which pitcher has the highest career strikeouts per nine innings

Chris Sale has the highest career K/9, with 11.09 per nine innings.

Interpreted as:
Which pitcher has the highest career strikeouts per nine innings with a minimum of 1500 IP?
NAME K/9 IP G W L W% GS ERA SO CG SHO SV H ER R HR BB HBP GF IBB TBF WP BB/9 K/BB HR/9 K% BB% WHIP BABIP RA ERA- FIP FIP- H/9 PRAA
1 Chris Sale C. Sale 11.09 1890.2 361 133 83 .616 281 3.08 2,329 16 3 12 1,530 647 697 200 440 116 25 15 7,609 44 2.09 5.29 0.95 30.6 5.8 1.04 .294 3.32 72 2.92 69 7.28 267.3
2 Max Scherzer M. Scherzer 10.66 2862.0 462 214 110 .660 453 3.14 3,390 12 5 0 2,329 1,000 1,073 333 750 111 2 20 11,558 78 2.36 4.52 1.05 29.3 6.5 1.08 .286 3.37 75 3.17 76 7.32 310.2
3 Yu Darvish Y. Darvish 10.61 1680.2 277 107 88 .549 277 3.58 1,982 2 1 0 1,374 668 702 211 537 75 0 8 6,907 78 2.88 3.69 1.13 28.7 7.8 1.14 .284 3.76 85 3.50 83 7.36 129.4
4 Randy Johnson R. Johnson 10.61 4135.1 618 303 166 .646 603 3.29 4,875 100 37 2 3,346 1,513 1,703 411 1,497 190 7 37 17,067 109 3.26 3.26 0.89 28.6 8.8 1.17 .291 3.71 75 3.18 73 7.28 554.3
5 Gerrit Cole G. Cole 10.41 1882.1 305 147 76 .659 305 3.19 2,178 8 5 0 1,574 668 716 211 480 57 0 6 7,574 58 2.30 4.54 1.01 28.8 6.3 1.09 .293 3.42 79 3.15 77 7.53 203.9
6 Pedro Martinez P. Martinez 10.04 2827.1 476 219 100 .687 409 2.93 3,154 46 17 3 2,221 919 1,006 239 760 141 23 30 11,394 62 2.42 4.15 0.76 27.7 6.7 1.05 .279 3.20 66 2.91 68 7.07 454.6
7 Aaron Nola A. Nola 9.91 1541.2 254 101 75 .574 254 3.70 1,698 6 4 0 1,330 633 668 186 398 50 0 16 6,289 16 2.32 4.27 1.09 27.0 6.3 1.12 .289 3.90 88 3.40 79 7.76 150.6
8 Clayton Kershaw C. Kershaw 9.77 2712.2 425 210 92 .695 422 2.48 2,944 25 15 0 2,055 747 816 225 669 42 1 27 10,683 101 2.22 4.40 0.75 27.6 6.3 1.00 .269 2.71 63 2.81 70 6.82 364.2
9 Nolan Ryan N. Ryan 9.55 5386.0 807 324 292 .526 773 3.19 5,714 222 61 3 3,923 1,911 2,178 321 2,795 158 13 78 22,575 277 4.67 2.04 0.54 25.3 12.4 1.25 .265 3.64 90 2.96 83 6.56 370.2
10 Corey Kluber C. Kluber 9.46 1641.2 271 116 77 .601 260 3.44 1,725 18 8 1 1,486 627 684 177 368 65 4 9 6,688 31 2.02 4.69 0.97 25.8 5.5 1.13 .301 3.75 83 3.22 78 8.15 161.7
11 Kevin Gausman K. Gausman 9.36 1641.0 317 95 99 .490 278 3.88 1,707 2 1 0 1,624 708 760 207 456 35 11 9 6,903 60 2.50 3.74 1.14 24.7 6.6 1.27 .315 4.17 93 3.61 85 8.91 114.9
12 Tim Lincecum T. Lincecum 9.29 1682.0 278 110 89 .553 270 3.74 1,736 10 7 1 1,506 699 746 147 669 44 3 33 7,120 107 3.58 2.59 0.79 24.4 9.4 1.29 .300 3.99 99 3.44 90 8.06 81.5
13 Sandy Koufax S. Koufax 9.28 2324.1 397 165 87 .655 314 2.76 2,396 137 40 9 1,754 713 806 204 817 18 44 48 9,497 87 3.16 2.93 0.79 25.2 8.6 1.11 .256 3.12 75 2.69 75 6.79 226.6
14 Carlos Carrasco C. Carrasco 9.09 1624.0 320 110 100 .524 273 4.10 1,641 11 4 2 1,591 739 779 206 444 56 21 21 6,781 59 2.46 3.70 1.14 24.2 6.5 1.25 .312 4.32 99 3.69 89 8.82 83.8
15 Lance Lynn L. Lynn 9.06 1985.1 360 140 99 .586 336 3.77 1,998 4 2 1 1,840 831 913 229 697 89 4 21 8,435 60 3.16 2.87 1.04 23.7 8.3 1.28 .297 4.14 92 3.82 93 8.34 67.3
16 Justin Verlander J. Verlander 9.02 3375.1 518 260 143 .645 518 3.26 3,384 26 9 0 2,842 1,221 1,323 350 941 113 0 27 13,763 96 2.51 3.60 0.93 24.6 6.8 1.12 .278 3.53 77 3.40 80 7.58 309.4
17 Francisco Liriano F. Liriano 9.01 1813.2 419 112 114 .496 300 4.15 1,815 3 1 1 1,649 837 911 184 816 62 19 15 7,781 100 4.05 2.22 0.91 23.3 10.5 1.36 .299 4.52 101 3.88 95 8.18 39.3
18 Sam McDowell S. McDowell 8.86 2492.1 425 141 134 .513 346 3.17 2,453 103 23 14 1,948 879 999 164 1,312 59 39 74 10,587 140 4.74 1.87 0.59 23.2 12.4 1.31 .270 3.61 90 3.06 84 7.03 160.4
19 Sonny Gray S. Gray 8.85 1670.2 296 106 91 .538 287 3.46 1,642 6 4 0 1,429 643 709 154 568 53 2 5 6,927 103 3.06 2.89 0.83 23.7 8.2 1.20 .283 3.82 84 3.50 84 7.70 121.7
20 Johan Santana J. Santana 8.83 2025.2 360 139 78 .641 284 3.20 1,988 15 10 1 1,726 721 773 220 567 36 23 13 8,262 68 2.52 3.51 0.98 24.1 6.9 1.13 .276 3.43 74 3.43 81 7.67 187.6
21 Hideo Nomo H. Nomo 8.73 1976.1 323 123 109 .530 318 4.24 1,918 16 9 0 1,768 932 993 251 908 38 2 31 8,462 109 4.13 2.11 1.14 22.7 10.7 1.35 .284 4.52 102 4.22 98 8.05 14.5
22 David Price D. Price 8.72 2143.2 400 157 82 .657 322 3.32 2,076 17 3 3 1,930 790 865 221 562 63 19 16 8,807 40 2.36 3.69 0.93 23.6 6.4 1.16 .290 3.63 81 3.38 83 8.10 165.9
23 Gio Gonzalez G. Gonzalez 8.66 1933.0 344 131 101 .565 328 3.70 1,860 4 2 0 1,744 795 857 171 815 50 4 21 8,242 59 3.79 2.28 0.80 22.6 9.9 1.32 .294 3.99 91 3.67 91 8.12 77.3
24 Charlie Morton C. Morton 8.65 2057.2 370 135 118 .534 369 4.00 1,977 3 2 0 1,918 915 1,008 191 760 180 0 25 8,804 68 3.32 2.60 0.84 22.5 8.6 1.30 .303 4.41 100 3.79 94 8.39 58.2
25 Curt Schilling C. Schilling 8.60 3261.0 569 216 146 .597 436 3.46 3,116 83 20 22 2,998 1,253 1,318 347 711 52 81 43 13,284 72 1.96 4.38 0.96 23.5 5.4 1.14 .293 3.64 80 3.22 76 8.27 373.6

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