Puerto Rico is dominating WBC '17, and doing so with some magnificent bat flips
Team Puerto Rico dominated Pool D of the World Baseball Classic -- going 3-0 and winning its games by a combined score of 29-7. It finished things off on Sunday by overpowering Team Italy, 9-3, and will move on to the second round in San Diego.
And sure, the team's been getting great offense and pitching, but it also, most importantly, has been producing some electrifying bat flips. Other teams have joined in on the fun occasionally (oh my god,
Or this one from
And, of course, Javy Baez during PR's four-run ninth on Saturday. It wasn't so much a flip as a "Thank you for your loyalty and service, young bat. Now go to sleep."