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Jose Bautista swings left-handed at batting practice

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Switch hitting allows fans from both sides of the stadium to see his bat flips.

Has there been an incursion from the mirror universe?
Has there been an incursion from the mirror universe?
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Not satisfied with being one of the best right-handed hitters in baseball, Jose Bautista took a round batting left-handed in batting practice today.

He might have been inspired by the switch-pitching Pat Venditte this spring but Bautista had dabbled with swinging from the other side of the plate before, most recently last October as captured by John Lott:

After all, if the newly-acquired reliever Drew Storen can switch-hit, why can't Joey Bats?