Filed under: Stream The evolution of the sacrifice bunt Contributors: Patrick Dubuque Share this story Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share All sharing options Share All sharing options for: The evolution of the sacrifice bunt Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email Everything you wanted to know about bunting but were afraid someone might write a series of lengthy articles about it. 7 Total Updates Since Aug 5, 2013, 11:30am PDT Follow this stream August 21, 2013 Your Sacrifice Bunt Career Leaderboards By Patrick Dubuque Looking at the best and the worst players to ever bunt, both in terms of baseball and the Mariners. Some of the names in this list will surprise you. August 19, 2013 The Squeeze Play: How to Feel About It By Patrick Dubuque The sacrifice bunt series marches inexorably on with part six, this time looking at how the squeeze play has fared over the years. August 14, 2013 Should Baseball Teams Stop Bunting? By Patrick Dubuque Answering a simple question: should teams just stop bunting altogether? Turns out it's not that simple. August 12, 2013 The Sacrifice Bunt, Part 4: Unanswered Questions By Patrick Dubuque How different positions perform the sacrifice, the effect of artificial turf, sacrifices by inning, and how the M's stack up as a team. All the graphs and tables a person could conceivably want. August 8, 2013 The Sacrifice Bunt, Part 3: Diminishing Returns By Patrick Dubuque Teams are essentially sacrificing as much as they used to. But are they getting the same value out of them? August 6, 2013 The Sacrifice Bunt, Part 2: Same As It Ever Was By Patrick Dubuque The miniseries continues by examining how the sacrifice bunt has been used over the last forty years, and whether anyone has actually learned anything. August 5, 2013 The Evolution of the Sacrifice Bunt By Patrick Dubuque Today marks the first entry in a week-long series examining the use, and value, of the sacrifice bunt over the last forty years. Today: the introduction.