GIF: Liner goes through -- yes, through -- Eric Hosmer's mitt

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Let's get right to it: watch on as a line drive off the lumber of Rays outfielder Kevin Kiermaier cuts a baseball-sized swath through the mitt of Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer ... 

Yes, as verified via crack Internet research, that well-struck orb actually ripped through Hosmer's mitt. Luckily for the Royals, Omar Infante was in position to back up the play, and Hosmer's mitt was intact enough to receive the throw for a 3-4-3 putout. 

Just the same, a harrowed people wonder: What will Kevin Kiermaier destroy next?

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Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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