New York Yankees defeat New York Mets, 2-1

Each team brings baggage into this edition of the Subway Series, whether it is the Yankees' multiplying injury issues and their burgeoning bullpen questions or the Mets' nightly struggle to score and their scuffling starting pitching.

But while the Yankees have problems, they are still firmly in contention. The Mets? Their situation is perhaps more dire, with rampant speculation about Jerry Manuel's job and David Wright's soaring strikeout rate. Still, a great weekend a...

This is the kind of season it's been for Javy Vazquez: the same night he throws his best game of the year, he suffers a bruised right index finger on a sacrifice attempt in the seventh inning and heads for an X-ray machine instead of back out to the mound.

This is the kind of season it's been for the Mets: the same night a rotation replacement, Hisanori Takahashi, throws a terrific six innings, they are undermined by a poor throw by second baseman Alex Cora in yet anoth...