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A wild pitch is considered part of pitching, and therefore a wild pitch contributing to a run does not make that run unearned. Had the runner advanced on a passed ball, or on an error on the pitcher, the run would be unearned, assuming that the run would not have scored anyway had the inning played out the way it did (this sometimes involves a judgment call by the official scorer). For example, if the runner reached second on a passed ball, scored on a single, and there were no further hits in the inning, the run would be unearned. However if after reaching second on the passed ball there were a pair of singles, or an extra base hit, the run probably would be scored as an earned run.

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Yes, as long as the runner got on base cleanly (ie: not on an error)

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Yes because the pitcher threw a ball that the catcher couldn't catch.

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Q: Is a run scored on a wild pitch is it an earned run?
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Is it a earned run if a batter swings and misses a wild pitch on a third strike and he later scores?

If the batter reaches base as the result of a Wild Pitch, and he later scores, it would be an Earned Run. However, if he reaches base as the result of a Passed Ball, and he later scores, it would be an Unearned Run.

Are base on balls or hit batsman scored earned if they are then batted in?

i believe that if you are walked or hit by a pitch and it scores a run you are accounted with an RBI, and the pitcher gets an earned run

How do you determine if a run is earned in baseball?

if the run was reached or scored because of an error, then it is unearned, any other instance, it is earned

Runner turns third base the 1st baseman throws wild to home allowing runner to score Is this an earned or unearned run?

Unearned, as it was scored on a throwing error.

Does base on balls count as a earned run?

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.

If a player is hit by the pitch and later scores is the run earned or unearned?

Depends on what happened in the inning prior to and after the batter is hit. Assuming that no errors or passed balls occur, the run will be scored an earned run. If the inning is extended by an error, or the runner scores because of an error or passed ball, the run would be unearned.

Why is a pitcher not charged with an earned run if he commits an error?

A run can never be counted as earned if scored due to an error by ANY player. (But, I do see your point)

How is earned runs scored in fast pitch softball?

you can steal home plate, you can be on 3rd when it is bases loaded and you are forced to go to home plate or you can be on 3rd and run to home plate when the ball is hit

Is it an earned run if a runner scores when they advanced as a result of a fielding error?

No, a runner will not earn a run if scored off an error.

If someone hits a triple and then the pitcher balks is that an earned run?

the run is unearned unless the runner would have later scored anyway

What is the meaning of er in baseball?

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.

What was the earned run average for Babe Ruth in 1932?

Babe Ruth did not pitch in 1932.