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Jerad Eickhoff allows 10 runs, including three home runs, in Mets’ blowout loss to Braves

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NEW YORK — The Mets dug deep into their shallow farm system and the best option they could come up with to start against an imposing division rival allowed 10 runs in three innings. Jerad Eickhoff was used as a human sacrifice in the Mets’ humiliating 12-5 loss to the Braves on Tuesday night at Citi Field. The right-hander, who has yet to eclipse 20 major-league innings this season, surrendered three home runs, including a grand slam to Austin Riley, and walked five batters. Eickhoff pitched like he was unfit for the bigs partly because the business side of baseball has been unkind to him in t…

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