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Look: Pitcher Called For 3 Balks In One Inning

A general view of Citi Field during a Mets game.

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 29: Noah Syndergaard #34 of the New York Mets pitches to Dexter Fowler #25 of the St. Louis Cardinals in the first inning on Opening Day at Citi Field on March 29, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Miami Marlins pitcher Richard Bleier accomplished an extremely unique blunder on Tuesday night.

During this evening's matchup against the New York Mets, the 35-year-old left hander was called for three balks in a single inning. His final balk pushed a Mets baserunner home to bring the score to 6-4 in favor of the Marlins.

Not only did the three balks all come in the same inning — they all came in the same at-bat. After hitting a single, Mets left fielder Jeff McNeil was balked all the way around the bases for a score.

Bleier had never been called for a balk in his seven-year MLB career prior to this inning.

Marlins manager Don Mattingly was tossed from the game for arguing this third balk call.

Take a look at the wild series of events here:

Here's a clip of all three balk calls:

Bleier has a 2-2 win/loss record, a 3.50 ERA and 29 strikeouts through 50 game appearances this year. He appeared in just one inning for New York this evening.

Despite this controversy, the Marlins held on to win 6-4.