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Shutouts Leaders: 2015 MLB Season

Shutouts are recorded when a pitcher pitches a complete game without allowing a run to be scored against.

Also referred to as "SHO."

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Pitching shutouts are becoming rarer as of late, and they are now quite a feat when they take place. A shutout is credited to a starting pitcher if he starts and finishes a game and the opposing team doesn’t score any runs. Thus a pitcher can get credited with a shutout if pitches just five innings in a rain-shortened game, but he can also not be credited with a shutout if he leaves the game after nine innings in a 0-0 tie. Given how much more closely teams watch pitch counts now than in the past and the understanding of a pitcher’s decreasing effectiveness in the late innings, managers rarely give their starting pitchers an opportunity to finish a game.

Shutouts Leaders
1Jake ArrietaPCHC3
2Max ScherzerPWAS3
3Clayton KershawPLAD3
4Dallas KeuchelPHOU2
5Jeff SamardzijaPSF2
6Madison BumgarnerPSF2
7Mike MontgomeryPSEA2
8Shelby MillerPATL2
9Felix HernandezPSEA2
10Sonny GrayPOAK2
11Johnny CuetoPKC2
12Chi Chi GonzalezPTEX1
13Chris RusinPCOL1
14Chris ArcherPTB1
15Rich HillPOAK1
16David PricePBOS1
17Jose QuintanaPCWS1
18Alfredo SimonPDET1
19Garrett RichardsPLAA1
20Drew HutchisonPTOR1
21Kyle HendricksPCHC1
22Mike FiersPHOU1
23Jered WeaverPLAA1
24John DanksPCWS1
25Colby LewisPTEX1
26Anibal SanchezPDET1
27Chris HestonPSF1
28Josh CollmenterPARI1
29Carlos CarrascoPCLE1
30Bartolo ColonPNYM1
31Hisashi IwakumaPSEA1
32Jesse HahnPOAK1
33Cole HamelsPTEX1
34Derek HollandPTEX1
35Mike LeakePSF1
36Mark BuehrlePTOR1
37Justin VerlanderPDET1
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