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The Yankees played their ace in Game 1 and still ended up folding to the Mets.
They played their wild card in Game 2 — with a much steadier hand to close it out — and salvaged a doubleheader split on an otherwise brutal day for the home team at Yankee Stadium.
A funky Nestor Cortes Jr. delivered a solid spot start and Chad Green did what his bullpen mates couldn’t earlier in the day, protecting a lead with three scoreless innings, to close out a 4-2 win over the Mets on Sunday night.
Cortes gave up one run over 3 ⅓ innings — the same length Gerrit Cole provided the Yankees in Game 1 — to cool off the Mets, who had erupted with a six-run seventh inning off Aroldis Chapman and Lucas Luetge for a 10-5 win in the opener.
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