Our collection of baseball terms
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|| (ER) in scorekeeping. Run scored on a hit, walk or steal, without a defensive error on the play. Pitcher's ERA (average) is based on his total of earned runs in a game divided by the number of innings (or partial innings) he pitched times the total number of innings in a regulation game - 9, 7 or 6
||The ephus or ephuus is a lazy looping curveball thrown overhand but coming in like an underhand lob as in slow pitch. It can drop right on the plate after falling through the strike zone
|| (E) in scorekeeping. Defensive mistake that allows a batter to stay at the plate, or reach first base, or advances a base runner. The mistake must be physical not mental, and is judged on whether the fielder could have made the play with ordinary effort, which under normal circumstances would result in an out