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JaCoby Jones, robbed of a base hit on a catch by center fielder Magneuris Sierra in the second, led off the fourth with a double to left.
Here’s how Hamilton has done with that: · 2014: 15 bunt base hits on 44 non-sacrifice bunts* · 2015: 12 bunt hits on 29 bunts · 2016: 7 bunt hits on 17 bunts · 2017: 4 bunt hits on 19 bunts In 2017, bunt hits were way down.
On the base hit, pinch runner Blaine Smith scored from second base and then Schafer was also able to score all the way from first base as right fielder Brody Wofford committed an error.
The Astros would eventually win on a walk-off base hit from third baseman Alex Bregman in the 10th inning.
Four more homers would follow as madness descended in the late innings, and the teams combined for seven homers among 28 base hits.
It was nearly broken later in the inning on an inside-the-park home run by James McCann when a base hit got past Khris Davis in leftfield but McCann settled for a two-run triple to give the Tigers the lead.
Brandon Guyer was ruled safe on an infield hit after a replay review, moved to second on Yan Gomes' base hit and scored on a hit by Giovanny Urshela.
The best-slugging team in the game produced one extra base hit, an Alex Bregman home run that tied the game at one before Los Angeles came storming back to win 3–1.
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Definition of base hit for English Language Learners
baseball : a hit that allows a batter to reach a base safely : a single, double, triple, or home run
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