Most 2013 starts holding opponents to three or fewer runs

These are baseball’s most consistent starters this season

Most starts holding opponents to three or fewer runs

Rk Player # W L W-L% CG SHO IP H ER HR BB SO
1 Clayton Kershaw 20 10 3 .769 3 2 150.0 89 24 5 27 144
2 Bartolo Colon 20 14 2 .875 3 3 137.2 127 30 8 21 71
3 James Shields 19 5 6 .455 2 0 132.1 112 34 12 37 109
4 Hiroki Kuroda 19 10 3 .769 1 1 125.1 94 24 7 24 86
5 Matt Harvey 19 8 2 .800 0 0 133.1 76 24 5 21 152
6 Travis Wood 18 7 4 .636 0 0 117.0 79 30 9 39 84
7 Ricky Nolasco 18 7 4 .636 0 0 113.0 95 36 9 30 86
8 Shelby Miller 18 11 4 .733 1 1 108.0 83 26 8 32 117
9 Kyle Lohse 18 7 2 .778 0 0 111.0 95 27 10 18 72
10 Jose Fernandez 18 8 2 .800 0 0 115.1 69 23 6 35 126
11 Jorge De La Rosa 18 9 5 .643 0 0 107.0 82 24 5 38 76
12 Patrick Corbin 18 10 2 .833 1 0 127.1 88 23 7 33 113
13 Madison Bumgarner 18 11 2 .846 0 0 123.2 75 23 9 32 123
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Most starts holding opponents to three or fewer earned runs

You have to feel badly for James Shields and Travis Woods, but this is why you don’t measure a pitcher’s efficacy based on wins

Rk Player # W L W-L% CG SHO IP H ER HR BB SO
1 Clayton Kershaw 21 10 4 .714 3 2 155.1 96 27 8 31 149
2 Bartolo Colon 20 14 2 .875 3 3 137.2 127 30 8 21 71
3 Travis Wood 19 7 5 .583 0 0 124.0 86 33 9 39 88
4 C.J. Wilson 19 10 6 .625 0 0 127.1 107 36 8 47 116
5 James Shields 19 5 6 .455 2 0 132.1 112 34 12 37 109
6 Hiroki Kuroda 19 10 3 .769 1 1 125.1 94 24 7 24 86
7 Matt Harvey 19 8 2 .800 0 0 133.1 76 24 5 21 152
8 Felix Doubront 19 8 4 .667 0 0 115.0 96 37 8 48 106
9 Patrick Corbin 19 11 2 .846 1 0 133.1 95 26 8 35 118
10 A.J. Burnett 19 5 6 .455 1 0 123.2 98 33 5 45 136
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Generated 8/5/2013.