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File this under one of the dumbest things to ever get mad about. On Monday Domonic Brown of the Philadelphia Phillies hit a home run against the Miami Marlins. As he watched the ball fly out of the park he flipped his bat towards the dugout--and that has made the Marlins Faithful mad.
Really. Forget the little dance/bow after he rounds the bases. It's the bat flip that has them mad.
Apparently there were some fans that tweeted messages talking about how they didn't appreciate what Brown did and that they wouldn't forget it.
Really? You mean you really don't have anything better to do? Come one man!
The only thing that I can guess is that the fans that are still watching are tired of being mad at the Marlins ownership, and are probably afraid that if they say the wrong thing they will be kicked out of the park (not that the Marlins would have an issue with free speech or anything like that--or have done it before).
But as bad as their team is they...
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Ricky Nolasco (3-6, 3.69) vs. Jonathan Pettibone (3-1, 3.64)
TIME: 7:05, Citizens Bank Park
TV: Comcast Sportsnet
Weather: 72, Clear
Media: Twitter and Facebook
It’s an amazing night for a game here at Citizens Bank Park. Absolutely perfect conditions.
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