Mariano Rivera and Cy Young Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Mariano Rivera or Cy Young? It is a simple question that does not always have a simple answer. I assume that if you are here, you have questions about who is best in your match up or you need help changing someone's mind. I can't guarantee it will work, but good luck nonetheless.

If you are less interested in a Mariano Rivera vs. Cy Young comparison and are more interested to see if one is tracking the other, then you are in luck! Click the “View Charts” link in the stat box to see how they compare over their careers. The data table and charts on these pages visualize how each player has progressed through their careers. They also summarizes both players' career performance.

Mariano Rivera Cy Young
Bats Right Right
Throws Right Right
Position Relief Pitcher Starting Pitcher
Generation Gen X Pre-Generational
Hall of Fame No Yes

Pitching Stats for Mariano Rivera and Cy Young

Seasons Pitched

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Games Played as Pitcher

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Starts

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Wins

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Loses

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Win Pct

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Complete Games

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Shutouts

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Saves

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Earned Runs

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Earned Run Avg (ERA)

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Component ERA

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Defense Independent ERA

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Opposing Batting Average

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Pitched Outs

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Innings Pitched

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Hits Allowed

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Home Runs Allowed

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Home Runs Allowed Per 9 Innings

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Walks Allowed

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Intentional Walks Allowed

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Strikeouts Thrown

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Strikeouts Thrown Per 9 Innings

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Strikeouts Thrown Per Game

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Power Finesse Ratio

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Wild Pitches

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Pitcher Hits Batsman

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Balks

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batters Faced

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Games Finished

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs Allowed

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs Allowed Per 9 Innings

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Sacrifice Hits

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Sacrifice Flies

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Double Plays Enabled

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Walks & Hits per Inn. Pitched (WHIP)

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Fielding Stats for Mariano Rivera and Cy Young

Seasons Fielding

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Games Played as Fielder

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Starts as Fielder

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Played Outs

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Inning Played

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Putouts

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Assists

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Errors

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Total Chances

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Chances Accepted

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Fielding Pct

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Range Factor

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Double Plays

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Passed Balls

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Wild Pitch as Fielder

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Stolen Base Allowed

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Catcher Caught Stealing

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Hitting Stats for Mariano Rivera and Cy Young

Seasons Hitting

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Games as Hitter

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Plate Appearances

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

At Bats

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batting Average

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Equivalent Average

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Hits

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Singles

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Doubles

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Triples

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Home Runs

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Extra Base Hits

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Home Runs Per at Bat

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Home Runs Per Hit

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Base Runs

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Total Bases

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Times on Base

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

On Base Pct

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Slugging Pct

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

On Base Plus Slugging (OPS)

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Isolated Power

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Gross Production Average

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Total Average

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batting Average on Balls in Play

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs Batted In (RBI)

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs Produced

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs Created

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batter Hit By Pitch

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batter Walked

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batter Intentionally Walked

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batter Strikeouts

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Plate Appearance per Strikout

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Walks Per Strikeout

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Sacrifice Hit by Batter

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Sacrifice Fly by Batter

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batter Grounds into Double Play (GIDP)

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Stolen Bases

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Caught Stealing

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Stolen Base Attempts

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.

Stolen Base Pct

Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.