Touring MLB’s 2011 leaderboards: the pitchers

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American League

Wins
1. Justin Verlander (Det): 24
2. CC Sabathia (NYY): 19
3. Jered Weaver (LAA): 18

ERA
1. Justin Verlander (Det): 2.40
2. Jered Weaver (LAA): 2.41
3. James Shields (TB): 2.82

Strikeouts
1. Justin Verlander (Det): 250
2. CC Sabathia (NYY): 230
3. James Shields (TB): 225

WHIP
1. Justin Verlander (Det): 0.92
2. Jered Weaver (LAA): 1.01
3. Dan Haren (LAA): 1.02

Saves
1. Jose Valverde (Det): 49
2. Mariano Rivera (NYY): 44
3. Brandon League (Sea): 37

Relief ERA (min. 50 IP)
1. David Robertson (NYY): 1.08
2. Scott Downs (LAA): 1.34
3. Greg Holland (KC): 1.80

Holds
1. Daniel Bard (Bos): 34
1. David Robertson (NYY): 34
3. Joaquin Benoit (Det): 29

National League

Wins
1. Ian Kennedy (Ari): 21
1. Clayton Kershaw (LAD): 21
3. Roy Halladay (Phi): 19

ERA
1. Clayton Kershaw (LAD): 2.28
2. Roy Halladay (Phi): 2.35
3. Cliff Lee (Phi): 2.40

Strikeouts
1. Clayton Kershaw (LAD): 248
2. Cliff Lee (Phi): 238
3. Roy Halladay (Phi): 220
3. Tim Lincecum (SF): 220
WHIP
1. Clayton Kershaw (LAD): 0.98
2. Cole Hamels (Phi): 0.99
3. Cliff Lee (Phi): 1.03

Saves
1. John Axford (Mil): 46
1. Craig Kimbrel (Atl): 46
3. J.J. Putz (Ari): 45

Relief ERA (min. 50 IP)
1. Eric O’Flaherty (Atl): 0.98
2. Santiago Casilla (SF): 1.74
3. Tyler Clippard (Was): 1.83

Holds
1. Tyler Clippard (Was): 38
2. Jonny Venters (Atl): 35
3. Sean Marshall (ChC): 34

Orioles place Chris Davis on injured list

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The Orioles announced on Sunday that first baseman Chris Davis has been placed on the 10-day disabled list due to a hip injury. Pitcher Evan Phillips was recalled from Triple-A Norfolk.

It is unclear when Davis, 33, suffered the injury, but he hadn’t started since Thursday. Davis famously got off to a very slow start — setting a record for futility — but has hit better over the last six weeks or so. Since April 13, he has a .229/.302/.427 batting line with five home runs and 15 RBI in 106 plate appearances. Still not what the Orioles want, but better than nothing.

Renato Núñez and Trey Mancini will handle first base while Davis is recovering from his injury.