Gorkys Hernandez Safety Squeeze

Game: Los Angeles Dodgers at Miami, August 11 (box, 7-3 Marlins win)
Situation: Bottom 5, one out, 1-0 count, runners at 1st/3rd, 2-2 tie game
Pitcher: Joe Blanton
Batter: Gorkys Hernandez
Runner on 3rd: John Buck

Leverage index: 2.7
Win probability added: +4.9%

It’s past the pitcher, and with the second baseman shaded up the middle, the first baseman has to cover the bag, ensuring the run to score.

Dandy Squeeze Score (what’s this?): +2 (+1, success; +1, tie game)


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