About Earned Run Avg (ERA)

Clayton Kershaw's Earned Run Avg (ERA) was 2.490 for his 14-year Major League Baseball career. 2016 was his best season when his Earned Run Avg (ERA) was 1.691 and his worst season was 2008 when his Earned Run Avg (ERA) was 4.263. Clayton Kershaw outperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, besting USA (4.34489), Millenial (4.48967), Y (3.06933), mlb (4.3602), and SP (4.32618) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Earned run average (ERA) is a metric that shows how many earned runs on average, a pitcher or team's pitcher, gives up over the course of nine innings. It is calculated by dividing earned runs by innings pitched then multiplying the result by 9. Generally, for Earned Run Avg (ERA), lower is better. (Source)

Clayton Kershaw's Earned Run Avg (ERA) Per Season Line Chart

This line chart shows Clayton Kershaw's yearly Earned Run Avg (ERA) for each season of his Major League Baseball career. Also included, for comparison, are yearly player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, SP, and players from their country of birth. For these groups, averages are calculated for each group's performance for the defined year.
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Clayton Kershaw Earned Run Avg (ERA) Change by Season

This waterfall chart attempts to show how Clayton Kershaw's Earned Run Avg (ERA) changed season over season. This data is cumulative for each season, each column represents the career Earned Run Avg (ERA) Clayton Kershaw had at that season in his career.
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Clayton Kershaw's Earned Run Avg (ERA) Per Season Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Clayton Kershaw and related player groups by summarizing Earned Run Avg (ERA) for each season played by Clayton Kershaw. The box represents the middle 50% of the data for each player with the line in the box being the median value. The whiskers represent the ranges for the top and bottom 25% of the data. Review the spread and medians to draw your conclusions!
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Clayton Kershaw's Season Earned Run Avg (ERA) Stats Table

This table shows Clayton Kershaw's Earned Run Avg (ERA) stats per season for his full MLB career with the aggregations’ sum, average, minimum, maximum, and median. Also included, for comparison, are season player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, SP, and players from their country of birth. The comparisons are calculated for each group for each year of Clayton Kershaw's career.

Note: "—" indicate there were no players for comparison for a specific year. Most commonly this happens for the hall of fame group where there may not have been a hall of famer playing that year.
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