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A run scored when no errors have been made to allow runners to get on base or advance to home plate, charged as the responsibility of the pitcher.
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a run yielded by a baseball pitcher that is not the result of an error or passed ball.
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earned run- In baseball, a run scored without the aid of errors by the opposing team's fielders.
See also related terms for score.
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|Noun||1.||earned run - a run that was not scored as the result of an error by the other team|
run, tally - a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely; "the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th"; "their first tally came in the 3rd inning"
unearned run - a run that was scored as a result of an error by the other team
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