earned run


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earned run

(ûrnd)
n. Baseball
A run scored when no errors have been made to allow runners to get on base or advance to home plate, charged as the responsibility of the pitcher.

earned′ run′


n.
a run yielded by a baseball pitcher that is not the result of an error or passed ball.
[1875–80, Amer.]

earned run

- In baseball, a run scored without the aid of errors by the opposing team's fielders.
See also related terms for score.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.earned run - a run that was not scored as the result of an error by the other team
run, tally - a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely; "the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th"; "their first tally came in the 3rd inning"
unearned run - a run that was scored as a result of an error by the other team
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Foster compiled an earned run average of just over 1, walked only 12 batters all season and struck out 52 to earn the selection of Hometeam Magazine Player of the Year.
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The former-Angel pitcher got the win, but yielded six earned runs in five innings, and now has an overall earned run average of 15.
The guy with the toughest luck for the Sox last night was Buchholz, who worked six innings and did not allow an earned run.
Lackey's effort followed his outing on Thursday when he didn't give up an earned run in seven innings against the Kansas City Royals and still wound up with a no decision.
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His top sports thrill came in an 11-4 win over Leominster when he drove in five runs with a grand slam, double and single, and allowed only three earned runs while pitching a complete game.