unearned run


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unearned run

n. Baseball
A run scored as a result of a fielding error, not counted in figuring a pitcher's earned run average.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unearned run - a run that was scored as a result of an error by the other teamunearned run - a run that was scored as a 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"
earned run - a run that was not scored as the result of an error by the other team
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Shane Victorino, appearing in just his second game of the spring due to nagging injuries, drove in the other unearned run that inning with a line single to center.
Quebec reliever Sean Gregory picked up the win after allowing an unearned run in two innings, while fellow reliever Derek McDaid earned the save thanks to a 1-2-3 ninth.
Winthrop sophomore right-hander Alex Wilson surrendered one unearned run on six hits and three walks with five strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings.
The Blue Devils added an unearned run in the bottom of the sixth to chase Lamoureux, but St.
San Gabriel Valley scored an unearned run in the top of the first inning, but managed only three hits against Youngstown's Corey Vukovic, who retired 14 consecutive batters from the second to the sixth.
Rau had five strikeouts and surrendered three hits and one unearned run.
Had it not been for the unearned run off Cabrera's first-inning error, Lackey would have put in his third scoreless outing of the season.
Had it not been for the unearned run from Cabrera's first-inning error, Lackey would have put in his third scoreless outing of the season.
They added another in the fourthinning Tuesday and are now one more unearned run from matching their entire total from last season, and there still are 98 games to play.
He also turned in his second solid start in a row, allowing only an unearned run as the result of a first-inning error by third baseman Willy Aybar.
98 ERA into Monday's game, struck out six batters and allowed one unearned run on three hits and no walks in eight innings.