Sports List of the Day

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MLB: Top 10 Pitchers with the Most Innings Pitched in a Season – By Decade

This is a good one. See the decline and plateau of innings pitched over the years…

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The 20 Best Seasons for a Pitcher in History (Best W-L Percentages)

STARTING PITCHERS, MINIMUM 20 DECISIONS

PITCHER W L W-L PCT. ARM SEASON TEAM G GS IP
1. Greg Maddux 19 2 0.9048 R 1995 Atlanta Braves 28 28 209.2
2. Randy Johnson 18 2 0.9000 L 1995 Seattle Mariners 30 30 214.1
3. Ron Guidry 25 3 0.8929 L 1978 New York Yankees 35 35 273.2
4. Lefty Grove 31 4 0.8857 L 1931 Philadelphia Athletics 41 30 288.2
5. Cliff Lee 22 3 0.8800 L 2008 Cleveland Indians 31 31 223.1
5. Preacher Roe 22 3 0.8800 L 1951 Brooklyn Dodgers 34 33 257.2
7. Max Scherzer 21 3 0.8750 R 2013 Detroit Tigers 32 32 214.1
8. Smoky Joe Wood 34 5 0.8718 R 1912 Boston Red Sox 43 38 344.0
9. Roger Clemens 20 3 0.8696 R 2001 New York Yankees 33 33 220.1
9. David Cone 20 3 0.8696 R 1988 New York Mets 35 28 231.1
11. Orel Hershiser 19 3 0.8636 R 1985 Los Angeles Dodgers 36 34 239.2
12. Bill Donovan 25 4 0.8621 R 1907 Detroit Tigers 32 28 271.0
12. Whitey Ford 25 4 0.8621 L 1961 New York Yankees 39 39 283.0
14. Roger Clemens 24 4 0.8571 R 1986 Boston Red Sox 33 33 254.0
14. Dwight Gooden 24 4 0.8571 R 1985 New York Mets 35 35 276.2
14. Daisuke Matsuzaka 18 3 0.8571 R 2008 Boston Red Sox 29 29 167.2
17. Pedro Martinez 23 4 0.8519 R 1999 Boston Red Sox 31 29 213.1
18. Chief Bender 17 3 0.8500 R 1914 Philadelphia Athletics 28 23 179.0
18. John Smoltz 17 3 0.8500 R 1998 Atlanta Braves 26 26 167.2
20. Lefty Grove 28 5 0.8485 L 1930 Philadelphia Athletics 50 32 291.0

ALL-TIME

PITCHER W L W-L PCT. ARM SEASON TEAM G GS IP
1. Roy Face 18 1 0.9474 R 1959 Pittsburgh Pirates 57 0 93.1
2. Johnny Allen 15 1 0.9375 R 1937 Cleveland Indians 24 20 173.0
3. Chris Sale* 10 1 0.9091 L 2014 Chicago White Sox 16 16 110.0
4. Greg Maddux 19 2 0.9048 R 1995 Atlanta Braves 28 28 209.2
5. Randy Johnson 18 2 0.9000 L 1995 Seattle Mariners 30 30 214.1
6. Ron Guidry 25 3 0.8929 L 1978 New York Yankees 35 35 273.2
7. Freddie Fitzsimmons 16 2 0.8889 R 1940 Brooklyn Dodgers 20 18 134.1
8. Lefty Grove 31 4 0.8857 L 1931 Philadelphia Athletics 41 30 288.2
9. Bob Stanley 15 2 0.8824 R 1978 Boston Red Sox 52 3 141.2
10. Cliff Lee 22 3 0.8800 L 2008 Cleveland Indians 31 31 223.1
10. Preacher Roe 22 3 0.8800 L 1951 Brooklyn Dodgers 34 33 257.2
12. Ron Davis 14 2 0.8750 R 1979 New York Yankees 44 0 85.1
12. Deacon Phillippe 14 2 0.8750 R 1910 Pittsburgh Pirates 31 8 121.2
12. Max Scherzer 21 3 0.8750 R 2013 Detroit Tigers 32 32 214.1
12. Tom Seaver 14 2 0.8750 R 1981 Cincinnati Reds 23 23 166.1
16. Smoky Joe Wood 34 5 0.8718 R 1912 Boston Red Sox 43 38 344.0
17. Roger Clemens 20 3 0.8696 R 2001 New York Yankees 33 33 220.1
17. David Cone 20 3 0.8696 R 1988 New York Mets 35 28 231.1
19. Orel Hershiser 19 3 0.8636 R 1985 Los Angeles Dodgers 36 34 239.2
20. Bill Donovan 25 4 0.8621 R 1907 Detroit Tigers 32 28 271.0
20. Whitey Ford 25 4 0.8621 L 1961 New York Yankees 39 39 283.0

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