Out of the 425 hits the Minnesota Twins had prior to Sunday's series finale against Cleveland, just eight of those hits came in the form of a bunt. Seven more times, Minnesota successfully executed a sacrifice bunt -- only three teams had fewer sacrifice bunts than the Twins entering Sunday.
In Sunday's 6-3 win over the Indians, the Twins bunted for three of their 11 hits as they took two of three games at Progressive Field.
The Twins' first bunt of the day came when Brian Dozier led off the fourth inning with a bunt base hit. It came a half inning after Dozier committed one of his two errors on the day. But facing Cleveland starter Justin Masterson, Dozier laid down a bunt down the third base line and reached safely.
Dozier's bunt base hit went almost as far as an infield double he hit in the second inning, when he hit one off home plate that rolled down the third base line. Cleveland third baseman Jose Lopez let it roll, and it bounced over the bag and into foul territory, allo...