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unearned run

noun, Baseball.
1.
a run scored as the result of defensive errors.
Compare earned run.
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  • In the first of the fifth, however, a cracking single and two errors permitted them to score an unearned run.

    Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager Burt L. Standish

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