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18 Up, 18 Down by the Big C at the Citi Field

NEW YORK - JUNE 26:  CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees pitches against the New York Mets on June 26, 2009 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Shinrai AquinoContributor IJune 27, 2009

CC Sabathia, who just came back from being rested because of bicep tendinitis, allowed no hit and struck out five Mets during the first four innings of last night's subway series at the Citi Field.

The record was broken by Met right fielder, Gary Sheffield, who hit a solo home run. The Mets also had three hits during the fifth inning, but Fernando Tatis was grounded out at the second base and Sabathia struck out Omir Santos and Argenis Reyes, respectively, for the last two out of the inning.

There was no run for the Yankees during the sixth inning, and the same went for the Mets as Big C once again proved to be the night's king of the mound until the seventh inning. 6 up, 6 down.

The Yankees' starting pitcher may have stepped down and gave the mound to Brett Tomko, but the relief pitcher proved himself to be a force to reckon. In his stay during the last two innings, all six Mets who went up to face him were sent back to the dugout.

Another 6 up and 6 down by the New York Yankees ending the game with 9-1 against the New York Mets.

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