Originally posted on Subway Squawkers  |  Last updated 5/30/13
The Mets clinched the 2013 Subway Series with a 9-4 thumping of the Yankees. Starter David Phelps only managed one more out than Mariano Rivera had in Tuesday night's loss. It was only the third time since May 3 the Mets had scored as many as five runs in a game. Jeremy Hefner was 0-5 going into the game, including two losses to the lowly Marlins. The Mets were 0-10 in games Hefner started. When the Mets scored five runs in the top of the first, I figured it would be one of those games in which the Yankees would come back with several runs of their own in the bottom of the first. Instead, Hefner allowed just one run through five innings before giving up a couple more in the sixth.While it's been a great series for the Mets, even Met fans have trouble believing that the dismal season is turning around. It's easier (and almost as enjoyable) to believe that the depleted Yankee roster has stopped overachieving.The Yankees do have Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis expected back on Friday ...
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