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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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He reached in a two-run ninth when Storm catcher Andres Pagan misplayed his sacrifice bunt.
Roberts makes a living by reaching base on infield singles, sacrifice bunts and any other way he can.
The A's executed two sacrifice bunts in a 7-6 loss to Seattle on Thursday; they had just 20 sacrifices, second-least in the American League, all of last season.
2 team in the AL; and ranked third in doubles, first in sacrifice bunts, second in sacrifice flies, third in steals and first in fewest double plays.