New York Mets defeat New York Yankees, 7-4

Don't blame the thong. Yes, the Yankees lost Saturday in their first game since Jason Giambi admitted the team has turned to his lucky gold lamé underwear to revive its languishing lumber.

But Giambi was one of three Yankees to homer in a 7-4 Subway Series loss to the Mets, and the Bronx Bombers collected nine hits. Maybe right-hander Mike Mussina

was onto something before the game.

"Pitchers need thongs, too," Mussina wrote on a dry erase board in the Yankee c...

Don't blame the thong.

Yes, the Yankees lost Saturday in their first game since Jason Giambi admitted the team has turned to his lucky gold lamé underwear to revive its languishing lumber.

But Giambi was one of three Yankees to homer in a 7-4 Subway Series loss to the Mets, and the Bronx Bombers collected nine hits. Maybe right-hander Mike Mussina

was onto something before the game.

"Pitchers need thongs, too," Mussina wrote on a dry erase board in the Yankee c...