Player Pitching Comparison Finder

Data runs from 1871 to 2020. Stats relying on play-by-play data are complete back to 1973, mostly complete back to 1950, and somewhat complete back to 1916.

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Jesse Litsch (2008) vs. Orval Grove (1943) vs. Gerrit Cole (2014) vs. Rick Sutcliffe (1979) vs. Juan Marichal (1961) vs. Luis Severino (2017)
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                min(year_ID) as year_min,
                max(year_ID) as year_max,
                if(min(year_ID)=max(year_ID), (IF(birth_baseball,year_ID - birth_baseball, NULL)), (IF(birth_baseball,concat(min(year_ID-birth_baseball),'-',max(year_ID-birth_baseball)), NULL))) as age,

                SUM(a.W) AS W, SUM(a.L) AS L, ROUND(IF(SUM(a.W + a.L) = 0, NULL, ROUND(SUM(a.W) / SUM(a.W + a.L),3)),3) AS win_loss_perc, IF(SUM(a.IP) = 0, IF(SUM(a.ER)=0, NULL, 'inf'), ROUND(27 * SUM(a.ER) /SUM(ROUND(3*a.IP,0)) ,2)) as earned_run_avg, IF(SUM(a.IP) = 0, IF(SUM(a.R)=0, NULL, 'inf'), ROUND(27 * SUM(a.R) /SUM(ROUND(3*a.IP,0)) ,2)) as run_avg, SUM(a.G) AS G, SUM(a.GS) AS GS, SUM(a.GF) AS GF, SUM(a.CG) AS CG, SUM(a.SHO) AS SHO, SUM(a.SV) AS SV, ROUND(SUM(ROUND(3*a.IP,0))/3,1) AS IP, SUM(a.H) AS H, SUM(a.R) AS R, SUM(a.ER) AS ER, SUM(a.HR) AS HR, SUM(a.BB) AS BB, SUM(a.IBB) AS IBB, SUM(a.SO) AS SO, SUM(a.WP) AS WP, SUM(a.BK) AS BK, SUM(a.HBP) AS HBP, SUM(a.BFP) AS batters_faced,
ROUND(IF(SUM(a.IP) = 0, NULL, 27 * SUM(a.SO) / SUM(ROUND(3*a.IP,0))),1) AS strikeouts_per_nine,
IF(SUM(a.IP) = 0, NULL, 27 * SUM(a.SO) / SUM(ROUND(3*a.IP,0))) AS strikeouts_per_nine_csk,
ROUND(IF(SUM(a.IP) = 0, NULL, 27 * SUM(a.H)  / SUM(ROUND(3*a.IP,0))),1) AS hits_per_nine,
IF(SUM(a.IP) = 0, NULL, 27 * SUM(a.H)  / SUM(ROUND(3*a.IP,0))) AS hits_per_nine_csk,
ROUND(IF(SUM(a.IP) = 0, NULL, 27 * SUM(a.BB) / SUM(ROUND(3*a.IP,0))),1) AS bases_on_balls_per_nine,
IF(SUM(a.IP) = 0, NULL, 27 * SUM(a.BB) / SUM(ROUND(3*a.IP,0))) AS bases_on_balls_per_nine_csk,
ROUND(IF(SUM(IFNULL(a.BB,0)) = 0, NULL, ROUND(SUM(a.SO) / SUM(a.BB),4)),2) AS strikeouts_per_base_on_balls,
IF(SUM(IFNULL(a.BB,0)) = 0, NULL, ROUND(SUM(a.SO) / SUM(a.BB),4)) AS strikeouts_per_base_on_balls_csk,
ROUND(IF(SUM(a.IP) = 0, NULL, 3 * SUM(a.H + a.BB) / SUM(ROUND(3*a.IP,0))),3) AS whip,
IF(SUM(a.IP) = 0, NULL, 3 * SUM(a.H + a.BB) / SUM(ROUND(3*a.IP,0))) AS whip_csk,
ROUND(IF(SUM(a.IP) = 0, NULL, 27 * SUM(a.HR)  / SUM(ROUND(3*a.IP,0))),1) AS home_runs_per_nine,
IF(SUM(a.IP) = 0, NULL, 27 * SUM(a.HR)  / SUM(ROUND(3*a.IP,0))) AS home_runs_per_nine_csk


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Rk Name Year Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1Jesse Litsch200823139.5913.5829280220176.0178797020392998047351.2339.11.02.05.12.54
2Orval Grove194323159.6252.75322551832216.119284669720764138881.2208.00.43.03.21.06
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Value

Value
Rk Name Year Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role RA9extras PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary
1Jesse Litsch200823176.02928794.044.820.280.1797.84.6280.8.11-0.12.530.529.505$395,800
2Orval Grove194323216.13225843.493.810.060.00101.73.8270.81.30-0.22.422.526.505$3,500
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Win Probability

Win Probability
Rk Name Year Age PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch cWPA cWPA+ cWPA- acLI cClutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
1Jesse Litsch20082311.71.27470.711.5-10.8.870.9-0.10.0%4.1%-4.1%.52-0.2%15.01.50.8812.5001
2Orval Grove19432310.41.25640.88.9-8.11.021.1-0.41.8%7.3%-5.6%1.290.8%2.10.20.979.9202
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Ratio

Ratio
Rk Name Year Age Ptn% HR% SO% BB% SO-BB% XBH% X/H% GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB Opp DP % PAu
1Jesse Litsch20082346%2.7%13.5%5.3%8.2%8.3%34%0.941.2277%19%7.6%12%1151110%0
2Orval Grove19432359%1.0%8.5%8.1%0.5%3.9%18%1.6081%901517%477
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Batting Against

Batting Against
Rk Name Year Age PAu G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS BAbip TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB ROE
1Jesse Litsch200823297356837917837420363999.261.307.414.721.2782831181424
2Orval Grove19432347732892809841921979427276.237.303.311.614.2532521547008
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Pitches

Pitches
Rk Name Year Age PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1st% 30% 30c 30s 02% 02c 02s 02h L/SO S/SO L/SO% 3pK 4pW PAu Pitu Stru
1Jesse Litsch20082373527543.75176064.0%28.8%11.4%26.4%33.5%71.3%0.6%45.6%84.1%58.4%2.6%191320.0%147635326732.3%114000
2Orval Grove194323
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Base Situation

Base Situation
Hits Home Runs Advances Batting Stats
Rk Name Year Age PA H Inf Bnt All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd <2,3B Scr SO % ROE WP PB SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS BT PAu
1Jesse Litsch200823735178162200111198122518272%4412333633%35010010110
2Orval Grove194323415192901124422315265%8341564267%4100000014477
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Starter

Starter
Rk Name Year Age G GS Wgs Lgs ND Wchp Ltuf Wtm Ltm tmW-L% Wlst Lsv CG SHO QS QS% GmScA Best Wrst BQR BQS sDR lDR RS/GS RS/IP IP/GS Pit/GS <80 80-99 100-119 ≥120 Max
1Jesse Litsch20082329281396321315.46433221554%5280242181135.15.46.297312130115
2Orval Grove19432332251492241411.560011831768%568514721294.53.78.1
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Reliever

Reliever
Rk Name Year Age G GR GF Wgr Lgr SVOpp SV BSv SV% SVSit Hold IR IS IS% 1stIP aLI LevHi LevMd LevLo Ahd Tie Bhd Runr Empt >3o <3o IPmult 0DR Out/GR Pit/GR
1Jesse Litsch2008232910000000000.8660010010110109.049
2Orval Grove194323327510120200%10600%1.0172021032240205.9
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Postseason

Postseason
Rk Name Year Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1Luis Severino20172311.5005.6344000016.013101058012000681.3137.32.84.56.81.50
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