NEW YORK — Jay Bruce launched a three-run homer for his first hit since being traded, Bartolo Colon took a shutout into the seventh inning and the New York Mets beat the Yankees 4-1 Thursday night for a split of the Subway Series.
After each team won once at Citi Field earlier this week, the Mets took the wrapup of the two-game set at Yankee Stadium.
Bruce had been 0 for 10 since being acquired from Cincinnati on Monday before his drive into the Yankees' bullpen in right-center field made it 4-0 in the fifth inning.
Bruce's 26th homer gave him the NL RBI lead with 83, ended an 0-for-19 rut overall and made him 5-for-56 against the Yankees. He cracked a smile on the...