• Brett Gardner's grand slam on Monday was the seventh in the history of the Subway Series. Five have been hit by Yankees: Hideki Matsui (2), Alex Rodriguez (1) and Mark Teixeira (1). Mike Piazza and Carlos Delgado hit Subway Series grand slams for the Mets.
• Tuesday marks Yankees catcher John Ryan Murphy's 23rd birthday.
• On this date in 1955, Mickey Mantle went 4-for-4 with three home runs -- two left-handed, one right-handed -- in a 5-2 victory over the Tigers in the Bronx. It marked Mantle's only career three-homer game, and his first of 10 career games with homers from both sides of the plate.
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