- Baseball Batter-runner
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What is a batter-runner in baseball?
A batter-runner is the term used to describe the offensive player right after he has successfully hit the baseball and put it into play. He is considered a batter-runner until he either safely reaches base (and becomes a runner) or is put out.
Once the batter-runner is called safe on-base, he becomes a base runner or runner. Once the baseball is returned to the pitcher, the play ends and the next batter is on-bat.
Objectives of a Batter-Runner
The batter-runner's objectives are the following: