drag buntdrag bunt
Baseball a bunt executed by the batter while already moving toward first base, made typically for a base hit rather than a sacrifice
Origin of drag buntin reference, refer to the relatively low position of the bat
A bunt executed while taking the first steps toward first base.
(plural drag bunts)
- (baseball) A ball that has been hit by a batter who started to run towards first base while holding the bat back over the plate, typically in an attempt to get a hit rather than to sacrifice
- Jones fielded the drag bunt, but the runner beat out his throw for a single.
- (baseball) The act of bunting while running towards first base
- The drag bunt is a skill that few players perfect.