safety squeeze

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the runner on third base waits to start home until the batter has bunted successfully

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For good measure, Maddux drew a standing ovation in the sixth, after his safety squeeze bunt scored Wilson Betemit from third base and gave the Dodgers a 4-1 lead, and another in the seventh, after the 15-time Gold Glove winner astutely covered first base on a grounder to end the seventh.
That was a safety squeeze, but unfortunately (Goodwin) thought it was a straight squeeze,'' Johnson said.
In the sixth, Oregon's Paul Eshleman scored on one of two ETSU errors in the inning, and Peterson scored on Danny Pulfer's perfectly executed safety squeeze.
He failed to executive a safety squeeze in the seventh and failed to move Will Middlebrooks from second to third base with nobody out in the 10th.
Marist 2, North Eugene 1: Zach Brandon allowed one run in five innings while striking out four and drove in a run with a safety squeeze for the visiting Spartans.
Herrera followed with a safety squeeze, executed splendidly down the first base line.
Chris Tremblay put down a safety squeeze bunt that drove in Hartman, and Tremblay reached base safely after Henry bobbled the ball.
Becker took a 6-1 lead in the fourth when Trevor Read executed a safety squeeze to score Randall Minogue.
The rally was detoured in the direction of Labrador when newcomer Jonathan Diaz dropped down a safety squeeze with Jarrod Saltalamacchia at third and Jose Iglesias on first.
Drew Goodrich reached on a fielder's choice with one out, and came around to score on a safety squeeze by Tyler Lamonda to make it 6-5.
With one out, Drew Goodrich dropped a perfect safety squeeze bunt for a hit as Vaitkunas raced home for the 3-2 lead.
Ryan Kozlowski tossed five innings of two-hit shutout relief and Joshua Boucher delivered the winning run with a fourth-inning safety squeeze as Auburn splashed to a rainy, 3-2 victory at the University of Maine's Mahaney Diamond.
In the inning, Ryan Brockett, who reached on an error, scored on Alex Nunez's safety squeeze bunt after T-Bones pitcher Shaun Garceau fielded the ball but threw it to the backstop for an error.
His most memorable team moment came in the CMass Division 2 semifinals, when Drew Goodrich's safety squeeze drove in Mykal Diaz in the 11th inning for a 5-4 win over Valley Tech.
Brandon O'Connor's safety squeeze scored Russell to tie it in the seventh.