Also called suicide squeeze, suicide squeeze play.a play executed when there is a runner on third base and usually not more than one out, in which the runner starts for home as soon as the pitcher makes a motion to pitch, and the batter bunts.
Also called safety squeeze, safety squeeze play.a similar play in which the runner on third base waits until the batter has successfully bunted before trying to score.
the application of pressure or influence on a person or group in order to force compliance or gain an advantage.
n. a special play in baseball where there is a runner on third base and the batter bunts. (With an early start the runner may reach home plate.) : They pulled off that squeeze play like the professionals they are.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition. Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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