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Hansel Robles had a really bad day on the mound

San Francisco Giants vs New York Mets

NEW YORK, NY - May 10: Hansel Robles #47 of the New York Mets throws a pitch in an MLB baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on May 10, 2017 at CitiField in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

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The Mets lost Thursday afternoon’s game against the Rockies 5-4, as reliever Hansel Robles walked in the winning run. It was, overall, a really rough day for Robles, who came in to start the eighth inning, retiring the side in order.

In the ninth, Robles hit Jonathan Lucroy to start the inning. After Pat Valaika moved Lucroy to second base on a sacrifice bunt, Robles intentionally walked Charlie Blackmon to bring up D.J. LeMahieu. He walked LeMahieu on five pitches, then walked Nolan Arenado to force in the winning run after going ahead 0-2 in the count. The final pitch sailed to the backstop.

After the game, Robles said he had numbness in his fingers in the ninth inning, per Mike Puma of the New York Post. Robles also accidentally pinched his genitals landing awkwardly on a play in the eighth inning.

There may be a disabled list stint in his future. Robles is carrying a 5.34 ERA with a 35/18 K/BB ratio in 30 1/3 innings.

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