Yankees, Mets still faced with plenty of questions
NEW YORK -- "It's an endless summer" is what baseball's rational thinkers like to say. But try telling that to the army of New York hard cores, who watched the Yankees and Mets slog through April at a .500 clip and treated it like the apocalypse. It wasn't just talk radio that sounded the alarm, there was squirming in the clubhouses and front offices, too.Billy Wagner tore into Oliver Perez last week for lasting only 1 2/3 innings against the Pirates. Across town, Hank Steinbrenner was openly questioning whether his Bombers would even make it to the playoffs, let alone dethrone the Red Sox in the American League East.
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