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Stat corner: Who are the MLB leaders for the 2010s?

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Mike Trout leads in WAR, or Wins Above Replacement, and is high-ranking in a few other categories.
(Elaine Thompson / Associated Press)

We are nearing the end of the 2010s, so in this first stat corner of the season, let’s take a look at who the batting and pitching leaders are so far for 2010-2019. Numbers are through Thursday’s games.

Home Runs

Nelson Cruz, 306

Giancarlo Stanton, 305

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Edwin Encarnacion, 302

Jose Bautista, 285

Albert Pujols, 267

Miguel Cabrera, 256

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Jay Bruce, 246

Chris Davis, 245

Justin Upton, 243

Mike Trout, 241

Batting average (minimum 2,000 plate appearances)

Miguel Cabrera, .320

Jose Altuve, .316

Joey Votto, .311

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Mike Trout, .307

Adrian Beltre, .307

Buster Posey, .306

Robinson Cano, .303

Daniel Murphy, .303

Mookie Betts, .302

Charlie Blackmon, .302

RBIs

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Miguel Cabrera, 883

Edwin Encarnacion, 871

Albert Pujols, 871

Nelson Cruz, 859

Robinson Cano, 842

Adrian Beltre, 801

Adrian Gonzalez, 778

Jay Bruce, 773

Giancarlo Stanton, 772

Jose Bautista, 764

Strikeouts

Chris Davis, 1,469

Justin Upton, 1,425

Giancarlo Stanton, 1,355

Mark Reynolds, 1,320

Ian Desmond, 1,279

Jay Bruce, 1,277

Curtis Granderson, 1,203

Nelson Cruz, 1,176

Matt Kemp, 1,175

Mike Napoli, 1,142

OB%

Joey Votto, .435

Mike Trout, .418

Miguel Cabrera, .404

Paul Goldschmidt, .398

Bryce Harper, .389

Kris Bryant, .385

Prince Fielder, .383

David Ortiz, .383

Freddie Freeman, .379

Andrew McCutchen, .379

WAR (The number of wins a player is worth compared to a replacement-level player).

Mike Trout, 64.3

Robinson Cano, 53.8

Adrian Beltre, 51.1

Joey Votto, 50.6

Miguel Cabrera, 43.4

Buster Posey, 41.4

Ian Kinsler, 40.7

Paul Goldschmidt, 40.1

Evan Longoria, 40.0

Andrew McCutchen, 39.6

ERA (minimum 600 innings)

Clayton Kershaw, 2.24

Jacob deGrom, 2.63

Chris Sale, 2.92

Cliff Lee, 2.95

Madison Bumgarner, 3.03

Johnny Cueto, 3.03

Tyler Clippard, 3.06

Kyle Hendricks, 3.07

Corey Kluber, 3.10

Max Scherzer, 3.13

Wins

Max Scherzer, 150

Justin Verlander, 140

Clayton Kershaw, 140

Zack Greinke, 138

Jon Lester, 136

David Price, 133

Rick Porcello, 121

Gio Gonzalez, 120

Felix Hernandez, 111

Madison Bumgarner, 110

CC Sabathia, 110

Strikeouts

Max Scherzer, 2,230

Clayton Kershaw, 1,990

Justin Verlander, 1,973

Chris Sale, 1,794

David Price, 1,748

Cole Hamels, 1,733

Jon Lester, 1,713

Zack Greinke, 1,698

Felix Hernandez, 1,661

James Shields, 1,619

Saves

Craig Kimbrel, 333

Kenley Jansen, 271

Fernando Rodney, 255

Aroldis Chapman, 237

Jonathan Papelbon, 217

Huston Street, 195

Francisco Rodriguez, 194

Greg Holland, 191

Mark Melancon, 182

Jim Johnson, 167


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