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Posted by: Larry Fleisher on May 20, 2011 at 05:59:04 PM

´╗┐Today is May 20 and four years ago, Tyler Clippard was helping save the Yankees from the depths of a poor start. That night with the Mets looking for their second sweep of the Yankees (the other was July 2004), Clippard allowed one run and three hits in six innings of a 6-2 win.

The Yankees slowly healed from the slow start, though they didn’t go over .500 for good until after the All-Star break and by then Clippard had pitched his last game in pinstripes.

The Yankees are over .500 now and have slowly healed from that ugly six-game losing streak by scoring 13 runs, winning in 15 innings and getting two solo home runs from Alex Rodriguez.

All of those events occurred in the last three nights for the Yankees, while the Mets continued recovering from the state they found themselves

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