Flip Flop

It was one thing for Jose Bautista to flip his bat after hitting a game-winning HR in the playoffs, but when he did it again last night during a regular season game, it went over like a lead balloon. Bautista’s bat flip after a meaningless HR late in an 8-4 loss against the Braves caused a heated exchange at home plate and both benches to empty. No punches were thrown — unlike last year’s run-in with Texas’ Rougned Odor — but it set up for a tense conclusion to the Atlanta-Toronto series tonight. You can get our pick for this game and the full MLB schedule by clicking on the Baseball icon above. Plus get all our selections for today’s NBA and NHL playoff matchups as well as the WNBA lineup.

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