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All- Other Starter Game Stats Starter Share of Pitching Results Win Shares
Year Rank Name HOF MVP CY Star Rookie Team Stdg Throws Age Pos GS CG Sho W L W/S% ND Innings Hits HR R ER BB SO SO/WH ERA WS WS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Name
1969 17 Wally Bunker KC 4W R 24   31 10 1 11 11 .355 9   217.00 195 29 89 80 61 123 .480 3.32   13.5 .435 13.64 1969 17 Wally Bunker
1969 20 Roger Nelson KC 4W R 25   29 8 1 7 13 .241 9   193.33 170 12 78 71 65 82 .349 3.31   11.9 .410 11.67 1969 20 Roger Nelson
1969 42 Bill Butler R KC 4W L 22   29 5 4 9 10 .310 10   180.67 169 15 90 83 86 142 .557 4.13   4.7 .162 2.90 1969 42 Bill Butler
1969 23 Dick Drago R KC 4W R 24   26 10 2 11 12 .423 3   177.67 165 18 81 73 51 91 .421 3.70   9.3 .358 8.52 1969 23 Dick Drago
1969 34 Jim Rooker R KC 4W L 26   22 8 1 4 15 .182 3   146.00 119 13 74 62 71 98 .516 3.82   5.3 .241 3.99 1969 34 Jim Rooker
1969 48 Mike Hedlund R KC 4W R 22   16 1 0 3 6 .188 7   93.00 102 8 46 39 28 51 .392 3.77   2.9 .181 1.89 1969 48 Mike Hedlund
     
1970 25 Dick Drago KC T4W R 25   34 7 1 9 15 .265 10   239.33 239 20 110 100 72 127 .408 3.76   9.9 .291 8.31 1970 25 Dick Drago
1970 27 Jim Rooker KC T4W L 27   29 6 3 10 15 .345 4   178.67 165 10 89 70 87 108 .429 3.53   8.6 .297 7.30 1970 27 Jim Rooker
1970 16 Bob Johnson R KC T4W R 27   26 10 1 8 12 .308 6   191.33 157 16 72 63 75 179 .772 2.96   12.1 .465 12.84 1970 16 Bob Johnson
1970 39 Bill Butler KC T4W L 23   25 2 1 4 12 .160 9   140.67 117 17 66 59 87 75 .368 3.77   5.3 .212 3.80 1970 39 Bill Butler
1970 46 Wally Bunker KC T4W R 25   15 2 1 2 10 .133 3   102.33 87 13 49 46 39 51 .405 4.05   2.9 .193 1.98 1970 46 Wally Bunker
1970 45 Dave Morehead KC T4W R 27   17 1 0 3 4 .176 10   88.00 85 7 48 35 43 46 .359 3.58   3.1 .182 2.06 1970 45 Dave Morehead
     
1971 12 Dick Drago T5 KC 2W R 26   34 15 4 17 11 .500 6   241.00 246 13 78 74 45 108 .371 2.76   17.8 .524 18.64 1971 12 Dick Drago
1971 17 Mike Hedlund KC 2W R 24   30 7 1 15 8 .500 7   201.67 165 15 67 62 70 76 .323 2.77   15.2 .507 15.66 1971 17 Mike Hedlund
1971 27 Paul Splittorff R-5 KC 2W L 24   22 6 3 8 9 .364 5   144.33 129 4 49 43 35 80 .488 2.68   10.4 .473 10.35 1971 27 Paul Splittorff
1971 36 Bruce Dal Canton KC 2W R 29   22 2 0 8 6 .364 8   138.67 141 8 61 54 44 58 .314 3.50   5.9 .268 4.42 1971 36 Bruce Dal Canton
1971 T46 Al Fitzmorris KC 2W R 25   15 2 1 7 5 .467 3   93.00 85 5 48 46 41 36 .286 4.45   - .000 - 1971 T46 Al Fitzmorris
     
1972 25 Dick Drago KC 4W R 27   33 11 2 12 17 .364 4   236.33 228 22 87 79 50 131 .471 3.01   11.8 .358 10.26 1972 25 Dick Drago
1972 24 Paul Splittorff KC 4W L 25   33 12 2 12 12 .364 9   209.33 185 10 78 72 66 139 .554 3.10   12.1 .367 10.64 1972 24 Paul Splittorff
1972 10 Roger Nelson KC 4W R 28   19 10 6 10 5 .526 4   152.33 104 11 35 34 25 98 .760 2.01   14.0 .737 17.47 1972 10 Roger Nelson
1972 49 Bruce Dal Canton KC 4W R 30   16 1 0 4 4 .250 8   88.00 94 2 40 36 17 44 .396 3.68   1.1 .069 0.42 1972 49 Bruce Dal Canton
1972 T52 Mike Hedlund KC 4W R 25   16 1 0 4 7 .250 5   85.67 93 10 49 46 32 34 .272 4.83   - .000 - 1972 T52 Mike Hedlund
     
1973 17 Paul Splittorff KC 2W L 26   38 12 3 20 11 .526 7   262.00 279 19 135 116 78 110 .308 3.98   16.9 .445 16.70 1973 17 Paul Splittorff
1973 21 Steve Busby R-T3 KC 2W R 23   37 7 1 16 15 .432 6   238.33 246 18 125 112 105 174 .496 4.23   13.5 .365 12.08 1973 21 Steve Busby
1973 28 Dick Drago KC 2W R 28   33 10 1 12 13 .364 8   204.00 238 16 112 96 74 93 .298 4.24   10.1 .306 8.28 1973 28 Dick Drago
     
1974 6 Steve Busby T30 a KC 5W R 24   38 20 3 22 14 .579 2   292.33 284 14 118 110 92 198 .527 3.39   21.4 .563 23.63 1974 6 Steve Busby
1974 31 Paul Splittorff KC 5W L 27   36 8 1 13 19 .361 4   226.00 252 23 122 103 75 90 .275 4.10   9.3 .258 6.95 1974 31 Paul Splittorff
1974 19 Al Fitzmorris KC 5W R 28   27 9 4 13 6 .481 8   171.00 171 8 67 54 58 48 .210 2.84   13.5 .500 14.04 1974 19 Al Fitzmorris
1974 29 Bruce Dal Canton KC 5W R 32   22 9 2 6 8 .273 8   148.00 116 5 63 54 67 83 .454 3.28   8.9 .405 8.34 1974 29 Bruce Dal Canton
1974 42 Nelson Briles KC 5W R 30   17 3 0 5 7 .294 5   101.00 113 9 46 44 21 40 .299 3.92   5.1 .300 4.11 1974 42 Nelson Briles
     
1975 4 Steve Busby a KC 2W R 25   34 18 3 18 12 .529 4   260.33 233 18 96 89 81 160 .510 3.08   21.5 .632 25.24 1975 4 Steve Busby
1975 14 Al Fitzmorris KC 2W R 29   35 11 3 16 12 .457 7   242.00 239 16 104 96 76 78 .248 3.57   16.5 .471 16.73 1975 14 Al Fitzmorris
1975 22 Dennis Leonard R KC 2W R 24   30 8 0 14 7 .467 9   203.00 202 17 94 85 84 141 .493 3.77   12.9 .430 12.49 1975 22 Dennis Leonard
1975 32 Paul Splittorff KC 2W L 28   23 6 3 8 10 .348 5   135.00 137 7 68 50 46 57 .311 3.33   7.7 .335 6.58 1975 32 Paul Splittorff
1975 39 Marty Pattin KC 2W R 32   15 5 1 6 6 .400 3   103.33 105 9 49 42 30 56 .415 3.66   4.8 .320 4.01 1975 39 Marty Pattin
1975 49 Nelson Briles KC 2W R 31   16 3 0 5 6 .313 5   90.33 100 15 50 44 19 59 .496 4.38   2.2 .138 1.20 1975 49 Nelson Briles
     
All- Other Starter Game Stats Starter Share of Pitching Results Win Shares
Year Rank Name HOF MVP CY Star Rookie Team Stdg Throws Age Pos GS CG Sho W L W/S% ND Innings Hits HR R ER BB SO SO/WH ERA WS WS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Name
1976 22 Dennis Leonard KC 1W R 25   34 16 2 17 10 .500 7   258.00 247 16 113 101 70 149 .470 3.52   13.1 .385 11.95 1976 22 Dennis Leonard
1976 20 Al Fitzmorris KC 1W R 30   33 8 2 15 11 .455 7   214.67 218 5 87 73 53 78 .288 3.06   13.1 .397 12.13 1976 20 Al Fitzmorris
1976 37 Doug Bird KC 1W R 26   27 2 1 9 10 .333 8   170.00 172 17 81 66 22 91 .469 3.49   6.9 .256 5.13 1976 37 Doug Bird
1976 39 Paul Splittorff KC 1W L 29   23 5 1 11 8 .478 4   154.33 158 10 69 61 56 55 .257 3.56   6.3 .274 4.85 1976 39 Paul Splittorff
1976 35 Marty Pattin KC 1W R 33   15 4 1 7 6 .467 2   104.33 78 5 37 26 26 40 .385 2.24   7.6 .507 7.95 1976 35 Marty Pattin
     
1977 2 Dennis Leonard T29 4 KC 1W R 26   37 21 5 20 12 .541 5   289.67 245 18 115 98 76 240 .748 3.04   22.8 .616 27.02 1977 2 Dennis Leonard
1977 19 Paul Splittorff KC 1W L 30   37 6 2 16 6 .432 15   229.00 243 11 104 94 83 99 .304 3.69   15.3 .414 14.86 1977 19 Paul Splittorff
1977 16 Jim Colborn KC 1W R 31   35 6 1 18 14 .514 3   237.00 232 22 106 96 81 103 .329 3.65   15.6 .446 15.73 1977 16 Jim Colborn
1977 44 Andy Hassler KC 1W L 25   27 3 1 9 6 .333 12   149.33 160 6 85 71 70 75 .326 4.28   6.0 .222 4.27 1977 44 Andy Hassler
     
1978 10 Dennis Leonard T7 KC 1W R 27   40 20 4 21 17 .525 2   294.67 283 27 125 109 78 183 .507 3.33   18.7 .468 19.01 1978 10 Dennis Leonard
1978 15 Paul Splittorff T7 KC 1W L 31   38 13 2 19 13 .500 6   261.67 244 22 113 99 60 76 .250 3.41   16.1 .424 15.58 1978 15 Paul Splittorff
1978 21 Rich Gale T34 R-T4 KC 1W R 24   30 9 3 14 8 .467 8   190.33 170 10 78 66 99 86 .320 3.12   13.0 .433 12.71 1978 21 Rich Gale
1978 11 Larry Gura T23 T7 KC 1W L 30   26 8 2 14 4 .538 8   189.67 159 11 63 58 48 70 .338 2.75   15.7 .604 18.14 1978 11 Larry Gura
     
1979 35 Paul Splittorff KC 2W L 32   35 11 0 15 17 .429 3   236.00 242 25 136 112 75 77 .243 4.27   11.0 .314 9.27 1979 35 Paul Splittorff
1979 20 Dennis Leonard KC 2W R 28   32 12 5 14 12 .438 6   236.00 226 33 117 107 56 126 .447 4.08   13.9 .434 13.77 1979 20 Dennis Leonard
1979 40 Larry Gura KC 2W L 31   33 7 1 12 12 .364 9   217.67 212 28 128 109 70 75 .266 4.51   9.3 .282 7.42 1979 40 Larry Gura
1979 T67 Rich Gale KC 2W R 25   31 2 1 9 10 .290 12   174.00 189 19 128 113 93 99 .351 5.84   - .000 - 1979 T67 Rich Gale
     
1980 11 Dennis Leonard KC 1W R 29   38 9 3 20 11 .526 7   280.33 271 30 127 118 80 155 .442 3.79   17.5 .461 18.36 1980 11 Dennis Leonard
1980 2 Larry Gura T6 a KC 1W L 32   36 16 4 18 10 .500 8   283.33 272 20 107 93 76 113 .325 2.95   22.5 .625 27.49 1980 2 Larry Gura
1980 34 Paul Splittorff KC 1W L 33   33 4 0 14 11 .424 8   202.00 235 17 101 94 42 53 .191 4.19   9.8 .297 8.26 1980 34 Paul Splittorff
1980 35 Rich Gale KC 1W R 26   28 6 1 13 7 .464 8   174.00 157 14 84 77 70 89 .392 3.98   9.2 .329 8.16 1980 35 Rich Gale
1980 54 Renie Martin R KC 1W R 24   20 2 0 8 10 .400 2   113.00 109 16 74 58 58 53 .317 4.62   2.4 .120 1.28 1980 54 Renie Martin
     
1981 6 Dennis Leonard KC 4W R 30   26 9 2 13 11 .500 2   201.67 202 15 79 67 41 107 .440 2.99   13.8 .531 15.29 1981 6 Dennis Leonard
1981 5 Larry Gura 9 KC 4W L 33   23 12 2 11 8 .478 4   172.33 139 11 61 52 35 61 .351 2.72   13.3 .578 15.38 1981 5 Larry Gura
1981 48 Paul Splittorff KC 4W L 34   15 1 0 4 5 .267 6   87.00 95 9 43 43 21 39 .336 4.45   1.2 .080 0.52 1981 48 Paul Splittorff
1981 T50 Rich Gale KC 4W R 27   15 2 0 5 6 .333 4   85.33 91 14 58 57 35 42 .333 6.01   - .000 - 1981 T50 Rich Gale
     
1982 20 Larry Gura KC 2W L 34   37 8 3 18 12 .486 7   248.00 251 31 124 111 64 98 .311 4.03   12.9 .349 12.27 1982 20 Larry Gura
1982 28 Vida Blue KC 2W L 32   31 6 2 13 12 .419 6   181.00 163 20 80 76 80 103 .424 3.78   10.8 .348 10.26 1982 28 Vida Blue
1982 40 Paul Splittorff KC 2W L 35   28 0 0 10 10 .357 8   158.00 161 14 81 75 54 73 .340 4.27   6.9 .246 5.51 1982 40 Paul Splittorff
1982 51 Dennis Leonard KC 2W R 31   21 2 0 10 6 .476 5   130.67 145 20 82 74 46 58 .304 5.10   3.6 .171 2.39 1982 51 Dennis Leonard
     
1983 T67 Larry Gura KC 2W L 35   31 5 0 10 18 .323 3   192.67 214 23 119 109 74 52 .181 5.09   - .000 - 1983 T67 Larry Gura
1983 32 Paul Splittorff KC 2W L 36   27 4 0 13 8 .481 6   156.00 159 9 77 63 52 61 .289 3.63   9.8 .363 9.15 1983 32 Paul Splittorff
1983 T30 Bud Black KC 2W L 26   24 3 0 10 7 .417 7   161.33 159 19 75 68 43 58 .287 3.79   9.7 .404 9.55 1983 T30 Bud Black
1983 47 Steve Renko KC 2W R 38   17 1 0 6 8 .353 3   102.67 123 7 50 45 28 42 .278 3.94   5.4 .318 4.71 1983 47 Steve Renko
     
All- Other Starter Game Stats Starter Share of Pitching Results Win Shares
Year Rank Name HOF MVP CY Star Rookie Team Stdg Throws Age Pos GS CG Sho W L W/S% ND Innings Hits HR R ER BB SO SO/WH ERA WS WS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Name
1984 6 Bud Black KC 1W L 27   35 8 1 17 12 .486 6   257.00 226 22 99 89 64 140 .483 3.12   20.0 .571 23.06 1984 6 Bud Black
1984 33 Mark Gubicza R-T7 KC 1W R 21   29 4 2 10 14 .345 5   189.00 172 13 90 85 75 111 .449 4.05   9.6 .331 8.42 1984 33 Mark Gubicza
1984 T62 Larry Gura KC 1W L 36   25 3 0 11 9 .440 5   155.33 164 25 96 91 56 60 .273 5.27   - .000 - 1984 T62 Larry Gura
1984 32 Charlie Leibrandt KC 1W L 27   23 0 0 11 7 .478 5   143.67 158 11 65 58 38 53 .270 3.63   9.5 .413 9.31 1984 32 Charlie Leibrandt
1984 39 Bret Saberhagen R KC 1W R 20   18 2 1 6 10 .333 2   103.33 102 9 53 47 23 48 .384 4.09   6.5 .361 5.96 1984 39 Bret Saberhagen
     
1985 3 Charlie Leibrandt 5 KC 1W L 28   33 8 3 17 9 .515 7   237.67 223 17 86 71 68 108 .371 2.69   23.5 .712 30.45 1985 3 Charlie Leibrandt
1985 1 Bret Saberhagen 10 1 KC 1W R 21   32 10 1 20 6 .625 6   235.33 211 19 79 75 38 158 .635 2.87   24.4 .763 32.72 1985 1 Bret Saberhagen
1985 32 Bud Black KC 1W L 28   33 5 2 10 15 .303 8   205.67 216 17 111 99 59 122 .444 4.33   9.7 .294 8.08 1985 32 Bud Black
1985 15 Danny Jackson KC 1W L 23   32 4 3 14 12 .438 6   208.00 209 7 94 79 76 114 .400 3.42   15.7 .491 16.89 1985 15 Danny Jackson
1985 21 Mark Gubicza KC 1W R 22   28 0 0 13 10 .464 5   175.00 158 13 86 78 75 96 .412 4.01   11.5 .411 11.32 1985 21 Mark Gubicza
     
1986 15 Charlie Leibrandt KC T3W L 29   34 8 1 14 11 .412 9   227.33 236 18 111 104 63 105 .351 4.12   13.7 .403 13.71 1986 15 Charlie Leibrandt
1986 42 Dennis Leonard KC T3W R 35   30 5 2 8 13 .267 9   183.33 195 21 101 90 49 109 .447 4.42   8.1 .270 6.64 1986 42 Dennis Leonard
1986 10 Danny Jackson KC T3W L 24   27 4 1 11 12 .407 4   177.67 169 12 78 61 70 111 .464 3.09   14.1 .522 16.06 1986 10 Danny Jackson
1986 48 Bret Saberhagen KC T3W R 22   25 4 2 6 12 .240 7   146.33 157 14 75 70 28 107 .578 4.31   6.8 .272 5.59 1986 48 Bret Saberhagen
1986 19 Mark Gubicza KC T3W R 23   24 3 2 11 5 .458 8   146.67 124 6 63 61 70 97 .500 3.74   10.6 .442 11.11 1986 19 Mark Gubicza
1986 58 Scott Bankhead R KC T3W R 22   17 0 0 6 8 .353 3   101.67 106 12 58 54 28 76 .567 4.78   3.5 .206 2.51 1986 58 Scott Bankhead
     
1987 3 Bret Saberhagen A KC 2W R 23   33 15 4 18 10 .545 5   257.00 246 27 99 96 53 163 .545 3.36   23.3 .706 29.80 1987 3 Bret Saberhagen
1987 12 Mark Gubicza KC 2W R 24   35 10 2 13 18 .371 4   241.67 231 18 114 107 120 166 .473 3.98   16.4 .469 17.09 1987 12 Mark Gubicza
1987 7 Charlie Leibrandt KC 2W L 30   35 8 3 16 11 .457 8   240.33 235 23 104 91 74 151 .489 3.41   20.1 .574 23.18 1987 7 Charlie Leibrandt
1987 23 Danny Jackson KC 2W L 25   34 11 2 9 18 .265 7   219.67 216 11 113 98 107 149 .461 4.02   13.0 .382 12.23 1987 23 Danny Jackson
1987 41 Bud Black KC 2W L 30   18 0 0 7 5 .389 6   98.67 110 14 57 44 29 46 .331 4.01   5.6 .311 4.75 1987 41 Bud Black
     
1988 2 Mark Gubicza 3 a KC 3W R 25   35 8 4 20 8 .571 7   269.67 237 11 94 81 83 183 .572 2.70   24.3 .694 31.26 1988 2 Mark Gubicza
1988 16 Bret Saberhagen KC 3W R 24   35 9 0 14 16 .400 5   260.67 271 18 122 110 59 171 .518 3.80   14.6 .417 14.56 1988 16 Bret Saberhagen
1988 9 Charlie Leibrandt KC 3W L 31   35 7 2 13 12 .371 10   243.00 244 20 98 86 62 125 .408 3.19   17.5 .500 19.11 1988 9 Charlie Leibrandt
1988 40 Floyd Bannister KC 3W L 33   31 2 0 12 13 .387 6   189.33 182 22 102 91 68 113 .452 4.33   8.2 .265 6.51 1988 40 Floyd Bannister
     
1989 4 Mark Gubicza a KC 2W R 26   36 8 2 15 11 .417 10   255.00 252 10 100 86 63 173 .549 3.04   19.1 .531 21.53 1989 4 Mark Gubicza
1989 1 Bret Saberhagen 8 1 KC 2W R 25   35 12 4 23 5 .657 7   260.00 206 12 71 60 41 191 .773 2.08   28.3 .809 39.36 1989 1 Bret Saberhagen
1989 T60 Charlie Leibrandt KC 2W L 32   27 3 1 5 11 .185 11   150.00 186 13 95 90 51 62 .262 5.40   - .000 - 1989 T60 Charlie Leibrandt
1989 43 Tom Gordon R-2 KC 2W R 21 MR   16 1 1 7 7 .438 2   97.00 83 6 44 43 45 75 .586 3.99   5.1 .319 4.45 1989 43 Tom Gordon
1989 54 Luis Aquino R KC 2W R 25   16 2 1 4 8 .250 4   95.00 109 6 51 45 23 42 .318 4.26   2.4 .150 1.44 1989 54 Luis Aquino
     
1990 37 Tom Gordon KC 6W R 22   32 6 1 12 11 .375 9   195.33 192 17 99 81 99 175 .601 3.73   8.6 .269 7.00 1990 37 Tom Gordon
1990 11 Kevin Appier R-3 KC 6W R 22   24 3 3 12 8 .500 4   170.00 158 10 57 49 45 114 .562 2.59   12.6 .525 14.33 1990 11 Kevin Appier
1990 34 Bret Saberhagen a KC 6W R 26   20 5 0 5 9 .250 6   135.00 146 9 52 49 28 87 .500 3.27   7.5 .375 7.21 1990 34 Bret Saberhagen
1990 58 Storm Davis KC 6W R 28   20 0 0 7 10 .350 3   108.00 123 8 63 56 35 58 .367 4.67   2.7 .135 1.56 1990 58 Storm Davis
1990 55 Mark Gubicza KC 6W R 27   16 2 0 4 7 .250 5   94.00 101 5 48 47 38 71 .511 4.50   2.9 .181 1.94 1990 55 Mark Gubicza
     
All- Other Starter Game Stats Starter Share of Pitching Results Win Shares
Year Rank Name HOF MVP CY Star Rookie Team Stdg Throws Age Pos GS CG Sho W L W/S% ND Innings Hits HR R ER BB SO SO/WH ERA WS WS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Name
1991 17 Kevin Appier KC 6W R 23   31 6 3 13 9 .419 9   200.33 193 13 92 75 61 150 .591 3.37   13.4 .432 13.50 1991 17 Kevin Appier
1991 10 Bret Saberhagen KC 6W R 27   28 7 2 13 8 .464 7   196.33 165 12 76 67 45 136 .648 3.07   15.6 .557 17.85 1991 10 Bret Saberhagen
1991 31 Mike Boddicker KC 6W R 33   29 1 0 11 12 .379 6   179.67 188 13 89 82 59 79 .320 4.11   9.4 .324 8.20 1991 31 Mike Boddicker
1991 54 Mark Gubicza KC 6W R 28   26 0 0 9 12 .346 5   133.00 168 10 90 84 42 89 .424 5.68   1.8 .069 0.73 1991 54 Mark Gubicza
1991 36 Luis Aquino KC 6W R 27   18 1 1 6 4 .333 8   114.67 109 6 53 49 31 56 .400 3.85   5.8 .322 5.05 1991 36 Luis Aquino
     
1992 3 Kevin Appier KC T5W R 24   30 3 0 15 8 .500 7   208.33 167 10 59 57 68 150 .638 2.46   20.5 .683 25.79 1992 3 Kevin Appier
1992 36 Hipolito Pichardo R KC T5W R 22   24 1 1 9 5 .375 10   130.33 134 8 61 56 45 54 .302 3.87   7.4 .308 6.25 1992 36 Hipolito Pichardo
1992 34 Mark Gubicza KC T5W R 29   18 2 1 7 6 .389 5   111.33 110 8 47 46 36 81 .555 3.72   7.1 .394 6.78 1992 34 Mark Gubicza
1992 51 Rick Reed KC T5W R 27   18 1 1 2 7 .111 9   93.67 100 10 46 41 19 47 .395 3.94   3.7 .206 2.56 1992 51 Rick Reed
     
1993 3 David Cone KC 3W R 30   34 6 1 11 14 .324 9   254.00 205 20 102 94 114 191 .599 3.33   21.3 .626 25.57 1993 3 David Cone
1993 1 Kevin Appier T24 3 KC 3W R 25   34 5 1 18 8 .529 8   238.67 183 8 74 68 81 186 .705 2.56   27.0 .794 36.50 1993 1 Kevin Appier
1993 29 Hipolito Pichardo KC 3W R 23   25 2 0 7 7 .280 11   155.33 170 10 80 69 52 64 .288 4.00   9.8 .392 9.31 1993 29 Hipolito Pichardo
1993 59 Chris Haney KC 3W L 24   23 1 1 9 9 .391 5   124.00 141 13 87 83 53 65 .335 6.02   2.5 .109 1.26 1993 59 Chris Haney
1993 60 Mark Gardner KC 3W R 31   16 0 0 4 6 .250 6   89.67 91 17 62 60 33 53 .427 6.02   1.0 .063 0.38 1993 60 Mark Gardner
     
1994 1 David Cone 9 1 a KC 3C R 31   23 4 3 16 5 .696 2   171.67 130 15 60 56 54 132 .717 2.94   19.8 .861 26.87 1994 1 David Cone
1994 T13 Tom Gordon KC 3C R 26   24 0 0 11 7 .458 6   155.33 136 15 79 75 87 126 .565 4.35   12.0 .500 12.40 1994 T13 Tom Gordon
1994 11 Kevin Appier KC 3C R 26   23 1 0 7 6 .304 10   155.00 137 11 68 66 63 145 .725 3.83   13.2 .574 14.62 1994 11 Kevin Appier
1994 26 Mark Gubicza KC 3C R 31   22 0 0 7 9 .318 6   130.00 158 11 74 65 26 59 .321 4.50   8.3 .377 7.45 1994 26 Mark Gubicza
     
1995 8 Mark Gubicza KC 2C R 32   33 3 2 12 14 .364 7   213.33 222 21 97 89 62 81 .285 3.75   16.4 .497 17.53 1995 8 Mark Gubicza
1995 7 Kevin Appier a KC 2C R 27   31 4 1 15 10 .484 6   201.33 163 14 90 87 80 185 .761 3.89   16.3 .526 17.93 1995 7 Kevin Appier
1995 24 Tom Gordon KC 2C R 27   31 2 0 12 12 .387 7   189.00 204 12 110 93 89 119 .406 4.43   10.6 .342 9.40 1995 24 Tom Gordon
     
1996 T7 Tim Belcher KC 5C R 34   35 4 1 15 11 .429 9   238.67 262 28 117 104 68 113 .342 3.92   19.0 .543 22.04 1996 T7 Tim Belcher
1996 19 Chris Haney KC 5C L 27   35 4 1 10 14 .286 11   228.00 267 29 136 119 51 115 .362 4.70   12.4 .354 11.61 1996 19 Chris Haney
1996 4 Kevin Appier KC 5C R 28   32 5 1 14 11 .438 7   211.33 192 17 87 85 75 207 .775 3.62   19.3 .603 23.59 1996 4 Kevin Appier
1996 46 Mark Gubicza KC 5C R 33   19 2 1 4 12 .211 3   119.33 132 22 70 68 34 55 .331 5.13   5.5 .289 4.65 1996 46 Mark Gubicza
1996 49 Doug Linton KC 5C R 31   18 0 0 7 9 .389 2   98.00 103 13 61 55 23 84 .667 5.05   4.9 .272 4.02 1996 49 Doug Linton
1996 14 Jose Rosado R-T4 KC 5C L 21   16 2 1 8 6 .500 2   106.67 101 7 39 38 26 64 .504 3.21   10.9 .681 14.15 1996 14 Jose Rosado
     
1997 7 Kevin Appier KC 5C R 29   34 4 1 9 13 .265 12   235.67 215 24 96 89 74 196 .678 3.40   17.6 .518 19.51 1997 7 Kevin Appier
1997 35 Tim Belcher KC 5C R 35   32 3 1 13 12 .406 7   213.33 242 31 128 119 70 113 .362 5.02   9.1 .284 7.47 1997 35 Tim Belcher
1997 33 Jose Rosado a KC 5C L 22   33 2 0 9 12 .273 12   203.33 208 26 117 106 73 129 .459 4.69   9.3 .282 7.60 1997 33 Jose Rosado
1997 48 Glendon Rusch R KC 5C L 22   27 1 0 6 9 .222 12   165.33 196 27 106 99 52 111 .448 5.39   4.8 .178 3.12 1997 48 Glendon Rusch
1997 52 Jim Pittsley R KC 5C R 23   21 0 0 5 8 .238 8   112.00 120 15 72 68 54 52 .299 5.46   3.4 .162 2.11 1997 52 Jim Pittsley
     
All- Other Starter Game Stats Starter Share of Pitching Results Win Shares
Year Rank Name HOF MVP CY Star Rookie Team Stdg Throws Age Pos GS CG Sho W L W/S% ND Innings Hits HR R ER BB SO SO/WH ERA WS WS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Name
1998 11 Tim Belcher KC 3C R 36   34 2 0 14 14 .412 6   234.00 247 37 127 111 73 130 .406 4.27   16.6 .488 18.01 1998 11 Tim Belcher
1998 32 Pat Rapp KC 3C R 30   32 1 1 12 13 .375 7   188.33 208 24 117 111 107 132 .419 5.30   9.5 .297 8.03 1998 32 Pat Rapp
1998 35 Jose Rosado KC 3C L 23   25 2 1 8 10 .320 7   152.00 156 24 94 79 47 118 .581 4.68   8.4 .336 7.56 1998 35 Jose Rosado
1998 T62 Glendon Rusch KC 3C L 23   24 1 1 6 15 .250 3   141.00 183 19 101 98 49 84 .362 6.26   - .000 - 1998 T62 Glendon Rusch
1998 43 Hipolito Pichardo KC 3C R 28   18 0 0 7 5 .389 6   102.67 106 10 57 50 38 51 .354 4.38   6.1 .339 5.51 1998 43 Hipolito Pichardo
     
1999 16 Jose Rosado a KC 4C L 24   33 5 0 10 14 .303 9   208.00 197 24 103 89 72 141 .524 3.85   13.2 .400 13.50 1999 16 Jose Rosado
1999 22 Jeff Suppan KC 4C R 24   32 4 1 10 12 .313 10   208.67 222 28 113 105 62 103 .363 4.53   11.4 .356 11.00 1999 22 Jeff Suppan
1999 52 Jay Witasick KC 4C R 26   28 1 1 9 11 .321 8   151.00 183 22 103 94 75 102 .395 5.60   4.6 .164 3.02 1999 52 Jay Witasick
1999 35 Kevin Appier KC 4C R 31   22 1 0 9 9 .409 4   140.33 153 18 81 76 51 78 .382 4.87   9.3 .423 7.86 1999 35 Kevin Appier
     
2000 19 Jeff Suppan KC 4C R 25   33 3 1 10 9 .303 14   212.67 231 35 115 113 80 126 .405 4.78   12.5 .379 12.15 2000 19 Jeff Suppan
2000 28 Mac Suzuki KC 4C R 25   29 1 1 8 10 .276 11   177.67 185 26 98 89 89 128 .467 4.51   10.1 .348 9.41 2000 28 Mac Suzuki
2000 43 Dan Reichert R KC 4C R 23   18 1 1 5 6 .278 7   108.67 115 12 66 58 63 59 .331 4.80   5.4 .300 4.67 2000 43 Dan Reichert
2000 36 Blake Stein KC 4C R 26   17 1 0 8 5 .471 4   107.67 98 19 57 56 57 78 .503 4.68   7.0 .412 7.09 2000 36 Blake Stein
2000 T64 Chad Durbin R KC 4C R 22   16 0 0 2 5 .125 9   72.33 91 14 71 66 43 37 .276 8.21   - .000 - 2000 T64 Chad Durbin
     
2001 23 Jeff Suppan KC 5C R 26   34 1 0 10 14 .294 10   218.33 227 26 120 106 74 120 .399 4.37   12.0 .353 11.29 2001 23 Jeff Suppan
2001 34 Chad Durbin KC 5C R 23   29 2 0 9 16 .310 4   179.00 201 26 109 98 58 95 .367 4.93   7.6 .262 6.16 2001 34 Chad Durbin
2001 54 Dan Reichert KC 5C R 24   19 0 0 8 8 .421 3   109.67 121 13 75 69 58 67 .374 5.66   2.4 .126 1.35 2001 54 Dan Reichert
2001 39 Paul Byrd KC 5C R 30   15 1 0 5 6 .333 4   88.00 104 11 44 41 21 42 .336 4.19   5.3 .353 4.99 2001 39 Paul Byrd
2001 61 Kris Wilson R KC 5C R 24   15 0 0 6 5 .400 4   84.67 100 21 59 51 28 46 .359 5.42   1.4 .093 0.68 2001 61 Kris Wilson
2001 52 Blake Stein KC 5C R 27   15 0 0 6 6 .400 3   75.00 65 12 44 42 51 69 .595 5.04   2.6 .173 1.72 2001 52 Blake Stein
     
2002 6 Paul Byrd KC 4C R 31   33 7 2 17 11 .515 5   228.33 224 36 111 99 38 129 .492 3.90   19.6 .594 23.05 2002 6 Paul Byrd
2002 39 Jeff Suppan KC 4C R 27   33 3 1 9 16 .273 8   208.00 229 32 134 123 68 109 .367 5.32   7.9 .239 5.90 2002 39 Jeff Suppan
2002 51 Darrell May KC 4C L 30   21 2 1 3 8 .143 10   115.33 124 24 68 64 46 76 .447 4.99   4.7 .224 3.39 2002 51 Darrell May
2002 44 Miguel Asencio R KC 4C R 21   21 0 0 4 7 .190 10   111.67 120 12 59 56 57 53 .299 4.51   5.7 .271 4.53 2002 44 Miguel Asencio
     
2003 10 Darrell May KC 3C L 31   32 2 1 10 8 .313 14   204.33 195 31 98 88 50 107 .437 3.88   16.1 .503 17.96 2003 10 Darrell May
2003 36 Jeremy Affeldt KC 3C L 24   18 0 0 6 5 .333 7   94.33 104 9 49 46 29 63 .474 4.39   6.7 .372 6.43 2003 36 Jeremy Affeldt
2003 T60 Chris George KC 3C L 23   18 0 0 9 6 .500 3   93.67 120 22 75 74 44 39 .238 7.11   1.5 .083 0.68 2003 T60 Chris George
2003 39 Runelvys Hernandez KC 3C R 25   16 0 0 7 5 .438 4   91.67 87 9 51 47 37 48 .387 4.61   6.2 .388 6.08 2003 39 Runelvys Hernandez
2003 49 Kyle Snyder R KC 3C R 25   15 0 0 1 6 .067 8   85.33 94 11 52 49 21 39 .339 5.17   3.4 .227 2.55 2003 49 Kyle Snyder
     
2004 57 Darrell May KC 5C L 32   31 3 1 9 19 .290 3   186.00 234 38 130 116 55 120 .415 5.61   5.0 .161 3.33 2004 57 Darrell May
2004 65 Brian Anderson KC 5C L 32   26 2 1 6 12 .231 8   147.00 193 29 113 96 45 63 .265 5.88   2.6 .100 1.37 2004 65 Brian Anderson
2004 17 Zack Greinke R-4 KC 5C R 20   24 0 0 8 11 .333 5   145.00 143 26 64 64 26 100 .592 3.97   10.1 .421 10.88 2004 17 Zack Greinke
2004 50 Jimmy Gobble KC 5C L 22   24 1 0 9 8 .375 7   142.00 151 24 94 88 43 48 .247 5.58   5.1 .213 3.90 2004 50 Jimmy Gobble
2004 64 Mike Wood R KC 5C R 24   17 0 0 3 8 .176 6   100.00 112 16 67 66 28 54 .386 5.94   2.4 .141 1.50 2004 64 Mike Wood
     
All- Other Starter Game Stats Starter Share of Pitching Results Win Shares
Year Rank Name HOF MVP CY Star Rookie Team Stdg Throws Age Pos GS CG Sho W L W/S% ND Innings Hits HR R ER BB SO SO/WH ERA WS WS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Name
2005 57 Zack Greinke KC 5C R 21   33 2 0 5 17 .152 11   183.00 233 23 125 118 53 114 .399 5.80   3.2 .097 1.61 2005 57 Zack Greinke
2005 T67 Jose Lima KC 5C R 32   32 1 0 5 16 .156 11   168.67 219 31 140 131 61 80 .286 6.99   - .000 - 2005 T67 Jose Lima
2005 50 Runelvys Hernandez KC 5C R 27   29 0 0 8 14 .276 7   159.67 172 18 101 98 70 88 .364 5.52   4.5 .155 2.86 2005 50 Runelvys Hernandez
2005 48 D.J. Carrasco KC 5C R 28   20 1 0 5 8 .250 7   113.33 128 11 67 61 50 47 .264 4.84   4.4 .220 3.33 2005 48 D.J. Carrasco
2005 64 J.P. Howell R KC 5C L 22   15 0 0 3 5 .200 7   72.67 73 9 55 50 39 54 .482 6.19   0.7 .047 0.24 2005 64 J.P. Howell
     
2006 51 Mark Redman a KC 5C L 32   29 2 1 11 10 .379 8   167.00 202 19 110 106 63 76 .287 5.71   5.1 .176 3.44 2006 51 Mark Redman
2006 63 Runelvys Hernandez KC 5C R 28   21 1 1 6 10 .286 5   109.67 145 22 87 79 48 50 .259 6.48   0.8 .038 0.25 2006 63 Runelvys Hernandez
2006 56 Scott Elarton KC 5C R 30   20 0 0 4 9 .200 7   114.67 117 26 73 68 52 49 .290 5.34   3.4 .170 2.25 2006 56 Scott Elarton
2006 47 Luke Hudson KC 5C R 29   15 0 0 6 3 .400 6   88.33 91 7 49 47 30 55 .455 4.79   4.6 .307 4.10 2006 47 Luke Hudson
     
2007 16 Gil Meche a KC 5C R 28   34 1 0 9 13 .265 12   216.00 218 22 98 88 62 156 .557 3.67   13.3 .391 13.06 2007 16 Gil Meche
2007 25 Brian Bannister R-3 KC 5C R 26   27 1 0 12 9 .444 6   165.00 156 15 76 71 44 77 .385 3.87   10.7 .396 10.58 2007 25 Brian Bannister
2007 53 Odalis Perez KC 5C L 30   26 0 0 8 11 .308 7   137.33 178 14 90 85 50 64 .281 5.57   3.3 .127 1.85 2007 53 Odalis Perez
2007 55 Jorge de la Rosa KC 5C L 26   23 0 0 8 11 .348 4   126.33 155 19 83 79 50 79 .385 5.63   2.8 .122 1.53 2007 55 Jorge de la Rosa
     
2008 17 Gil Meche KC 4C R 29   34 0 0 14 11 .412 9   210.33 204 19 98 93 73 183 .661 3.98   13.3 .391 13.18 2008 17 Gil Meche
2008 11 Zack Greinke KC 4C R 24   32 1 0 13 10 .406 9   202.33 202 21 87 78 56 183 .709 3.47   14.6 .456 15.62 2008 11 Zack Greinke
2008 60 Brian Bannister KC 4C R 27   32 1 0 9 16 .281 7   182.67 215 29 127 117 58 113 .414 5.76   2.6 .081 1.18 2008 60 Brian Bannister
2008 59 Luke Hochevar R KC 4C R 24   22 0 0 6 12 .273 4   129.00 143 12 84 79 47 72 .379 5.51   2.6 .118 1.42 2008 59 Luke Hochevar
2008 40 Kyle Davies KC 4C R 24   21 0 0 9 7 .429 5   113.00 121 10 57 51 43 71 .433 4.06   6.8 .324 6.13 2008 40 Kyle Davies
     
2009 2 Zack Greinke T17 1 a KC T4C R 25   33 6 3 16 8 .485 9   229.33 195 11 64 55 51 242 .984 2.16   24.8 .752 33.59 2009 2 Zack Greinke
2009 40 Brian Bannister KC T4C R 28   26 0 0 7 12 .269 7   154.00 161 15 94 81 50 98 .464 4.73   6.1 .235 4.61 2009 40 Brian Bannister
2009 65 Luke Hochevar KC T4C R 25   25 2 1 7 13 .280 5   143.00 167 23 109 104 46 106 .498 6.55   0.4 .016 0.08 2009 65 Luke Hochevar
2009 48 Gil Meche KC T4C R 30   23 1 1 6 10 .261 7   129.00 144 17 81 73 58 95 .470 5.09   4.4 .191 3.01 2009 48 Gil Meche
2009 47 Kyle Davies KC T4C R 25   22 1 0 8 9 .364 5   123.00 122 18 76 72 66 86 .457 5.27   4.6 .209 3.29 2009 47 Kyle Davies
     
2010 35 Zack Greinke KC 5C R 26   33 3 0 10 14 .303 9   220.00 219 18 114 102 55 181 .661 4.17   10.1 .306 8.98 2010 35 Zack Greinke
2010 57 Kyle Davies KC 5C R 26   32 1 0 8 12 .250 12   183.67 206 20 114 109 80 126 .441 5.34   4.2 .131 2.44 2010 57 Kyle Davies
2010 36 Bruce Chen KC 5C L 33   23 1 1 11 7 .478 5   131.00 129 17 64 62 49 89 .500 4.26   7.6 .330 7.02 2010 36 Bruce Chen
2010 69 Brian Bannister KC 5C R 29   23 0 0 7 12 .304 4   126.67 157 23 91 89 49 75 .364 6.32   0.3 .013 0.05 2010 69 Brian Bannister
2010 52 Luke Hochevar KC 5C R 26   17 1 0 6 6 .353 5   100.00 105 8 58 52 36 73 .518 4.68   3.8 .224 2.89 2010 52 Luke Hochevar
Copyright 2009-11 by Andre Lower
Sources:
All-Time Major League Handbook
Win Shares Digital Update
baseball-reference.com
ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia