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Bagwell was the far better base runner and an underrated fielder.
In nine innings, a collection of five pitchers did not allow a Blue Jays base runner to reach second base.
And after Martin Perez retired Starlin Castro on a pop-up with the bases loaded to end the fourth, the Yankees managed only one base runner the rest of the way — when Brett Gardner was hit by a pitch in the sixth.
But if the Rangers are going to support their pitching staff enough to hang around in the wild-card hunt, their offense is going to need base runners.
On top of that, Barnhart leads the majors with 27 base runners caught stealing, and has the highest caught-stealing percentage in the National League at 47 percent.
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Definition of base runner for English Language Learners
baseball : a player who is on base or is trying to reach a base
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