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Generally, any run, or runs' that score after an error occurs after two outs that would result in the third out of the inning, is an earned run. This is not necessarily true if the error that occured would not have resulted in the third out, i. e., a hit to the outfield, and the outfielder boots the ball and allows the hitter to advance another base, but the run would score even without the error, that run would be earned. As would all subsequent runs. In this, or similar situations, the scorer actually replays the inning without the error to determine which runs are earned.

Q: Are runs scored after a two out error earned or unearned?

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Earned. Unearned runs only apply to cases where an error allows a runner to score where they otherwise would not have.

Yes. All six runs are unearned.

Earned runs are any runs scored without an error being committed to let them cross the plate, or , get on base in the first place and before three outs would have occurred had there not been any errors. It may be easier to say that an unearned run is one that would not have scored except for errors and then say an earned run is one that is not unearned.

Under most circumstances, this would be an earned run, provided he eventually scores. However, there are a few cases where it would not be an earned run. One example would be if the inning is extended by an error, no runs scored after that error are earned.

The run that was a result of the error is unearned as are all runs that score after two out in that inning.

None of the runs are earned. The batter who would have been the third out of the inning reached on an error, so any runs that score in that inning after the error was made are unearned.

Not necessarily. Simply add up any combination of outs and errors totaling three. Any runs scoring after that point would be unearned runs. Above is true to an extent: The scorer usually determines whether the run would have scored even without the error. (Ex. Runner on second - pickoff attempt by catcher goes into centre field. Runner advances to 3rd and catcher is charged with an error. Next pitch is hit for a double. Scorer notes that runner would have scored from 2nd regardless of the error and the run is earned) In the case of a runner reaching base due to an error, then the run is unearned if he comes in to score as he should not have been on base in the first place. If the second baseman commits an error on the leadoff batter allowing him to reach 1st and the very next batter hits a homerun, it is 1 earned and 1 unearned run, and there are still 0 outs.

This is an Earned Run. An earned run is charged to a pitcher when a batter reaches base via walk, hit by pitch, or hit and scores. However, if a runner reaches base in this manner but is only able to score because of some error or combination of errors, it is scored as an unearned run, or just a run, R. For example, imagine there is a runner on third and two outs. The ball is hit to the shortstop who then makes a bad throw to first, allowing the batter to reach and the runner on third to score. Even though the runner on third may have reached base via a hit, hit by pitch, or walk, he is scored as an unearned run because he would not have scored without the error committed by the shortstop. The reasoning behind this differentiation is so that a pitcher can be measured on his ability to limit the opponent's ability to score runs. This stat is called an ERA, Earned Run Average, and is a measurement of how many runs a pitcher will give up per regulation game (so if a pitcher has an ERA of 3.00, and a regulation game is 9 innings, he will give up, on average, three runs per 9 innings). A pitcher should not be measured by his defense's ability to make throws.

A pitcher can get a loss no matter if the runs are earned or not. This statistic is tracked for the purpose of calculating a pitchers ERA or earned run average it really has nothing to do with a pitchers win loss record.

It is a measure to judge how effective a pitcher is. It calculated by taking the total earned runs a pitcher has allowed and dividing by (total #of innings pitched/9). Giving you an average number of runs a pitcher allows (earned runs) every 9 innings

The only way a runner can reach on a passed ball is if he strikes out, and the 3rd strike gets away from the catcher. Since the batter struck out, he should not have reached based, although no errors are charged the run if he later scores is an unearned run See MLB Rule 10.18 Earned Runs. No earned run if batter reaches on passed ball. A wild pitch is the pitcher's fault and contributes to the earned run.

if there is two outs and the error would have meant the third out, then no earned runs will be charged. In all other cases, any runner who reached base on an error will not be considered an earned run ( the batter will be an earned run if the error was not supposed to be the third out.) Any runner who reaches base on a hit or walk but advances a base because of an error will still be considered an earned run when the homerun is hit (including runners who already scored on errors)