# If the starting pitcher is relieved in the 3rd inning and his team is ahead at that time who gets the win the starting pitcher or the reliever?

I dont want to be mean but, THE RELIEVING PITCHER!!!!

### When calculating a pitcher's ERA and the pitcher is relieved before the inning is over do you credit a full inning pitched for the ERA stat or how do you divide the inning up?

The pitcher is credited with a fraction that represents how many outs there were in the inning when they are relieved. If the pitcher is relieved is one out, they are credited woth 1/3 (one-third) of an inning. If the pitcher is relieved with two outs, they are credited with 2/3 (two-thirds) of an inning. A pitcher who starts the game and is relieved with one out in the seventh inning is credited with 6…

### If your team goes ahead in the top of the inning and a new pitcher goes in in the bottom of the inning - which pitcher gets the win - the starting pitcher or the 2nd pitcher?

The pitcher who got the last out in the previous bottom of that inning. In other word, that pitcher can be credited with the win by making only one pitch. If I'm called in as a reliever and get a ground out to end the inning and then my team goes ahead in the top of the next inning, I would be the winning pitcher. Even if i only threw one pitch.

### If a starting pitcher throws 3 innings in a seven inning game and no reliever throws more than 3 innings who gets the win?

The winning pitcher is determined by the official scorer, if the starting pitcher's team is in the lead and never gives up the lead for the remainder of the game. If not, the winning pitcher is the pitcher of record when his team takes and keeps the lead. To be the "winning pitcher", the starting pitcher must pitch five complete innings in a game that is scheduled for six or more innings.

### Nickname for a Major League Baseball pitcher?

Randy Johnson - The big Unit The nicknames of a baseball pitcher are as follows; hurler, fireballer ( a good fastball pitcher), starter ( usually only starts games) ace ( your best starting pitcher), reliever ( takes over in later innings for a starter), setup man ( 8th inning guy who sets up for the 9th inning) closer ( comes in usually only for the 9th inning to close out a game) middle reliever, southpaw…

### Who gets the win if 3 pitchers each throw 2 innings and the 4Th pitcher throws 1 inning in a 7 inning game?

According to the rules in Major League Baseball, in the event of the home team winning and keeping the lead but the Starting Pitcher only lasting 2 innings and then the second pitcher lasts two innings to make it through the 4th inning and then the third Pitcher lasts two innings to make it through the 6th inning then it would be up to the home team's Official Scorer to determine which of the Relievers…

### What determines the winning pitcher in a MLB game?

In almost all cases, the starting pitcher has to last at least five innings and his team must a) be in the lead before a reliever throws a pitch, and b) maintain the lead for the rest of the game. For a reliever to get a win, it's the same minus the five-inning provision. Losses are different, since that is based on the runs for which the pitcher is "responsible" -- ones that reached base…

### How many innings does a starting pitcher have to go to earn a win?

Under current rules, a starting pitcher must pitch five innings to get a win, whereas a reliever need only pitch a third of an inning to get a win. When the go-ahead run (that is, the run that puts a team ahead and the other team does not tie or get the lead for the remainder of the game) is scored, the winning pitcher is the last pitcher of the half-inning before the go-ahead run…

### Does a relief pitcher who allows inherited runners to score receive a blown save?

No, not unless the relief pitcher relinquishes his teams lead. Relief pitchers often enter games with runners on base. On occasion, some of those runners score. Those inherited runners scoring are charged to the prior pitcher(s) who allowed them to get on base. If the reliever holds the lead, even if some runners score, the reliever gets a save if he finishes the game. Oddly, a reliever can enter the game with a lead, with…

### What determines losing pitcher in baseball?

The losing pitcher is the one who is responsible for permitting the opponent who scores the winning run to get on base. The "winning" run is the one that gives one team the lead that it never relinquishes. Examples: 1) A starting pitcher for the home team gives up one run in the first inning, then shuts out the visitors until he is removed after the 8th inning. His team, however, fails to score a…

### What must a pitcher accomplish in order to obtain a win?

A starting pitcher must complete five innings to be considered for the win, if he leaves the game with the lead his team MUST never relinquish the lead, the score can increase, but the lead cannot be forfeited. ie. after 5 innings, it is 2-1 for the home team. The starting pitcher leaves, home team scores two more runs, visitors THEN score two more runs, game ends. Starting pitcher still leaves. Other than that a…

### How many pitches does a pitcher need to be eligible for a win in 9 inning game?

Pitch count has nothing to do with eligibility to be the winning pitcher. In a scheduled 9-inning game, the starting pitcher must pitch 5 complete innings to be eligible to be the winning pitcher. Relief pitchers must be the pitcher of record when the winning team takes the lead, and never relinquishes the lead, to be the winning pitcher.

### What are the players in baseball?

In baseball, there are two main categories of players: Fielders and pitchers. At one time there are 8 fielders and 1 pitcher on the diamond. There is a right fielder, a left fielder, a centre fielder, 1st baseman, 2nd baseman, Shortstop, 3rd Baseman and a Catcher. There are two types of pitchers: starters and relievers. The starter begins the game in the first inning and, depending on how well he is pitching, may end up…

### What is the 'hold' statistic in baseball?

A relief pitcher is credited with a "hold" if, during the innings he is pitching, his team maintains its lead over the other team; but the reliever is not credited with a save. For example, if a reliver pitches the 7th and 8th innings and maintains the lead, and another reliever pitches the 9th inning and also maintains the lead; the first reliever is credited with a "hold" and the second reliever is credited with…

### How does a relief pitcher get a save in a game?

In order to record a save under baseball rules, the following must happen: The pitcher must be the last to appear in a game won by his team. The pitcher is not the winning pitcher. The pitcher enters the game with a lead of no more than three runs, and records at least one out. He comes in with the potential tying run on base, at bat or on deck. A pitcher can also record…

### If a starting pitcher pitches a 0-0 game at home and his team scores in the top of the 7th inning how long does he have to pitch in the bottom of the seventh inning to earn a win?

The situation that you describe is not possible because a pitcher who is starting at home would pitch the top of the inning, not the bottom. The home team always plays defense in the top of an inning and offense in the bottom of an inning. If the score is 0-0 in the top of the seventh and the team scores in the top of the seventh and does not give up the lead, the…

### Can you replace a pitcher after pitching to a batter?

Yes. A pitcher may be removed and replaced by another at any point during a defensive half inning, regardless of if the pitcher has commenced an at bat or not. ---------- Above answer is not completely correct. The starting pitcher, and any replacement pitcher, must pitch to at least one batter before that pitcher can be removed...except due to injury or illness.

### How many pitchers are there on a major league baseball team?

On average, there are about 11 to 13 pitchers on every Major League team. There are, on average, 5 starting pitchers, a closer (last-resort pitcher), a set-up pitcher (a pitcher who throws while the closer is still warming up, also the backup closer), 2 long relief pitchers (1st inning through 4th inning backup), and 3 middle relief pitchers (5th inning through early 8th inning backup). The starting pitchers are the pitchers that start pitching in…

### What is a save in baseball?

A save is where the team who is leading brings out a pitcher to close a game. Usually the team calls out the closer who specializes in saves, but sometimes the team puts out a different reliever to rest the closer. Saves consist of mainly 1-3 run leads sometimes even 4. The new pitcher usually comes in the ninth inning to close out the game and give the team a win, but the closer may…

### Does the pitcher before the save get the win?

Not necessarily. The "winning" pitcher is the one who most recently pitched when her/his team went ahead, without ever surrendering the lead. A starting pitcher must pitch at least five innings. Thus, the pitcher before the one that gets the save MIGHT get the win, but it is not guaranteed. If a team went ahead in the first inning and maintained the lead, and that team's starting pitcher pitched for more than five innings but…

### What is a 'no decision' in baseball?

This can be the case for any starting pitcher whether his team is winning, losing, tied at the time he exits the game. Basically the term "No Decision" is used for a starting pitcher that does not record a Win or Loss at the end of the day. This could be because he didnt pitch through the 5th inning making him the official pitcher of record, or it could be any other combination in which…

### How many innings must a starting pitcher pitch to win a 7 inning game?

It's five innings. The rule doesn't make much sense unless you understand the lingo, but here it is anyways. (a) The official scorer shall credit as the winning pitcher that pitcher whose team assumes a lead while such pitcher is in the game, or during the inning on offense in which such pitcher is removed from the game, and does not relinquish such lead, unless (1) such pitcher is a starting pitcher and Rule 10.17(b)…

### How is basedball IP calculated?

For each full inning pitched, calculate 1 into the IP. If a pitcher only pitches part of an inning, find the number of outs and calculate it into a decimal. For example, let's say a pitcher pitched 5 innings and left the game with two outs. His IP would be 5.2. The reliever for him pitches 2 innings and leaves the game with no outs. Since he came in with two outs and continued two…

### Can a relief pitcher come into a game in a non-save situation then give up runs to get into a save opportunity?

Not at all. 1. save rule (n) the baseball rule that credits a relief pitcher with a save if he comes into a game with his team ahead and completes the game with his team winning, and meets one of the following conditions: a) enters the game with a lead of no more than three runs and pitches for at least one inning, or b) enters the game with the potential tying runner on base…