Top KBO Players by Strikeouts – Season

Rank / Player Team K BB HB K/BB ERA WHIP IP ER R H HR

1   Rick VandenHurk
#32 - RP - RHP

Samsung Lions 180 45 5 4.00 3.18 1.11 152 ⅔ 54 54 125 15

2   Andy VanHekken
#22 - RP - LHP

Nexen Heroes 178 53 3 3.36 3.51 1.32 187 73 81 193 9

3   Yang Hyeon-jong
#54 - SP - LHP

Kia Tigers 165 77 4 2.14 4.25 1.39 171 ⅓ 81 85 162 12

4   Dustin Nippert
#40 - RP - RHP

Doosan Bears 158 48 6 3.29 3.81 1.30 179 ⅓ 76 83 186 17

5   Kim Kwang-hyun
#29 - SP - LHP

SK Wyverns 145 81 3 1.79 3.42 1.49 173 ⅔ 66 77 178 10

6   Yun Sung-hwan
#1 - RP - RHP

Samsung Lions 133 37 8 3.59 4.39 1.37 170 ⅓ 83 87 196 18

7   Lee Jae-hak
#51 - SP - RHP

NC Dinos 131 68 8 1.93 4.21 1.41 156 73 77 152 16

8   Chris Oxspring
#90 - RP - RHP

Lotte Giants 130 63 5 2.06 4.20 1.34 184 ⅓ 86 93 184 20

9   Ryu Jae-kuk
#11 - RP - RHP

LG Twins 128 58 13 2.21 5.12 1.38 147 ⅔ 84 100 146 13

10   Yoo Hee-kwan
#29 - RP - LHP

Doosan Bears 112 51 8 2.20 4.42 1.43 177 ⅓ 87 98 202 21

10   Eric Hacker
#00 - RP - RHP

NC Dinos 112 62 14 1.81 4.01 1.34 172 ⅔ 77 86 169 14
12   Bae Young-soo Samsung Lions 111 39 5 2.85 5.45 1.57 133 ⅔ 81 87 171 14
13   Andrew Albers Hanwha Eagles 107 40 4 2.67 5.89 1.59 151 ⅓ 99 108 200 18
13   Jang Won-jun Lotte Giants 107 67 3 1.60 4.59 1.46 155 79 87 160 15
15   Woo Kyu-min LG Twins 103 34 12 3.03 4.04 1.33 153 ⅔ 69 78 170 11
16   Henry Sosa Nexen Heroes 98 45 3 2.18 4.61 1.48 125 64 66 140 18
17   Lee Tae-yang Hanwha Eagles 96 41 7 2.34 5.29 1.46 153 90 100 183 27
18   Charlie Shirek NC Dinos 92 55 9 1.67 3.81 1.45 165 ⅓ 70 90 184 13
19   Song Seung-jun Lotte Giants 89 43 10 2.07 5.98 1.71 122 81 91 166 16
20   Chei Byung-yong SK Wyverns 87 49 8 1.78 6.37 1.54 130 92 94 151 27
21   Thad Weber NC Dinos 85 42 3 2.02 4.58 1.47 118 60 66 132 13
21   Everett Teaford LG Twins 85 51 6 1.67 5.24 1.57 99 ⅔ 58 64 105 9
21   Kim Jin-woo Kia Tigers 85 61 7 1.39 5.96 1.78 90 ⅔ 60 66 100 8
24   J.D. Martin Samsung Lions 84 31 7 2.71 4.78 1.40 128 68 69 148 10
24   Shane Youman Lotte Giants 84 63 3 1.33 5.93 1.71 151 ⅔ 100 109 196 20
26   Han Hyun-hee Nexen Heroes 83 31 4 2.68 3.20 1.35 78 ⅔ 28 30 75 6
27   Cha Woo-chan Samsung Lions 79 42 2 1.88 5.60 1.56 82 51 57 86 9
28   Cory Riordan LG Twins 77 37 10 2.08 3.96 1.27 168 74 80 177 13
29   Noh Kyung-eun Doosan Bears 74 69 1 1.07 9.03 1.97 109 ⅔ 110 117 147 14
30   Cho Sang-woo Nexen Heroes 73 29 3 2.52 2.47 1.18 69 ⅓ 19 21 53 2
30   Yun Kyu-jin Hanwha Eagles 73 31 1 2.35 4.63 1.39 72 37 39 69 11
30   Won Jong-hyan NC Dinos 73 31 8 2.35 4.06 1.31 71 32 36 62 7
30   Lee Min-ho NC Dinos 73 38 8 1.92 5.01 1.49 88 49 53 93 19
34   Jun Yu-soo SK Wyverns 72 37 3 1.95 5.00 1.61 84 ⅔ 47 51 99 11
35   Kim Sa-yul Lotte Giants 71 30 3 2.37 5.79 1.58 79 ⅓ 51 55 95 13
36   An Ji-man Samsung Lions 67 30 4 2.23 3.75 1.30 62 ⅓ 26 27 51 5
37   Kim Byung-hyun Kia Tigers 66 27 13 2.44 7.10 1.62 71 56 58 88 5
37   Kim Dae-woo Nexen Heroes 66 45 8 1.47 5.50 1.81 73 ⅔ 45 48 88 9
39   An Young-myung Hanwha Eagles 64 36 13 1.78 4.52 1.54 97 ⅔ 49 59 114 8
40   Yun Kil-hyoun SK Wyverns 63 28 1 2.25 3.90 1.34 57 ⅔ 25 27 49 7
40   Jang Won-sam Samsung Lions 63 37 5 1.70 4.11 1.44 129 ⅓ 59 70 149 16
42   Song Eun-beom Kia Tigers 60 43 5 1.40 7.32 2.00 78 ⅔ 64 73 114 11
43   D.J. Houlton Kia Tigers 58 48 3 1.21 4.80 1.54 93 ⅔ 50 54 96 10
44   Jairo Asencio Kia Tigers 56 14 2 4.00 4.05 1.35 46 ⅔ 21 24 49 5
44   Oh Hyoun-taek Doosan Bears 56 18 5 3.11 3.64 1.49 66 ⅔ 27 28 81 6
44   Jung Jae-hoon Doosan Bears 56 19 6 2.95 5.37 1.29 53 ⅔ 32 33 50 6
44   Travis Banwart SK Wyverns 56 26 5 2.15 3.11 1.23 66 ⅔ 23 27 56 6
48   Yoon Myung-june Doosan Bears 55 23 1 2.39 5.27 1.41 71 ⅔ 42 44 78 10
48   Ma Jung-kil Nexen Heroes 55 30 12 1.83 4.78 1.36 64 34 37 57 9
50   Yunesky Maya Doosan Bears 54 24 4 2.25 4.86 1.44 63 34 36 67 6
50   Lim Jung-woo LG Twins 54 26 5 2.08 4.17 1.43 73 ⅓ 34 35 79 6
50   Han Seung-hyuk Kia Tigers 54 48 3 1.13 7.21 1.88 58 ⅔ 47 47 62 5
50   Im Jun-seob Kia Tigers 54 67 6 0.81 6.06 1.71 130 ⅔ 88 95 157 15
54   Son Seung-lak Nexen Heroes 53 11 2 4.82 4.33 1.28 62 ⅓ 30 30 69 6
54   Baek Jung-hyun Samsung Lions 53 17 3 3.12 5.24 1.47 46 ⅓ 27 28 51 5
54   Lim Chang-min NC Dinos 53 29 2 1.83 4.39 1.48 53 ⅓ 26 28 50 5
54   Yoo Chang-sik Hanwha Eagles 53 72 3 0.74 4.14 1.88 91 ⅓ 42 54 100 2
58   Lim Chang-yong Samsung Lions 52 21 4 2.48 5.84 1.59 44 ⅔ 29 33 50 4
58   Kim Jin-sung NC Dinos 52 26 2 2.00 4.10 1.37 48 ⅓ 22 25 40 4
60   Justin Thomas Kia Tigers 51 19 1 2.68 4.44 1.59 46 ⅔ 23 26 55 3
60   Park Jung-jin Hanwha Eagles 51 25 1 2.04 6.02 1.60 49 ⅓ 33 39 54 5
60   Moon Sung-hyun Nexen Heroes 51 48 5 1.06 5.91 1.69 85 ⅓ 56 59 96 12
63   Yeo Geon-wook SK Wyverns 50 28 0 1.79 6.20 1.56 69 ⅔ 48 50 81 16
64   Yoo Won-sang LG Twins 49 23 2 2.13 4.37 1.32 68 33 35 67 6
64   Ryan Tatusko Hanwha Eagles 49 45 6 1.09 7.07 1.71 63 ⅔ 50 51 64 7
66   Lee Yong-chan Doosan Bears 47 16 3 2.94 4.24 1.41 51 24 28 56 3
67   Shin Jae-woong LG Twins 46 26 2 1.77 3.80 1.38 64 27 29 62 7
67   Sim Dong-sub Kia Tigers 46 28 3 1.64 5.52 1.58 45 ⅔ 28 30 44 3
69   Choi Young-pil Kia Tigers 45 15 1 3.00 3.19 1.25 53 ⅔ 19 25 52 6
69   Kim Tae-young Kia Tigers 45 17 5 2.65 5.68 1.44 50 ⅔ 32 34 56 6
69   Bong Jung-keun LG Twins 45 17 4 2.65 2.90 1.37 49 ⅔ 16 16 51 2
72   Choi Dae-sung Lotte Giants 43 25 3 1.72 2.58 1.46 45 ⅓ 13 17 41 1
72   Ha Yeong-min Nexen Heroes 43 28 0 1.54 7.22 1.80 62 ⅓ 50 52 84 9
74   Kang Young-sik Lotte Giants 42 24 2 1.75 4.79 1.49 47 25 25 46 4
74   Lee Jae-young SK Wyverns 42 28 0 1.50 6.19 1.52 48 33 35 45 7
74   Choi Yeong-hwan Hanwha Eagles 42 43 6 0.98 7.10 1.84 64 ⅔ 51 54 76 9
77   Ross Wolf SK Wyverns 41 27 6 1.52 4.85 1.35 85 ⅓ 46 48 88 10
77   Jeong Chan-heon LG Twins 41 27 5 1.52 4.44 1.59 52 ⅔ 26 26 57 5
77   Jo-Jo Reyes SK Wyverns 41 38 3 1.08 6.55 1.80 78 ⅓ 57 64 103 10
80   Kim Seung-hye Lotte Giants 40 18 3 2.22 3.05 1.16 56 19 19 47 4
80   Ko Hyo-jun SK Wyverns 40 38 5 1.05 9.18 2.06 51 52 57 67 11
82   Shin Jung-rak LG Twins 39 16 5 2.44 6.66 1.34 51 ⅓ 38 38 53 8
82   Lee Hyun-seung Doosan Bears 39 23 3 1.70 5.07 1.65 55 31 34 68 2
84   Kwon Hyuk Samsung Lions 38 11 0 3.45 2.86 1.10 34 ⅔ 11 13 27 4
84   Lee Dong-hyun LG Twins 38 21 8 1.81 2.73 1.26 59 ⅓ 18 18 54 2
84   Son Jung-wook NC Dinos 38 25 1 1.52 4.70 1.48 44 23 24 40 3
84   Sim Chang-min Samsung Lions 38 26 4 1.46 6.81 1.77 38 ⅓ 29 33 42 7
88   Jin Hae-soo SK Wyverns 37 27 3 1.37 7.16 1.92 49 39 39 67 8
88   No Sung-ho NC Dinos 37 28 2 1.32 4.47 1.49 48 ⅓ 24 25 44 6
90   Kang Yoon-goo Nexen Heroes 36 32 1 1.13 7.71 2.19 42 36 43 60 17
91   Yoon Ji-woong LG Twins 34 16 3 2.13 4.25 1.56 36 17 20 40 4
91   Park Jung-bae SK Wyverns 34 23 6 1.48 5.82 1.50 43 ⅓ 28 29 42 3
93   Shin Chang-ho Kia Tigers 33 24 2 1.38 6.16 1.68 38 26 29 40 3
93   Kim Se-hyun Nexen Heroes 33 29 5 1.14 8.00 2.02 45 40 43 62 3
95   Kim Sung-bae Lotte Giants 32 22 2 1.45 5.98 1.87 40 ⅔ 27 28 54 7
95   Chris Volstad Doosan Bears 32 37 7 0.86 6.21 1.76 87 60 70 116 8
97   Lee Myung-woo Lotte Giants 31 23 1 1.35 7.02 2.06 42 ⅓ 33 37 64 1
97   Oh Ju-won Nexen Heroes 31 33 3 0.94 6.45 1.78 74 53 59 99 14
99   Lee Jae-woo Doosan Bears 30 22 3 1.36 5.02 1.67 37 ⅔ 21 21 41 5
99   Song Chang-hyun Hanwha Eagles 30 60 3 0.50 6.69 2.07 79 ⅓ 59 69 104 11
101   Park Hee-soo SK Wyverns 29 8 4 3.63 3.48 1.21 20 ⅔ 8 8 17 1
101   Kim Hyun-woo Samsung Lions 29 8 1 3.63 2.32 1.06 31 8 8 25 4
101   Byeon Si-won Doosan Bears 29 10 4 2.90 5.08 1.34 33 ⅔ 19 21 35 3
104   Song Shin-young Nexen Heroes 28 16 4 1.75 6.59 1.72 42 ⅓ 31 33 57 7
104   Yoon Keun-young Hanwha Eagles 28 23 7 1.22 7.16 1.92 49 39 41 71 6
106   Chong Tae-hyon Lotte Giants 27 13 6 2.08 4.07 1.26 42 19 19 40 2
107   Park Geun-hong Samsung Lions 26 28 3 0.93 4.45 1.75 30 ⅓ 15 16 25 4
108   Lee Jung-min Lotte Giants 25 15 0 1.67 2.43 1.71 33 ⅓ 9 14 42 1
109   Jong Hyun-wook LG Twins 24 15 1 1.60 4.73 1.67 32 ⅓ 17 17 39 4
109   Keum Min-cheol Nexen Heroes 24 30 7 0.80 6.05 1.94 41 ⅔ 28 35 51 4
111   Kim Geon-han Samsung Lions 23 9 8 2.56 5.45 1.40 36 ⅓ 22 27 42 2
111   Moon Kwang-eun SK Wyverns 23 10 0 2.30 6.34 1.53 32 ⅔ 23 26 40 7
111   Ham Deok-ju Doosan Bears 23 12 1 1.92 4.44 1.37 26 ⅓ 13 13 24 2
111   Son Min-han NC Dinos 23 14 3 1.64 3.54 1.45 48 ⅓ 19 20 56 5
115   Kim Hyeok-min Hanwha Eagles 22 17 0 1.29 11.15 2.35 30 ⅔ 38 39 55 8
116   Song Chang-sik Hanwha Eagles 21 14 3 1.50 7.45 1.69 29 24 24 35 9
116   Chung Dae-hyun Doosan Bears 21 25 1 0.84 7.90 1.98 27 ⅓ 24 27 29 2
118   Caleb Clay Hanwha Eagles 20 25 3 0.80 8.32 2.17 40 37 40 62 8
119   Brandon Knight Nexen Heroes 19 22 1 0.86 5.52 1.98 29 ⅓ 18 22 36 5
120   Yoon Hi-sang SK Wyverns 18 9 3 2.00 5.08 1.59 28 ⅓ 16 17 36 1
120   Seo Jae-weong Kia Tigers 18 10 3 1.80 6.40 1.70 32 ⅓ 23 25 45 6
122   Lee Hye-chun NC Dinos 17 8 2 2.13 3.00 1.67 18 6 7 22 0
122   Im Gi-yeong Hanwha Eagles 17 9 2 1.89 6.75 2.07 22 ⅔ 17 24 38 6
122   Park Kyung-tae Kia Tigers 17 13 2 1.31 12.27 2.42 25 ⅔ 35 36 49 6
122   Im Jun-hyuk Kia Tigers 17 18 2 0.94 5.06 1.63 32 18 24 34 3
122   Hong Sang-sam Doosan Bears 17 20 2 0.85 8.57 2.19 21 20 21 26 4
127   Lee Dong-kul Hanwha Eagles 16 7 3 2.29 4.50 1.40 20 10 15 21 4
127   Lee Sang-hwa Lotte Giants 16 15 3 1.07 9.33 2.11 27 28 28 42 4
129   Kim Ki-hyun Hanwha Eagles 15 7 1 2.14 5.79 1.93 23 ⅓ 15 21 38 9
130   Lee Sang-baek SK Wyverns 14 6 2 2.33 4.40 1.33 14 ⅓ 7 7 13 3
130   Shim Soo-chang Lotte Giants 14 8 0 1.75 9.15 1.63 19 ⅔ 20 20 24 7
130   Jung Dae-hoon Hanwha Eagles 14 14 9 1.00 7.23 1.84 42 ⅓ 34 38 64 4
130   Lee Sung-min NC Dinos 14 16 1 0.88 5.79 1.89 28 18 22 37 0
130   Kim Dae-yu SK Wyverns 14 19 1 0.74 10.03 2.66 11 ⅔ 13 13 12 1
135   Kim Kang-ryul Doosan Bears 13 7 0 1.86 8.10 1.92 16 ⅔ 15 16 25 5
136   Park Sung-hoon Nexen Heroes 12 7 0 1.71 8.04 1.91 15 ⅔ 14 14 23 5
136   Sin Seung-hyoun LG Twins 12 9 4 1.33 5.87 1.96 15 ⅓ 10 15 21 2
136   Park Min-ho SK Wyverns 12 10 9 1.20 5.46 1.63 31 ⅓ 19 25 41 3
139   Park Sung-ho Kia Tigers 11 7 1 1.57 10.38 2.62 13 15 15 27 3
139   Ko Chang-seong NC Dinos 11 7 3 1.57 1.80 1.28 25 5 9 25 1
139   Hong Sung-min Lotte Giants 11 12 0 0.92 4.75 1.50 36 19 23 42 7
142   Moon Soo-ho NC Dinos 9 1 0 9.00 6.00 1.33 9 6 6 11 3
142   Choi Byung-wook Doosan Bears 9 7 0 1.29 6.61 1.90 16 ⅓ 12 12 24 4
142   Jung Jae-won Hanwha Eagles 9 8 3 1.13 22.85 4.62 4 ⅓ 11 11 12 0
142   Lee Tae-yang NC Dinos 9 13 4 0.69 6.46 2.09 15 ⅓ 11 11 19 3
142   Bae Jang-ho Lotte Giants 9 15 5 0.60 4.82 1.50 28 15 16 27 1
147   Kim Ki-tae Samsung Lions 8 1 0 8.00 7.27 1.62 8 ⅔ 7 7 13 2
147   Jo Yi-hyeon Hanwha Eagles 8 4 0 2.00 10.64 2.36 11 13 13 22 4
147   Ma Il-young Hanwha Eagles 8 9 4 0.89 8.55 2.05 20 19 20 32 1
147   Lim Ji-seob LG Twins 8 17 1 0.47 6.75 2.18 14 ⅔ 11 11 15 1
151   Park Myung-hwan NC Dinos 7 8 1 0.88 7.20 3.00 5 4 5 7 1
151   Kim Sun-kyu LG Twins 7 9 6 0.78 7.13 1.92 17 ⅔ 14 21 25 2
151   Kim Ji-hoon Kia Tigers 7 9 0 0.78 8.53 2.21 12 ⅔ 12 12 19 2
151   Lee Su-min Samsung Lions 7 10 1 0.70 2.45 2.32 7 ⅓ 2 2 7 0
155   Park Jun-pyo Kia Tigers 6 11 4 0.55 7.94 1.72 22 ⅔ 20 22 28 3
156   Jang Jin-yong LG Twins 5 2 1 2.50 2.45 1.36 7 ⅓ 2 6 8 1
156   Lee Sang-youl LG Twins 5 3 1 1.67 7.88 1.75 8 7 7 11 1
156   Lim Gyoung-wan SK Wyverns 5 6 2 0.83 5.40 1.62 16 ⅔ 10 14 21 4
156   Hong Seong-yong NC Dinos 5 8 1 0.63 4.26 1.58 12 ⅔ 6 7 12 1
160   Bae Him-chan Nexen Heroes 4 1 0 4.00 5.40 1.80 6 ⅔ 4 4 11 1
160   Choi Keum-kang NC Dinos 4 2 0 2.00 9.00 2.20 5 5 5 9 0
160   Lee Sang-min Nexen Heroes 4 4 0 1.00 8.10 2.40 3 ⅓ 3 4 4 0
160   Shin Dong-hoon LG Twins 4 5 3 0.80 3.48 1.45 10 ⅓ 4 5 10 0
160   Yoon Young-sam Nexen Heroes 4 6 0 0.67 27.00 4.25 4 12 12 11 3
160   Im Tae-hoon Doosan Bears 4 6 1 0.67 9.82 3.55 3 ⅔ 4 4 7 0
166   Kang Dong-yeon Doosan Bears 3 0 0 27.00 5.00 1 3 3 5 1
166   Yoon Ho-sol NC Dinos 3 0 1 13.50 2.40 3 ⅓ 5 5 8 3
166   Jo Hyun-kun Samsung Lions 3 1 0 3.00 0.00 0.56 5 ⅓ 0 0 2 0
166   Kang Seung-hyun Lotte Giants 3 2 0 1.50 25.41 3.53 5 ⅔ 16 19 18 2
166   Kim Myung-sung Doosan Bears 3 2 0 1.50 2.35 0.78 7 ⅔ 2 2 4 1
166   Kim Sun-woo LG Twins 3 4 1 0.75 14.04 2.16 8 ⅓ 13 13 14 2
166   Huh Jun-heok Doosan Bears 3 4 2 0.75 14.21 3.32 6 ⅓ 10 10 17 1
166   Lee Han-jin SK Wyverns 3 4 0 0.75 8.64 2.52 8 ⅓ 8 17 17 2
166   Uhm Jung-wook SK Wyverns 3 4 0 0.75 9.00 2.67 3 3 3 4 1
166   Hwang Jae-gyu Hanwha Eagles 3 5 1 0.60 17.28 2.64 8 ⅓ 16 16 17 1
166   Lee Chang-wook SK Wyverns 3 5 0 0.60 8.59 1.91 7 ⅓ 7 9 9 0
166   Baek Chung-hoon SK Wyverns 3 7 3 0.43 18.32 3.11 9 ⅓ 19 19 22 3
178   Koo Bon-beom Hanwha Eagles 2 0 0 12.27 2.18 3 ⅔ 5 5 8 1
178   Jang Si-hwan Nexen Heroes 2 3 0 0.67 12.15 1.80 6 ⅔ 9 9 9 0
178   Choi Dong-hwan LG Twins 2 3 0 0.67 11.57 2.14 2 ⅓ 3 3 2 1
178   Lee In-bok Lotte Giants 2 4 1 0.50 15.43 2.57 4 ⅔ 8 9 8 2
178   Choi Hyun-jeong Kia Tigers 2 4 0 0.50 9.82 2.18 7 ⅓ 8 8 12 1
178   Lee Jung-hoon Nexen Heroes 2 5 0 0.40 12.27 2.73 7 ⅓ 10 10 15 2
178   Kim Yu-yeong Lotte Giants 2 7 0 0.29 5.87 1.96 7 ⅔ 5 5 8 0
178   Kim Tae-hoon Nexen Heroes 2 8 0 0.25 6.00 2.33 6 4 4 6 1
186   Kim Ki-pyo LG Twins 1 0 1 13.50 1.00 2 3 3 2 2
186   No Jin-yong Samsung Lions 1 0 0 27.00 3.00 0 ⅓ 1 1 1 1
186   Koo Seung-min Lotte Giants 1 0 0 0.00 0.00 0 ⅔ 0 0 0 0
186   Sim Gyu-beom Lotte Giants 1 0 0 0.00 0.00 1 0 0 0 0
186   Seo Dong-hwan Samsung Lions 1 0 1 0.00 1.00 1 0 0 1 0
186   Heo Jun-hyeok Lotte Giants 1 1 1 1.00 9.00 2.00 2 2 3 3 0
186   Heo Geon-yeop SK Wyverns 1 2 0 0.50 0.00 1.00 5 0 0 3 0
186   Shin Yun-ho SK Wyverns 1 2 0 0.50 9.00 3.33 3 3 3 8 1
186   Jang Min-ik Doosan Bears 1 2 0 0.50 3.38 1.69 5 ⅓ 2 2 7 0
186   Yu Chang-jun Doosan Bears 1 4 0 0.25 11.25 3.25 4 5 5 9 0