We're up to Game 4 of our Subway World Series, with a pitching matchup between Bob Ojeda and Orlando Hernandez. Paul O'Neill puts the Yankees on the boards in the fourth inning with a solo home run. But Gary Carter strikes back later that inning, driving in Keith Hernandez with a double.
The Mets go ahead, 2-1, in the sixth, thanks to a Darryl Strawberry homer. Gary Carter drives in another run in the seventh to make the score 3-1 Mets. But the Yankees tie the score in the eighth, thanks to a Bernie Williams two-run homer.
At the top of the ninth, Doug Sisk enters the game for the Mets, only to to hit Scott Brosius with a pitch, and then give up a single to Homer Bush. Then Randy Niemann comes into the game for the Mets in relief of Sisk. He strikes out Chuck Knoblauch, but gives up run-scoring singles to Derek Jeter, Bernie Williams, and Paul O'Neill to make the game 6-3.
Rick Anderson comes in in relief of Niemann, strikes out Tino Martinez, then gives up a run-scoring single to Jorge Posada before getting Chad Curtis to pop out and end the inning.
With the score 7-3 Yankees, Keith Hernandez drives in a run in the bottom of the ninth to make the score 7-4. But Mariano Rivera comes into the game and shuts down the Mets' offense, and the Yankees win.
Here's the box score and detailed description of Game 4.
The Bombers are now up three games to one in the series. Will they be able to close the Mets out in five games? Come back tomorrow to see!