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- abbreviation earned run average
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“Earned Run Average”baseball statistic
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His ERA for the year is down to 2.37, and he entered last night with a team-best 169 ERA+.
Although his record was a mere 14-17, he finished second in the league (to Tom Seaver) with a 2.10 ERA (157 ERA+).
The Virgin Islands native made 39 more big-league appearances after leaving San Diego, all in relief, and retired following the 1970 season with a 67-50 record, 63 saves, and 3.13 ERA 110 ERA+ in 409 games.
Walker last pitched in the big leagues for the Blue Jays in 2006; he owns a career record of 20-14 with four saves and a 4.48 ERA 102 ERA+ in 144 appearances.
Over parts of three seasons Nyman went 6-7 with a 4.57 ERA 80 ERA+.
I would certainly weigh the ERA, ERA+ numbers more than K totals.
His K/9 is less, but ERA, ERA+, OPS against, AVG against etc etc are better, with more career innings pitched.
Dickey had a better ERA than Pelfrey as well as better strikeout and walk rates, and he posted the highest ERA+ of all starters, including
They had almost exactly the same ERA (Finley was 3.85, Pettitte 3.88) but Finley got more time in the pitcher-friendly 1980s and spent much of his time in pitcher-friendly stadium in Anaheim and so his ERA+ is slightly less (Pettitte's ERA+ is 117, Finley's 115).
In real life, they led the league in ERA despite an ERA+ of only