“Suicide Squeeze” Bunting Drill

suicide squeeze bunting drill

Purpose

This bunting drill is used by a team that has a good bunter at the plate and a pitcher who has thrown a high percentage of strikes.

baseball hitting suicide squeeze

Execution

  1. The runner is going to break as the pitcher’s front foot touches the ground.
  2. If the ball is bunted safely on the ground, the runner scores easily.
  3. The batter is going to square as the pitcher reaches his point of release.
  4. Therefore, the pitcher cannot change direction of the pitch.
  5. The bunter must get the ball down and must bunt any pitch regardless of its location.
  6. He should not be concerned with trying to place the bunt, but merely bunt the ball in fair territory.

 

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1 Comment

  • Kendall Williams

    Reply Reply May 2, 2016

    I enjoyed your info!!!!

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