Not surprisingly, the pre-game buzz is about the Yankees, and if the intensity of the series could snap the Mets from their doldrums.
“It’s always emotionally charged when we play them, and that might not be a bad thing for us right now,” said Tom Glavine.
When they played at Shea the Mets were hot and the Yankees cold. It’s the other way around now.
“It’s at the opposite end of the spectrum,” Billy Wagner said. “We’re not doing anything right and they are doing everything right. The Yankees aren’t the same team we faced a few weeks ago.”