Major League Baseball Pitcher of the Month Award

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The Pitcher of the Month award is a Major League Baseball award named by each league for each month of the regular season. The National League started recognizing the award in 1975. The American League followed in 1979. Upon the introduction of each league's award, pitchers became ineligible for the (position players') player of the month award.

Awards by month, 1975 to date[edit]

Players listed with multiple occurrences are denoted by parentheses containing the ordinal.

The highest number of Pitcher of the Month awards won by a single player is Roger Clemens' 15. He is followed by Greg Maddux (10), Pedro Martinez (8), Randy Johnson (8), and Johan Santana (8).

Year Month National League American League
Player(s) Team(s) Player(s) Team(s)

1975 to 1979[edit]

1975 April Don Sutton Los Angeles Dodgers  
May Don Sutton (2) Los Angeles Dodgers
June Tom Seaver New York Mets
July Al Hrabosky St. Louis Cardinals
August Burt Hooton Los Angeles Dodgers
September Burt Hooton (2) Los Angeles Dodgers
1976 April Randy Jones San Diego Padres
May Randy Jones (2) San Diego Padres
June Andy Messersmith Atlanta Braves
July Jerry Koosman New York Mets
August Ray Burris Chicago Cubs
September Don Sutton (3) Los Angeles Dodgers
1977 April Tom Seaver (2) New York Mets
May Bruce Sutter Chicago Cubs
June Rick Reuschel Chicago Cubs
July Rick Reuschel (2) Chicago Cubs
August Tom Seaver (3) Cincinnati Reds
September Larry Christenson Philadelphia Phillies
1978 April Ross Grimsley Montreal Expos
May Bob Knepper San Francisco Giants
June Vida Blue San Francisco Giants
July J. R. Richard Houston Astros
August Kent Tekulve Pittsburgh Pirates
September Gaylord Perry San Diego Padres
1979 April Ken Forsch Houston Astros Tommy John New York Yankees
May Joe Niekro Houston Astros Jim Kern Texas Rangers
June Joaquín Andújar Houston Astros Mark Clear California Angels
July Dick Tidrow Chicago Cubs Sid Monge Cleveland Indians
August Rick Reuschel (3) Chicago Cubs Rick Langford Oakland Athletics
September J.R. Richard (2) Houston Astros Goose Gossage New York Yankees

1980 to 1989[edit]

1980 April J.R. Richard (3) Houston Astros Dave Stieb Toronto Blue Jays
May Steve Carlton Philadelphia Phillies Chuck Rainey Boston Red Sox
June Jerry Reuss Los Angeles Dodgers Steve Stone Baltimore Orioles
July Pat Zachry New York Mets Larry Gura Kansas City Royals
August Rick Reuschel (4) Chicago Cubs Bob Stanley Boston Red Sox
September Marty Bystrom Philadelphia Phillies Tim Stoddard Baltimore Orioles
1981 April Fernando Valenzuela Los Angeles Dodgers Matt Keough Oakland Athletics
May Charlie Lea Montreal Expos Mark Clear (2) Boston Red Sox
June 1981 Major League Baseball strike
July
August Rick Camp
Ed Whitson
Atlanta Braves
San Francisco Giants
Ron Guidry New York Yankees
September Tom Seaver (4) Cincinnati Reds Dennis Martínez
Larry Gura (2)
Baltimore Orioles
Kansas City Royals
1982 April Steve Rogers Montreal Expos Geoff Zahn California Angels
May Dick Ruthven Philadelphia Phillies LaMarr Hoyt Chicago White Sox
June Steve Howe Los Angeles Dodgers Jim Beattie Seattle Mariners
July John Candelaria Pittsburgh Pirates Tippy Martinez Baltimore Orioles
August Nolan Ryan Houston Astros Jim Palmer Baltimore Orioles
September Joaquín Andújar (2) St Louis Cardinals Rick Sutcliffe Cleveland Indians
1983 April Pascual Pérez Atlanta Braves Rick Honeycutt Texas Rangers
May Bill Laskey San Francisco Giants Dave Stieb (2) Toronto Blue Jays
June Burt Hooton (3) Los Angeles Dodgers Charlie Hough Texas Rangers
July Joe Price Cincinnati Reds Scott McGregor Baltimore Orioles
August Jesse Orosco New York Mets Jack Morris Detroit Tigers
September John Denny Philadelphia Phillies Richard Dotson Chicago White Sox
1984 April Rick Honeycutt (2) Los Angeles Dodgers Jack Morris (2) Detroit Tigers
May Nolan Ryan (2) Houston Astros Mike Boddicker Baltimore Orioles
June Ron Darling New York Mets Charlie Hough (2) Texas Rangers
July Orel Hershiser Los Angeles Dodgers Willie Hernández Detroit Tigers
August Rick Sutcliffe (2) Chicago Cubs Roger Clemens Boston Red Sox
September Dwight Gooden New York Mets Doyle Alexander Toronto Blue Jays
1985 April Fernando Valenzuela (2) Los Angeles Dodgers Charlie Leibrandt Kansas City Royals
May Andy Hawkins San Diego Padres Dave Stieb (3) Toronto Blue Jays
June John Tudor St Louis Cardinals Jay Howell Oakland Athletics
July Fernando Valenzuela (3) Los Angeles Dodgers Bret Saberhagen Kansas City Royals
August Shane Rawley Philadelphia Phillies Dave Righetti New York Yankees
September Dwight Gooden (2) New York Mets Charlie Leibrandt (2) Kansas City Royals
1986 April Dwight Gooden (3) New York Mets Roger Clemens (2) Boston Red Sox
May Jeff Reardon Montreal Expos Don Aase Baltimore Orioles
June Rick Rhoden Pittsburgh Pirates Roger Clemens (3) Boston Red Sox
July Todd Worrell St Louis Cardinals Jack Morris (3) Detroit Tigers
August Bill Gullickson Cincinnati Reds Mike Witt California Angels
September Mike Krukow San Francisco Giants Bruce Hurst Boston Red Sox
1987 April Sid Fernandez New York Mets Bret Saberhagen (2) Kansas City Royals
May Steve Bedrosian Philadelphia Phillies Jim Clancy Toronto Blue Jays
June Orel Hershiser (2) Los Angeles Dodgers Steve Ontiveros Oakland Athletics
July Floyd Youmans Montreal Expos Frank Viola Minnesota Twins
August Doug Drabek Pittsburgh Pirates Mark Langston Seattle Mariners
September Pascual Pérez (2) Montreal Expos Doyle Alexander (2) Detroit Tigers
1988 April Orel Hershiser (3) Los Angeles Dodgers Dave Stewart Oakland Athletics
May David Cone New York Mets Frank Viola (2) Minnesota Twins
June Greg Maddux Chicago Cubs Mark Gubicza Kansas City Royals
July John Franco Cincinnati Reds Roger Clemens (4) Boston Red Sox
August Danny Jackson Cincinnati Reds Mark Langston (2) Seattle Mariners
September Orel Hershiser (4) Los Angeles Dodgers Bruce Hurst (2) Boston Red Sox
1989 April Mark Davis San Diego Padres Jeff Ballard Baltimore Orioles
May Rick Reuschel (5) San Francisco Giants Chuck Finley California Angels
June Mike Scott Houston Astros Mark Gubicza (2) Kansas City Royals
July Mark Langston (3) Montreal Expos Mike Moore Oakland Athletics
August Tom Browning Cincinnati Reds Bret Saberhagen (3) Kansas City Royals
September Tim Belcher Los Angeles Dodgers Bret Saberhagen (4) Kansas City Royals

1990 to 1999[edit]

1990 April John Tudor (2) St Louis Cardinals Dave Stewart (2) Oakland Athletics
May Jack Armstrong Cincinnati Reds Bobby Thigpen Chicago White Sox
June Ramón Martinez Los Angeles Dodgers Randy Johnson Seattle Mariners
July Danny Darwin
Doug Drabek (2)
Houston Astros
Pittsburgh Pirates
Chuck Finley (2)
Bobby Witt
California Angels
Texas Rangers
August Doug Drabek (3) Pittsburgh Pirates Roger Clemens (5) Boston Red Sox
September Dwight Gooden (4) New York Mets Dave Stewart (3) Oakland Athletics
1991 April Lee Smith St Louis Cardinals Roger Clemens (6) Boston Red Sox
May Tom Glavine Atlanta Braves Scott Erickson Minnesota Twins
June Rob Dibble Cincinnati Reds Jack Morris (4) Minnesota Twins
July Dennis Martinez (2) Montreal Expos Bill Krueger Seattle Mariners
August Mitch Williams Philadelphia Phillies Kevin Tapani Minnesota Twins
September Chris Nabholz Montreal Expos Roger Clemens (7) Boston Red Sox
1992 April Bill Swift San Francisco Giants Bill Krueger (2) Minnesota Twins
May Mike Morgan Chicago Cubs Roger Clemens (8) Boston Red Sox
June Randy Tomlin Pittsburgh Pirates John Smiley Minnesota Twins
July Tom Glavine (2) Atlanta Braves Kevin Appier Kansas City Royals
August Dennis Martinez (3) Montreal Expos Roger Clemens (9) Boston Red Sox
September José Rijo Cincinnati Reds Cal Eldred Milwaukee Brewers
1993 April Ken Hill Montreal Expos Jimmy Key New York Yankees
May Tommy Greene Philadelphia Phillies Danny Darwin (2) Boston Red Sox
June Darryl Kile
Chris Hammond
Houston Astros
Florida Marlins
Rick Aguilera Minnesota Twins
July Bill Swift (2) San Francisco Giants Fernando Valenzuela (4) Baltimore Orioles
August Greg Maddux (2) Atlanta Braves Bill Gullickson (2) Detroit Tigers
September John Wetteland Montreal Expos Wilson Alvarez Chicago White Sox
1994 April Bob Tewksbury St Louis Cardinals Ben McDonald Baltimore Orioles
May Doug Drabek (4) Houston Astros David Cone (2) Kansas City Royals
June Roberto Munoz Philadelphia Phillies Cal Eldred (2) Milwaukee Brewers
July Bret Saberhagen (5) New York Mets Alex Fernandez Chicago White Sox
August 1994 Major League Baseball strike
September
1995 April
May Heathcliff Slocumb Philadelphia Phillies Kenny Rogers Texas Rangers
June Hideo Nomo Los Angeles Dodgers Kevin Appier (2) Kansas City Royals
July Greg Maddux (3) Atlanta Braves Tim Wakefield Boston Red Sox
August Sid Fernandez (2) Philadelphia Phillies Erik Hanson Boston Red Sox
September Greg Maddux (4) Atlanta Braves Norm Charlton Seattle Mariners
1996 April John Smoltz Atlanta Braves Juan Guzmán Toronto Blue Jays
May John Smoltz (2) Atlanta Braves Charles Nagy Cleveland Indians
June Jeff Fassero Montreal Expos Orel Hershiser (5) Cleveland Indians
July Jeff Fassero (2) Montreal Expos Pat Hentgen Toronto Blue Jays
August Kevin Brown Florida Marlins Pat Hentgen (2) Toronto Blue Jays
September Hideo Nomo (2) Los Angeles Dodgers Charles Nagy (2) Cleveland Indians
1997 April Tom Glavine (3) Atlanta Braves Andy Pettitte New York Yankees
May Bobby Jones New York Mets Roger Clemens (10) Toronto Blue Jays
June Kent Mercker Cincinnati Reds Randy Johnson (2) Seattle Mariners
July Darryl Kile (2) Houston Astros Chuck Finley (3)
Brad Radke
Anaheim Angels
Minnesota Twins
August Pedro Martínez Montreal Expos Roger Clemens (11) Toronto Blue Jays
September Jeff Shaw Cincinnati Reds Jeff Fassero (3) Seattle Mariners
1998 April Tom Glavine (4) Atlanta Braves Chuck Finley (4) Anaheim Angels
May Orel Hershiser (6) San Francisco Giants Hideki Irabu New York Yankees
June Greg Maddux (5) Atlanta Braves Bartolo Colón Cleveland Indians
July Chan-ho Park Los Angeles Dodgers David Cone (3) New York Yankees
August Randy Johnson (3) Houston Astros Roger Clemens (12) Toronto Blue Jays
September Randy Johnson (4) Houston Astros Rick Helling Texas Rangers
1999 April John Smoltz (3) Atlanta Braves Pedro Martinez (2) Boston Red Sox
May Curt Schilling Philadelphia Phillies Pedro Martinez (3) Boston Red Sox
June Al Leiter New York Mets Pedro Martinez (4) Boston Red Sox
July Randy Johnson (5) Arizona Diamondbacks Hideki Irabu (2) New York Yankees
August Greg Maddux (6) Atlanta Braves Mariano Rivera New York Yankees
September Denny Neagle Atlanta Braves Pedro Martinez (5) Boston Red Sox

2000 to 2009[edit]

2000 April Randy Johnson (6) Arizona Diamondbacks Pedro Martinez (6) Boston Red Sox
May Garrett Stephenson St Louis Cardinals James Baldwin Chicago White Sox
June Al Leiter (2) New York Mets Cal Eldred (3) Chicago White Sox
July Jeff D'Amico Milwaukee Brewers Roger Clemens (13) New York Yankees
August Russ Ortiz San Francisco Giants Steve Sparks Detroit Tigers
September Greg Maddux (7) Atlanta Braves Tim Hudson Oakland Athletics
2001 April Wade Miller Houston Astros Brad Radke (2) Minnesota Twins
May Curt Schilling (2) Arizona Diamondbacks Pedro Martinez (7) Boston Red Sox
June Greg Maddux (8) Atlanta Braves Roger Clemens (14) New York Yankees
July Greg Maddux (9) Atlanta Braves Mark Mulder Oakland Athletics
August Javier Vázquez Montreal Expos Barry Zito Oakland Athletics
September Woody Williams St Louis Cardinals Barry Zito (2) Oakland Athletics
2002 April Randy Johnson (7) Arizona Diamondbacks Derek Lowe Boston Red Sox
May Curt Schilling (3) Arizona Diamondbacks Bartolo Colón (2) Cleveland Indians
June Éric Gagné Los Angeles Dodgers Mark Mulder (2) Oakland Athletics
July Curt Schilling (4) Arizona Diamondbacks Pedro Martinez (8) Boston Red Sox
August Roy Oswalt Houston Astros Cory Lidle Oakland Athletics
September Randy Johnson (8) Arizona Diamondbacks Andy Pettitte (2) New York Yankees
2003 April Shawn Chacón Colorado Rockies Esteban Loaiza Chicago White Sox
May Kevin Brown (2) Los Angeles Dodgers Roy Halladay Toronto Blue Jays
June Dontrelle Willis Florida Marlins Freddy García Seattle Mariners
July Liván Hernández Montreal Expos José Lima Kansas City Royals
August Mark Prior Chicago Cubs Johan Santana Minnesota Twins
September Mark Prior (2) Chicago Cubs Roy Halladay (2) Toronto Blue Jays
2004 April Roger Clemens (15) Houston Astros Kevin Brown (3) New York Yankees
May Jason Schmidt San Francisco Giants Mark Buehrle Chicago White Sox
June Carl Pavano Florida Marlins Mark Mulder (3) Oakland Athletics
July Russ Ortiz (2) Atlanta Braves Johan Santana (2) Minnesota Twins
August Jake Peavy San Diego Padres Johan Santana (3) Minnesota Twins
September Carlos Zambrano Chicago Cubs Johan Santana (4) Minnesota Twins
2005 April Dontrelle Willis (2) Florida Marlins Jon Garland Chicago White Sox
May Trevor Hoffman San Diego Padres Kenny Rogers (2) Texas Rangers
June Chad Cordero Washington Nationals Mark Buehrle (2) Chicago White Sox
July Andy Pettitte (3) Houston Astros Barry Zito (3) Oakland Athletics
August Noah Lowry San Francisco Giants Bartolo Colón (3) Los Angeles Angels
September Andy Pettitte (4) Houston Astros José Contreras Chicago White Sox
2006 April Greg Maddux (10) Chicago Cubs José Contreras (2) Chicago White Sox
May Jason Schmidt (2) San Francisco Giants CC Sabathia Cleveland Indians
June Chris Young San Diego Padres Johan Santana (5) Minnesota Twins
July Carlos Zambrano (2) Chicago Cubs John Lackey Los Angeles Angels
August Derek Lowe (2) Los Angeles Dodgers Esteban Loaiza (2) Oakland Athletics
September Roy Oswalt (2) Houston Astros Johan Santana (6) Minnesota Twins
2007 April John Maine New York Mets Roy Halladay (3) Toronto Blue Jays
May Jake Peavy (2) San Diego Padres Dan Haren Oakland Athletics
June Ben Sheets Milwaukee Brewers J. J. Putz Seattle Mariners
July Carlos Zambrano (3) Chicago Cubs Érik Bédard Baltimore Orioles
August Jake Peavy (3) San Diego Padres Andy Pettitte (5) New York Yankees
September Jake Peavy (4) San Diego Padres Fausto Carmona Cleveland Indians
2008 April Brandon Webb Arizona Diamondbacks Cliff Lee Cleveland Indians
May Todd Wellemeyer St. Louis Cardinals Scott Kazmir Tampa Bay Rays
June Dan Haren (2) Arizona Diamondbacks John Lackey (2) Los Angeles Angels
July CC Sabathia (2) Milwaukee Brewers Jon Lester Boston Red Sox
August CC Sabathia (3) Milwaukee Brewers Cliff Lee (2) Cleveland Indians
September Johan Santana (7) New York Mets Jon Lester (2) Boston Red Sox
2009 April Johan Santana (8) New York Mets Zack Greinke Kansas City Royals
May Trevor Hoffman (2) Milwaukee Brewers Justin Verlander Detroit Tigers
June Tim Lincecum San Francisco Giants Félix Hernández Seattle Mariners
July Wandy Rodriguez Houston Astros Jarrod Washburn Seattle Mariners
August Chris Carpenter St. Louis Cardinals CC Sabathia (4) New York Yankees
September Jair Jurrjens Atlanta Braves Felix Hernandez (2) Seattle Mariners

2010 to date[edit]

2010 April Ubaldo Jiménez Colorado Rockies Francisco Liriano Minnesota Twins
May Ubaldo Jiménez (2) Colorado Rockies Jon Lester (3) Boston Red Sox
June Josh Johnson Florida Marlins Cliff Lee (3) Seattle Mariners
July Roy Halladay (4) Philadelphia Phillies Gavin Floyd Chicago White Sox
August Tim Hudson (2) Atlanta Braves Clay Buchholz Boston Red Sox
September Derek Lowe (3) Atlanta Braves David Price Tampa Bay Rays
2011 April Josh Johnson (2) Florida Marlins Jered Weaver Los Angeles Angels
May Jair Jurrjens (2) Atlanta Braves Jeremy Hellickson Tampa Bay Rays
June Cliff Lee (4) Philadelphia Phillies Justin Verlander (2) Detroit Tigers
July Clayton Kershaw Los Angeles Dodgers CC Sabathia (5) New York Yankees
August Cliff Lee (5) Philadelphia Phillies Ricky Romero Toronto Blue Jays
September Javier Vázquez (2) Florida Marlins Doug Fister Detroit Tigers
2012 April Stephen Strasburg Washington Nationals Jake Peavy (5) Chicago White Sox
May Gio Gonzalez Washington Nationals Chris Sale Chicago White Sox
June R.A. Dickey New York Mets Matt Harrison Texas Rangers
July Jordan Zimmermann Washington Nationals Jason Vargas Seattle Mariners
August Kris Medlen Atlanta Braves Felix Hernandez (3) Seattle Mariners
September Kris Medlen (2) Atlanta Braves Justin Verlander (3) Detroit Tigers
2013 April Matt Harvey New York Mets Clay Buchholz (2) Boston Red Sox
May Patrick Corbin Arizona Diamondbacks Jason Vargas (2) Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
June Adam Wainwright St. Louis Cardinals Bartolo Colón (4) Oakland Athletics
July Clayton Kershaw (2) Los Angeles Dodgers Chris Archer Tampa Bay Rays
August Zack Greinke (2) Los Angeles Dodgers Iván Nova New York Yankees
September Kris Medlen (3) Atlanta Braves Ubaldo Jiménez (3) Cleveland Indians
2014 April José Fernández Miami Marlins Sonny Gray Oakland Athletics
May Madison Bumgarner San Francisco Giants Masahiro Tanaka New York Yankees
June Clayton Kershaw (3) Los Angeles Dodgers Felix Hernandez (4) Seattle Mariners
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