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David Ortiz doesn't have an ERA because he is not a pitcher. Only pitchers have Earned Run Averages.

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What is ER in baseball?

An ER is an earned run. An earned run is a run that scored without the fielders making any errors. If the run scores because of an error by a fielder, the run is just classified as a R (run) and does not harm the pitchers ERA (average amount of runs allowed per nine innings)


How do you calculate a pitchers era?

A pitcher's era (earned run average) is calculated as follows: 1. Number of Earned Runs 2. Times 9 3. Divided by number of innings pitched So, if a pitcher gives up 3 earned runs in 5 innings then we first multiply 3 times 9 = 27. Then we take 27 and divide it by 5 (for innings pitched) to get an era of 5.4. Also, an earned run is a run that scores without the defense creating any errors.


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 are the most important baseball averages?

I think this question is a matter of personal interpretation, however... For a pitcher, typically the ERA, or Earned Run Average, is the given the first look. The ERA corresponds to the number of earned runs given up based upon a complete nine inning game. Every run that scores though is not necessarily considered "earned". For example, if a batter reaches base on a fielding error, that base runner, if he scores, is not counted against the pitcher as an earned run. For a batter, typically the BA, or batting average, is given the most weight. Batting average is simply calculated by taking the number of hits divided by the number of at bats. Again, like the ERA, not every "appearance" is considered an at bat. As an example, if a batter walks, it is not counted as an at bat for that hitter.


What is the meaning of er in baseball?

An ER is an Earned Run, a run for which the pitcher is considered responsible, as opposed to an Unearned Run, which involves an error (or passed ball) by one of the fielders.

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Do walks count in earned run average?

it depends. If the bases were loaded and a batter walked, that would effect the earned run average. But if a batter walked but it did not effect the score, it would not effect the pitcher's earned run average.


Does fielding errors count against pitchers earned run average?

No...a fielding error that allows the runner to get on base and that runner scores is not an earned run and does not count against earned run average.


What does era mean in baseball?

Earned Run Average


What does era stand for in baseball?

Earned Run Average


In baseball what does era stand for?

Earned Run Average


What does ERA in baseball mean?

Earned Run Average


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.


What does the abbreviation era stand for in baseball?

ERA= Earned Run Average.


How does an earned run average measure a players performance?

by the scoring method


What pitcher has the highest lifetime earned run average?

Boof Bonser


Baseball words that start with letter E?

ERA? (Earned Run Average)

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