earned run

earned run
a run yielded by a pitcher in which no error by the pitcher or the pitcher's teammates and no passed ball by the catcher was involved.
[1875-80, Amer.]

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  • Earned run — Earn Earn ([ e]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Earned} ([ e]rnd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Earning}.] [AS. earnian; akin to OHG. arn[=o]n to reap, aran harvest, G. ernte, Goth. asans harvest, asneis hireling, AS. esne; cf. Icel. [ o]nn working season, work.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Earned Run Average — (ERA) ist eine Statistik im Baseball, welche angibt, wie viele gegnerische Runs (Punkte) ein Pitcher durchschnittlich in neun Innings zulässt. In die Berechnung gehen aber nicht alle Runs ein, die dieser Pitcher abgegeben hat, sondern nur die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • earned run average — earned′ run′ av erage n. spo a figure used to indicate the effectiveness of a baseball pitcher, obtained by calculating the average number of earned runs scored against the pitcher for every nine innings pitched Abbr.: ERA,era • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

  • earned run average — ☆ earned run average n. Baseball the average number of earned runs allowed by a pitcher for each nine innings pitched …   English World dictionary

  • Earned run average — In baseball statistics, earned run average (ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched. The ERA tells the average number of runs a pitcher would surrender over the course of a full game had he been kept in for… …   Wikipedia

  • earned run average — Baseball. a measure of the effectiveness of a pitcher, obtained by dividing the number of earned runs scored against the pitcher by the number of innings pitched and multiplying the result by nine. A pitcher yielding three earned runs in nine… …   Universalium

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