Apparently the Texas Rangers are still pissed about Jose Bautista’s exaggerated bat flip in the playoffs last October.
In their game against the Blue Jays on Sunday night, rookie pitcher Matt Bush plunked Bautista in retaliation. Joey Bats responded by sliding into Rougned Odor, resulting in Odor shoving him and then clocking him in the jaw. Bautista managed to stay on his feet as both benches cleared and a brawl ensued:
Bautista had this to say after the scuffle:
“I was pretty surprised,” Bautista said. “I mean, obviously, that’s the only reason that he got me and he got me pretty good, so I have to give him that. It takes a little bit bigger man to knock me down.”
This was the last time these two teams will meet in the 2016 regular season, but it’s safe to say everyone’s hoping for a playoff rematch.
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