Rangers’ Rougned Odor Punches Toronto’s Jose Bautista After Hard Slide, Sparking Bench-Clearing Brawl

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There are now two great highlights from the newly established Toronto Blue Jays-Texas Rangers rivalry.

Last year, Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista’s emphatic bat flip during the teams’ American League division series after hitting a three-run home run against the Rangers in the series-clinching game in Toronto.

On Sunday in Texas, Bautista again was at the center of this next great moment in the rivalry after making a hard slide into second baseman Rougned Odor as the fielder was making a play on a possible double-play ball.

Odor took offense at the slide and pushed Bautista, prompting the Blue Jay to raise his arms in an offensive stance as the two men came together.

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