Robinson Cano hit his 14th home run but was one of 14 strikeouts in tonight’s loss. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
New York Mets 3 — New York Yankees 1
Yankees fall in full Subway Series with tonight’s 3-1 loss to the New York Mets.
The Yankees turned to Vidal Nuno to attempt at taking one of the four against the cross-town rival New York Mets. Usually known for control and limiting walks, Nuno walked outfielder Lucas Duda to start the second inning. This would come back to haunt the left-hander as outfielder Marlon Byrd would follow with a blast to the second deck in left field, putting the Mets ahead by two.
On paper, the 6.34 ERA of Mets starter Dillon Gee seemed like easy pickings for the Yankees batters. However, tonight and this series show why the game isn’t played on paper. Robinson Cano got a hold of one of Gee’s pitches, going deep for his 14th home run of the season.
Outside of the home run, Gee dominated the Yankees offense. At one point, Gee had six consecutive st...