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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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Every one of them would loom large in the bottom of the 14th, when Hong-Chih Kuo issued a one-out walk - the eighth of the game by Dodgers pitching - that eventually led to Preston Wilson's game-winning, sacrifice fly, scoring Willy Taveras at exactly seven minutes before midnight local time.
Barajas would eventually come around to score on a sacrifice fly by Michael Young.
But the lead lasted only until the bottom of the third, when Craig Counsell lined a one-out triple to the wall in right-center off Jeff Weaver and scored on Chad Tracy's sacrifice fly.
The Rangers jumped on Santana for two early runs, getting a sacrifice fly from Mark Teixeira in the first inning and an RBI single by Hank Blalock in the third inning for a 2-0 lead.
He scored on Garret Anderson's sacrifice fly, and Guerrero's homer, his 27th of the season, added some insurance.
300 team average with runners in scoring position going into Sunday's game, went 0 for 8 in that category with a sacrifice fly Sunday.