Posted June 21, 2012 on AP on Fox
Two weeks, ago, the New York Yankees began a 10-game winning streak with a three-game sweep of the New York Mets. After back-to-back losses, they'll be looking to begin a new run against their rival. The Yankees bring their potent lineup to Citi Field on Friday night to face a Mets team that's on a streak of stellar pitching. The Yankees swept the Mets from June 8-10 in a Subway Series marked by strong pitching and solid hitting by the team from the Bronx. Robinson Cano and Russell Martin each homered twice in the set as the Yankees went deep eight times in the three games. Yankees starters Hiroki Kuroda, Phil Hughes and Andy Pettitte - who takes the mound Friday - posted a 1.86 ERA. The Yankees (41-27) have won seven of eight against the Mets (38-32). "Citi Field's going to be rocking this weekend," Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira told the team's official website. "A very good atmosphere, very good team." After sweeping the Mets, the Yankees won their next seven before dr...
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