44, but he has allowed seven of 13 inherited runners to score - including each of the last five - and if the scoring rules were different and those runs were charged to Tazawa, his ERA would be 3.
What does IR stand for?
IR stands for Inherited Runner (baseball; runner on base when a pitcher enters)
This definition appears very rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Slang/chat, popular culture
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We have 68 other meanings of IR in our Acronym Attic
- Information Retrieval
- Information Revolution
- Infrared Radiation
- Infrared Radiometer
- Ingenieur (Dutch: Master of Science)
- Ingersoll-Rand (pneumatic products company)
- Ingestion Rate
- Ingress Router
- Inhalation Rate
Samples in periodicals archive:
He was replaced by Jeff Weaver, who allowed only one of the inherited runners to score on a double-play grounder by Mike Cameron.
Lefthander JP Howell allowed an inherited runner to score on Jacoby Ellsbury's sacrifice fly, rounding out Garza's line at one run and six hits allowed.
After Matt McDonald gave up a run in the eighth, Nick Serino couldn't close it out as he allowed two of three inherited runners to score.
But he has now given up at least one run in three of his past five outings, allowed an inherited runner to score in one of the other two and failed to deliver in each of the first two games of what is now assured of being the Dodgers' first series loss of the season.
18 and that doesn't include the seven inherited runners he has allowed to score.
The Dodgers' bullpen as a whole has allowed just four of 34 inherited runners to score this season, the second-best percentage (11.
Before that, Bard had stranded 26 of 29 inherited runners.