Lisa asked in SportsBaseball · 7 years ago

Clayton Kershaw vs Adam wainwright who wins?

I think adam who do you think

6 Answers

  • Favorite Answer

    Here's all you need to know: 2 vs. 0.

    That's the number of Cy Young Awards Kershaw has won compared to the awards that Wainwright has won. The debate ends there, but let's take it a little further just for sh!ts and giggles.

    Wainwright is 99-57 through his first 8 seasons with a 3.15 ERA. He's averaged 164.1 innings pitched in those 8 years.

    Kershaw is 77-46 through his first 6 seasons with a 2.60 ERA. He's averaged 196.2 innings pitched in those 6 years.

    Taking it a little further, Kershaw has a lower WHIP than Wainwright and more strikeouts even though Wainwright has thrown about 170 more innings in his career. Wainwright's pitched 2 more years but has the same number of career shutouts as Kershaw, and Kershaw has thrown a no-hitter while Wainwright hasn't.

    Wainwright is a great pitcher but Kershaw is elite and the best in the game right now.

  • 7 years ago

    I'm a cards fan, but on most days Kershaw will beat Wainwright. Both are great pitchers, but Kershaw is 1960s good.

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    Kershaw is light years ahead of Wainwright

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    OP nailed it. Wainwright is a fine pitcher but nobody is better than Kershaw. He's like the Second Coming of Sandy Koufax.

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  • Gregg
    Lv 6
    7 years ago

    Kershaw. I'm a Dodgers fan.

  • 7 years ago

    Kershaw is better. Best in the game

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