The Good, Bad and Ugly of the Subway Series

June 25, 2012 12:00 AM

The Good, Bad and Ugly of the Subway Series

" Mets fans probably aren't too happy with the way Saturday and Sunday nights wound up playing out, but they shouldn't be too down on their team.

We've already discussed the way Terry Collins screwed things up by refusing to go with his best relief options in big spots -- Miguel Batista, really? -- but he only had a chance to screw things up because his team's offense showed off its best side all weekend.

The Mets have made their bones by being a resilient team all year and that was in full effect as they scored 11 of their 14 runs with two outs in an inning.

Ultimately, though, scrappiness lost out to sheer ability. The Yankees still struggle with runners in scoring position and they haven't had much luck stringing together long rallies on a consistent basis, but they certainly know how to swing the bat with power.

The Yankees scored 12 runs on seven home runs during the three-game set, including game-winning blasts in both of their victories "

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