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sacrifice

(sak′rĭ-fīs″) [L. sacrificare, to make or offer a sacrifice]
1. To give up or yield something of value.
2. To experience a loss.
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In eight seasons, ranging from the Single-A level to the major leagues to Japan, Tracy had 13 sacrifice hits and 21 sacrifice flies in 3,406 plate appearances.
4-rated Eagles (5-1, 1-0) stole seven bases, executed two sacrifice bunts, scored two runs on sacrifice flies and never flinched under pressure from Crespi (3-3, 0-1).