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NL Most Home Runs Allowed
Rank Pitcher HR IP HR/9
1T Woody Williams 17 92 1/3 1.66
1T Cole Hamels 17 103 2/3 1.48
3 Carlos Zambrano 16 105 1/3 1.37
4 Rich Hill 15 89 1/3 1.51
5T Chuck James 14 81-0/3 1.56
5T Jason Hirsh 14 89-0/3 1.42
5T Jamie Moyer 14 96-0/3 1.31
Highest NL HR/9
Rank Pitcher TEAM HR HR/9
1 Freddy Garcia PHI 12 1.86
2 Edgar Gonzalez ARI 10 1.74
3 Woody Williams HOU 17 1.66
4 Chuck James ATL 14 1.56
5 Rich Hill CHC 15 1.51
Worst NL OPS Against
Min. 60 IP
Rank Pitcher Team OPS
61 Zach Duke PIT .926
60 Woody Williams HOU .876
59 David Wells SDG .848
58 Brad Thompson STL .838
57 Kip Wells STL .837
Worst NL OBP Against
Min. 60 IP
Rank Pitcher Team OBP
61 Zach Duke PIT .390
60 Doug Davis ARI .384
59 Kip Wells STL .365
58 Woody Williams HOU .362
57 Livan Hernandez ARI .361
Worst NL WHIP
Min. 60 IP
Rank Pitcher Team WHIP
61 Doug Davis ARI 1.71
60 Zach Duke PIT 1.68
59 Kip Wells STL 1.63
57T Scott Olsen FLA 1.59
57T Matt Chico WAS 1.59
56 Dontrelle Willis FLA 1.58
55 Livan Hernandez ARI 1.57
54T Woody Williams HOU 1.55
54T Adam Wainwright STL 1.55
52 Chuck James ATL 1.54
Worst NL ERA
Min. 60 IP
Rank Pitcher Team ERA
61 Kip Wells STL 6.75
60 Woody Williams HOU 5.75
59 Dave Bush MIL 5.48
58 Zach Duke PIT 5.44
57 Matt Chico WAS 5.35

I do have a good deal of respect for Woody Williams, in consideration of the marvelous game he pitched against Brandon Backe in the 2004 playoffs.

I understand he's from Texas, too.

But the corrective action necessary seems clear.