roger Clemens 264
1997 Pat Hentgen 264
10 1984 Doyle Alexander 261.2
Career Innings Pitched
Rank Player IP
1 Dave Stieb 2,873
2 Jim Clancy 2,204.2
3 Roy Halladay 2,046.2
4 Jimmy Key 1,695.2
5 Pat Hentgen 1,636
6 Juan Guzman 1,215.2
7 David Wells 1,148.2
8 Todd Stottlemyre 1,13
9 Luis Leal 946
10 Chris Carpenter 870.2

Single-Season Complete Games
Rank Year Player CG
1 1982 Dave Stieb 19
2 1980 Jim Clancy 15
3 1983 Dave Stieb 14
1980 Dave Stieb 14
5 1979 Tom Underwood 12
1977 Jerry Garvin 12
7 1984 Doyle Alexander 11
1984 Dave Stieb 11
1983 Jim Clancy 11
1982 Jim Clancy 11
1981 Dave Stieb 11
1979 Dave Lemanczyk 11
1977 Dave Lemanczyk 11
Career Complete Games
Rank Player CG
1 Dave Stieb 103
2 Jim Clancy 73
3 Roy Halladay 49
4 Pat Hentgen 31
5 Jimmy Key 28
6 Luis Leal 27
7 Doyle Alexander 25
Dave Lemanczyk 25
9 Jesse Jefferson 21
10 Tom Underwood 19

Single-Season Shutouts
Rank Year Player SHO
1 1982 Dave Stieb 5
2 2009 Roy Halladay 4
1988 Dave Stieb 4
1983 Dave Stieb 4
1980 Dave Stieb 4
6 2012 Brandon Morrow 3
1998 Roger Clemens 3
1997 Roger Clemens 3
1997 Pat Hentgen 3
1996 Pat Hentgen 3
1994 Pat Hentgen 3
1986 Jim Clancy 3
1982 Jim Clancy 3
1979 Dave Lemanczyk 3
Career Shutouts
Rank Player SHO
1 Dave Stieb 30
2 Roy Halladay 15
3 Jim Clancy 11
4 Jimmy Key 10
5 Pat Hentgen 9
6 Roger Clemens 6
7 Chris Carpenter 5
8 Brandon Morrow 4
Toddy Stottlemyre 4
Jesse Jefferson 4

Single-Season Strikeouts
Rank Year Player SO
1 1997 Roger Clemens 292
2 1998 Roger Clemens 271
3 2008 A.J. Burnett 231
4 2009 Roy Halladay 208
5 2008 Roy Halladay 206
6 2003 Roy Halladay 204
7 2011 Brandon Morrow 203
8 1984 Dave Stieb 198
9 2014 Drew Hutchison 184
10 1983 Dave Stieb 187
Career Strikeouts
Rank Player SO
1 Dave Stieb 1,658
2 Roy Halladay 1,495
3 Jim Clancy 1,237
4 Juan Guzman 1,030
5 Pat Hentgen 1,028
6 Jimmy Key 944
7 David Wells 784
8 Kelvim Escobar 744
9 Duane Ward 671
10 Todd Stottlemyre 662

Single-Season Saves
Rank Year Player SV
1 1993 Duane Ward 45
2 2006 B.J. Ryan 38
2002 Kelvim Escobar 38
4 2010 Kevin Gregg 37
5 2016 Roberto Osuna 36
2001 Billy Koch 36
7 2013 Casey Janssen 34
1992 Tom Henke 34
1987 Tom Henke 34
10 2000 Billy Koch 33
Career Saves
Rank Player SV
1 Tom Henke 217
2 Duane Ward 121
3 Billy Koch 100
4 Casey Janssen 90
5 B.J. Ryan 75
6 Kelvim Escobar 58
7 Roberto Osuna 56
8 Mike Timlin 52
9 Kevin Gregg 37
10 Jason Frasor 36
Miguel Batista 36

Single-Season Walks + Hits / IP
Rank Year Player WHIP
1 1997 Roger Clemens 1.030
2 2015 Marco Estrada 1.044
3 2008 Roy Halladay 1.053
4 1987 Jimmy Key 1.057
5 2003 Roy Halladay 1.071
6 1998 Roger Clemens 1.095
7 2006 Roy Halladay 1.100
8 1990 David Wells 1.111
9 1985 Jimmy Key 1.119
10 1996 Juan Guzman 1.124
Career Walks + Hits / IP
Rank Player WHIP
1 Tom Henke 1.025
2 Jimmy Key 1.196
3 Roy Halladay 1.198
4 Doyle Alexander 1.232
5 Shaun Marcum 1.238
6 Duane Ward 1.240
7 Dave Stieb 1.241
8 R.A. Dickey 1.251
9 David Wells 1.275
10 A.J. Burnett 1.284