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Slumping Yanks continue hit charade

Mets throw shutout as Bombers' bats get even colder during interleague homestand

Updated: June 19, 2010, 5:52 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The numbers are getting ugly: Three runs and five hits on Wednesday night. One run and four hits on Thursday. Five hits, but no runs and 11 left on base on Friday.

Three straight losses to pitchers a team like the Yankees are not supposed to lose to, let alone struggle against. A series loss at home to the Philadelphia Phillies, and now a Subway Series-opening loss to the crosstown rival Mets with their two best pitchers, Mike Pelfrey and Johan Santana, sitting back and, ...

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