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Five innings is the minimum for a complete game, so the answer is yes.

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Q: Can the winning pitcher get a complete game shutout for a rain out 5 inning game?
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How many pitches does a pitcher need to be eligible for a win in 9 inning game?

Pitch count has nothing to do with eligibility to be the winning pitcher. In a scheduled 9-inning game, the starting pitcher must pitch 5 complete innings to be eligible to be the winning pitcher. Relief pitchers must be the pitcher of record when the winning team takes the lead, and never relinquishes the lead, to be the winning pitcher.


Who was the last red sox pitcher to throw an extra inning shutout?

That was Bruce Hurst who threw a 10 inning shutout against the Detroit Tigers at Tiger Stadium, winning 3-0, on August 7, 1988. Hurst gave up 6 hits, 0 walks, and struckout 5.


Who gets the credit win as a pitcher when the game is tied up 3-3 in the 4th inning and the relieve pitcher comes in and the final score is 6-3 a win?

With no addtional information available, the winning pitcher is the relief pitcher who came in in the 4th inning. Remember, a starting pitcher must pitch five complete innings before he can be credited with a win.


How many inning does a pitcher need for a complete game?

They have to pitch the complete game...


If your team goes ahead in the top of the inning and a new pitcher goes in in the bottom of the inning - which pitcher gets the win - the starting pitcher or the 2nd pitcher?

The pitcher who got the last out in the previous bottom of that inning. In other word, that pitcher can be credited with the win by making only one pitch. If I'm called in as a reliever and get a ground out to end the inning and then my team goes ahead in the top of the next inning, I would be the winning pitcher. Even if i only threw one pitch.


What major league pitcher holds record for shutout innings in a row?

59 - Orel Hershiser of the Dodgers from August 30 (6th inning) to September 28th (10th inning) of 1988.


Who was the last American League pitcher to start a game and pitch past the ninth inning?

Roy Halliday of the Toronto Blue Jays pitched a 10 inning complete game against the Detroit Tigers on April 13, 2007, winning 2-1.


How do you determine the winning pitcher when the starting pitcher leaves before completing the 5th inning?

The win goes to the relief pitcher (assuming there was more than one relief pitcher) whom the official scorer feels was most instrumental in the victory. That relief pitcher must pitch at least 1 full inning, or pitch a crucial out if he pitches less than one inning.


If starting Pitcher leaves game top 9th inning after 1 batter his team is winning the relief pitcher allows score to be tied bottom of 9th original winning team scores and wins. Who gets win?

The pitcher who completed the bottom of the fifth gets the win. He was the pitcher of record when his team scored the run that gave his team the lead that they didn't relinquish. Even if he left the game for a pinch hitter before the run scored, the fact that he recorded the final out of the previous half-inning makes him the pitcher of record.


If the starting pitcher is relieved in the 3rd inning and his team is ahead at that time who gets the win the starting pitcher or the reliever?

it all depends. if the starting pitcher goes 5ins or more and leaves the game with the lead he is in-titled to the win. the way the closer gets the win is if he goes in tied or losing and he is the last one to throw a pitch before his team takes the lead and wins the game.


Will a starting pitcher still get the win if the bullpen lets the opposing team tie the game but then regains the lead later?

No once the game is tied, the winning and losing pitchers will be determined at that time. The winning pitcher will be the pitcher who pitched the last out of the half inning before his team took the lead for good, and the losing pitcher will be the pitcher who allowed the winning run on base


As a baseball pitcher what is the highest number of batters you could face and still pitch a nine inning shut-out?

The highest number of batters that could bat during an inning where no runs are scored is 6. That would make for a maximum of 54 batters in a nine inning shutout.