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earned run average

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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Baseball A measure of a pitcher's performance obtained by dividing the total of earned runs allowed by the total of innings pitched and multiplying by nine.

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  • n. a statistic in baseball which equals the number of earned runs allowed per nine innings pitched.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (baseball) a measure of a pitcher's effectiveness; calculated as the average number of earned runs allowed by the pitcher for every nine innings pitched

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