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Answered 2009-04-17 06:14:15

The original pitcher is responisible for any runners left on base when he leaves; so yes he gets the earned runs.

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Why is a pitcher not charged with an earned run if he commits an error?

A run can never be counted as earned if scored due to an error by ANY player. (But, I do see your point)


Do walks count as earned runs?

Generally yes...if a pitcher walks a batter and he comes around to score, that is an earned run against the pitcher, unless he scores on an error Bases loaded walks that score a run also count as an earned run against the pitcher that allowed the man on third to reach base, unless he reached base on an error



Does base on balls count as a earned run?

If a pitcher walks a batter with the base loaded -- thus permitting a run to score -- that run is counted as "earned" run, just as if the batter had gotten a hit.


How is ERA calculated if the pitcher walks the only two batters he faces and they both score?

They are calculated into his Earned Run Average as earned runs, unless something happened in the inning to make them unearned runs.


If a pitcher walks four batters in a row and gives up one run then he strikes out three batters in a row is that one run counted as an earned or unearned run?

It is obviously earned. The only way for a team to get an unearned run is if an error makes scoring the run possible, either by allowing the runner to advance or allowing the inning to extend beyond what would have been three outs. p.s. The fourth batter gets an RBI also.


Earned run average calculated in softball?

Earned runs are runs that are scored because of hits stolen bases. Un-earned runs are those where a runner gets on base because of an error and eventually scores. The earned run average (ERA) is calculated by taking the total number of earned runs scored against a pitcher and dividing that by the total number of innings that pitcher pitched. The lower the ERA the better the pitcher, usually.



What is a pitcher stat?

A pitcher stat is a statistical number that determines how a pitcher has performed during his career. For instance, "H" tells you how many batters have gotten hits off of him. G is how many games he's participated in. ERA is a pitcher's earned run average. etc


Is interest income included in earnings if at age 62 you are drawing social security?

No. Only earned income is counted against your Social Security.


Does Social Security count 401k as income?

My CPA, has advised me, that you can take funds out of your 401k/IRA without any penalty or it being counted against your income. Bottom line, it is not counted as earned income.


If pitcher walks batter and batter scores is it an earned run?

Yes it is The only time a run scored is not counted as an earned run is if the base runner reached base on an error. Hit, walk or hit by pitch count as earned runs even if errors are committed after the runner reaches base.


Is a base on balls considered an earned run against the pitcher?

Under most circumstances, this would be an earned run, provided he eventually scores. However, there are a few cases where it would not be an earned run. One example would be if the inning is extended by an error, no runs scored after that error are earned.


When is it not an earned run in baseball?

An earned run is a run that the pitcher is held responsible for so if the pitcher gives up a home run that 1 earned run you probably already knew that. Instead if the pitcher pitches and then the ball is hit into the outfield and a outfielder drops it and a run comes in that would not be an earned run.


Who was the Cubs starting pitcher of Game 7 in the 2003 NLCS against the Marlins?

Kerry Wood. Wood pitched 5 2/3 innings and was charged with 7 runs, all earned, on 7 hits. He walked 4 batters and struckout 6 batters. Wood also hit a home run in the game, in the 2nd inning off of Marlins starter Mark Redman.


What is an Earned Run Average?

It is a measure to judge how effective a pitcher is. It calculated by taking the total earned runs a pitcher has allowed and dividing by (total #of innings pitched/9). Giving you an average number of runs a pitcher allows (earned runs) every 9 innings


What are the most important baseball averages?

I think this question is a matter of personal interpretation, however... For a pitcher, typically the ERA, or Earned Run Average, is the given the first look. The ERA corresponds to the number of earned runs given up based upon a complete nine inning game. Every run that scores though is not necessarily considered "earned". For example, if a batter reaches base on a fielding error, that base runner, if he scores, is not counted against the pitcher as an earned run. For a batter, typically the BA, or batting average, is given the most weight. Batting average is simply calculated by taking the number of hits divided by the number of at bats. Again, like the ERA, not every "appearance" is considered an at bat. As an example, if a batter walks, it is not counted as an at bat for that hitter.


How do you get the era of a pitcher?

The ERA (Earned Run Average) is calculated by dividing the number of earned runs the pitcher has allowed by his innings pitched, then multiplying that result by 9.


If a pitching change is made during an at-bat and the batter gets on base and later scores which pitcher is charged with the earned run?

If the batter got on base with the original pitcher and he scores of the new pitcher, the previous pitcher is charged with the earned run.


Is a run scored after walking an earned run or un earned run?

Assume 3 players in a row hit singles, and the bases are loaded. The pitcher walks the batter and the first player scores. Since he hit a single, his is an earned run. Now imagine a different situation, where the first player got on base due to an error. Then the next two players hit singles and the bases are loaded. If the pitcher walks the 4th player, the 1st player scores but his is an unearned run. That is, the run is not counted against the pitcher since an error by someone else led to his being on base. Now imagine the next batter gets on due to an error and another run scored. This is the 2nd player, who had a single earler. His is an earned run. Every player on base could become an earned or unearned run, depending on how they got on base-- not how they eventually scored.


What is ERA?

ERA is Earned Run Average. An earned run is a run that is scored by a batter that reached base while a pitcher was on the mound, so long as the batter did not reach base on an error. Example A: If Pitcher A gives up a a single, then a home run, Pitcher A acquired 2 earned runs. Example B: If Pitcher B gives up a ground ball to the second basemen who mishandles the ball allowing the runner to reach first, and then Pitcher A gives up a home run, only 1 earned run is acquired. Example C: Pitcher C gives up a single and then is is yanked from the game. Pitcher D comes in for relief and gives up a home run. Pitcher C acquires 1 earned run for the runner on first, and Pitcher D acquires an earned run for the batter that hit the home run. Earned Run Average is calculated by determining how many earned runs a pitcher averages over nine innings. Each full inning is counted as one. If a starting pitcher is pulled from the mound with one out in the seventh inning, he pitched 6 full innings plus one third of an inning = 6 1/3 innings (this is written 6.1 innings). Lets say he gave up 4 earned runs this outing: Take 4 earned runs and divide by 6 1/3 innings and multiply by 9 innings in a game = an ERA of 5.68. Over the course of a season the numbers will get larger. In 2002, Greg Maddux gave up 58 earned runs while pitching 199.1 innings. Take 58 earned runs and divide by 199 1/3 and then multiply by 9 innings in a game = 2.62 ERA.




1st batter reaches on an error the next two batters are outs the next batter hits a home run does that run count against the pitcher?

No. Rule 10.16 states, in part: "In determining earned runs, the official scorer shall reconstruct the inning without the errors (which exclude catcher's interference) and passed balls, giving the benefit of the doubt always to the pitcher in determining which bases would have been reached by runners had there been errorless play."


What is the meaning of era for a pitcher?

That's the pitcher's Earned Run Average, i. e., the number of earned runs the pitcher allows per nine inning. To arrive at the ERA, take the number of earned runs, multiply by 9 and divide by the number of innings pitched.


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