​​​​​​​​​​LEFTHANDED BASEBALL

The Best Lefthanded Batters and Lefthanded Pitchers in Baseball

Games Started

 7 of the top 20, and 16 of the top 50

4              Cole Hamels                       421
(109th all-time)

 6              Jon Lester                          411
8              Clayton Kershaw              344
10           Gio Gonzelez                     324
15           David Price                          311
16           Francisco Liriano               300
19           J.A. Happ                             289
21           Madison Burgarner         286
25           Jose Quintana                   246
27           Wade Miley                        245
31           Chris Sale                             232
36           Derek Holland                   222
40           Dallas Keuchel                   202
41           Oliver Perez                       195
46           Patrick Corbin                    187
50           Danny Duffy                       181


Games Won

9 of the top 20, 16 of the top 50

4              Jon Lester                           190
(145th all-time)

6              Clayton Kershaw              169
8              Cole Hamels                       163
10           David Price                          150
12           Gio Gonzalez                       130
14           J.A. Happ                              121
15           Madison Bumgarner         119
17           Francisco Liriano                112
19           Chris Sale                            109
32           Wade Miley                           85
34           Dallas Keuchel                     84
36           Jose Quintana                      83
39           Derek Holland                      78
44           Oliver Perez                          72
45           Patrick Corbin                      70
45           Mike Minor                          70


Lefthanders among Active Pitching Leaders

​through the end of 2020 season

  Strikeouts

9 of the top 20, and 17 of the top 50

4              Cole Hamels                       2558
(32nd all-time)

7              Clayton Kershaw              2464
(41st all-time)

8              Jon Lester                            2355
9           Chris Sale                               2007
10           David Price                          1981
11           Gio Gonzalez                       1826
12           Francisco Liriano                1815
13           Madison Burgarner           1794
20           Oliver Perez                        1527
23           J.A. Happ                             1497
32           Jose Quintana                    1298
42           Derek Holland                    1145
43           Patrick Corbin                    1135
44           Wade Miley                        1115
47           Dallas Keuchel                   1036
48           Rich Hill                               1004
50           Mike Minor                           986

 

Lefthanded Pitchers among the top 50 in...

Innings Pitched

7 of the top 20, and 16 of the top 50

5              Cole Hamels                       2694
(200th all-time)

6              Jon Lester                           2537
8              Clayton Kershaw              2274
11           David Price                          2029
13           Gio Gonzelez                      1901
17           Madison Burgarner          1846
19           Francisco Liriano               1813
21           J.A. Happ                             1692
22           Chris Sale                           1629
26           Jose Quintana                   1485
29           Oliver Perez                       1440
31           Wade Miley                        1403
34           Derek Holland                   1375
40           Dallas Keuchel                   1302
45           Patrick Corbin                    1147
49           Mike Minor                        1095


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