A run of 15 wins in 17 games has catapulted the Mets past the Yankees. With the second-best record in the majors and a big division lead, things are looking good.
With talk earlier this year about this possibly being the best New York baseball season ever, it had seemed clear that there was at least a small divide between the city’s major league teams.
The Yankees were still the big dogs, and while the Mets were having a great season, they seemed less threatening.
After the games of July 23, just a bit more than two weeks ago, the Yankees were 65-31 and battling the Los Angeles Dodgers for baseball’s best
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