suicide squeeze

noun

Definition of suicide squeeze 

: a squeeze play in which the runner runs all out at the pitch without knowing whether the batter will contact the ball

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Riggleman has been aggressive with a few suicide squeeze plays. Bobby Nightengale, Cincinnati.com, "Jim Riggleman shows his own style of managing in interim role with Cincinnati Reds," 12 July 2018 Pinch-hitter Jordan Guevara executed a suicide squeeze play with the bases loaded in the top of the seventh, and Poly scored two runs on it. David Carrillo Peñaloza, latimes.com, "Sage Hill baseball loses to Long Beach Poly on squeeze play," 17 May 2018 With runners on second and third, Reds starting pitcher Sal Romano dropped a suicide squeeze bunt to score Adam Duvall. Bobby Nightengale, Cincinnati.com, "Six-run inning, Billy Hamilton's arm hands Cincinnati Reds a series win over White Sox," 4 July 2018 Both wound up scoring, one on a pretty suicide squeeze bunt with the bases jammed and the other on a wild pitch. Robert Avery, Houston Chronicle, "Mustang all-stars lose Section title to Huntsville," 1 July 2018 In the top of the ninth, Evan Wendell perfectly executed a suicide squeeze, scoring first baseman Steve Luttazi from the third. Matt Doherty, BostonGlobe.com, "Franklin captures Super 8 title over Central Catholic," 19 June 2018 Tauchman scored on pitcher Tyler Anderson’s suicide squeeze. John Fay, Cincinnati.com, "Jesse Winker hits 1st career walk-off homer to give Cincinnati Reds a 7-5, 13-inning win," 7 June 2018 North Attleborough had a chance for a walkoff victory, putting a runner on third with one out in the bottom of the seventh, but a suicide squeeze went wrong and allowed Noviello to get out of the jam, sending the game into extra innings. Karl Capen, BostonGlobe.com, "Franklin baseball pulls away from North Attleborough," 28 May 2018 In the bottom of the ninth the Cardinals' loaded the bases and tried a suicide squeeze with one out. Hank Brady, NOLA.com, "Belle Chasse 4; Morgan City 3: Erin Ragas hammers game-winning hit as Cardinals advance in extra-innings," 23 Apr. 2018

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1955, in the meaning defined above

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