This past September 11th, Francisco Cervelli came to the plate in the top of the ninth with his team leading by 1 and a runner on second. Despite working the count to 3-0, Cervelli bunted the next pitch , successfully moving the runner to 3rd. In doing so, he became the 6th player since 2000 to record a SH on a 3-0 pitch. Here are the others:
|1||1||2000-08-04||Luis Alicea||TEX||@TOR||Steve Trachsel||ahead 1-3||2||3||1||4||Out||t5||12-||0||4 (3-0)||0||-0.00||-0.12||1.34||Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Lamb to 3B; Clayton to 2B|
|2||1||2002-06-18||Jerry Hairston||BAL||@ARI||Brian Anderson||tied 0-0||0||1||2||4||Out||t1||-2-||0||4 (3-0)||0||-0.02||-0.20||1.17||Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Mora to 3B|
|3||1||2004-04-09||Josh Fogg||PIT||@CIN||Aaron Harang||down 5-1||-4||-4||9||1||Out||t5||1--||0||4 (3-0)||0||-0.02||-0.21||1.20||Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Wilson to 2B|
|4||1||2004-07-19||Rey Sanchez||TBD||NYY||Felix Heredia||ahead 5-6||1||3||9||4||Out||b6||12-||0||4 (3-0)||0||0.00||-0.10||1.51||Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Hall to 3B; Blum to 2B|
|5||1||2008-05-21||Omar Quintanilla||COL||SFG||Alex Hinshaw||ahead 0-2||2||2||8||4||Out||b8||1--||0||4 (3-0)||0||-0.00||-0.23||.40||Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice (Front of Home); Iannetta to 2B|
|6||1||2010-09-11||Francisco Cervelli||NYY||@TEX||Alexi Ogando||ahead 5-6||1||1||9||2||Out||t9||-2-||0||4 (3-0)||0||-0.00||-0.21||.84||Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B (Weak 3B); Nunez to 3B|
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