Watch: Lorenzo Cain fails a 'cup check' in spectacularly painful fashion

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By , Audacy Sports

Brewers center fielder Lorenzo Cain was a trending topic on social media on Thursday night after an unfortunate -- and painful -- miscue against the Mets at Citi Field.

The play in question came in the bottom of the fourth inning, when Cain charged toward home plate on a well-struck line drive off the bat of New York's Luis Guillorme, only to pull up when he realized he didn't have a play on the ball in the air.

The veteran outfielder had trouble corralling the ball on the short-hop, though, instead absorbing the one-hopper in an especially sensitive part of the male anatomy.

Cain gingerly relayed the ball back into the infield and needed a few moments to shake it off.

SNY announcers Gary Cohen and Keith Hernandez were feeling Cain's pain in the broadcast booth.

"That hurts just looking at it," Cohen said.

"It hurts all the way up here," Hernandez added.

Thankfully, Cain seemed to be OK and initially remained in the game, though he was later lifted for a pinch-hitter in the top of the ninth.

Of course the peanut gallery on social media had more than a little fun with Cain's regrettable mishap.

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