Amid plunking debate, MLB's marketing is all-in on bat flips

Houston Chronicle
Amid plunking debate, MLB's marketing is all-in on bat flips
Amid plunking debate, MLB's marketing is all-in on bat flips

Caption Close NEW YORK (AP) — When Tim Anderson spiked his bat and yelled toward his White Sox teammates, Major League Baseball's self-described "spicy" Twitter account was among the first to weigh in. "LET THE KIDS PLAY," proclaimed @Cut4 , the offbeat arm of MLB's social media portfolio with nearly 1 million followers. The tweet Wednesday included video of Anderson's bat toss, and it sparked hundreds of comments — some cheering the fiery display, some condemning it. Baseball is stuck in an ongoing debate regarding on-field decorum, and MLB's marketing department is leaving no doubt where it stands. Since the group was restructured just over a year ago, MLB's promotional efforts have taken up

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