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Negro National League II Pitching Leaders

Wins Above Replacement--all
1. BrownHG 3.8
2. MatlockPC 3.2
3. DihigoNYC 2.9
4. FosterCAG 2.8
5. DavisPC 2.6
6. McDonaldPS 2.3
7. WellsCAG 2.2
8. BellPC 2.2
9. DayBE 2.2
10. GibsonPC 2.1
WAR for Pitchers
1. MatlockPC 3.1
2. BrownHG 2.9
3. FosterCAG 2.8
4. McDonaldPS 2.5
5. TaylorNYC 2.4
6. DavisPC 2.3
7. TrentCAG 2.3
8. DayBE 2.1
9. TiantNYC 1.9
10. StanleyNYC 1.7
Earned Run Average
1. MatlockPC 1.52
2. StanleyNYC 2.47
3. TaylorNYC 2.78
4. FosterCAG 2.84
5. WillisCEG 2.89
6. CarterPC 3.07
7. DavisPC 3.14
8. BrownHG 3.26
9. GriffithCEG 3.26
10. BlakeNYC 3.47
Wins
1. BrownHG 8
McDonaldPS 8
MatlockPC 8
4. EllisPS 7
JackmanBE 7
DayBE 7
HunterPC 7
8. StreeterPC 6
GisentanerHG 6
10. DavisPC 5
CarterPS 5
StrongHG 5
TiantNYC 5
TaylorNYC 5
FosterCAG 5
Win-Loss %
1. MatlockPC 1.000
2. StreeterPC .857
3. DavisPC .833
4. WillisCEG .800
CarterPC .800
PorterCEG .800
7. CarterPS .714
8. McDonaldPS .667
GisentanerHG .667
10. DayBE .636
EllisPS .636
HunterPC .636
Walks & Hits per IP
1. MatlockPC 1.000
2. WillisCEG 1.151
3. ThompsonCEG 1.249
4. GriffithCEG 1.268
5. FosterCAG 1.275
6. DavisPC 1.291
7. CarterPC 1.293
8. TaylorNYC 1.305
9. TiantNYC 1.312
10. BlakeNYC 1.318
Hits per 9 IP
1. TaylorNYC 6.659
2. BlakeNYC 6.750
3. MatlockPC 7.352
4. GriffithCEG 7.792
5. FosterCAG 7.980
6. TiantNYC 8.037
7. HarveyPC 8.187
8. BrownHG 8.486
9. CarterPC 8.569
10. WillisCEG 8.660
Bases On Balls per 9 IP
1. MatlockPC 1.648
2. WillisCEG 1.698
3. Bell2TM 1.901
4. ThompsonCEG 1.919
5. JonesPS 2.406
6. GisentanerHG 2.443
7. DavisPC 2.512
8. McDonaldPS 2.529
9. CarterPS 2.558
10. HunterPC 2.690
Strikeouts per 9 IP
1. BlakeNYC 9.304
2. TiantNYC 8.037
3. TaylorNYC 6.780
4. CorneliusCAG 5.949
5. EvansND 5.586
6. GriffithCEG 5.436
7. HolmesPS 5.400
8. DayBE 5.383
9. StreeterPC 5.254
10. GarcíaNYC 5.170
Games Played
1. McDonaldPS 21
JackmanBE 21
3. HolmesPS 18
WilliamsBE 18
5. BrownHG 17
StrongHG 17
DayBE 17
8. JonesPS 16
CarterPS 16
10. HunterPC 15
TrentCAG 15
StanleyNYC 15
GisentanerHG 15
TaylorNYC 15
EvansND 15
EllisPS 15
Saves
1. WilliamsBE 2
DayBE 2
EvansND 2
TrentCAG 2
TiantNYC 2
HolmesPS 2
HunterPC 2
Bell2TM 2
9. BrownHG 1
CarterPS 1
DavisPC 1
GisentanerHG 1
GriffithCEG 1
BaileyND 1
KincannonPC 1
MatlockPC 1
McDonaldCAG 1
MosleyHG 1
SalmonHG 1
WillisCEG 1
JonesPS 1
Innings Pitched
1. McDonaldPS 142.1
2. JackmanBE 117.0
3. BrownHG 105.0
4. DayBE 103.2
5. EllisPS 98.1
6. TrentCAG 91.1
7. StrongHG 89.0
8. HunterPC 87.0
9. DavisPC 86.0
10. FosterCAG 82.1
Strikeouts
1. TiantNYC 64
2. DayBE 62
3. TaylorNYC 56
4. JackmanBE 53
5. BlakeNYC 51
6. DavisPC 49
7. BrownHG 48
8. McDonaldPS 47
9. StrongHG 46
10. HunterPC 45
HolmesPS 45
Games Started
1. JackmanBE 15
McDonaldPS 15
3. StrongHG 14
4. DayBE 13
5. BrownHG 12
EllisPS 12
7. TrentCAG 11
8. WilliamsBE 10
HunterPC 10
BrownCAG 10
Complete Games
1. JackmanBE 11
2. BrownHG 10
McDonaldPS 10
4. TrentCAG 8
DayBE 8
6. MatlockPC 7
7. FosterCAG 6
8. GisentanerHG 5
EllisPS 5
HunterPC 5
DavisPC 5
RadcliffeBE 5
StrongHG 5
WilliamsBE 5
Shutouts
1. TiantNYC 3
2. FosterCAG 2
3. BrownHG 1
CarterPS 1
DavisPC 1
HolmesPS 1
JackmanBE 1
McDuffieBE 1
PorterCEG 1
StarksBE 1
ThompsonCEG 1
YokelyPS 1
Home Runs
1. McDonaldPS 11
2. StrongHG 10
3. CarterPS 8
EllisPS 8
5. BurnsND 7
RadcliffeBE 7
TrentCAG 7
JackmanBE 7
StreeterPC 7
10. GarcíaNYC 6
JonesPS 6
GisentanerHG 6
WilliamsBE 6
HunterPC 6
Bases on Balls
1. ParkerHG 45
2. TaylorNYC 42
3. BrownHG 41
DayBE 41
5. McDonaldPS 40
6. TrentCAG 36
7. WilliamsBE 35
JackmanBE 35
CraigND 35
HolmesPS 35
Hits
1. McDonaldPS 156
2. JackmanBE 144
3. StrongHG 118
4. EllisPS 108
5. DayBE 103
6. HunterPC 101
7. WilliamsBE 100
8. BrownHG 99
9. GisentanerHG 97
10. CraigND 95
Strikeouts / Base On Balls
1. MatlockPC 2.923
2. Bell2TM 2.300
3. ThompsonCEG 2.143
4. TiantNYC 2.133
5. DavisPC 2.042
6. WillisCEG 2.000
JonesPS 2.000
8. BlakeNYC 1.821
9. HunterPC 1.731
10. StreeterPC 1.636
Home Runs per 9 IP
1. StanleyNYC 0.000
2. TaylorNYC 0.121
3. HarveyPC 0.174
4. FosterCAG 0.219
5. MatlockPC 0.254
6. ThompsonCEG 0.274
7. CraigND 0.280
8. CarterPC 0.323
9. BrownHG 0.343
10. ThomasCAG 0.358
Losses
1. JackmanBE 9
2. EvansND 8
TrentCAG 8
4. GarcíaNYC 6
BrownCAG 6
ParkerHG 6
HolmesPS 6
WilliamsBE 6
9. CorneliusCAG 5
CraigND 5
JonesPS 5
StrongHG 5
BrownHG 5
Earned Runs
1. JackmanBE 75
2. McDonaldPS 68
3. StrongHG 61
4. HolmesPS 57
5. WilliamsBE 54
BurnsND 54
7. BrownCAG 53
EllisPS 53
9. EvansND 52
10. DayBE 50
Wild Pitches
1. BrownCAG 3
BrownHG 3
3. DulaHG 2
TrentCAG 2
5. BurnsND 1
CarterPC 1
EllisPS 1
HunterPC 1
LaceyND 1
ParkerHG 1
StrongHG 1
WilliamsBE 1
WilliamsHG 1
Hayes2TM 1
Hit By Pitch
1. DayBE 10
2. WilliamsBE 9
3. WillisCEG 3
PowellCAG 3
HunterPC 3
CraigND 3
TiantNYC 3
GisentanerHG 3
9. DulaHG 2
JonesPS 2
JackmanBE 2
FosterCAG 2
EvansND 2
CharlestonPS 2
CarterPC 2
TrentCAG 2
BrownHG 2
Batters Faced
1. McDonaldPS 616
2. JackmanBE 528
3. BrownHG 456
4. DayBE 449
5. EllisPS 434
6. StrongHG 408
7. TrentCAG 391
8. HunterPC 386
9. WilliamsBE 377
10. DavisPC 361
Adjusted ERA+
1. MatlockPC 336
2. StanleyNYC 207
3. TaylorNYC 183
4. FosterCAG 180
5. WillisCEG 177
6. CarterPC 166
7. DavisPC 163
8. GriffithCEG 157
9. BrownHG 157
10. BlakeNYC 148
Fielding Independent Pitching
1. MatlockPC 3.03
2. StanleyNYC 3.32
3. ThompsonCEG 3.35
4. Bell2TM 3.39
5. BlakeNYC 3.40
6. TiantNYC 3.50
7. TaylorNYC 3.59
8. DavisPC 3.67
9. HarveyPC 3.72
10. EvansND 3.89
Adj. Pitching Runs
1. MatlockPC 27
2. BrownHG 20
3. FosterCAG 19
4. DavisPC 18
5. TaylorNYC 18
6. StanleyNYC 16
7. WillisCEG 13
8. McDonaldPS 12
9. TrentCAG 12
10. CarterPC 11
Adj. Pitching Wins
1. MatlockPC 2.6
2. BrownHG 1.8
3. FosterCAG 1.7
4. DavisPC 1.7
5. TaylorNYC 1.6
6. StanleyNYC 1.4
7. WillisCEG 1.2
8. McDonaldPS 1.1
9. TrentCAG 1.0
10. CarterPC 1.0

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