answersLogoWhite
Ask
Baseball
Baseball History
Baseball Rules and Regulations

How many innings does a pitcher have to throw in order to get a save at home or away?

666768
Answer

Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
2015-07-15 19:45:42
2015-07-15 19:45:42

To earn a save, a pitcher may pitch no pitches, or 4+innings, see rule 10.20 from the mlb.comm rulebook.

"Credit a pitcher with a save when he meets all three of the following conditions: (1) He is the finishing pitcher in a game won by his club; and (2) He is not the winning pitcher; and (3) He qualifies under one of the following conditions: (a) He enters the game with a lead of no more than three runs and pitches for at least one inning; or (b) He enters the game, regardless of the count, with the potential tying run either on base, or at bat, or on deck (that is, the potential tying run is either already on base or is one of the first two batsmen he faces); or (c) He pitches effectively for at least three innings. No more than one save may be credited in each game. "

1
0

Related Questions

User Avatar

In baseball, a backside throw is the rotation of the knee and lower body of the side of the batter away from the pitcher during a swing.

User Avatar

Use it once and throw it away.Use it once and throw it away.Use it once and throw it away.Use it once and throw it away.Use it once and throw it away.Use it once and throw it away.

User Avatar

You can throw anything away if you wish to.

User Avatar

don't throw it away... SIMPLE!

User Avatar

put a sign saying " Throw this away to and the trash in it"


Copyright © 2020 Multiply Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply.