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1998 Register Pitching Leaders

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Rk Name Age Tm Lg Lev W Aff L W-L% ERA RA9 G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1Roger Clemens35TORALMLB20TOR6.7692.652.9933330530234.21697869118802717069611.0956.50.43.410.43.08
2David Cone35NYAALMLB20NYY7.7413.553.8631310300207.218689822059120915068661.1808.10.92.69.13.54
3Tom Glavine32ATLNLMLB20ATL6.7692.472.6333330430229.12026763137421572039341.2037.90.52.96.22.12
4Rick Helling27TEXALMLB20TEX7.7414.414.5333330420216.12091091062778616410109221.3278.71.13.26.82.10
5Orlando Hernandez32NYA,CLB,TAMAL,IL,FLORMLB,AAA,A+19NYY5.7923.183.4630300310192.115774681372120515277931.1917.30.63.49.62.85
6Randy Johnson34SEA,HOUAL,NLMLB19SEA-HOU11.6333.283.76343401060244.12031028923861329142710141.1837.50.83.212.13.83
7Pedro Martinez26BOSALMLB19BOS7.7312.893.1633330320233.21888275266732518099511.0917.21.02.69.73.75
8Shane Reynolds30HOUNLMLB19HOU8.7043.513.8235350310233.12579991255322092059861.3299.91.02.08.13.94
9Aaron Sele28TEXALMLB19TEX11.6334.234.9133330320212.22391161001484616713049541.51910.10.63.67.11.99
10Kevin Tapani34CHNNLMLB19CHC9.6794.854.9335340220219.0244120118306241365079451.39710.01.22.55.62.19
11Kevin Brown33SDNNLMLB18SDP7.7202.382.7036350730257.0225776884942571001010321.0667.90.31.79.05.24
12José Ibar--HAVCNSFgn182.9002.282.7023231210193.016058497532158787831.1047.50.32.57.42.98
13Jose Jimenez24ARK,SLNTL,NLAA,MLB18STL6.7503.093.5430290110201.017879699761100120138371.2648.00.43.44.51.32
14Yong-soo Kim38LGKKBOFgn186.7503.453.8132102175.01767467114511677421.2639.10.62.36.02.58
15Greg Maddux32ATLNLMLB18ATL9.6672.222.6934340950251.020175621345102047049870.9807.20.51.67.34.53
16Dan Perkins23NBR,SLKEL,PCLAA,AAA18MIN5.7834.225.1527260210164.11889477165121125087131.45410.30.92.86.12.20
17David Wells35NYAALMLB18NYY4.8183.493.6130300850214.11958683292901631028511.0458.21.21.26.85.62
18Andy Ashby30SDNNLMLB17SDP9.6543.343.5733330510226.22239084235881517079391.2408.90.92.36.02.60
19Bruce Chen21GRV,RMD,ATLSOUL,IL,NLAA,AAA,MLB17ATL8.6803.193.4832310100183.21467165167612107077671.2097.20.83.710.32.76
20Min-Tae Chung28HYUKBOFgn179.6542.833.4528520200.21847763184915928251.1618.30.82.27.13.24
21Kenjiro Kawasaki27YKUJPCLFgn1710.6303.043.4829281930204.1195796922554943048451.2238.61.02.44.11.71
22Mark Kiefer29SINCPBLFgn1710.6303.093.413230420195.117174671362013750187901.1937.90.62.96.32.21
23Al Leiter32NYNNLMLB17NYM6.7392.472.5628280420193.01515553871217411147891.1507.00.43.38.12.45
24Kevin Millwood23ATLNLMLB17ATL8.6804.084.4431291310174.11758679185631633167481.3259.00.92.98.42.91
25John Smoltz31ATL,GRV,MACNL,SOUL,SALLMLB,AA,A17ATL4.8102.913.1031310220191.21636662134822034167751.1017.70.62.39.54.23
26Tim Wakefield31BOSALMLB17BOS8.6804.585.1336331200216.02111231103079114614169391.3438.81.33.36.11.85
27Shannon Withem25SYR,TORIL,ALAAA,MLB17TOR5.7733.273.4129271420192.217973701460211510027951.2408.40.72.85.41.92
28Carlos Yánes34IDJCNSFgn173.8503.744.262522921171.0192817124560107557441.45010.11.32.95.61.91
29Manny Aybar26MEM,SLNPCL,NLAAA,MLB16STL6.7274.274.4933271000164.11528278135911205436931.2848.30.73.26.62.03
30Dave Borkowski21JCKSOULAA16DET7.6964.634.9928280310178.220499922554097102107751.44410.31.32.74.91.80
31Scott Erickson30BALALMLB16BAL13.5524.014.48363601120251.128412511223694186130411021.40510.20.82.56.72.70
32Masumi Kuwata30YOMJPCLFgn165.7624.084.3827270710181.01978882174601166147791.3439.80.82.35.82.52
33Ciro Licea22GNMCNSFgn164.8001.852.4324221672185.015250384402136367261.0387.40.21.96.63.40
34Jose Lima25HOUNLMLB16HOU8.6673.703.8633330310233.122910096343211697049501.1198.81.31.26.55.28
35Scott Mullen23WMT,WCHCARL,TLA+,AA16KCR6.7273.063.5826260110155.21346253115109881106331.1887.70.62.95.71.92
36Denny Neagle29ATLNLMLB16ATL11.5933.553.8932310520210.11969183256031656168611.2178.41.12.67.12.75
37Andy Pettitte26NYAALMLB16NYY11.5934.244.5833320500216.1226110102208711466059321.4479.40.83.66.11.68
38Rick Reed33NYNNLMLB16NYM11.5933.483.5631310210212.12088482302921536018451.1168.81.31.26.55.28
39Kenny Rogers33OAKALMLB16OAK8.6673.173.6234340710238.22159684196701387259701.1828.10.72.55.22.06
40Kirk Rueter27SFNNLMLB16SFG9.6404.364.8033330100187.219310091275731027068061.3329.31.32.74.91.79
41John Sneed22HGRSALLA16TOR2.8892.563.2827270210161.21235946958021011256601.1206.80.53.211.73.62
42Scott Baker28SAMKBOFgn157.6824.134.2926400172.0172827915788737401.4539.00.84.14.61.12
43Daren Brown31AMATXLAInd154.7893.213.8720200300137.11395949132101212065661.1659.10.91.47.95.76
44Dave Burba31CLEALMLB15CLE10.6004.114.4232310000203.221010093306941327068701.3709.31.33.05.81.91
45Kevin Dougherty20CLMSALLA15NYM2.8822.743.4120200110134.2112514185001074055471.2037.50.53.37.22.14
46Brandon Duckworth22KAN,CLWSALL,FLORA,A+15PHI10.6003.053.7230300640200.218083681246016582128121.1268.10.52.17.43.59
47Ty Hartshorn23KNX,DUNSOUL,FLORAA,A+15TOR6.7143.744.7528280110170.21859071166001093047351.4369.80.83.25.71.82
48Tristan Jerue22PEO,PRWMIDW,CARLA,A+15STL7.6822.433.1527270100174.11386147759013412267111.1307.10.43.06.92.27
49Craig Johnson22WMI,TOLMIDW,ILA,AAA15DET6.7142.863.7127270320169.21527054152301179146801.0318.10.81.26.25.09
50Pedro Luis Lazo25PROCNSFgn154.7892.342.5925221131180.2163524765421372127531.2018.10.32.76.82.54
51Gang-cheol Lee32HTIKBOFgn1511.5773.113.5131320179.116570621847160187541.1828.30.92.48.03.40
52Mike Lincoln23NBRELAA15MIN7.6823.224.1526260100173.11808062133501095057201.2409.30.71.85.73.11
53Nate Minchey28HIRJPCLFgn1511.5772.753.4735350620236.02419172195721237049801.2639.20.72.24.72.16
54Jamie Moyer35SEAALMLB15SEA9.6253.533.8034340430234.123499922342215810139741.1789.00.91.66.13.76
55Charles Nagy31CLEALMLB15CLE10.6005.225.9533330200210.12501391223466121209039301.50210.71.52.85.11.82
56Chan Ho Park25LANNLMLB15LAD9.6253.714.1234340200220.2199101911697119111269461.3418.10.74.07.81.97
57Bret Saberhagen34BOSALMLB15BOS8.6523.964.2231310000175.01818277222911006047251.2009.31.11.55.13.45
58Curt Schilling31PHINLMLB15PHI14.5173.253.38353501520268.22361019723613300601210891.1057.90.82.010.04.92
59Michael Tejera21PRT,KNCEL,MIDWAA,A15FLA6.7143.654.1528280220162.21577566184921446066841.2668.71.02.78.02.94
60Joe Thomas23BTC,FWAMIDWA15BOS-MIN8.6523.253.7426260110166.01586960840013112316971.1938.60.42.27.13.28
61Steve Trachsel27CHNNLMLB15CHC8.6524.464.6333330100208.0204107103278451498238941.3858.81.23.66.41.77
62Raúl Valdés20HAVCNSFgn157.6823.644.132524910168.019377686492111587291.44010.30.32.65.92.27
63Rolando Arrojo32TBAALMLB14TBD12.5383.563.7432320220202.019584802165215219138531.2878.70.92.96.82.34
64Tim Belcher36KCAALMLB14KCR14.5004.274.8834340200234.02471271113773013071610031.3689.51.42.85.01.78
65Andy Benes30ARINLMLB14ARI13.5193.974.3234340100231.1221111102257431646199791.2758.61.02.96.42.22
66Matt Blank22FAY,JUPSALL,FLORA,A+14MON3.8242.543.0029271220177.01545950834014013217091.0627.80.41.77.14.12
67Buddy Carlyle20MOB,CNGSOULAA14SDP-CIN7.6673.433.8228280210188.21858072134601007147831.2248.80.62.24.82.17
68Bartolo Colon25CLEALMLB14CLE9.6093.714.0131310620204.02059184157951583048831.3929.00.73.57.02.00
69Dan DeYoung22CHT,BREFLORA+14TEX-FLA8.6364.595.1126260200155.0167887916430716146601.3559.70.92.54.11.65
70Jim Farrell24PAWILAAA14BOS8.6365.515.8428250210163.1176106100315201425187091.3969.71.72.97.82.73
71Nelson Figueroa24BNG,TUCEL,PCLAA,AAA14NYM-ARI5.7374.425.1828280320165.01799581276031452127111.4489.81.53.37.92.42
72Beiker Graterol23SYR,KNXIL,SOULAAA,AA14TOR8.6364.865.5828280000163.0179101881854111417137091.4299.91.03.06.32.11
73Pete Harnisch31CINNLMLB14CIN7.6673.143.4032320210209.01767973246441576148541.1487.61.02.86.82.45
74Dustin Hermanson25MONNLMLB14MON11.5603.133.8532300100187.01638065215631543347681.1717.81.02.77.42.75
75Tim Hudson22HVL,MODSOUL,CALLAA,A+14OAK9.6093.924.9130272200172.1155947513892152152157531.4168.10.74.67.91.71
76Eric Ireland21QDSMIDWA14HOU9.6092.883.5029281620206.017280661571219115378601.1807.50.73.18.32.69
77Kazuhisa Ishii24YKUJPCLFgn146.7003.303.5828270600196.1149787212105424180208341.2946.80.64.811.02.30
78Jason Jacome27BFL,CLEIL,ALAAA,MLB14CLE3.8243.613.9525250200159.21717064154101113156681.3289.60.82.36.32.71
79Myeong-won Jeong32HYUKBOFgn148.6361.862.8928530184.0141593876012357421.0926.90.32.96.02.05
80Kenshin Kawakami23CNIJPCLFgn146.7002.572.6826251430161.11234846145111242046491.0796.90.82.86.92.43
81Billy Koch23DUN,SYRFLOR,ILA+,AAA14TOR8.6364.215.1127270000130.1129746194601177445591.3438.90.63.28.12.54
82Yuan-Zhi Kuo41CTSCPBLFgn143.8242.503.262420300140.213351394371878015841.2098.50.32.45.62.35
83Mike Kusiewicz21NHVELAA14COL7.6672.322.9727260200178.21615946435015116197401.0978.10.21.87.64.31
84Sean Lawrence27NVL,PITPCL,NLAAA,MLB14PIT10.5835.295.5133290000166.217810298246711386157261.4709.61.33.67.52.06
85Carlton Loewer24PHI,SWBNL,ILMLB,AAA14PHI11.5604.694.9833330620216.2243120113236111278079341.40310.11.02.55.32.08
86Tim Manwiller23MOD,EDMCALL,PCLA+,AAA14OAK6.7003.013.7632213101167.1158705684811393236891.2318.50.42.67.52.90
87Kurt Miller25IWA,CHNPCL,NLAAA,MLB14CHC3.8243.724.0431271200171.21567771137701513067261.3578.20.74.07.91.96
88Brian Moehler26DETALMLB14DET13.5193.904.1933330430221.122010396305611232049121.2478.91.22.35.02.20
89Shigeki Noguchi24CNIJPCLFgn149.6092.342.7727270610192.01745950106341345088021.2348.20.53.06.32.13
90Myung-hwan Park21OBBKBOFgn1411.5603.223.6131510187.01597567811218188091.4497.70.45.48.71.62
91Brad Penny20HDSCALLA+14ARI5.7372.963.5728280100164.01386554153502079046611.0557.60.81.911.45.91
92Russell Reeder--ALXTXLAInd142.8754.244.78232101010165.21798878153019311226901.2629.70.81.65.13.10
93Rafael Roque26ELP,LOU,MILTL,IL,NLAA,AAA,MLB14MIL10.5834.324.9334330100191.219710592197831479188451.4359.30.93.76.91.88
94Mike Sirotka27CHAALMLB14CHW15.4835.065.8333330500211.2255137119304701282139111.42710.81.32.05.42.72
95John Snyder23CGY,CHAPCL,ALAAA,MLB14CHW5.7374.574.8130290200183.12089893255721157247961.44510.21.22.85.62.02
96Todd Stottlemyre33SLN,TEXNL,ALMLB14STL-TEX13.5193.744.3433330300221.221410792258112044259491.3318.71.03.38.32.52
97Dave Swartzbaugh30IWAPCLAAA14CHC5.7373.733.9942145001137.21146157165011093075711.1917.51.03.37.12.18
98Kerry Wood21CHN,IWANL,PCLMLB,AAA14CHC6.7003.303.6227270110171.211869631487124411367161.1946.20.74.612.82.80
99Jun-Liang Wu24UPRCPBLFgn144.7783.194.273715311132.2124634712456704075551.2748.40.83.14.71.56
100Pedro Astacio29COLNLMLB13COL14.4816.236.8835340000209.12451601453974017017029381.52410.51.73.27.32.30

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