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squeeze play

squeeze play

 
pronunciation:
skwiz pleI
part of speech: noun
definition 1: in baseball, a play in which a runner on third base starts for home plate when the pitcher releases the ball, and the batter tries to bunt.
definition 2: (informal) the tactic of exerting pressure to achieve a goal or obtain a concession.