Home Cooking? Or Food Poisoning?

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by Ed Tsunoda on May 15, 2014

The Mets rehashed their patented home formula of offensive ineptitude, poor defense, bad luck, and mismanagement by sending Dillon Gee to the DL, cutting now-disgruntled Kyle Farnsworth after naming him closer, and losing to Masahiro Tanaka managing just 4 hits in a complete game shutout.

Rafael Montero was impressive in his big league debut going 6 innings allowing 3 runs. The Mets haven’t announced all the corresponding roster moves yet, though Josh Edgin appears to be the lucky guy.


Montero (0-1) allowed three runs and five hits. He struck out three and walked two after getting called up from Triple-A Las Vegas to step into the rotation slot previously held by Jenrry Mejia, who was moved to the bullpen.

The slim right-hander fanned Derek Jeter in the third for his first strikeout but was hurt by his defense an inning earlier. With a runner on first and Tanaka on deck, left fielder Eric Young Jr. made an ill-advised dive in trying to catch Roberts’ sinking liner with two outs.

The ball got past Young and went to the wall, allowing Solarte to score as Roberts cruised into third with his first triple

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