The Best Lefthanded Batters and Lefthanded Pitchers in Baseball

Chris Sale

Current Best Lefthanded Starting Pitchers

​Chris Sale has pitched 9 years in the major leagues, 7 years with the Chicago White Sox and the last 2 with the Boston Red Sox. He has 103 wins and only 62 losses for a .624 winning percentage (64th all-time).  He has a 2.89 Earned Run Average, and has 1789 strikeouts and only 337 walks, in 1482 innings.

Sale is a 7 time All-Star.  His strikeouts per 9 Innings Pitched Ratio of 10.86 ranks 1st of all time, and his strikeouts to walks ratio of 5.31 also ranks 1st of all time.​  His 308 strikeouts during the 2017 season are the most since 2002.  He spent his first two years as a relief pitcher, otherwise his career totals would be higher.​