sac bunt


plural sac bunts
baseball, informal : sacrifice bunt
Yates allowed a leadoff single to Kerry Robinson and walked Terrence Long. A sac bunt moved both runners up before Khalil Greene knocked an RBI single to right to tie the score.Mark Hale

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Easton Talt led off the ninth with a single to left for Oregon State, and Talt advanced to second on Canon Reeder’s sac bunt. oregonlive, 29 Mar. 2023

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Word History


sac short for sacrifice entry 1

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sac bunt was in 1925

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“Sac bunt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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