So, following is a table that lists the top 10 pitchers least likely to give up a wild pitch out of the 176 pitchers who have pitched at least 1000 innings since Mariano began his career since 1995. ("WP/9" means "Wild pitches per 9 innings"). Mariano ranks 7th amongst his
What's unique about Mariano is that he is the only one of this group who is a power pitcher; the rest fall into the classification of "control artist". Mariano's K/9 of 8.25 is much more than anyone else's on this list.