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D.C. Baseball Single-Season Pitching Records

Top 10 Single Seasons – Games Top 10 Single Seasons – Wins
  NAME GAMES Year   Name Wins Year
1 Jon Rauch 88 2007 1 Walter Johnson 36 1913
2 Saul Rivera 85 2007 2 Walter Johnson 33 1912
3 Jon Rauch 85 2006 3 Frank Killen 29 1892
4 Gary Majewski 79 2005 4 Walter Johnson 28 1914
5 Tyler Clippard 78 2010 5 Walter Johnson 27 1915
6 Saul Rivera 76 2008 6 Alvin Crowder 26 1932
7 Chad Cordero 76 2007 7 Walter Johnson 25 1916
8 Tyler Clippard 75 2014 8 Win Mercer 25 1896
9 Ron Kline 74 1965 9 Walter Johnson 25 1910
10 Chad Cordero 74 2005 10 Walter Johnson 25 1911
               
Top 10 Single Seasons – Win % Top 10 Single Seasons – ERA
  NAME W% Year   Name ERA Year
1 Walter Johnson 0.837 1913 1 Walter Johnson 1.14 1913
2 Stan Coveleski 0.800 1925 2 Walter Johnson 1.27 1918
3 Firpo Marberry 0.800 1931 3 Walter Johnson 1.36 1910
4 Stephen Strasburg 0.789 2016 4 Walter Johnson 1.39 1912
5 Dick Hyde 0.769 1958 5 Walter Johnson 1.49 1919
6 Walter Johnson 0.767 1924 6 Walter Johnson 1.55 1915
7 Firpo Marberry 0.750 1930 7 Walter Johnson 1.65 1908
8 Max Scherzer 0.741 2016 8 Walter Johnson 1.72 1914
9 Walter Johnson 0.741 1925 9 Walter Johnson 1.9 1916
10 Jordan Zimmermann 0.737 2014 10 Walter Johnson 1.9 1911
  Dick Bosman 0.737 1969        
               
Top 10 Single Seasons – Games Started Top 10 Single Seasons – Complete Games
  Name GS Year   Name CG Year
1 Kid Carsey 53 1891 1 Frank Killen 46 1892
2 Frank Killen 52 1892 2 Kid Carsey 46 1891
3 Jim Whitney 47 1887 3 Jim Whitney 46 1887
4 Hank O’Day 46 1888 4 Hank O’Day 46 1888
5 Win Mercer 45 1896 5 Dupee Shaw 43 1886
6 Dupee Shaw 44 1886 6 Gus Weyhing 39 1898
7 Win Mercer 42 1897 7 Frank Foreman 39 1891
8 Gus Weyhing 42 1898 8 Win Mercer 38 1896
9 Walter Johnson 42 1910 9 Walter Johnson 38 1910
10 Frank Foreman 41 1891 10 Case Patten 37 1904
               
Top 10 Single Seasons – Innings Pitched Top 10 Single Seasons – Strikeouts
  Name IP Year   NAME SO Year
1 Frank Killen 459.2 1892 1 Walter Johnson 313 1910
2 Kid Carsey 415 1891 2 Walter Johnson 303 1912
3 Jim Whitney 404.2 1887 3 Max Scherzer 284 2016
4 Hank O’Day 403 1888 4 Max Scherzer 276 2015
5 Dupee Shaw 385.2 1886 5 Walter Johnson 243 1913
6 Walter Johnson 371.2 1914 6 Stephen Strasburg 242 2014
7 Walter Johnson 370 1910 7 Walter Johnson 228 1916
8 Walter Johnson 369.2 1916 8 Walter Johnson 225 1914
9 Walter Johnson 369 1912 9 Walter Johnson 207 1911
10 Win Mercer 366.1 1896 10 Gio Gonzalez 207 2012
               
Top 10 Single Seasons – Shutouts Top 10 Single Seasons – Saves
  Name ShO Year   NAME SV Year
1 Walter Johnson 11 1913 1 Chad Cordero 47 2005
2 Walter Johnson 9 1914 2 Drew Storen 43 2011
3 Bob Porterfield 9 1953 3 Rafael Soriano 43 2013
4 Walter Johnson 8 1910 4 Chad Cordero 37 2007
5 Walter Johnson 8 1917 5 Rafael Soriano 32 2014
6 Walter Johnson 8 1918 6 Tyler Clippard 32 2012
7 Walter Johnson 7 1912 7 Ron Kline 29 1965
8 Walter Johnson 7 1915 8 Chad Cordero 29 2006
9 Walter Johnson 7 1919 9 Drew Storen 29 2015
10 Case Patten 7 1906 10 Darold Knowles 27 1970
  • Adam

    It looks like Rafael Soriano will end up second on the save list after this season. At times, he makes his save attempts way too much of an adventure, but as a body of work, his season has been quite good.