Thats according to Los Angeles Dodgers bullpen catcher Rob Flippo, who says although he isnt a player on the roster, he still gets singled out with insults and curses.
However, the former minor league player and college baseball coach figures its probably because fans mistake him for the backup catcher since his face and jersey number are usually concealed.
While Flippo doesnt like being cursed at or called names, he says he doesnt mind it too much. In his words, I love what I do. Its Major League baseball, how can it be bad?
Beside warming pitchers up before and during games, Flippo throws batting practice, hits grounders and flyballs to players and always makes sure there are enough baseballs around.
In his words, I do all of the little things.
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