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- noun 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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- noun baseball a
statisticin baseball which equals the number of earned runs allowed per nine inningspitched.
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- noun (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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