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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Garver led off the game with a towering home run to left field, and after the Tigers answered with an unearned run, Kepler put the Twins up 2-1 with his 36th homer of the year.
Boston was given its 24th unearned run of the season on Monday night when Blue Jays pitcher Aaron Sanchez committed a throwing error that led to a run in the fifth.
Rookie Shinji Tajima earned his first career win in relief of Chunichi starter Yudai Kawai, yielding one unearned run in four-plus innings.
Muranaka (2-2) allowed one unearned run and three hits with three walks in eight innings.
The Red Sox last won the World Series in 1918 but Schilling, who had an ankle tendon stitched up before the match, allowed just one unearned run to defy the Cardinals.
Morris has a 9-4 record and only gave up an unearned run in seven innings in a 3-2 winning start against the Chicago Cubs early in the week.
White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada dropped a popup off the bat of the Twins' Jorge Polanco, allowing Byron Buxton to score an unearned run from third base and tie the game at 1.
Vancouver stretched the lead to 7-5 with an unearned run off reliever Elvis Diaz in the seventh when Clemens reached second on a throwing error by Diaz.
Justin Finan pitched a two hitter allowing just an unearned run in the opener, while Brendan King, Ryan Filipowicz and George Capen combined on the four-hit shutout in the nightcap for Holy Cross.
Tamaki struck out two with no walks and Keiji Uezono allowed one unearned run in three innings of relief.
Darvish (12-5) allowed one unearned run and six hits with six strikeouts and three walks, winning his 10th straight decision.
Jhon Romero allowed one hit and one unearned run in 21/3 innings before Holden Cammack allowed a run in the eighth.