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After dropping two of three at home to the Phillies, the Yankees are now just 21-20 against teams with winning records, compared to a staggering 20-5 mark versus losing clubs. In fact, New York hasn't taken a series from a team with a current above .500 winning percentage, aside from the Twins, since beating the Red Sox on May 7 and 8. The Bombers have a chance to reverse that trend in the Subway Series this weekend against the Mets, a team that has won seven straight and took two of three from the Yanks at Citi Field last month. That first inter-league set was a turning point in the Mets' season. Since dropping the opener on May 21, the club has gone 18-5 to pull within a half game of the first-place Braves. And they've done it with pitching, improving their season ERA to 3.74, the seven ...

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