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Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer rips Royals fans on Twitter

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Trevor Bauer delivered a pitch in the first inning of a baseball game against the Royals on Tuesday.
Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Trevor Bauer delivered a pitch in the first inning of a baseball game against the Royals on Tuesday. The Associated Press

You may remember that Cleveland pitcher Trevor Bauer once wore boxing gloves in the dugout in an April against the Royals after Kansas City had engaged in a few, ah, on-field disagreements with other teams.

On Tuesday, Bauer hit Royals designated hitter Kendrys Morales with a pitch. Last year, Alex Gordon was plunked by a Bauer pitch. It’s all part of the game, but some Royals fans harbor bad feelings.

After the game, a few fans reached out to Bauer and he fired back at them:

On Wednesday, the interactions continued, although it was tamer (for the most part; there was one tweet from a fan that I couldn’t use):

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