When things finally wrapped up without further incident—final: 13-6 Blue Jays—Bautista was cornered by the press in the home clubhouse. “At least I’ve gotten the last laugh the last two times,” he said, referring to that night’s supremely attitudinal bat flip, and the previous week’s “Oh, really?” shot off O’Day. When a reporter offered to let Bautista in on what Adam Jones had said about the incident, the slugger cut him off. “I could care less what Adam Jones is saying,” he intoned. April, remember.
— “Chin Music: Orioles, Blue Jays, and the Antidote to a Long Season,” for Vice Sports