One person who wasn't a fan of Jose Bautista's "bat flip to end all bat flips" moment was the pitcher who gave up the home run that lead to it: Texas Rangers reliever Sam Dyson.
Sam Dyson on The Flip: (1/2): "Jose needs to calm that down, just kind of respect the game a little more. He’s a huge role model for ..."— Barry Svrluga (@barrysvrluga) October 15, 2015
Dyson (2/3): "the younger generation that’s coming up playing this game, and I mean he’s doing stuff that kids do in Wiffle ball games ...— Barry Svrluga (@barrysvrluga) October 15, 2015
Dyson (3/3): " ... and backyard baseball. It shouldn’t be done."— Barry Svrluga (@barrysvrluga) October 15, 2015
Not agreeing with Dyson's take, however, was a baseball legend:
George Brett said if he ever hit a homer as far as Jose Bautista, he'd flip his bat, too.— Adam Kilgore (@AdamKilgoreWP) October 15, 2015