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Definition of "earned runs" []

  • Plural form of earned run. (noun)
  • The statistic reporting the number of runs that were recorded without the benefit of an error (noun)

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Use "earned runs" in a sentence
  • "Fifth starter Sergio Mitre allowed three earned runs over 5-2/3 innings, Alfredo Aceves, Phil Coke and Mariano Rivera slammed the door on the Orioles with 3-1/3 innings of scoreless relief, and second baseman Robinson Cano drove in four runs in a methodical 6-4 win."
  • "His 2,700th career hit was the first of five homers and eight earned runs the Red Sox ace allowed through eight innings."
  • "Associated Press Jonathon Niese, center, waits to be pulled from Sunday's game during the fifth inning after allowing four earned runs in the Mets' loss."