The Best Lefthanded Batters and Lefthanded Pitchers in Baseball
Gio Gonzalez has pitched 13 years in the majors, including 4 years with Oakland, 7 with Washington, 2 with Milwaukee and 2020 with the Chicago White Sox. He won 21 games with 207 strikeouts and a 2.89 ERA in 2012. Overall he has 131 wins, with 101 losses and a 3.70 ERA, and 1860 strikeouts in 1933 innings pitched.
J.A. Happ has pitched 14 years in the majors with six different teams, including 6 years with Toronto and the last 3 years with the New York Yankees. He won 20 games with only 4 losses in 2016 with Toronto. Overall he has 123 wins, 92 losses and a 3.98 ERA, with 1539 strikeouts in 1741 innings pitched.
Wade Miley has pitched 10 years in the majors for seven teams, most recently with Cincinnati. He has 85 wins and 85 losses with a 4.24 ERA, with 1127 strikeouts in 1418 innings pitched.
Jose Quintana has pitched 8 years in the majors, first with the Chicago White Sox and now with the Cubs. He has 83 wins and 77 losses and a 3.72 earned run average in 1485 innings pitched.
Derek Holland has pitched 12 years in the majors, the first 8 with Texas, and the rest with 4 other teams. He has 79 wins and 81 losses with a 4.61 ERA, with 1190 strikeouts in 1416 innings pitched.
Patrick Corbin has pitched 7 years in the majors, 6 with Arizona and the last 2 with Washington. He has 72 wins and 68 losses with a 3.84 ERA, and 1195 strikeouts in 1213 innings pitched.
Mike Minor has pitched 9 years in the majors, the first 5 with Atlanta, and the rest with 3 other teams. He has 71 wins and 66 losses with a 3.98 ERA, with 1048 strikeouts in 1152 innings pitched.
Rich Hill has pitched 16 years in the majors for 9 teams, currently with Minnesota. He has 67 wins and 44 losses for a .607 win-loss % and a 3.79 ERA, with 1035 strikeouts in 976 innings pitched.
Danny Duffy has pitched 10 years in the majors, all with Kansas City. He has 64 wins and 64 losses with a 4.02 ERA, with 983 strikeouts in 1111 innings pitched.
Brett Anderson has pitched 12 years in the majors for 9 teams, currently with Milwaukee. He has 63 wins and 65 losses with a 4.06 ERA, with 714 strikeouts in 1044 innings pitched.
Hyun Jin-Ryu has pitched 7 years in the majors, 6 with the Dodgers and now with Toronto. He has 59 wins and 35 losses with a 2.95 ERA, with 737 strikeouts in 87 innings pitched.
James Paxton has pitched 8 years in the majors, 6 with Seattle and the past 2 with the Yankees. He has 57 wins and 33 losses with a 3.58 ERA, with 829 strikeouts in 753 innings pitched.
Blake Snell has pitched 5 years in the majors, all with the Tampa Bay Rays. he has 42 wins and 30 losses with a 3.24 ERA. In 2018, he won the A.L. Cy Young Award while winning 21 games with only 5 losses and 1.89 ERA.
Marco Gonzalez has pitched 6 years in the majors, currently with Seattle. He has 41 wins and 27 losses with a 4.09 ERA, wiht 420 strikeouts in 516 innings pitched.
Max Fried has pitched 4 years in the majors, all with the Atlanta Braves. He has 26 wins and only 11 losses with a 3.52 ERA, with 289 strikeouts in 281 innings pitched. He had 7 wins without a loss in 2020.