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Q: What is a fake bunt pulled back to a full swing called?
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When bunting can the batter show bunt then pull back and swing?

Yes, a batter can show bunt and then pull back and swing. It is fairly common.

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False. An attempt to strike at the ball must be made--OBR. FED may be different .

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a bunt is where you hold your bat out in front of the plate holding the upper base and do not swing it

What is a Butcher-Boy single in baseball?

It's when you square around to bunt, but then bring the bat back and swing away. Typically used to try and punch the ball to the infield area just vacated by the defense who has players moving in response to the bunt attempt. Since the runners are on the move during a bunt attempt, they can frequently move up 2 bases if the butcher boy swing is succesful in driving the ball into the shallow outfield. It is definitelly different than a Baltimore chop.

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A bunt hit is scored as a single.

How Do You Swing In PS2 major league Baseball?

all you have to do is hit x and hit square if you want to bunt.

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Some stratagies include doing slaps (Where you look like you are about to do a bunt but then at the last minute pull back and swing.) and stealing between bases. Also haveing signals helps.

How many ways can you strike out in baseball?

3- let ball go by, swing and miss, and bunt foul on the third strike

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with a check swing or a bunt(unless your fast like Carl Crawford or Ichiro Suzuki)

When bunting can a little league batter show bunt and then pull back and swing?

MLB players do that sometimes. I don't see why the rules would be different in little-league. A player can hit the ball with the bat in any way he pleases.

What is a fake bunt in softball?

A fake bunt is when you pretend to bunt the ball so you get down to your bunting position and once she releases the ball you pull the bat back up and hit it instead of hitting it.

What does swing away in baseball mean?

"swing away" is a baseball term used to tell batters to take a full swing at the ball. Batters about to swing away will not try to bunt or necessarily place the ball in any specific area to move a base runner around, but will try to drive the ball to their best advantage.

What is bunt in baseball?

A bunt is when you do not swing the bat, rather you move the bat about mid-chest, and let the ball's velocity do all the damage. Baseball players do this because it allows them to have a better control on the location the ball lands in. Often it is used as a sacrifice for a run.

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sacrifice bunt

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fluke bunt is a fluke bunt

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Yes. If a batter attempts a bunt when there are two strikes and the bunt is ruled foul, the batter is called out and a strikeout is awarded to the pitcher's stats.

What is a slash bunt?

A slash bunt is when the batter attemps to bunt the bat and while the ball comes back the batter swings instead of bunts and the main point of this is to hit it right by the foul line over the heads of the third and first basemen

What is it called when player reaches a base after bunt hit?

A single.

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The batter watches a strike go by and doesn't swing the bat. A batter swings at a strike and misses. A batter swings at a ball and misses. A batter could also attempt to bunt on the third strike, bunting it foul would lead to the batter being called out.

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this is a bunt cake.

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Well that is certainely called a bunt

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When a batter has attempted a swing or a bunt the momentum can carry him out of the batter's box and cause him to step on home plate. Once the batter has struck at a ball or attempted a bunt, he is allowed to step out of the box, even if he steps on home plate. He cannot do so any other time during his at-bat. Unless "Time" is called, he must keep at least one foot inside the batter's box.

In fast pitch why do some players show bunt and then pull back and swing?

that all depends on the situation, if a girl on base is stealing its to try to draw the infeild in and get in the cathers eye sight so she has a harder time throwing that runner out. And sometimes its to just draw the infeild in. it all depends on the situation!

Who was the best bunter?

Of all time it's Ty Cobb, helped by his unique hands-apart swing, he could bunt the ball in any direction depending on the defense and the situation, and his exceptional baserunning skills made him a tough out at first. Mickey Mantle deserves mention as one of the first to effectively utilize the drag bunt.