Sometimes "Bercules" hits the ball off a tee, sometimes he doesn't, but you can rest assured, there will always be some bat-flipping. (Rob Carr/Associated Press)
Sometimes “Bercules” hits the ball off a tee, sometimes he doesn’t, but you can rest assured, there will always be some bat-flipping. (Rob Carr/Associated Press)

Vine user “Bercules” spends a lot of time, it would seem, in batting cages. Enough time, at any rate, to figure out some nifty moves to make with a bat before hitting a ball. And you thought Yasiel Puig was our nation’s foremost practitioner of bat-flipping. Ha!

The latest Vine from Bercules (real name, to judge from his Twitter page: Johnny Burke) has all four tricks in one shot. You might find that pretty unnecessary, but actually they work together nicely, as they, of course, are all timed to fit into the six-second window Vines allow:

Okay, Bercules, pretty cool. Now let’s see what can you do against some live pitching.

Des writes for the Early Lead and the D.C. Sports Bog, scouring the Web to bring readers items of interest, both serious and amusing. He also covers fantasy football, as well as fitness topics for the MisFits.