3. Brandon Webb
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: May 9, 1979 in Ashland, KY USA
  • Weight: 230 lbs.
  • Height: 6'3"
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: April 22, 2003
  • Final Game: April 06, 2009
  • Cy Young Award - 2006

In his second season in the Majors, Brandon Webb led the National League in Losses and Walks allowed.  That was 2004.  In 2006, Webb transformed himself into the best hurler in the National League.

Webb would win the National League Cy Young Award while leading the NL in Wins, FIP and bWAR for Pitchers.  This would be the first All Star Game appearance for the sinkerball specialist but not the last.  Webb remained in All Star form in 2007 and 2008 and in both years he was the Cy Young Award runner-up. 

Sadly Webb’s shoulder gave out and he went from elite pitcher to out of baseball quickly.  Still those three excellent seasons on a franchise this young earned Webb this high rank.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Pitcher
  • Acquired: Selected in the 8th Round of the Amateur Draft. 6/5/00.
  • Departed: Signed as a Free Agent by the Texas Rangers. 1/3/11.
  • Games Played: 199
  • Notable Statistics: 87-62 Record
    198 Games Started
    3.27 ERA
    15 Complete Games
    1,319.2 Innings Pitched
    1,065 Strikeouts
    3.50 FIP
    1.239 WHIP
    31.2 bWAR
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    Cy Young (2006)

    All Star Game (2006, 2007 & 2008)

    Highest bWAR for Pitchers (2006)

    Most Wins (2006 & 2008)

    Most Innings Pitched (2007)

    Most Games Started (2004 & 2008)

    Most Complete Games (2007)

    Most Shutouts (2006 & 2007)

    Most Batters Faced (2007)

    Highest ERA+ (2006 & 2007)

    Lowest FIP (2006)

    Highest Range Factor per Game by a Pitcher (2007)
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