Justin Upton

Mets, not Yankees, off to sparkling start in New York

Mets, not Yankees, off to sparkling start in New York

For one week at least, the angst in New York was on the American League side.

While the Mets swept a pair of division rivals, the Yankees wrapped up their first homestand by losing three of four to Baltimore, with a couple extra-inning games going against them. The slugging tandem of Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge has five home runs on the young season, but Stanton already has 20 strikeouts in 10 games and again heard boos from his new home crowd in the Bronx after his second five-strikeout game at the stadium in the past week, an 8-7 Yankees loss to the Orioles.

After reaching the AL Championship Series last year and adding Stanton, the Yankees came into this season...

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