After getting back in the win column on the latest “Harvey Day,” the Mets will look for Jonathon Niese to continue the best stretch of his career Sunday night against the New York Yankees in the finale of this Subway Series.
Mustaches in various stages of growth have been sprouting on the upper lips of an increasing number of players during the team’s recent run of wins in seven of nine games.
Matt Harvey finished one out shy of a complete game, earning his first win against the team he rooted for growing up and leading the New York Mets to an 8-2 victory Saturday over the crosstown rival Yankees.
Michael Pineda used a biting slider while pitching impressively into the eighth inning to help the New York Yankees end the crosstown rival Mets’ 11-game winning streak.
It certainly was cold for fans watching the showdown at Yankee Stadium on Friday night.
The Mets are the talk of the town. But the Yankees could steal the back pages by denying the Amazin’s their franchise-record 12th straight win Friday night.
You may not always agree with Mike Francesa, but the baritone bard of New York City sports is spot-on about one thing: the Subway Series was planned by a blind man.
The annual Mets-Yankees showdown has had its share of memorable moments. These are the best of the best.
The stage is now set for a fascinating scene Friday night, when the crosstown Mets bring the majors’ best record and a team record-tying 11-game winning streak to Yankee Stadium.
What more can be said about these Amazin’ Mets? With a record of 13-3, they are currently the best team in baseball!
Brian McCann drove in Jacoby Ellsbury with the tie-breaking run in the eighth inning and the New York Yankees held on to beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1 on a chilly Thursday afternoon.
“I think it would be wrong to be celebrating,” King said, “since for all we know, hundreds of those home runs probably occurred when he was taking steroids.”
“I’ve been booed for 15 years, buddy,” Rodriguez told Jeff Riger of 97.1 The Ticket in Detroit. “I don’t know if you haven’t been around. It’s been one long boo for 15 years.”
The joke around the Yankees was always that Bernie moved at his own pace. The last nine years go a long way in proving that.
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