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.

1865–70, Americanism

base running, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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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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