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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Steve Busby (1976) vs. Johnny Cueto (2012) vs. Gerrit Cole (2017) vs. Aaron Nola (2019) vs. Jack McDowell (1992) vs. Jair Jurrjens (2012)
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                name_common as player,
                CONCAT('/players/',LOWER(LEFT(bio.player_ID,1)),'/',bio.player_ID,'.shtml') as player_link,
                year_ID,
                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
1Steve Busby19762633.5004.401313010071.25842357491293013231.4937.30.96.23.60.59
2Johnny Cueto201226199.6792.7833330200217.020573671549517012318881.1718.50.62.07.13.47
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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
1Steve Busby19762671.21313425.274.170.250.1197.03.91-11-1.10.0-0.5-5.414.493
2Johnny Cueto201226217.03333733.034.280.220.16103.24.36303.5-0.15.250.606.522$5,400,000
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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
1Steve Busby197626-7.8-0.8345-0.55.1-5.6.97-0.90.4-0.8%6.5%-7.3%2.060.1%-8.7-0.91.00-9.5000
2Johnny Cueto20122631.03.49123.016.2-13.2.982.90.22.2%10.0%-7.8%1.010.4%32.33.40.8931.6000
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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
1Steve Busby19762643%2.2%9.0%15.2%-6.2%5.6%31%0.7472%5812%0
2Johnny Cueto20122646%1.7%19.1%5.5%13.6%6.4%28%0.961.2872%19%5.3%13%1261411%0
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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
1Steve Busby1976261332326642588371544929.218.344.350.693.22093133217
2Johnny Cueto2012263388881573205366151949170.252.302.366.667.29929814126656
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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
1Steve Busby197626
2Johnny Cueto20122689234483.87223365.1%26.8%15.2%28.6%29.4%73.2%1.4%47.6%79.3%62.6%3.4%301726.5%236115103613321.2%258000
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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
1Steve Busby1976263235871834522011255%71012015479%12420103150
2Johnny Cueto2012268882052511502087963017257%6102871910%08011093100
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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
1Steve Busby19762613133371176.5382210323%476810115266.15.55.5
2Johnny Cueto20122633331995342211.66713202370%5879211240153.93.96.6104012192122
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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
1Steve Busby19762613000000000.967000000000000
2Johnny Cueto20122633000000000.980000000000000
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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
1Johnny Cueto201226000.001100000.1000000100010.0000.00.00.027.0
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