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