New York Mets defeat Washington Nationals, 10-7

Nobody needs to steal any signs to know that Jerry Manuel is in dire trouble, as the Yanks tote their own problems Friday night into Citi Field.

Met management is circling, hovering, meeting. Manuel's franchise player - loyal David Wright - suddenly steps up and publicly questions the manager's decision to give him a day off.

The losses mount, along with the bad luck. Manuel brings in hot reliever Raul Valdes on Wednesday in the seventh inning, and then Roger Bernadina ...