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What is an Earned Run Average?

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2014-08-22 16:17:23
2014-08-22 16:17:23

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

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it depends. If the bases were loaded and a batter walked, that would effect the earned run average. But if a batter walked but it did not effect the score, it would not effect the pitcher's earned run average.

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No...a fielding error that allows the runner to get on base and that runner scores is not an earned run and does not count against earned run average.

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David Ortiz doesn't have an ERA because he is not a pitcher. Only pitchers have Earned Run Averages.

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A hurler is a slang term for a pitcher in baseball. ERA stands for Earned Run Average and is a statistic for pitchers that shows the number of 'earned' runs a pitcher allows for every nine innings. An earned run is a run that is scored without the help of an error or passed ball. One might think that the earned run average of a pitcher is similar to that of the batting average of a hitter.

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ERA is the average number of earned runs a pitcher allows per nine innings pitched.

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ERA stands for a pitcher's earned run average.

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E.R.A. stands for Earned Run Average. It is the average earned runs scored upon a pitcher per nine innings of work. It is called Earned because if a fielder makes an error allowing a runner to advance a base and that runner eventually scores, that run will not be charged to the pitcher's E.R.A.

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An ER is an earned run. An earned run is a run that scored without the fielders making any errors. If the run scores because of an error by a fielder, the run is just classified as a R (run) and does not harm the pitchers ERA (average amount of runs allowed per nine innings)

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ERA means Earned Run Average. It is a statistic used for pitchers to calculate how many earned runs the pitcher allows on average over 9 innings (27 outs) pitched

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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.

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Earned run average(ERA), wins and losses, walks and strikeouts.

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Through 2012, CC Sabathia has a 3.50career earned run average.

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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.

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A run scored without the aid of an error, used in computing earned run averages.

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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.

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ERA is known as earned run average, a stat used for pitchers. The lower the number, the better he is.

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same as mlb but per w/e amount of innings they have

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That depends on whether you're talking about the Equal Rights Amendment or the Earned Run Average.

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A pitcher can get a loss no matter if the runs are earned or not. This statistic is tracked for the purpose of calculating a pitchers ERA or earned run average it really has nothing to do with a pitchers win loss record.

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Earned runs allowed (all runs given up not due to a fielding error) multiplied by 9 , then divided by innings pitched.


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