he Mets have stumbled to a 45-50 record at the All-Star break.
There won’t be any need to shift Derek Jeter over to shortstop, a la Cal Ripken Jr. in 2001, in his final appearance at the Midsummer Classic.
The Yankees have bigger problems than six straight losses to the Mets but it was never more apparent than Tuesday night.
General manager Sandy Alderson delivered news Mets have longed to hear, but it came with a significant caveat.
The difference between winning and losing can be minute: Just ask the Mets.
The Mets (19-29) have won consecutive games for the first time since May 16-17. The Yankees have lost two in a row.