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Runs Prevented. The extra number of runs an average pitcher would have allowed in the same number of innings pitched (adjusted for park and league). RP greater than zero indicates that the pitcher allowed fewer runs than an average pitcher (i.e. he's better than average). Negative RP indicates the pitcher allowed more runs than an average pitcher (i.e. he's worse than average).

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