Monday, August 1, 2016

UPDATED: The History of the Subway Series


1997: 

Dave Milicki throws a complete game shutout to win the very first game but the Yankees would take the next two to win the Subway Series 2-1.

1998:

Mike Piazza was added to the Mets to add fuel to the rivalry, also in hopes of the Mets having a playoff push, but the Yankees still won the Subway Series 2-1

1999:

Interleague Play was expanded to where both teams hosted a series. The Mets won their series 2-1 at Shea Stadium and the Yankees won their series 2-1 at Yankee Stadium.

2000: 

On July, 8 2000 the Yankees and Mets played a split doubleheader, one game at Yankee Stadium and one game at Shea Stadium, and the Yankees took both games 4-2. The Yankees would win that season series and these two teams would meet in the World Series with the Yankees taking home the championship in five games.

2001: 

Yankees win the series 4-2

2002:

Yankees win the series 4-2

2003:

The Yankees won all six games to sweep the season series for the first time.

2004: 

The Mets would win their first Subway Series 4-2 after sweeping the Yankees in Shea Stadium.

2005:

The Mets won their first series at Yankee Stadium this season and almost swept the Yankees at Yankee Stadium before Jason Giambi had a ninth inning game winning hit to split the season series 3-3.

2006: 

These two teams would split the season series 3-3.

2007: 

These two teams would split the season series 3-3.

2008: 

The New York Mets would win the Subway Series for only the second time and got their first sweep at Yankee Stadium. Mets win the series 4-2.

2009: 

The Mets were swept at Citi Field and would lose two of three games at Yankee Stadium to lose the series 5-1.

2010: 

These two teams would split the season series 3-3.

2011: 

Yankees won the series 4-2 just days after Derek Jeter joined the 3,000 hit club.

2012: 

The Mets could only scamper one win and lose the series 5-1.

2013: 

The Yankees offense was nonexistent and for the first time the Mets swept all four games against the Yankees.

2014:

The Yankees and Mets split the new four game Subway Series while neither made any ground in the overall standings.


2015:

The Yankees took 2/3 from the Mets inside Yankee Stadium and then another 2/3 from these same Mets inside Citi Field. Another season series victory. 

2016:

To be continued....

Total Yankees Wins: 60
Total Mets Wins: 45

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