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The only out Harvey recorded in the fifth was a sacrifice bunt, around three singles.
ORIOLES SCORE NINE RUNS IN EIGHTH TO BEAT ROYALS, BUT FEW SEE ITJON MEOLISEPTEMBER 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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 BEST, WORST AND WEIRDEST STATS OF THE 2021 MLB SEASONNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 30, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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.
MLB PITCHERS WERE ALREADY BAD HITTERS. MODERN VELOCITY HAS MADE THEM EVEN WORSE.NEIL GREENBERGAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The 1918 season had been the year that Ruth revolutionized the game from the Ty Cobb “deadball era” of choppy, small hits and bunts used to move the runner around, to the colossal over the fence home runs that Babe excelled at hitting.
THIS YEAR'S WORLD SERIES ISN'T THE FIRST PLAYED DURING A PANDEMIC. HERE'S WHAT HAPPENED TO BASEBALL IN 1918MELISSA AUGUSTOCTOBER 23, 2020TIME
In order to make it difficult for Crispin to bunt, Grant put one over high and closetoo high and too close.
THE NEW BOYS AT OAKDALEMORGAN SCOTT
He saw Grant looking toward the bench and placing himself in position to get away swiftly on the bunt.
THE NEW BOYS AT OAKDALEMORGAN SCOTT
The little bunt had proved so totally unexpected that the Belden players were caught flat-footed.
THE BOY SCOUTS OF LAKEVILLE HIGHLESLIE W. QUIRK
That fellow never swung at a ball before—that one never heard of a bunt—they throw like girls—Oh!
THE YOUNG PITCHERZANE GREY
Pitcher and baseman ran for the bunt; Hollis was safe, and the sprinting Dreer went to third without even drawing a throw.
THE YOUNG PITCHERZANE GREY
Then Dale and his men began to bunt little infield flies over the heads of their opponents.
THE YOUNG PITCHERZANE GREY
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WORDS RELATED TO BUNT

  • blow
  • buck
  • bump
  • bunt
  • dig
  • hit
  • jog
  • lunge
  • nudge
  • prod
  • punch
  • push
  • stab
  • tap
  • thrust
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