It’s fair to say that Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar is not known for his bat flips.
Escobar has two home runs this season and just 33 in his 10-year career, so there haven’t been a lot of opportunities for a bat flip. But even when Escobar does hit one, he doesn’t do anything special.*
*Well, the inside-the-park home run in Game 1 of the 2015 World Series was special
Escobar’s young son, Massimiliano, on the other hand, has got this bat-flip thing down pat.
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In a video that was shot at Kauffman Stadium (looks like The Little K) and shared by Escobar, we see that Massimiliano already has a bit of a flare for the dramatic.