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DougMacG

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Re: baseball
« Reply #50 on: November 22, 2019, 08:31:45 AM »
ccp, Thanks for moving this to the right thread before we got in trouble.  )

"how can a guy with 5,000 + strikeouts and lifetime ERA 3.18
lose that many games?

"I remember at least when he was with the Angels the team was terrible and he would lose countless games 1-0, 2-1 , 3-2 etc"
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I was just going to say that, give up 3 earned runs plus an unearned run and your team scores fewer.  ( 

Very few modern-era pitchers are among the leading, career earned run leaders, (Nolan Ryan #249):
https://www.baseball-reference.com/leaders/earned_run_avg_career.shtml