WATCH: Cubs’ ‘Tony Bats’ Rizzo imitates Jose Bautista’s epic Game 5 bat flip
Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista ruffled some Texas Rangers feathers with his epic bat flip after blasting a moonshot three-run homer to provide the winning margin in Toronto’s ALDS victory in Game 5 on Wednesday night.
But that’s a matter for the editor of Baseball’s Unwritten Rulebook — because Joey Bats’ flip fit the moment as the Rogers Centre erupted with joy at the height of an emotional game and swept up the Internet with it.
So, call him "Tony Bats."
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) October 15, 2015
A Blue Jays-Cubs World Series would mean powerful lineups on both sides and possibly a wonderful bat flip sideshow competition. This is us waiting: