Mets 2, Yankees 0
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Yankees (42-19) vs. Mets (28-34)
Subway Series: The Mets snapped a six-game losing streak vs. the Yankees to improve to 47-68 all-time in the series during the regular season...Prior to tonight's victory, the last Mets win in the Subway Series was August 4, 2016 at Yankee Stadium.
Shutouts in the Subway Series: Tonight was the seventh time the Mets have blanked the Yankees during the Subway Series and first time since shutting out the Yankees, 4-0, at Yankee Stadium on June 18, 2010 (Hisanori Takahashi earned the win in that game)...It's the first time the Mets have blanked the Yankees in Queens since June 15, 2002 (an 8-0 win)...The other Mets shutouts in the Subway Series are June 15, 2007 (2-0), July 7, 2001 (3-0 in 10.0 innings), July 9, 2000 (2-0) and June 16, 1997 (6-0).
Metscellaneous: The Mets snapped a season-high eight-game losing streak and ended a 10-game slide at home, the longest in Citi Field history (2009-present)...The Mets are 13-21 at home this season.
Shutouts: The Mets posted their fourth shutout of the season and third at Citi Field.
Interleague Play: The Mets are 2-5 in Interleague action this year...Since 1997, when Interleague play began, the Mets are 187-182 (.507)...The .507 Interleague winning percentage is the best all-time among NL clubs.
Mets Homers: The Mets hit one home run tonight and have 18 homers in their last 16 games, 14 of which have been solo home runs...Todd Frazier's home run tonight came with two strikes, giving the team 27 home runs this year with two strikes...The 27 such homers are tied for most in the NL with Milwaukee.
Todd Frazier: Clubbed his seventh home run of the season with his two-run shot in the fifth inning...Has homered in back-to-back games for the first time as a Met and first time since September 14-16, 2017 with the Yankees...Three of his seven home runs this season have given the Mets the lead...Was his ninth go-ahead RBI this year, most on the team...Has hit safely in four of his first five games since returning from the Disabled List on June 5.
Asdrúbal Cabrera: Left tonight's game with a tight left hamstring.
Seth Lugo: Spun 6.0 shutout innings, allowed two hits and struck out a career-high tying eight en route to his second win of the season...Owns a 1.77 ERA, fourth-best in the major leagues (min. 40.0 IP)...See chart below...Has allowed three runs in his last 31.1 innings (0.86 ERA) dating to May 1...In two starts this year (tonight and May 31 vs. the Cubs), Lugo has thrown a combined 10.0 scoreless innings, allowing five hits with 11 strikeouts and no walks.
Lugo as a Starter: With tonight's win, the Mets improved to 18-10 in Lugo's first 28 career starts...According to Elias, only Dwight Godoen (19-9) had a better team record in his first 28 career starts than Lugo.
Lugo vs. the Yankees: Lugo held the Yankees scoreless over 6.0 innings tonight, struck out eight and did not walk a batter...The last starter to allow no runs, no walks and strikeout at least eight in his first career start vs. the Yankees was
Greg Maddux in 1997...Information courtesy of STATS.
Anthony Swarzak: Pitched a scoreless ninth inning to earn his first save of the season and his first since August 5, 2017 with Milwaukee at Tampa Bay...Tonight was his third career save.
Shutouts: The Yankees were shutout for the first time this season...Prior to tonight, the last time the Yankees were shut out was August 10, 2017, a 4-0 loss at Toronto...The Yankees were the last team in the majors this season to be shut out.
nterleague Play: With tonight's loss, the Yankees fell to 3-2 in Interleague play this season.
Hits: Were held to a season-low tying three hits tonight...The only other game in which the Yankees were held to three hits was April 30 at Houston.
Luis Severino: Worked 5.0 innings, allowed two runs, earned, and struck out seven but suffered his second loss of the season...Had been undefeated in his previous 10 starts and is saddled with a loss for the first time since April 10 at Boston...Had his seven-game winning streak snapped tonight...The Yankees are 12-2 in Severino's 14 starts this season.
Severino on the Road: Has thrown at least 5.0 innings in his last 22 regular-season road starts since the start of 2017...Has at least six strikeouts in 22 consecutive road starts (since the start of 2017), the fourth-longest streak in major league history...Trails Randy Johnson (33 games, August 22, 1998-August 14, 2000), Pedro Martinez (28 games, August 24, 1999-June 21, 2001) and Johnson again (25 games, August 30, 2000-May 11, 2002).
Severino in Interleague Play: Suffered his first career loss in Interleague play tonight...Entering tonight's start, Severino was 5-0 with a 0.79 ERA in eight games (six starts) during Interleague action.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E LOB
Yankees 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4
Mets 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 5 2 6
Winning Pitcher: Seth Lugo (2-1)
Losing Pitcher: Luis Severino (9-2)
Save: Anthony Swarzak (1)
HOME RUN NOTES:
Mets: Frazier, T. (7, 5th inning off Severino, L., 1 on, 2 out)
Time: 2:40 Attendance: 36,171
Upcoming Pitching at Atlanta
Tue., June 12 RHP Zack Wheeler (2-4, 4.57) vs. RHP Mike Folytnewicz (5-4, 2.31) 7:35 p.m. (SNY, ESPN, WOR 710 AM, 104.3 FM HD, ESPN 1050)
Wed., June 13 RHP Jacob deGrom (4-1, 1.57) vs. RHP Mike Soroka (1-1, 3.68) 12:10 p.m. (SNY, MLBN, WOR 710 AM, 104.3 FM HD, ESPN 1050)