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verb as in hit half-heartedly

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The only out Harvey recorded in the fifth was a sacrifice bunt, around three singles.

You might think that laying down bunts 10 times as often as you hit homers isn’t a recipe for success — and it hasn’t been, outside of deadball times.

The out rates on bunt attempts by pitchers have creeped up every year since 2016, and in 2021 it has soared to nearly 94 percent, which would be the highest rate since 1974, the first year there is data on the subject.

Round out your routine with these moves, recommended by Bunt.

Every movement has a relationship between force and velocity, Bunt explains, and this creates a spectrum called the force-velocity curve.

In order to make it difficult for Crispin to bunt, Grant put one over high and closetoo high and too close.

He saw Grant looking toward the bench and placing himself in position to get away swiftly on the bunt.

The little bunt had proved so totally unexpected that the Belden players were caught flat-footed.

That fellow never swung at a ball before—that one never heard of a bunt—they throw like girls—Oh!

Pitcher and baseman ran for the bunt; Hollis was safe, and the sprinting Dreer went to third without even drawing a throw.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bunt, such as: butt, meet, sacrifice, throw, toss, and lay it down.

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