From bat flip to fake flip: Bautista pretends to throw ball in stands (VIDEO)

Jose Bautista nearly gave Royals fans a souvenir. Nearly.

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It seems that Jose Bautista is all about making friends this postseason.

Just a couple days after the Toronto Blue Jays slugger set the world ablaze with an emphatic bat flip in Game 5 of the ALDS, Bautista denied Kansas City Royals fans of a souvenir in Game 1 of the ALCS.

Bautista made the last out of the fifth inning, ranging over near the stands in right field and threw a ball into the crowd.

Except he didn’t. He kept the ball.

Royals fans would have the last laugh, though, as their team went on to win the game 3-0 to take a 1-0 lead in the series.

(h/t Cut4)

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