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Watch Trevor Bauer kick save this grounder into an inning-ending double play

Some pitchers, when a ball is hit up the middle, prefer to use their glove-hand to field and their other hand to throw. It's been done that way for decades in baseball -- not just by the pitcher, but by every position player on the diamond. It's just how the game is played.

During Sunday's Indians-Royals game, Trevor Bauer set out to change the game. Instead of bending down and wasting energy to field a ground ball, Bauer kicked a possible base hit into a routine inning-ending double play. 

Yes, that's a 1-4-6-3 twin killing.

Someday, years from now, when fielders are volleying baseballs back and forth with their feet, we'll look back on this day at Trevor Bauer the trailblazer. A true MLB pioneer.