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  • noun Plural form of ERA.


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  • The ERAs are a bit closer in value than they look, since the Chicago pitchers have largely been working in a good home run park in the DH league.

  • How could a player who could put up these kind of ERAs find his way to the Mets as a minor league free agent?

    Mets Geek

  • The league's overall earned-run average dropped to 4.08 from 4.32 — it hasn't been that low since 1992 — and the number of pitchers who had ERAs below 3.00 jumped to 15 from 11 in 2009.

    The Year of the Ace

  • David Cone, Roger Clemens and Mike Mussina all put up sub-3.20 ERAs.

    Burnett Forgot How to Beat Boston

  • ERAs nose-dived in the 1960s, which would be consistent with fielders having better range due to the heightened reflexes that speed gives you.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Amphetamines Era

  • Recent history shows that pitchers who post artificially low ERAs in the regular season often fail to carry that success into October.

    Is Kerry Wood a Ticking Time Bomb in the Bullpen?

  • But then in four of the next eight seasons, his staffs posted ERAs among the top three in the National League.

    An Arm Whisperer Joins the Yankees

  • That's 0.87 run better than their average ERAs as starters. soon Rowers make their way along the Charles River.

    When Starters Are Better as Relievers

  • A low ERA in a period when fewer runs were scored is worth less than a low ERA during the steroid years, for instance, when offense dominated and ERAs were high.

    Rivera's Greatness Not Limited to Saves

  • ERA May Be Deceiving How Kerry Wood compares to several pitchers who struggled in the playoffs after having solid regular-season ERAs but not as good Fielding Independent Pitching (FIP) — which measures the variables that are most under a pitchers control.

    Is Kerry Wood a Ticking Time Bomb in the Bullpen?


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