earned run

IPA: ˈɝndrˈʌn


  • (baseball) A run that was recorded without the benefit of an error.

Examples of "earned-run" in Sentences

  • He's 5-5 with a 6.00 earned-run average in 15 games.
  • In his eight starts this season, Hughes is 1-3 with an 8.24 earned-run average.
  • "It never affected the way I performed," said Kris, who went 14-12 with a 4.23 earned-run average during his career with the Mets.
  • Though Benson went 2-1 with a 2.45 earned-run average over his final five starts in 2004, the Mets went into freefall, finishing 71-91.
  • The Mets' staff had a 3.12 earned-run average and a 1.30 walks-and-hits-per-inning WHIP ratio over their 81 games at Citi Field last year, allowing just 47 home runs.
  • On the pitching side, the most memorable recent rental is CC Sabathia, who led the Brewers to the playoffs by going 11-2 with a 1.65 earned-run average following a trade from Cleveland.
  • But over the seven starts he made during that 23-9 stretch, Pelfrey went 5-1 with a 2.39 earned-run average and held opposing hitters to a .233 batting average and an anemic .611 on-base-plus-slugging percentage.
  • But Nova, 24, has just 10 games of big-league experience, and while the 1.80 earned-run average he posted in his first 20 innings this spring was encouraging, it doesn't mean he's destined to be the next Roger Clemens.
  • And because Burnett is now 8-9 with a 4.60 earned-run average for a team that was 24 games over .500 entering Wednesday, time would seem to be growing short for him to avoid the embarrassment and disappointment that would accompany a demotion from the starting staff.
  • But there are signs that suggest the Mets can only hold it together for so much longer without help—the team has played nearly .500 during the 33 games without Davis and Wright, but some of that is due to a recent stretch of stellar starting pitching, in which the Mets rotation had the lowest earned-run average in baseball.

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