from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Baseball A member of the team at bat who has safely reached or is trying to reach a base.
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- n. Alternative spelling of baserunner.
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- n. a baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base)
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CUTOFF MAN: infielder who catches a throw from an outfielder in an attempt to hold up a base runner who is heading for a base or home plate or to get a ball to its intended target faster.