suicide squeeze


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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Anderson foiled that strategy by dropping down a perfect suicide squeeze bunt to score Braun with the first run of the game. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Brewers 4, Mariners 2: Anderson delivers clutch start to avoid sweep by last-place Mariners," 27 June 2019 Highlands tried a suicide squeeze and Schwalbach missed the bunt, allowing Gulley to be tagged out at home, then Schwalbach flied to center to end the inning. James Weber,, "Highlands baseball, Drew Rom hold off McCracken in state baseball semifinals," 16 June 2018 Six runs later, following the successful suicide squeeze, Covey was pulled with two outs in the frame. Bobby Nightengale,, "Six-run inning, Billy Hamilton's arm hands Cincinnati Reds a series win over White Sox," 4 July 2018 Riggleman has been aggressive with a few suicide squeeze plays. Bobby Nightengale,, "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,, "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,, "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,, "Franklin captures Super 8 title over Central Catholic," 19 June 2018

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First Known Use of suicide squeeze

1955, in the meaning defined above

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appealing forcibly to the mind or reason

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