Mets Sweep Yankees –

The New York Mets completed a four game sweep of the New York Yankees on Thursday night.  Dillon Gee allowed only four hits and had 12 strikeouts without walking a batter over 7 1/3 innings.  Robinson Cano hit a solo homerun off Gee in the third inning for the Yankees only run of the game.  The Cano homerun cut the Mets lead in half but the next 15 Yankees could not reach base against Gee.  Marlon Byrd knocked in the first two runs for the Mets with a homerun in the second inning.  John Buck drove in the Mets third run in the top of the eighth inning.   Bobby Parnell came on for the Mets and picked up his ninth save of the year.

The New York Mets won game three of the four game set on Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium.  The Mets scored five runs in the top of the first inning and won by a score of 9-4.  Jeremy Hefner was the winning pitcher for the Mets.

The Mets came from behind to win game two from the Yankees in the bottom of the ninth inning.  Mariano Rivera came on for the Yankees and threw batting practice fastballs to the heart of the Mets lineup.  Murphy doubled and was brought home by a David Wright line drive single.  Wright went to second base on the throw home.  Duda came up and knocked home Wright to win the game for the Mets.  Mariano rivera picked up his first loss of the year.

Bobby Parnell garnered his eighth save of the season in a 2-1 victory over the Yankees in game one of the series.  David Wright hit a homerun in the seventh and Daniel Murphy drove in the Mets second run in the eighth inning.

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Jim Sutliff

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