base runner

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a baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base)

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Plus it keeps your weak base runners from possibly being picked off.
He retired 10 of the next 11 batters he faced with an error accounting for the only Tigers base runner during that stretch.
with a steel base runner for strength and four-way entry for easy handling.
first inning allowed Jack Clark to be only Giants base runner.
Any base runners are also advanced if the batter answers correctly.
Base runners may use the extension only as an extended tag area for first base.
09(g) reads, "If in the judgment of the umpire, a base runner willfully and deliberately interferes with a batted ball or a fielder in the act of fielding a batted ball with the obvious intent to break up a double play, the ball is dead.
The Worcester Tornadoes had scored four runs and been up seven times before the Rockland Boulders even had a base runner.
Such a catcher's move will certainly give the play away by alerting the base runner.
If the pitcher and the defense have to worry about both the base runner and the hitter, it will cause that little extra anxiety that will create mistakes in clutch situations.
As infielders, hold your spots on a full count with two outs and a base runner stealing.
The base runner should also look to the right after hitting the bag to locate the ball and his base coach.
Pitcher Nori Elliot was a force from the get-go and finished with a no-hitter, allowing just one base runner in leading her team to an 8-0 victory at Rockwood Field.
Shappi did not allow a base runner to second until the sixth inning, when Kris Dufner doubled, and did not allow a run until Josh Asanovich hit a solo home run in the eighth inning.