Safe hit

(Baseball) a hit which enables the batter to get to first base even if no error is made by the other side.

See also: Safe

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He's got life," Magallanes said after one of those wins, sparked by Greenberg turning an extra-inning sacrifice-bunt situation into a safe hit over the onrushing pitcher into undefended territory in front of second base (the Travs later scored on a sacrifice fly after Northwest Arkansas was forced to load the bases following Greenberg's hit).
Let them tell me and the public why it was three safe hits were taken from me during that series and two times at bat added.
18 (a), An earned run shall be charged every time a runner reaches home base by the aid of safe hits, sacrifice bunts, a sacrifice fly, stolen bases, putouts, fielder's choices, bases on balls, hit batters, balks or wild pitches (including a wild pitch on third strike which permits a batter to reach first base) before fielding chances have been offered to put out the offensive team.