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I think it was Carlos Zambrano with the Cubs in 2001 it was 15.26 ERA

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What does era stand for on a baseball card?

ERA stands for a pitcher's earned run average.

Who was the worst pitcher ever in baseball?

It is a matter of opinion who is the best or worst pitcher in baseball history. Also, there are so many players who pitched 1 game that it is difficult to judge who is definitely worst. Sorry!

What is better a high ERA or a lower ERA?

Low ERA is better - Means less Earned runs by a pitcher in Baseball

What pitcher has the lowest single season era in baseball history?

Tim Keefe in 1880 had an ERA of 0.860.

How do you find out the ERA in baseball?

Innings pitched divided by Earned runs times 9 = pitcher's ERA

Who is the worst pitcher in Major League Baseball?

Easily Kenshin Kawakami or Daiskue Matsuzaka

In baseball do you want a low pitching era or higher?

If you are a baseball pitcher, you want a low era. ERA stands for earned run average, meaning how many runs were scored on you. You want low one because no pitcher wants people to score on them.

What relief pitcher has the lowest single season era in baseball history?

Fernando Rodney in 2012. 0.61 ERA

What is a era in baseball?

The ERA in baseball stands for Earned Run Average which is the average amount of runs given up by a pitcher per game. For example a 1.98 ERA is amazing but a 6.10 ERA is terrible. The lower your ERA the better.

What is a pitcher's ERA in baseball if they gave up 19 earned runs in 37.2?


Can a baseball pitcher be adequately evaluated by ERA?

Not necessarily. A pitcher could have a decent ERA but give up several hits and walks an inning. An adequate way to evaluate a pitcher would be to look at his WHIP (walks and hits per inning pitched), along with ERA

Who has the worst era in MLB history?

A man by the name of Brian Matusz held the worst qualifying ERA in a season. It was 10.69. I am still looking for the worst qualifying career ERA.

Which is a better measure of a baseball pitcher his ERA or his WHIP?

ERA because it shows the statistics of the whole game. WHIP shows more of a pitchers clutch ability.

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What was the worst baseball team?

There is no worst baseball team in MLB.

What does the pitcher do in baseball?

The pitcher is the one who throws the baseball to the batter.

Who is the best pitcher in baseball?

Ublado Jiemenz of the Colorado Rockies achieving an ERA of 0.70 and pitching the first no hitter in the history of the Rockies.

What pitcher has the lowest era in the hall of fame?

Ed Walsh with in ERA of 1.82

Most wins in a season by a pitcher in modern major league baseball?

That would depend on when one believes the 'modern era' of MLB began. For this answer, we will take Baseball Almanac's year of 1977 as the beginning of the 'modern era'. Since 1977, the most wins in a season by a pitcher is 27 by Bob Welch of the Oakland Athletics in 1990.

Who has the worst ERA in the MLB for 2009?

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What is a hurler in baseball what does ERA stand for?

A hurler is a slang term for a pitcher in baseball. ERA stands for Earned Run Average and is a statistic for pitchers that shows the number of 'earned' runs a pitcher allows for every nine innings. An earned run is a run that is scored without the help of an error or passed ball. One might think that the earned run average of a pitcher is similar to that of the batting average of a hitter.

What does Earned Run Average mean as in baseball?

ERA is the average number of earned runs a pitcher allows per nine innings pitched.

How do you get the era of a pitcher?

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In baseball does the pitcher follow the instructions of the catcher?

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