drag bunt


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drag bunt

n. Baseball
A bunt executed while taking the first steps toward first base.

drag′ bunt`


n.
Baseball. a bunt made by a batter while in motion toward first base, usu. in an attempt to get a hit.
[1930–35, Amer.]
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Swedberg had called for the left-handed-hitting Fitzgerald to a drag bunt on that pitch.
Before Chase's late-inning heroics, the senior catcher laid down a perfect drag bunt and hit his first triple of the season.
Ground balls to the right side, a deep fly ball, a sacrifice bunt, or a drag bunt are all good methods.
Robinson went 0 for 4, but reached on a throwing error by Boston Braves first baseman Earl Torgeson when he tried a drag bunt.
In the mornings before games, Leidy taught him the mechanics of the hit-and-run, drag bunt, double steal, and squeeze play.
Creen was the next batter and he executed a perfect drag bunt for a base hit, putting runners at the corners.
Dylan Price reached base on a drag bunt single in the third inning and scored the Titans' only run on a single by Colin Schauermann.
In the bottom of the first inning, Milne reached base on an error after laying down a perfect drag bunt, stole second, then scored the first run on Ashlee Veilleux's single to left.
Allenson, a plodding runner, dropped down a drag bunt and Carney Lansford scored the winning run.
Trailing 1-0 in the fourth, Norman laid down a drag bunt with two on and one out.
The only Brewers run scored in the top of the third, when they loaded the bases with none out on a drag bunt by pitcher Victor Santos, only to see Houlton minimize the damage by getting a run-scoring, double-play grounder from Brady Clark and an inning-ending grounder to second from Jeff Cirillo.
Each hitter can be given a certain number of chances to execute any hitting skill desired by the coach, such as a drag bunt, hit and run, hit behind the runner, fake bunt and swing, and normal cuts.