Pitching Leaderboards - Starters

Returning to some PITCHf/x derived pitching stats, starting with 2009 baselines. Qualified leaders (1000+ pitches available in PITCHf/x) after the jump. Each category has the Top 10 leaders and Bottom 10 trailers.

# 293,491
Swing 0.442
Whiff 0.191
In Wide Strike Zone (IWZ) 0.525
Chase (Swings OWZ) 0.261
Watch (Takes IWZ) 0.385
SLGCON 0.523
GB% 43.5%
 1000+ (104) Swing
Scott Baker 0.536
Johan Santana 0.514
Roy Halladay 0.508
Edwin Jackson 0.501
Roy Oswalt 0.498
James Shields 0.488
Justin Verlander 0.487
Kevin Slowey 0.487
Aaron Harang 0.483
Cliff Lee 0.481
   
Joba Chamberlain 0.361
Yovani Gallardo 0.400
A.J. Burnett 0.401
Livan Hernandez 0.405
Clayton Kershaw 0.406
John Lannan 0.409
Bronson Arroyo 0.409
Trevor Cahill 0.409
Fausto Carmona 0.412
Tim Wakefield 0.413
   
  Whiff
Javier Vazquez 0.290
Ryan Dempster 0.268
John Danks 0.266
Felix Hernandez 0.259
Scott Richmond 0.254
Jorge De La Rosa 0.254
Max Scherzer 0.253
Dan Haren 0.246
Cole Hamels 0.245
Justin Verlander 0.244
   
Livan Hernandez 0.112
Vicente Padilla 0.119
Mike Pelfrey 0.120
Bronson Arroyo 0.120
Derek Lowe 0.122
Jamie Moyer 0.122
Nick Blackburn 0.126
Aaron Cook 0.130
Jeff Suppan 0.131
Brad Bergesen 0.131
   
  IWZ
Ted Lilly 0.625
Cliff Lee 0.598
Scott Baker 0.590
Roy Oswalt 0.581
Dallas Braden 0.581
Roy Halladay 0.579
Johan Santana 0.578
Randy Wolf 0.572
Jordan Zimmermann 0.571
Cole Hamels 0.571
   
Derek Lowe 0.439
Livan Hernandez 0.465
Fausto Carmona 0.466
Joba Chamberlain 0.467
Shairon Martis 0.475
Matt Garza 0.479
Kenshin Kawakami 0.480
Javier Vazquez 0.481
Mike Pelfrey 0.482
Christopher Volstad 0.485
   
  Chase
Justin Verlander 0.347
Johan Santana 0.324
Roy Halladay 0.319
Scott Baker 0.318
Dan Haren 0.317
Felix Hernandez 0.317
Edwin Jackson 0.314
Brad Bergesen 0.313
Kevin Slowey 0.312
Ryan Dempster 0.306
   
Joba Chamberlain 0.208
Vicente Padilla 0.209
Manny Parra 0.216
Brad Penny 0.216
Micah Owings 0.218
Clayton Kershaw 0.219
Brett Myers 0.219
John Lannan 0.221
Joe Blanton 0.222
Gil Meche 0.229
   
  Watch
Joba Chamberlain 0.457
Erik Bedard 0.457
Yovani Gallardo 0.446
Josh Beckett 0.446
Trevor Cahill 0.444
A.J. Burnett 0.440
John Lannan 0.428
Adam Wainwright 0.426
Jorge De La Rosa 0.424
Tim Wakefield 0.423
   
Scott Baker 0.310
Roy Oswalt 0.325
Kenshin Kawakami 0.332
Johan Santana 0.332
Edwin Jackson 0.340
Aaron Harang 0.341
Scott Richmond 0.342
Carlos Zambrano 0.342
Chris Young 0.346
Javier Vazquez 0.347
   
  SLGCON
Ricky Nolasco 0.686
Dave Bush 0.667
Brett Myers 0.662
Jamie Moyer 0.641
Cole Hamels 0.640
Jorge De La Rosa 0.637
Brett Anderson 0.633
Francisco Liriano 0.633
Randy Johnson 0.632
Manny Parra 0.628
   
Josh Johnson 0.388
Vicente Padilla 0.392
Brian Bannister 0.405
Derek Lowe 0.420
Jason Marquis 0.426
C.C. Sabathia 0.427
Felix Hernandez 0.431
Ubaldo Jimenez 0.433
Nick Blackburn 0.433
Edwin Jackson 0.433
   
  GB%
Joel Pineiro 59.2%
Aaron Cook 58.5%
Rick Porcello 58.0%
Roy Halladay 57.6%
Jason Marquis 57.1%
Fausto Carmona 55.7%
Mike Pelfrey 54.9%
Derek Lowe 54.4%
John Lannan 54.0%
Ubaldo Jimenez 54.0%
   
Chris Young 30.7%
Ricky Nolasco 30.9%
Jered Weaver 31.5%
Ted Lilly 32.7%
Johan Santana 33.0%
Kevin Slowey 33.3%
Justin Verlander 33.9%
Scott Baker 33.9%
Aaron Harang 35.4%
Randy Wolf 35.7%
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