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base runner

noun as in baseball player on base

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Simply put, they believe the risk of losing a base runner is not worth the reward.

A base-runner is out if he interferes with an opponent while the latter is fielding a ball or if he is hit by a batted ball.

For an instant the third base runner hesitated, fearing a caught fly, and that instant cost his side the game.

The batsman becomes a base-runner the moment he starts for first-base.

Such a ball is snapped from the wrist and should be aimed to catch the base runner who is attempting to steal the base.

A base runner should never stop trying to make a base until the ball is in the hands of the baseman.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to base runner, such as: runner, baseburner, and pinch-runner.

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