Tagged: shift

This week in squeeze: July 15 – August 1

Alternatively titled “Where have all the squeeze plays gone?” A Kyle Seager safety against the shift* ended a streak of two weeks of squeezeless baseball.

I can’t believe this doesn’t happen more often.

Date (box) Batter Team Vs. Squeeze Result Video
7/24/2013 Ben Zobrist TBR @BOS Safety No go
7/26/2013 Andrelton Simmons ATL STL Safety No go
8/1/2013 Kyle Seager SEA @BOS Safety Run Link

Updated season leaders (full list)

Team Attempts Runs Scored Fails
MLB TOTAL 66 33 22
Brewers 9 6 1
Astros 8 4 4
Braves 7 4 2
Padres 6 2 3