It was only a matter of time before sticking Dominic Smith in left field came back to bite the Mets.
The first baseman by trade, who had only just been called up from Triple-A on Sunday, was sent into the outfield for the 13th inning and promptly cost the Mets the game in a grueling 2-1 loss to the Giants Monday night.
As it turned out, the Mets looked like a Little League team the day after they returned from Williamsport.
After four strong innings from the bullpen, things fell apart with Tyler Bashlor on the mound. With two outs and runners at the corners, Brandon Crawford skied a can of corn into shallow left. Amed Rosario scampered back and called for...