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Zack Greinke might be physically incapable of not flipping his bat at this point

For most non-Bartolo pitchers, simply putting the ball in play is enough of a hurdle -- this isn't their day job, after all. Zack Greinke, however, is not most pitchers. He's not even most #PitchersWhoRake: Greinke entered Thursday at 5-for-16 on the season, with a run scored, an RBI and a .313 average. 

And, as such, Greinke holds his at-bats to a higher standard. Solid contact isn't enough -- there must be style points. Namely, there must be bat flips. Bat flips after dingers. Even bat flips after doubles. So, when Greinke ripped a ball off the center-field wall during Thursday's game against the Giants, there was only one possible response: Of course he flipped his bat.

Greinke

The form. The flair. The casual disregard for the fact that the ball clearly did not go over the wall. These are the signs of a man fully committed to the bat flip life.