base runner

noun Baseball.
a player of the team at bat who is on base or is trying to run from one base to another.

Origin:
1865–70, Americanism

base running, noun
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Example sentences
It was the second time on the trip a pitcher failed to get down a bunt attempt and a base runner was caught.
He is a fine batsman, base runner and fielder, and his career on the diamond should be brilliant.
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