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# Topic: Earned run average

###### In the News (Thu 18 Apr 19)

 Baseball Hansen posted a 7-4 record with a 3.47 earned run average and led the Mustangs’ hurlers with 72.2 innings pitched and 61 strikeouts. Horsley went 7-3 and led the Mustangs’ starters with a 2.64 earned run average. He was one of the top winners in the state last summer with a 13-1 won-lost record with one save and a 1.01 earned run average. www.morningside.edu /mustangs/baseball   (1456 words)

 Calculating Basic Baseball Stats - Earned Run Average (ERA) - Associated Content   (Site not responding. Last check: ) When a run is scored because of (or by a runner on base because of) an error, passed ball, interference, or muffed fly ball that prolongs an at bat in which a hitter eventually gets on base, it is considered unearned. ERA is denoted as a number followed by a decimal point with two numbers after the decimal point. In 2005, the "league average" ERA in the National League was 4.45, and in the American League it was 4.76. www.associatedcontent.com /article/42108/calculating_basic_baseball_stats_earned.html   (562 words)

 Earned run - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia In baseball, an earned run is any run for which the pitcher is held accountable (i.e. Earned runs are specially denoted because of their use in calculating a pitcher's earned run average. In determining earned runs, the official scorer must reconstruct the inning as it would have occurred without the errors (which include catcher's interference) and passed balls, with the benefit of the doubt always being given to the pitcher in determining which bases would have been reached by errorless play. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Earned_run   (261 words)

 EARNED RUN AVERAGE FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: ) It is determined by multiplying the number of earned runs allowed by nine and dividing by the number of innings pitched. Today, an ERA under 4.00 is again considered very good, although pitchers such as Pedro_Martinez and Greg_Maddux stand out as Grove and Vance did in their day. An ERA above 5.00 is generally considered below-average, and a pitcher with an ERA above 6.00 for a prolonged period of time is usually in danger of demotion to the bullpen or a lower league. www.witwib.com /earned_run_average   (783 words)

 Baseball statistics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: ) The practice was started by Henry Chadwick in the 19th century who devised the concepts of batting average and earned run average based on his experience of cricket. Traditionally, statistics like batting average for batters (the number of hits divided by the number of at bats) and earned run average (approximately the number of runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings) have governed the statistical world of baseball. HR - Home run - hits on which the batter successfully touched all four bases, scoring a run and batting in between one and four runs (a home run with four runs batted in – i.e. www.leessummit.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Baseball_statistics   (1826 words)

 Earned run and batting average calculator - Patent 4868772 A hand held calculator for quickly calculating the earned run average of a baseball pitcher or the batting average of a baseball player. The numerical total earned run average for the pitcher is then displayed on the digital display. An object of this invention is to provide a hand held calculator to calculate either the earned run average or batting average of a particular baseball player easily and quickly by knowing certain specifics of the playing record of that particular player. www.freepatentsonline.com /4868772.html   (2492 words)

 TiVo Community Forums Archives - Earned Run Average Earned run (Baseball), a run which is made without the assistance of errors on the opposing side. An earned run is a run for which the pitcher is held accountable. In determining earned runs, the inning should be reconstructed without the errors (which include catcher's interference) and passed balls, and the benefit of the doubt should always be given to the pitcher in determining which bases would have been reached by errorless play. archive.tivocommunity.com /tivo-vb/history/topic/130295-1.html   (1748 words)

 Earned run average   (Site not responding. Last check: ) In baseball statistics, the earned run average (denoted by ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched. Today, an ERA under 4.00 is again considered exceptional, although pitchers like Pedro Martinez and Greg Maddux stand out today as Grove and Vance did in their day. An ERA above 5.00 is generally considered below-average, and a pitcher with an ERA above 6.00 for a prolonged period of time is usually in danger of losing his job. mywiseowl.com /articles/Earned_run_average   (583 words)

 Earned Run Average All Time Leaders by Baseball Almanac Next to all time wins, the most cited pitching statistic is a pitcher's earned run average. Did you know that in 1968 hall of fame pitcher Bob Gibson's earned run average was 1.12 which is the record for lowest earned run average ever by a right handed pitcher during a single season with a minimum of three-hundred (300) innings pitched. In 1914 Dutch Leonard's, eighty-seventh on the career ERA leaderboard, earned run average was 0.96 which is the record for lowest earned run average ever with a minimum of two-hundred (200) innings pitched. www.baseball-almanac.com /pitching/piera1.shtml   (241 words)

 Baseball Glossary at Baseball Tips.com The Earned Run Average of a club's pitchers with a particular catcher behind the plate. To figure this for a catcher, multiply the Earned Runs Allowed by the pitchers while he was catching times nine and divide that by his number of Innings Caught. This category shows a player's batting average in the late innings of close games: the seventh inning or later with the batting team ahead by one, tied, or has the tying run on base, at bat or on deck. www.baseballtips.com /glossary.html   (3330 words)

 Calculating Earned Run Average in Baseball - Free Math Help An earned run is any run that the opponent scores off a particular pitcher except for runs scored as a result of errors. Therefore, if Curt Schilling is charged with 19 earned runs in his first 89 innings pitched, his ERA would be 19 divided by 89, which is.2135, times 9, which is 1.92, a very good number. By calculating runs/innings you have only figured out earned runs per inning, but you must keep in mind that an ERA is actually earned runs per nine innings, since a regulation game is 9 innings. www.freemathhelp.com /earned-run-average.html   (247 words)

 Homerunweb -- Earned Run Average As the basic statistical measure of a pitcher, ERA determines the average number of earned runs scored against a pitcher every nine innings; an earned run is a run that’s the pitcher’s fault, while an unearned run, which is usually the result of a fielding error, is not. So, for example, a pitcher with a 3.50 ERA is expected to allow three and a half earned runs whenever he pitches a complete game. To be eligible for the yearly ERA championship, a pitcher must have thrown at least one inning for every game his team played, usually 162. www.homerunweb.com /era.html   (391 words)

 Albion College Baseball; 2004 Season Recap The league statistics may show Albion with the second-best team batting average and earned run average in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association. At the plate, Flancbaum posted a.308 batting average with a double, two triples and nine runs batted in. He posted a 5-1 record in the league with a 2.20 earned run average. www.albion.edu /sports/baseball   (656 words)

 Franklin & Marshall - Serro Selected by Toronto Blue Jays in 2006 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft The #1,200 selection, Serro becomes only the second FandM player in the recorded history of the College to be drafted by a Major League club as Lancaster native and left-hander Jeff Rineer was selected 43rd in the third round by the Baltimore Orioles in the 1975 amateur draft. Rineer, who did not play his sophomore season in 1975 at FandM, was coming off a record setting campaign in 1974 as he finished 6-1 with a 0.65 earned run average in 54 2/3 innings after allowing 10 runs (four earned) with 23 walks and 94 strikeouts. In the history of the Centennial Conference, he stands second in earned run average (2.07), sixth in strikeouts (210) and strikeouts per nine innings (8.86), seventh in victories (20), eighth in saves (five), 11th in appearances (46), 15th in winning percentage (.714, 20-8), 16th in innings pitched (213.1) and 18th in complete games (11). www.fandm.edu /x11681.xml   (532 words)

 Earned Run Average Single Season Leaders by Baseball Almanac Next to games won during a season, the most commonly cited pitching statistic is the lowest earned run average during a single season. Walter Johnson appears more often on the top one-hundred (100) single season earned run averages than any other Major League pitcher, including six (6) times in the top fifty (50). Compare these magnificent seasons with the year-by-year leaders to find out who were the truly consistent ERA champions year after year after year... baseball-almanac.com /pitching/piera3.shtml   (184 words)

 The Baseball Scorecard - Glossary A run that is charged to the pitcher and is scored without the aid of an error, passed ball, obstruction, or catcher's interference. The act of impeding a runner by a fielder that is not in possession of the ball. Run Batted In A run that is caused by a batter's action at the plate, unless the batter hits into a double-play. www.baseballscorecard.com /glossary.htm   (1786 words)

 Diamond Legends - Baseball's Past Comes Alive (k) To figure this for a catcher, multiply the Earned Runs Allowed by the pitchers while he was catching times nine and divide that by his number of Innings Caught. This category shows a player's batting average in the late innings of close games: the seventh inning or later with the batting team ahead by one, tied, or has the tying run on base, at bat or on deck. The number of runs scored by a pitcher's team while he was still in the game times nine divided by his Innings Pitched. legends.stats.com /rules/glossary.asp?part=2&division=1   (1883 words)

 He DID Allow Them or the RA An earned run is a run the opposition scores without the aid of one of more defensive errors and is a run for which the pitcher is accountable. Earned run average or ERA is simply the number of earned runs a pitcher allows per nine innings pitched. It is calculated by multiplying the earned runs allowed by nine and dividing that result by innings pitched. www.suite101.com /article.cfm/baseball/115606   (574 words)

 Le Mars Daily Sentinel: Story: RSM leads area on baseball all-district teams On the mound he was 6-1 with a 2.41 earned run average in 55 innings pitched, striking out 51 and walking 30. Sievers had six doubles and two home runs for 45 total bases and was 4-2 on the mound with a 3.09 earned run average and 26 strikeouts in 43 innings. Sophomore pitcher/infielder Engle batted.333 with 24 runs scored and 15 RBIs, while on the mound was 6-4 with a 2.92 earned run average. www.lemarssentinel.com /story/1164387.html   (817 words)

 [No title] But as the common fan understands, an ERA beneath 4.00 means a pitcher is allowing fewer than four earned runs per nine innings, and that is a good performance, indeed. Let's say Nate Robertson has allowed 21 earned runs in 59 2/3 innings (the official scorer will let you know whether the runs are earned or unearned), which also happens to be the number of earned runs he had dispensed heading into the weekend. The reason ERA is not always regarded as an empirical example of a pitcher's worthiness is that it can hinge in part on his supporting cast. www.wzzm13.com /printfullstory.aspx?storyid=40615   (486 words)

 Mount Vernon Nazarene University - Cougar Wall of Fame His earned run average of 2.62 was the fourth-lowest in the National League... Had 10 starts where his offense scored two runs or less (1-7 record) and 11 games in which his team scored five or more runs (7-0 record)...Finished the season with a 10-12 record and a 4.52 earned run average... Earned Royals Pitcher of the Month award in April and Royals Pitcher of the Year award at the end of the season. www.mvnu.edu /sports/nazad/csa/belcher/MLBcareer.html   (985 words)

 earned run average definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta earned run average definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta Search for "earned run average" in all of MSN Encarta average earned runs allowed by a pitcher: in baseball, the number of earned runs allowed by a pitcher every nine innings, used as a measure of the pitcher's performance encarta.msn.com /dictionary_1861607219/earned_run_average.html   (95 words)

 'Berg Baseball Results   (Site not responding. Last check: ) He finished the 2002 season with a 7-3 record and was second in the conference with a 2.13 earned run average. He was second on the team with a.384 batting average and paced the team with eight doubles. He was ranked among the OAC leaders in batting average and runs scored. www.heidelberg.edu /athletics/baseball/releases/2002releases/oacteam1.html   (418 words)

 News-Leader.com | Special Reports | Tracking baseball by the stats A player's batting average gives the percentage of hits the player makes when he is at bat. Earned run average shows how many earned runs are scored during a pitcher's time on the mound. To figure the earned run average, take the number of earned runs allowed divided by the innings pitched. springfield.news-leader.com /specialreports/hammonsfield/nie/0330-Trackingba-50532.html   (232 words)

 Baseball Pitching Stats Formulae An advanced pitching statistic used to measure the number of runs a pitcher prevents from scoring compared to the league's average pitcher in a neutral park in the same amount of innings. This statistic uses a league normalized earned run average in the calculation and is meant to measure how well the pitcher prevented runs from scoring relative to the rest of the league. This pitching term was coined by a group of sports writers from USA Today (with an affinity for statistics) and awards a relief pitcher who preserves the lead by not allowing any runs (earned or unearned) and passes the game on to another pitcher for a fully qualified save opportunity. www.csgnetwork.com /baseballpitchingstatsformulae.html   (662 words)

 [No title] A relief pitcher is not accountable for any of the runs scored by runners who were on base at the time the relief pitcher entered the game. It is calculate by taking the number of earned runs scored on the pitcher, and dividing it by one-ninth the total number of innings pitched. ERA+ - the ratio of the pitcher's ERA to that of the league. www.new-territory.net /pitching_stats.txt   (180 words)

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