What is the best pitching rotation ever?

What is the best pitching rotation ever?

Ranking the Top 10 Starting Pitching Rotations in Baseball…

  • 8) 2011 Philadelphia Phillies.
  • 7) 1972 Oakland A’s.
  • 6) 1988 New York Mets.
  • 5) 1993 Atlanta Braves.
  • 4) 1971 Baltimore Orioles.
  • 3) 1954 Cleveland Indians.
  • 2) 1966 Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • 1) 1998 Atlanta Braves.

Who was better Smoltz or Glavine?

Across their decades of dominance, Glavine was the better starting pitcher (more wins, lower ERA, more shutouts, higher WAR), while Smoltz’s peak is bolstered by his incredible three-year stretch of closing; interestingly, despite their overlapping careers, Glavine’s best years were essentially the 1990s and very early …

Who has the best pitching record of all time?

Cy Young+
Career Leaders & Records for Wins

Rank Player (yrs, age) Wins
1. Cy Young+ (22) 511
2. Walter Johnson+ (21) 417
3. Pete Alexander+ (20) 373
Christy Mathewson+ (17) 373

Which team has best pitching?

Los Angeles Dodgers (1) Max Scherzer is doing everything the Los Angeles Dodgers hoped for and more. Pitching six shutout innings on a bad hamstring, throwing 7.2 shutout innings against the San Diego Padres and everything in between.

Which baseball team has the best pitching staff?

1) Dodgers. Major League ranks: first in ERA (3.01), ERA+ (136) and WHIP (1.10), third in K/BB (3.29)

  • 2) Brewers. Major League ranks: third in ERA (3.50) and ERA+ (124), fourth in WHIP (1.18), ninth in K/BB (3.01)
  • 6) Yankees.
  • 7) Astros.
  • 8) Braves.
  • 9) Cardinals.
  • 10) Red Sox.
  • Who was better Greg Maddux or Tom Glavine?

    But even among the best of the best, where do these two greats rank among their fellow all-timers? Teammates on the Atlanta Braves for exactly a decade (1993-2002), Maddux netted 97.2 percent of the official vote, while Glavine garnered 91.9 percent, according to the Baseball Writers Association of America.

    Who was the best Braves pitcher?

    Here is a look at the five best seasons produced by a Braves pitcher during the Modern Era:

    • Greg Maddux, 1995. Key stats: 19-2, 1.63 ERA, 28 starts, 209 2/3 innings, 10 complete games, three shutouts, 9.7 WAR (per Baseball-Reference model)
    • Warren Spahn, 1953.
    • John Smoltz, 1996.
    • Tom Glavine, 1991.

    Who is the most dominant pitcher in baseball history?

    Justin Verlander has been the most dominant pitcher in baseball and has the American League Cy Young award locked up. Verlander ends the season as the AL leader in wins (24), ERA (2.40), strikeouts (250), WHIP (. 92) and innings pitched (251).

    Has anyone ever had a sub 1 ERA?

    The lowest single-season ERA in league history was posted by Tim Keefe, whose 0.86 ERA in 105 innings pitched for the National League’s Troy Trojans in 1880 led his closest competitor by . 52 runs. In the American League, Dutch Leonard’s 0.96 ERA is a single-season record.