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Odubel Herrera even does wildly impressive bat flips while on rehab assignment in minors

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Odubel Herrera even does wildly impressive bat flips while on rehab assignment in minors

I've never seen it but I wouldn't be surprised if Odubel Herrera bat flips during batting practice.

You know he's definitely bat flipping in a friendly game of wiffle ball.

So it's almost expected that he'd bat flip in a rehab assignment in the minor leagues.

The Phillies center fielder began his rehab stint with Double A Reading on Thursday night and showed off his flare for the dramatic after putting one over the fence in center field.

You can watch the lovely bat flip below. You can get a better look at the flip in the game highlights.

Herrera looked sharp at the plate, finishing the night 2-2 with a single, a homer, a walk, and two RBI. Despite Herrera looking good, the Fightins fell 8-6 to New Hampshire.

Both Herrera and Aaron Altherr have had their rehab asignments transfered to Lehigh Valley today.

Nolan Patrick shows his wizardry with through-the-legs pass for goal

Nolan Patrick shows his wizardry with through-the-legs pass for goal

We've heard so much about Nolan Patrick's vision and passing ability.

Now we know why.

Patrick on Tuesday delivered the first jaw-dropping highlight of his NHL career when he slickly dropped a pass through his legs for a trailing Dale Weise, who finished the play with the Flyers' fourth second-period goal of the night.

You can watch the play in the video above … and just, wow.

Patrick, only 19 years old, does it so naturally and without even looking — at all — in Weise's direction.

Some Flyers were seen on the bench smiling in amazement of the teenager.

And it probably won't be the only time.

Joel Embiid explains the reasoning behind his wild new hairstyle

Joel Embiid explains the reasoning behind his wild new hairstyle

Joel Embiid said plenty with his words on Tuesday afternoon when he called the decision to have a minutes restriction in the teens to begin the season "f-----g BS."

He also sent a message with his fresh new look.

Jojo showed up to practice on the eve of the Sixers' season with a new hairstyle -- some cornrows remeniscent of the last great Sixer to captivate the city of Philadelphia.

No, not Andrew Bynum.

We're talking about Allen Iverson.

"I had the old hairstyle for a long time so I just wanted something new," Embiid said. "I know my mom won't be happy but it's only for a couple of days."

Robert Covington saw a resemblance, "Everybody was shocked. Told him he’s going to be the new AI.”

Was he inspired by somebody? Anybody?

"I just wanted something new, something crazy. I never do anything crazy, so..."

"I think it looks OK," Embiid said, always his toughest critic.