Reply to "Slash Bunting"

Originally Posted by R.Graham:

Just got back from the Arkansas v Virginia regional final.  There were no less than a half dozen square and bunt attempts.  Corners crept to about 75 feet away (maybe 3 steps onto the grass) and froze until the pitch was delivered.

 

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Cal Ripken doesn't mention creep and freeze.  He wants them in motion--a "controlled charge".  Here's a screenshot from his "Get Great" segment on mlb.com

 

The first baseman is in motion, almost even with the mound--way more than 3 steps onto the grass--just at the instant of bunt contact (R2 is still frozen in his secondary lead.)

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