In baseball, a loss (denoted L) is charged to the pitcher of the losing team who allows the run that gives the opposing team the lead with which the game is won (the go-ahead run). Baseball is a Bat-and-ball Sport played between two teams of nine players each In Baseball, the pitcher is the player who throwsthe baseball from the Pitcher's mound toward the Catcher to begin each play with the goal of In Baseball, a run is scored when a player advances safely around first second and third base and returns safely to Home plate, touching Such a pitcher is called the losing pitcher for that game. It is one of two possible types of decisions a pitcher can earn. A decision is a statistical credit given to a Baseball pitcher.
If a pitcher allows a run which gives the opposing team the lead, but this lead is not held for the remainder of the game, that pitcher does not get the loss. To be the pitcher to have allowed a game's go-ahead run, a pitcher is responsible for the plate appearance which puts the runner on base who scores the run, which is not necessarily the pitcher who is responsible for the plate appearance which causes this runner to score. In Baseball statistics, a player is credited with a plate appearance (denoted by PA) each time he completes a turn batting
For example, on April 13, 2007, Carlos Zambrano of the Chicago Cubs was facing the Cincinnati Reds in the top of the 5th inning. Events 1111 - Henry V is crowned Holy Roman Emperor. 1204 - The Fourth Crusade sacks Constantinople Champions Major League Baseball Regular Season Champions Other champions Minor League Baseball Carlos Alberto Zambrano (born June 1 1981 in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela) popularly known as "Big Z" or "El Toro", is a right-handed The Chicago Cubs are a Professional Baseball franchise based in Chicago, Illinois. The Cincinnati Reds are a Major League Baseball team based in Cincinnati Ohio, USA He was taken out of the game with the Cubs leading 5-4 and the bases loaded. In the sport of Baseball, the bases are loaded when there is a runner on each base (1st 2nd and 3rd The pitcher who replaced him, Will Ohman, proceeded to allow two of the runners on base to score, giving the Reds a 6-5 lead. William McDaniel Ohman (born August 13, 1977 in Frankfurt, Germany) is a Left-handed Pitcher in Major League Although Zambrano was not pitching at the time the runs were scored, he is charged with the loss, as the base runners who scored were his responsibilities. 
The pitchers who receive the win and the loss are known, collectively, as the pitchers of record. A win is a Statistic in Major League Baseball credited to the Pitcher for the winning team who was in the game when his team last took the lead Pitcher of record is a Baseball term that refers to a pitcher who is credited with the win or charged with the loss in a particular game Every completed non-tie game must have exactly one winning pitcher and losing pitcher each. Pitchers of record can never be awarded a save. In Baseball, a save (abbreviated SV or S) is credited to a Pitcher who finishes a game for the winning team under certain prescribed circumstances